Necromancers! Space! Subterfuge! Skeletons! Necromancer Divine, King of the Nine Renewals, our Resurrector, the Necrolord Prime—!
My Favourite Character in Naomi Novik’s “A Deadly Education” is the Scholomance, and Here’s Why
The Scholomance is a school of wizardry with an attitude, and it may or may not be actively trying to kill you.
What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About “The Foxhole Court”
Sakavic's first novel in her "All For the Game" series is the very definition of "problematic content." Its readers and reviews are a minefield of controversy and cult following. Where do I even start?
First Impressions: Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch”
I’ve always said that I will read a book before I watch the movie adaptation, and this is no exception. With the movie having come out in September of 2019, I’m a bit behind schedule….Here are my thoughts so far. *Some spoilers!*
Tomi Adeyemi's "Children of Blood and Bone"
I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, having finished it earlier at the end of January, but I just can’t get it out of my head. On to book two… (SPOILERS)
“Ninth House” by Leigh Bardugo
I’m done! I’ve (finally) finished the book! This book had me from page one and I am dying to know when the next book is coming. Some spoilers!
First Impressions: Leigh Bardugo’s “Ninth House”
Author of renowned young adult series “Six of Crows” and “Shadow and Bone,” Leigh Bardugo makes her mark on the new adult fantasy genre with this haunting tale. Secret societies, ghosts, and murder—no one is safe.
Chen Qiufan’s “Waste Tide”
Translated from Chinese by Ken Liu, “Waste Tide” takes the contemporary fiction scene with a stunning and devastating portrayal of our technology and waste-ridden future.
First Impressions: Bernadine Evaristo’s “Girl, Woman, Other”
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2019, Bernadine Evaristo weaves the lives of women and girls together in her stunning new novel. Written in a dramatic “as-is” style, Evaristo beautifully tells the stories of 12 women, girls, and others.
First Impressions: Dina Nayeri’s “The Ungrateful Refugee”
In a time of global refugee crises, Nayeri’s book is more important than ever. What does it mean to be a refugee? What does a refugee look like? Where are refugee camps and how does one get there?