Discussion: Genre Binge

So, I have a problem.  When I like something, I’ll go completely overboard and love it to death.  If I like a song, I’ll play it on repeat until I cannot stand to listen any longer (1997 was a tough year – to this day I cannot listen to ‘My Heart Will Go On’ because Little Justine just loved it so much).  It turns out, I do the same thing with books.

Review: Spellbook of the Lost and Found

I took a chance on Moira Fowley-Doyle's Spellbook of the Lost and Found after falling in love with its gorgeous cover on Twitter.  I haven't read The Accident Season, her debut novel, so I didn't really know what to expect in terms of style.

ARC Review: Blackwing

Blackwing is a book I heard about on Twitter, a trend I’m noticing more and more for myself.  I was curious about it, but not hugely compelled to seek it out.  I requested a copy when I saw it go up on NetGalley, and I’m so glad I did. Blackwing was a huge surprise for me, and Ed McDonald has quickly became a new favorite author.

ARC Review: Raven Stratagem

I recently read and reviewed Ninefox Gambit, the first in the Machineries of Empire trilogy. It had been getting great press, was nominated for some of the top honours in science fiction, and has a stunning cover. I picked it up despite it not being my usual taste in sci-fi

Review: False Hearts

Conjoined twins!  Cults!  Dystopian San Francisco! Murder!  I took one look and realised that this would be a unique read and just ticks so many boxes for me.  I was really impressed by this book -- I ended up really enjoying it and am officially a Laura Lam fan.