5 Books Featuring Necromancers

Just a little over a week left before it’s Halloween and the veil between the land of the dead and land of the living is at its thinnest. Why not highlight some books featuring necromancers who bring people from one side to the other? Which necromancer is your favourite? And who would you bring back Read More

ARC Review: The Infinite Library and Other Stories by Victor Fernando R. Ocampo

Thank you to Isabel from Gaudy Boy for sending me an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Victor Fernando R. Ocampo is one of the authors I’ve had my eye on for a while. So when the email dropped in my inbox asking if I wanted to review his short story collection, I immediately Read More

ARC Review: Scales And Sensibility by Stephanie Burgis

I want to thank the author, Stephanie, for sending me ARC for an honest review. Every time Stephanie Burgis tweets something about her newest WIP I get excited but when she announced Jane Austen but with dragons, I couldn’t wait to read it. I was utterly delighted when she asked me if I wanted an Read More

Review: The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk

I read The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk as part of the Kobo Plus program. It’s nice to see traditionally published books also being included in the program, and I really wanted to read this one. Fantasy romance stories with regency elements are my jam! (Have I mentioned Stephanie Burgis lately? She writes more Read More

Review: Black Water Sister by Zen Cho

I added Black Water Sister by Zen Cho immediately to my TBR once she announced it on her Twitter. The blurb blew me away and gave me all the feels. While I might not be the daughter of immigrant parents from Malaysia, I am the daughter of a man who escaped the blazing Indonesian weather. Read More

Review: Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard

Fireheart Tiger is Aliette de Bodard’s latest novella. It’s another fantasy story with a Vietnamese inspired world, this time, pre-colonial. It’s short, bittersweet, and left me wanting more. Thanh has a complicated history and it’s coming back to haunt her in various ways. The fire and seduction complicate the political situation between her country and Read More

7 Circus-themed Books

I can’t explain why books featuring circuses draw me in. Is it the mystery? Is the magic? Is it plain escapism? Is it because of the endless possibilities? I don’t know, but I do know the books listed below are ready to show you all sides of circus life. The good, the bad, and the Read More