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ARC Review: Thief of Cahraman – Lucy Tempest

The Selection meets Aladdin ONE MONTH. FIFTY CONTESTANTS. ONE PRINCE. AN IMPOSSIBLE HEIST. You have been summoned to Sunstone Palace to compete in our search for the future Queen of Cahraman. After years on the run, Adelaide thinks her lonely and dangerous life as a thief is finally over. But her world is upended when…… Continue reading ARC Review: Thief of Cahraman – Lucy Tempest

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Review: The Dark Wife – Sarah Diemer

Three thousand years ago, a god told a lie. Now, only a goddess can tell the truth. Persephone has everything a daughter of Zeus could want–except for freedom. She lives on the green earth with her mother, Demeter, growing up beneath the ever-watchful eyes of the gods and goddesses on Mount Olympus. But when Persephone…… Continue reading Review: The Dark Wife – Sarah Diemer

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Review: The Palace of Illusions – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

A reimagining of the world-famous Indian epic, the Mahabharat—told from the point of view of an amazing woman. Relevant to today’s war-torn world, The Palace of Illusions takes us back to a time that is half history, half myth, and wholly magical. Narrated by Panchaali, the wife of the legendary Pandavas brothers in the Mahabharat,…… Continue reading Review: The Palace of Illusions – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Review: Thorn – Intisar Khanani

For Princess Alyrra, choice is a luxury she’s never had … until she’s betrayed. Princess Alyrra has never enjoyed the security or power of her rank. Between her family’s cruelty and the court’s contempt, she has spent her life in the shadows. Forced to marry a powerful foreign prince, Alyrra embarks on a journey to…… Continue reading Review: Thorn – Intisar Khanani

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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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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

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Review: When The Moon Was Ours – Anna-Marie McLemore

When The Moon Was Ours is one of the most-mentioned magical realism books and I’d been meaning to read it for a long time. What really won me over was the beautiful cover and mention of roses growing out of a girl’s body. Miel has roses growing out of her wrist and Sam paints moon which…… Continue reading Review: When The Moon Was Ours – Anna-Marie McLemore

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Review: Sea Foam and Silence – Lynn E. O’Connacht

I joined the #AceBookClub in reading Sea Foam and Silence. The idea of the book club is to read a book together and discuss it on Twitter. (Just so you know: You don’t have to be on the asexual spectrum to join.) It’s an asexual retelling of The Little Mermaid. It’s #ownvoices.  The Good This is…… Continue reading Review: Sea Foam and Silence – Lynn E. O’Connacht

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5

My blog focusses on diverse books, so quite obviously I’ve fallen in love with this blog meme. Check out #DiversityThursday on Twitter and other social media to stay up-to-date with diverse books. For a detailed explanation about Diversity Spotlight Thursday, look up the host’s (Aimal) introductory blog post: Blog Meme Announcement: Diversity Spotlight Thursday. Meme summary:…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5