Back in 2021 I was on the blog tour for Malice, the first book in a sapphic duology retelling Sleeping Beauty from the point of view of the villain – well, the second half of the series is here, and it’s a fantastic and surprising end to the story!
I was so excited when I saw this book, which I really enjoyed as a kid, was getting a rerelease!
A lyrical, original, queer take on Beauty and the Beast, perfect for those who love historical retellings and thought-provoking emotional journeys.
This fantasy romance is full of cheese and decent people, which just makes it a wonderfully cosy read!
A double review today, for a pair of novellas that are so good, I’m almost angry I didn’t write them…Continue reading “Review: A Spindle Splintered and A Mirror Mended by Alix E Harrow”
A fun, light-hearted YA fantasy that’s a total romp!
It has taken me forever to read this book, but I think I did actually end up reading it at just the right time…
High fantasy doesn’t get much sweeter than this cosy tale of an orc who gives up the adventuring life for her dream of running a coffee-shop…
I don’t think it’s possible for Stephanie Burgis to write a story I don’t love, but her lockdown project, a collection of four short stories and novellas about a grumpy metal-mage and her cheerful necromancer neighbour, might just be my new favourite…
A very belated review for a truly wonderful fantasy full of twists, magic and glamour!