Book Review: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns was a book I had extremely high hopes for. Billed as an east-Asian retelling of the ‘evil queen’ myth so prevalent in fairy tales. I love a good villain/anti-heroine and I feel like we just don’t get enough of them in fantasy, particularly YA fantasy. So with high hopes for Xifeng, I eagerly dove in.

Top Ten Tuesday: Villainous Villains

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, but they're on hiatus so I came up with my own! I absolutely love a great villain.  I often prefer them over heroes because they tend to be more complex and quite frankly, more fun.  I’d do a top ten, however I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Villainous Villains