King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

Nikolai Lantsov is the young King of Ravka. He survived his country’s bloody and deadly Civil War and inherited a a nearly bankrupt country much in need of restoration. Nikolai is determined to be a better king than his father by rebuilding the standing army and the Second Army, modernizing the country, and forging new […]

Monstress Vol. 2: The Blood by Marie Liu

In volume two, Maika is determined to find out what’s inside her and what exactly her mother was up to. She travels to the Isle of Bones with Kippa, the little fox Arcanic, and Master Ren, the two tailed nekomancer. What they find is most unexpected and Maika has to battle with the help of […]

Monstress by Marie Liu

In this Steampunk/Decopunk inspired version of Asia, two races are at war. The Humans, and the Aracanics, part human and part animal. Maika is a young Arcanic that looks completely human, but harbors a dark entity inside her. Desperate to find out the truth about herself and what happened to her mother, Maika infiltrates an […]

Beat the Backlist Challenge 2019

Like the last two years, I’ll be participating in this challenge hosted by the Novel Knight. The challenge has really helped me knock some series off my To Be Read list and stay on track for reading. If I already have a list of books I want to get to that year picked out, I’m […]

YALSA Hub: One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Gail Carriger

As a Steampunk, I had to share this here. Gail Carriger is the author of the Parasol Protectorate series for adults, the Finishing School series for teens (the first and second installments are winners of YALSA’s Amazing Audiobooks), and the upcoming Prudence out on March 17th. The interview can be read on The Hub blog, […]