Tag: fantasy

The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

As someone who enjoyed The Night Circus, with its enchanting imagery and whimsical storytelling, I was excited about The Starless Sea, particularly after reading the intriguing synopsis. It sounded completely magical as an ode to storytelling and the tales that are told, with a labyrinth filled with secrets. Sadly, the reading experience didn’t quite match up […]

December 3, 2019 | 8 Comments
Serpent & Dove Review: A Witch & Hunter, Brought Together By (Un)Holy Matrimony

Serpent & Dove Review: A Witch & Hunter, Brought Together By (Un)Holy Matrimony

Serpent & Dove sends readers into a historical, fantastical France setting where the triumphant Chasseurs protect the people from the flames of witchcraft, while the witches are hunted and sworn to secrecy. This book ended up being darker than I expected, but I ultimately REALLY enjoyed the atmosphere and world that Mahurin created. Being a […]

September 10, 2019 | 6 Comments
By Aila J.
Posted in ARC Reviews, Books, Reviews
Ghosts of the Shadow Market Review: All the Parabatai Feels

Ghosts of the Shadow Market Review: All the Parabatai Feels

Warning: This review is mostly spoiler free but may contain minor spoilers for The Infernal Devices. The book itself contains spoilers for The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices and The Dark Artifices. I’ve never hidden my love for the Shadowhunter books and it’s definitely no secret that my favourite YA series is The Infernal Devices. So when […]

August 6, 2019 | 4 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 5 stars, Books, Reviews
The Red Scrolls of Magic Review: A Fun Time for Malec Fans

The Red Scrolls of Magic Review: A Fun Time for Malec Fans

The Red Scrolls of Magic is the first book in a Shadowhunters spin-off trilogy featuring Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood. It takes place after the first three books of The Mortal Instruments and before City of Fallen Angels. However, I think the book can definitely be read without having read TMI or any of the other Shadowhunter books – though you […]

July 23, 2019 | 4 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews