Tag: fantasy

The Atlas Six: Dark Academia Meets Morally Grey Magicians

The Atlas Six: Dark Academia Meets Morally Grey Magicians

Here I was thinking that perhaps dark academia wasn’t for me, but then The Atlas Six comes along, and satisfies my craving for a deeply philosophical novel centered around magic. From the six different magicians, to the competition racing to the death, the philosophical discussions about life, knowledge and magic, this was everything I wanted and more. […]

October 26, 2022 | 1 Comment
Iron Widow Review: Robot Mechas, Queer Pilots and a Chinese Patriarchy

Iron Widow Review: Robot Mechas, Queer Pilots and a Chinese Patriarchy

If there’s anything that we love in YA, it’s definitely stories about fighting against the patriarchy. Iron Widow certainly gives us that – and it gives us a good does of anger, rage and female empowerment at that. Add in some giant fighting mechas, Chinese culture and history, with a queer, polyamorous relationship as a norm […]

April 9, 2022 | 1 Comment
The King of Koraha review: A satisfying conclusion

The King of Koraha review: A satisfying conclusion

The Good Things Maria V Snyder is one of my favourite authors so it’s no surprise I enjoyed this one. Her writing is so easy to read.                         The City of Zirdai had such a good, conclusive ending, so I was curious to see what could possibly happen in this book. Turns out I’d completely […]

March 7, 2022 | 0 Comments
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