Reviews

ARC Review: Starswept – Mary Fan

Some melodies reach across the stars. In 2157, the Adryil—an advanced race of telepathic humanoids—contacted Earth. A century later, 15-year-old violist Iris Lei considers herself lucky to attend Papilio, a prestigious performing arts school powered by their technology. Born penniless, Iris’s one shot at a better life is to attract an Adryil patron. But only…… Continue reading ARC Review: Starswept – Mary Fan

Interviews

Character interview: Quentin from Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F. C. Yee (no spoilers)

Hi everyone! Epic Crush of Genie Lo was such a cool book and I immediately knew that I wanted to hang out with Quentin. I decided to ask him some questions, so that I could get to know him better! Hi Quentin! It’s wonderful to get the chance to talk to you. How are you…… Continue reading Character interview: Quentin from Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F. C. Yee (no spoilers)

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ARC Review: A Harmony of Water and Weald – Lynn E. O’Connacht

Once upon a time… there was a little mermaid who wished for legs so she could walk on land and learn about the strange creatures that lived there. She thought it would be easy, adjusting to life as a human. She was wrong. And even after finding happiness with her family, the Sea Witch isn’t…… Continue reading ARC Review: A Harmony of Water and Weald – Lynn E. O’Connacht

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Review: Weil wir längst woanders sind – Rasha Khayat

The blurb for Weil wir längst woanders sind was intriguing. A story about a brother trying to understand his sister after growing apart. A story centered on knowing who you are. It’s #ownvoices for Saudia Arabian, German, and multiracial representation. The multiracial representation felt spot-on. I am not Saudia-Arabian German like Basil and his sister,…… Continue reading Review: Weil wir längst woanders sind – Rasha Khayat

Opinion

Should you edit ratings and reviews of books after they’ve been published?

Hi everyone! I’ve got a new topic that I’d like to discuss with you today and that is editing ratings and reviews of books after they’ve been published on your blog/Goodreads/etc. Should you edit your rating and_or review of books after publishing them? Short answer: Yes! Long answer to when you should change it: It…… Continue reading Should you edit ratings and reviews of books after they’ve been published?

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Review: Sunbolt – Intisar Khanani

The winding streets and narrow alleys of Karolene hide many secrets, and Hitomi is one of them. Orphaned at a young age, Hitomi has learned to hide her magical aptitude and who her parents really were. Most of all, she must conceal her role in the Shadow League, an underground movement working to undermine the…… Continue reading Review: Sunbolt – Intisar Khanani

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ARC Review: Illegal Contact – Santino Hassell

The rules of the game don’t apply off the field in this first Barons novel.  New York Barons tight end Gavin Brawley is suspended from the team and on house arrest after a video of him brawling goes viral. Gavin already has a reputation as a jerk with a temper on and off the field—which…… Continue reading ARC Review: Illegal Contact – Santino Hassell

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ARC Review: A Change Is Gonna Come – Anthology

Featuring top Young Adult authors alongside a host of exciting new talent, this anthology of stories and poetry from BAME writers on the theme of change is a long-overdue addition to the YA scene. Contributors include Tanya Byrne, Inua Ellams, Catherine Johnson, Patrice Lawrence, Ayisha Malik, Irfan Master, Musa Okwonga and Nikesh Shukla. Plus introducing…… Continue reading ARC Review: A Change Is Gonna Come – Anthology

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ARC Review: Wake Me When I’m Gone – Odafe Atogun

Everyone says that Ese is the most beautiful woman in the region, but a fool. A young widow, she lives in a village, where the crops grow tall and the people are ruled over by a Chief on a white horse. She married for love, but now her husband is dead, leaving her with nothing…… Continue reading ARC Review: Wake Me When I’m Gone – Odafe Atogun