ARC Review: The Stardust Thief by Chelsea Abdullah

Thank you to the publisher Orbit, Nazia Khatun, and Netgalley for a free copy in exchange for an honest review. The blurb of The Stardust Thief caught my eye immediately. I was looking for more adventurous fantasy, preferably in a desert setting and promptly Orbit dropped the announcement for this one in my inbox. I Read More

Excerpt: Undine’s Blessing

Mer-May wouldn’t be complete without a mermaid story, right? Since I’m still recovering from surgery, I want to share part of Undine’s Blessing with you. It’s a short story you can get for free when you sign up for my author newsletter but I’m also working on a full novel featuring Marella. After I’m done Read More

ARC Review: Of Charms, Ghosts and Grievances by Aliette de Bodard

Thank you to the author, Aliette de Bodard, for an ARC copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. If you’re a frequent reader of this blog, you already know I love Aliette’s books. Of Charms, Ghosts and Grievances is no different. Our star couple, Thuan and Asmodeus, is back with more mysteries Read More

How to Hook Your Readers: Hook Them or Lose Them by D. Leitao

I still consider myself a baby author, someone who still has to learn a lot. As part of my studies to learn the craft, I try to follow as many courses and workshops to strengthen my weaknesses. One of them is the opening of my stories. Last year, I had the opportunity to follow Day Read More

Book Tour: The Knave of Secrets by Alex Livingston

Thank you to The Write Reads and the publisher Rebellion for a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. There were two things that interested me in this book: cons and magic. I like heist movies and want to read more books with heists, especially fantasy books. So I knew immediately Read More