ARC Review: Walking on Knives – Maya Chhabra

The little mermaid has no idea that as she makes her way on land, she’s being watched over by the sister of the very witch with whom she made her bargain. She has no idea that the witch’s sister is falling in love with her. When the prince decides to marry another woman, the little…… Continue reading ARC Review: Walking on Knives – Maya Chhabra


Character interview: Isra from City of Spires by Claudie Arseneault

It’s time for another interview, this time with Isra, who is one of my favourite characters of the City of Spires series! The interview takes place after the events of the second book of the series but there are no spoilers in this interview! Isra is a minor character in City of Strife and has…… Continue reading Character interview: Isra from City of Spires by Claudie Arseneault

German Diverse Books · Reviews

Review: Damascus Nights – Rafik Schami

It is 1959, Damascus. The most famous storyteller in Damascus, Salim, the coachman, has mysteriously lost his voice. For seven nights, his seven old friends gather to break the spell with their seven different, unique stories — some personal, some modern, some borrowed from the past. Against the backdrop of shifting Middle Eastern politics, Schami’s…… Continue reading Review: Damascus Nights – Rafik Schami


ARC Review: Epic Crush of Genie Lo – F.C. Yee

The struggle to get into a top-tier college consumes sixteen-year-old Genie Lo’s every waking thought. But when her sleepy Bay Area town comes under siege from hell-spawn straight out of Chinese folklore, her priorities are suddenly and forcefully rearranged. Her only guide to the demonic chaos breaking out around her is Quentin Sun, a beguiling,…… Continue reading ARC Review: Epic Crush of Genie Lo – F.C. Yee


ARC Review: Ida – Alison Evans

How do people decide on a path, and find the drive to pursue what they want? Ida struggles more than other young people to work this out. She can shift between parallel universes, allowing her to follow alternative paths. One day Ida sees a shadowy, see-through doppelganger of herself on the train. She starts to…… Continue reading ARC Review: Ida – Alison Evans


ARC Review: Heroine Worship – Sarah Kuhn

Once upon a time, Aveda Jupiter (aka Annie Chang) was demon-infested San Francisco’s most beloved superheroine, a beacon of hope and strength and really awesome outfits. But all that changed the day she agreed to share the spotlight with her best friend and former assistant Evie Tanaka—who’s now a badass, fire-wielding superheroine in her own…… Continue reading ARC Review: Heroine Worship – Sarah Kuhn


Review: Heroine Complex – Sarah Kuhn

Being a superheroine is hard. Working for one is even harder. Evie Tanaka is the put-upon personal assistant to Aveda Jupiter, her childhood best friend and San Francisco’s most beloved superheroine. She’s great at her job—blending into the background, handling her boss’s epic diva tantrums, and getting demon blood out of leather pants. Unfortunately, she’s…… Continue reading Review: Heroine Complex – Sarah Kuhn