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Book Review: Emily Wilde’s Encyclopaedia of Faeries (Emily Wilde #1) (ARC)

Expected publication: January 10th 2023 Author: Heather Fawcett A curmudgeonly professor journeys to a small town in the far north to study faerie folklore and discovers dark fae magic, friendship, and love, in this heartwarming and enchanting fantasy. Cambridge professor Emily Wilde is good at many things: She is the foremost expert on the study… Continue reading Book Review: Emily Wilde’s Encyclopaedia of Faeries (Emily Wilde #1) (ARC)

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Audiobook Review: Soul of the Deep (Skin of the Sea #2)

Published September 27th 2022 Author: Natasha Bowen Narrator: Yetide Badaki Audiobook Length: 11 hours 6 minutes One life.One choice.One sacrifice. To save those closest to her, Simi traded away everything: her freedom, her family, and the boy she loves. Now she is sworn to serve a new god, watching over the Land of the Dead… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Soul of the Deep (Skin of the Sea #2)

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Book Review: Song of Silver, Flame Like Night (#1) (ARC)

Expected publication: January 3rd 2023 Author: Amelie Wen Zhao In a fallen kingdom, one girl carries the key to discovering the secrets of her nation’s past—and unleashing the demons that sleep at its heart. An epic fantasy series inspired by the mythology and folklore of ancient China. Once, Lan had a different name. Now she… Continue reading Book Review: Song of Silver, Flame Like Night (#1) (ARC)

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Audiobook Review: Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove

Published October 18th 2022 Author: Rati Mehrotra Narrator: Zehra Naqvi Audiobook Length: 14 hours 12 minutes To learn what she can become, she must first discover who she is. Katyani’s role in the kingdom of Chandela has always been clear: becoming an advisor and protector of the crown prince, Ayan, when he ascends to the… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove

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Audiobook Review: Blood of Troy (Daughter of Sparta #2)

Published September 6th 2022 Author: Claire M. Andrews Narrators: Brittany Pressley Audiobook Length: 14 hours 13 minutes The sequel to Daughter of Sparta thrusts warrior Daphne and her love interest, the Olympian god Apollo, into the middle of the Trojan War in an epic YA fantasy reimagining of Greek mythology. A year after saving the powers of… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Blood of Troy (Daughter of Sparta #2)

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Book Review: Heart of the Sun Warrior (The Celestial Kingdom #2) (ARC)

Expected publication: November 15th 2022 Author: Sue Lynn Tan The stunning sequel to Daughter of the Moon Goddess delves deeper into beloved Chinese mythology, concluding the epic story of Xingyin—the daughter of Chang’e, and the mortal archer, Houyi—as she battles a grave new threat to the realm, in this powerful tale of love, sacrifice, and hope. After… Continue reading Book Review: Heart of the Sun Warrior (The Celestial Kingdom #2) (ARC)

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Audiobook Review: The Deep

Published November 5th 2019 Author: Rivers Solomon (in collaboration with Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, and Jonathan Snipes) Narrator: Daveed Diggs Audiobook Length: 4 hours 2 minutes The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society—and must reclaim the memories of their past to shape their future in this brilliantly… Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Deep

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Audiobook Review: A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1)

Published March 29th 2022 Author: Judy I. Lin Narrator: Carolyn Kang Audiobook Length: 11 hours 11 minutes I used to look at my hands with pride. Now all I can think is, "These are the hands that buried my mother." For Ning, the only thing worse than losing her mother is knowing that it's her… Continue reading Audiobook Review: A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1)

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Audiobook Review: Electric Idol (Dark Olympus #2)

Published January 18th 2022 Author: Katee Robert Narrators: Zara Hampton-Brown & Alex Moorcock Audiobook Length: 10 hours 53 minutes He was the most beautiful man alive.And if I wasn't careful, he was going to be my death. *A scorchingly hot modern retelling of Psyche and Eros that's as sinful as it is sweet.* In the ultra-modern city… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Electric Idol (Dark Olympus #2)

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Audiobook Review: Troy (Stephen Fry’s Great Mythology #3)

Published October 29th 2020 Author: Stephen Fry Narrator: Stephen Fry Audiobook Length: 11 hours 2 minutes Full of tragic heroes, intoxicating love stories, and the unstoppable force of fate, there is no conflict more iconic than the Trojan War. Troy is the story of the epic battle retold by Fry with drama, humor, and vivid… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Troy (Stephen Fry’s Great Mythology #3)

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Book Review: The Dragon’s Promise (Six Crimson Cranes #2) (ARC)

Expected publication August 30, 2022 Author: Elizabeth Lim From the New York Times Bestselling author of Six Crimson Cranes comes a thrilling new adventure! A journey to the kingdom of dragons, a star-crossed love, and a cursed pearl with the power to mend the world or break it... Fans of Shadow and Bone will devour this soaring fantasy. Princess Shiori made… Continue reading Book Review: The Dragon’s Promise (Six Crimson Cranes #2) (ARC)

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Audiobook Review: Rise of the Vicious Princess (#1)

Published June 14th 2022 Author: C.J. Redwine Narrator: Lauren Ezzo Audiobook Length: 11 hours 28 minutes The first in a YA political fantasy duology about a fierce princess determined to bring lasting peace to her kingdom regardless of the cost to her heart. Princess Charis Willowthorn is the dutiful sword of Calera. Raised to be… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Rise of the Vicious Princess (#1)

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Audiobook Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Published July 23rd 2019 Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Narrator: Yetta Gottesman Audiobook Length: 11 hours 4 minutes The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore. The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow

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Audiobook Review: Mythos (Stephen Fry’s Great Mythology #1)

Published November 2nd 2017 Author: Stephen Fry Narrator: Stephen Fry Audiobook Length: 15 hours 26 minutes Mythos is a modern collection of Greek myths, stylishly retold by legendary writer, actor, and comedian Stephen Fry. Fry transforms the adventures of Zeus and the Olympians into emotionally resonant and deeply funny stories, without losing any of their… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Mythos (Stephen Fry’s Great Mythology #1)

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Audiobook Review: Skin of the Sea (Skin of the Sea #1)

Published November 2nd 2021  Author: Natasha Bowen Narrator: Yetide Badaki Audiobook Length: 11 hours 28 minutes A way to survive.A way to serve.A way to save. Simi prayed to the gods, once. Now she serves them as Mami Wata—a mermaid—collecting the souls of those who die at sea and blessing their journeys back home. But… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Skin of the Sea (Skin of the Sea #1)

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Audiobook Review: Rise of the Snake Goddess (Samantha Knox #2) (ARC)

Published June 7th 2022 Author: Jenny Elder Moke Narrator: Rebecca Gibel Audiobook Length: 9 hours 37 minutes Samantha Knox is back for another adventure in this 1920s female-driven mystery-adventure series! Sam Knox’s second adventure takes her to the island of Crete, just off the coast of Greece, where she discovers the ancient Snake Goddess’s golden… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Rise of the Snake Goddess (Samantha Knox #2) (ARC)

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Book Review: For the Throne (The Wilderwood #2) (ARC)

Expected publication: June 9th 2022 Author: Hannah Whitten The first daughter is for the Throne.The second daughter is for the Wolf. Red and the Wolf have finally contained the threat of the Old Kings but at a steep cost. Red's beloved sister Neve, the First Daughter is lost in the Shadowlands, an inverted kingdom where… Continue reading Book Review: For the Throne (The Wilderwood #2) (ARC)