Books, Reviews

Song of Blood and Stone

Title: Song of Blood and Stone Author: L. Penelope Published: July 2019, St. Martin's Blurb: The kingdoms of Elsira and Lagrimar have been separated for centuries by the Mantle, a magical veil that has enforced a tremulous peace between the two lands. But now, the Mantle is cracking and the True Father, ruler of Lagrimar… Continue reading Song of Blood and Stone

Writing Posts

Writer Wonders No 3

Hello, lovelies! I'm really excited to continue writing the next installment of my new series, Writer Wonders! I'm answering questions about writing and it has been SO much fun to write about and work on. This month, I share the 3rd installment. Check out the first installment here and the second installment here. I'm going… Continue reading Writer Wonders No 3

Books, Reviews

Spellslinger Series: The Second Half

Hello, lovelies! So, normally when I write book reviews, I usually dedicate an entire post as one review. Sometimes, I'll do a combination of mini reviews, because it's just easier for me to do that instead of writing full-length posts. In this case, I'm sorta doing a combination of the two, because I happened to… Continue reading Spellslinger Series: The Second Half

Books, Reviews, SPFBO

The Sword of Kaigen: SPFBO 5

Title: The Sword of Kaigen Author: M.L. Wang Published: February 2019 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 10 out of 10 Blurb: A mother struggling to repress her violent past, A son struggling to grasp his violent future, A father blind to the danger that threatens them all. When the winds of war reach their peninsula, will… Continue reading The Sword of Kaigen: SPFBO 5

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Never Die: SPFBO 5 Finalist

Title: Never Die Author: Rob J. Hayes Published: January 2019 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 6 out of 10 Blurb: Samurai, shinigami, vengeful spirits, and an impossible quest. Itami Cho has earned the name Whispering Blade. She is a Shintei warrior, sworn to the path of oaths and honour. But keeping her oaths has always been… Continue reading Never Die: SPFBO 5 Finalist

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Kalanon’s Rising: SPFBO 5 Finalist

Title: Kalanon's Rising Author: Darian Smith Published: October 2016 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 8.5 out of 10 Blurb: Solve the murder. Stop the war. Save the world. Sir Brannon Kesh spent years building a new life as a physician, leaving the name Bloodhawk and the war that spawned it behind. But when the King's cousin… Continue reading Kalanon’s Rising: SPFBO 5 Finalist

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Blade’s Edge: SPFBO 5 Finalist

Title: Blade's Edge Author: Virginia McClain Published: 2015 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 4 out of 10 Blurb: Mishi and Taka live each day of their lives with the shadow of death lurking behind them. The struggle to hide the elemental powers that mark the two girls as Kisōshi separates them from the other orphans, yet… Continue reading Blade’s Edge: SPFBO 5 Finalist

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Spark City: SPFBO Finalist

Title: Spark City Author: Robert J. Power Published: March 2018 Amount Read: DNF @ 40% Rating: 2 out of 10 Blurb: Despite his warriors’ lineage, Erroh would rather waste his potential stumbling alone from one tavern to the next, drinking and gambling. Fate, however, has greater plans for him. After decades of peace, a great… Continue reading Spark City: SPFBO Finalist

Books, Reviews, Writing Posts

Rereading The Blood Mirror

Hello, lovelies! It is time for another Annotated Book Review! As you may know, I have been rereading the first four books in the Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks for...an embarrassing amount of months (hint: this definitely started last year). Much longer than these books deserve, that's for certain. I hadn't ever reviewed the first two books,… Continue reading Rereading The Blood Mirror

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Beggar’s Rebellion: SPFBO 5 Finalist

Title: Beggar's Rebellion Author: Levi Jacobs Published: February 2019 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 7 out of 10 Blurb: The Councilate controls everything except the truth. I have nothing save my discovery—but with this shall I destroy an empire. Tai Kulga lost the rebellion and his best friend on the same day, stripping him of his… Continue reading Beggar’s Rebellion: SPFBO 5 Finalist