Ashlords by Scott Reintgen

3 / 5 starsRead in January 2021Book #1 in the Ashlords duology I loved horse books growing up—Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague, Pony Pals...if it had horses, I probably read it— so to this day anything that combines horses and fantasy is right up my alley. With its dystopian Wild West vibes and phoenix horse races, Ashlords was... Continue Reading →

The Famoux by Kassandra Tate

3.5 / 5 starsRead in January 2021Book #1 in the The Famoux series 3.5 stars I’m going to be honest; I’ve only ever poked around Wattpad out of curiosity, but until now I’d never read any stories from the site. It’s always reminded me a lot of Figment from the early 2010s, a site I used to love... Continue Reading →

Thorn by Intisar Khanani

3 / 5 starsRead in January 2021Book #1 in the Dauntless Path series The beginning of this book started off so well that I was sure I was going to fall in love with it. Yes, it was a bit slow at first, but it also introduced a heroine I could root for, intriguing side characters, and a... Continue Reading →

Cast in Firelight by Dana Swift

5 / 5 starsRead in January 2021Book #1 in the Wickery series This was such a great read to start off the year! The characters, the romance, the tropes, the twists and turns, the magic system... all of it was just so much fun! Cast in Firelight is told in dual 1st-person POV between Adraa and Jatin, two... Continue Reading →

Warmaidens by Kelly Coon

2 / 5 starsRead in January 2021Book #2 in the Gravemaidens duology Unfortunately, I did not enjoy the conclusion to this duology as much as the first book. This confirms my thoughts that Gravemaidens would have made a strong standalone novel, as the high stakes and intrigue that made it such a page-turner were unfortunately absent in Warmaidens.... Continue Reading →

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