Genre: Fiction

The Gilded Wolves Review: Artifact Hunting in Historical Paris

The Gilded Wolves Review: Artifact Hunting in Historical Paris

It’s been a while since I’ve picked up a book that completely met my fancy, and I adored everything about The Gilded Wolves! From the lush 1880’s Parisian setting, to the problem solving for ancient artifacts, and the stunning cast of characters – each with special talents, I absolutedly adored it. The book features a dastardly gang […]

February 6, 2019 | 7 Comments
Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

After reading and loving the audiobook of The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue earlier this year, we were both highly anticipating The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy. Featuring Monty’s vivacious sister Felicity, who is ambitious and asexual, we knew we were going to be in for an adventure. But what did we both think of […]

November 23, 2018 | 6 Comments
Liberty Review: Female Changemakers in Three Generations

Liberty Review: Female Changemakers in Three Generations

When we think about the challenges that we face as women today, including inequality, misogyny and the gender-pay gap, it’s easy to forget how far we’ve come throughout history. Covering three different women in different historical eras, Liberty reminds us of the sheer strength of female power when fighting odds that are against them – and […]

November 16, 2018 | 2 Comments
Two Sci-Fi Reads That I Adored

Two Sci-Fi Reads That I Adored

When it comes to retrospective, slice of life, space-dwelling reads about the human condition, no one does it better than Becky Chambers. I adored the third installment in the Wayfarers series focusing on some humans who have settled in the Exodus Fleet, a self-sustaining colony. These books tend to focus on living, the gentle reflection of […]

October 30, 2018 | 11 Comments
Providence Review: Best Friend Love Story…Gone Wrong

Providence Review: Best Friend Love Story…Gone Wrong

Have you ever wondered how your life would’ve been like if there was one moment that was different? Providence tells the story of two childhood friends whose lives are forever changed by a kidnapping, and follows their story throughout the next 10 years. Centered around Jon’s disappearance for four years, and subsequent return to society where […]

August 3, 2018 | 9 Comments
Not Your Sidekick Review: When Everyone’s a Superhero & You’re Just Trying to Figure Out Life

Not Your Sidekick Review: When Everyone’s a Superhero & You’re Just Trying to Figure Out Life

I love superheroes and books with Chinese characters, so it was a no-brainer to pick up Not Your Sidekick which was also our Name of the Book Club June book of the month. Spanning a world where superpowers are common, and superheroes and villains rule the streets, the book follows a bisexual Chinese-Vietnamese heroine called Jess […]

July 24, 2018 | 4 Comments