Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons Series: A Chorus of Dragons #1 Published by Tor (2.5.2019) Genre: High Fantasy, Young Adult Format: eARC, 560 pages Source: Netgalley There are the old stories. And then there’s what actually happens. Kihrin is a bastard orphan who grew up on storybook tales of long-lost princes and grand quests. When he is claimed against his will as the long-lost son of a treasonous prince, Kihrin finds that being a long-lost prince isn’t what the storybooks […]
February haul Bought Matagot Funko Pop Imprison the Sky by A.C. Gaughen, SIGNED (Good Choice Reading) February “Break the Chains” Novelly Yours box From the Deceivers launch: The Deceivers by Kristen Simmons (SIGNED) Freebies: Enamel pin, patch, Vale Hall acceptance letter Freebies Gilded Wolves character cards (pre-order promo) On the Come Up by Angie Thomas (Book of the Month credit) Rep stuff: January “Beast and Beauty” Fairyloot February “Gods & Monsters” Illumicrate From publisher/for promo: Smoke & Summons by […]
This was such a great debut sci-fi! It was definitely right up my alley. I went in not really knowing much and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it! The beginning started out with a bang – I actually read this in the middle of a reading slump so I needed something to grab me right away and this one definitely did. I absolutely love books about finding and colonizing new planets. I love seeing what authors imagine the […]
Holy crap, where do I start?! This book blew me away! I was hopelessly hooked from the very beginning. This book got to me in the very best way! This story is so beautiful and enchanting, and Howard’s lyrical prose drew me in! The premise was absolutely BRILLIANT – I loved every single aspect of it, from the uniquely dark and magical (and sometimes twisted!) world that Howard painted; down to the prophecy of the Prince and Princess and the […]
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl I rated all of these books 4.5 or 5 stars with the exception of The Caged Queen (4/5). So many amazing underrated books! What books have you read and loved that had under 2k ratings on Goodreads?
Despite feeling rather apathetic about Daughter of the Pirate King, I had high hopes for this one. Vikings!! Norse mythology!!! But sadly, it didn’t work for me much at all. Just like DotPK, I found the writing style to be very juvenile, and it just grated on my nerves. Plot-wise it feels generic and shallow, just like DotPK. I think maybe Tricia Levenseller is just not for me. :( I loved the concept and the world, didn’t give a crap […]