Tag: fantasy

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 | 3 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
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
Imprison the Sky Review: Seafaring, slavery and elemental powers

Imprison the Sky Review: Seafaring, slavery and elemental powers

After reading and loving Reign the Earth last year, which focused on female strength against domestic abuse, I was heavily anticipating Imprison the Sky as a follow up. Upon picking it up however, I found it was a very different story to Reign the Earth, both in tone and subject matter – and I definitely preferred the former. It’s […]

April 12, 2019 | 2 Comments
The Sisters of the Winter Wood Review: A Gorgeous, Quiet Fairy Tale To Add to Your TBR!

The Sisters of the Winter Wood Review: A Gorgeous, Quiet Fairy Tale To Add to Your TBR!

The Sisters of the Winter Wood is a quiet, captivating tale that follows the growth of two sisters – vastly different from one another – and the secret power that their heritage has passed onto them. I really enjoyed this adult fantasy, and would really recommend it for readers looking for a magical escape into […]

April 5, 2019 | 2 Comments