November Wrap-Up

November Wrap Up This was a pretty solid reading month, not a ridiculous number of reads but they were all SOLID. Let’s just get into them.  Reviews are linked! The Scorpio Races – 5 stars (reread) The Priory of the Orange Tree – 5 stars The Wicked and the Divine: The Faust Act – 4.5…

Call Down the Hawk: Review

“You are made of dreams and this world is not for you.” My Rating: 5 stars First, a preface to this review: I read The Raven Cycle as the books were released way back when, and fell in love with it then.  The series holds massive amounts of nostalgia for me Maggie Stiefvater’s writing also…

A Memory Called Empire: Review

“So much of who we are is what we remember and retell” My Rating: 4.5 stars This was described to me as wlw space opera/scifi heavy on intrigue and diplomatic relations featuring poetry battles??? So of course I had to read it And it was truly lovely The topics tackled by this novel are broad…

Anticipated Releases: WLW Sci-fi/Fantasy

This post shouldn’t be surprising with the fact that I have almost exclusively been reading wlw SFF in the recent span of time.  I’ve recently been exposed to more recommendations of the wlw variety, and have been stumbling over new release after new release as well.  So below I’ve listed my anticipated wlw SFF releases…

The Wicked + The Divine 1, The Faust Act: Review

My Rating: 4.5 stars this was Fun y’all the premise: gods arrive once every 90 years for two years as pop idols and also things are gay that’s basically how this was sold to me I had a Great time with this one, it’s a quick read, SO entertaining to see the way this series…

The Priory of the Orange Tree: Review

“Fire has no power over me.”  My Rating: 5 stars The quote listed above was around the?? 120 page mark or so (I’m guessing somewhat) and by that point I was In For This Ride. I slept on this one for . . . longer than I should have This was an incredible read I’m…

The Scorpio Races: November Reread Review

“our dead drink the sea” My Rating: Always a 5 (10 honestly) star from me, this book has my heart So every November (meaning I started this tradition last year) I re-read this book, and make “November Cakes” from a recipe Maggie Stiefvater created for this series I adore this book, it holds so much…

October Wrap-Up

This reading month was ridiculous, largely because in the wake of Gideon the Ninth I have been recommended so many lovely wlw books that I have been devouring them at?? A speed.  I also set a record for quickest turnaround before I reread a favorite with Gideon the Ninth, and reread it this month because…

Thorn: Review

My Rating: 4.5 stars So after reading Compass Rose this month and fuckinnnng loving it I decided I had to give this one a read as well and it didn’t disappoint This is a wlw beauty and the beast retelling So like slowburn enemies to lovers You heard me right foLKS The writing in this is…

The Never Tilting World: Review

My Rating: 3 stars So I saw that this was pitched as “Mad Max meets Frozen” and heard that it had wlw, found the audiobook on scribd, and here we are Let’s start with what I liked Representation! We have: ptsd rep, chronic illness, wlw rep, and disability in the form of a missing hand…