Category: Reviews

We Hunt the Flame Review: Forbidden Romance, Arabian Legends & Magic in the Desert

We Hunt the Flame Review: Forbidden Romance, Arabian Legends & Magic in the Desert

Set against the staggering desert landscape of Ancient Arabia, We Hunt the Flame is a story about a dark Prince and a Huntress dressed as a man uncovering a legendary artifact to release magic into their world. Written by an #ownvoices author, it was everything I wanted out of a story set in Arabia. Following the […]

May 17, 2019 | 2 Comments
Descendant of the Crane Review: A Thoughtful, Fantastical Read

Descendant of the Crane Review: A Thoughtful, Fantastical Read

Descendant of the Crane draws concepts from East-Asian culture (specifically, Chinese!), which immediately made this at the top of my TBR list. Unfortunately, my hopes were probably too high, as I found the story dragging on and on, and was indifferent to Hesina’s struggles and journey. Although Descendant of the Crane has stunning narrative and […]

May 10, 2019 | 3 Comments
By Aila J.
Posted in 3 stars, ARC Reviews, Books
BLOG TOUR: The French Photographer

BLOG TOUR: The French Photographer

I love historical fiction, particularly WWII historical fiction, so I couldn’t pass up on The French Photographer. I’ve seen Natasha Lester’s books around but this is the first one I’ve ever read. And I have to say that it was absolutely amazing. The French Photographer is written from dual timelines that alternate throughout the book. It follows […]

April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Tiger at Midnight Review: FANTASTIC Indian-inspired fantasy that I couldn’t pul down!

The Tiger at Midnight Review: FANTASTIC Indian-inspired fantasy that I couldn’t pul down!

The Tiger at Midnight immediately caught my attention with its gorgeous cover. Before I knew it, the writing sucked me in, and after I got to meet the characters, I was thoroughly ensnared in its pages. This Indian-inspired fantasy is full of deceit, secrets, and a game of chase between two morally gray characters. It’s […]

April 16, 2019 | 1 Comment