Review: ‘Fire with Fire’ by Destiny Soria

"I'm not like you," Dani said. "I fight to win.""So do I!" [said Eden]."No, you fight to be perfect. It's not the same." All quotes are from the ARC (advance reader copy), subject to change in the final version. Rating: 3.25/5 stars Genre: YA urban fantasy (dragons, sorcerers)Publication: 8 June 2021Pages: 432 (ebook) Synopsis: Dani … Continue reading Review: ‘Fire with Fire’ by Destiny Soria

Life update + Mini Review: ‘The Tea Dragon Society’, #1 by Kay O’Neill

What's going on in my life - reading and otherwise! Hi, hello, how are you? It's been a while... I know I've been really quiet on here recently with posting and blog-hopping - I've been working all January (and most of Dec) on my PhD applications so I've just been too exhausted to do much … Continue reading Life update + Mini Review: ‘The Tea Dragon Society’, #1 by Kay O’Neill

Review: ‘Burn’ by Patrick Ness

"Some people are more dragon than others. Some people, you just give them a scratch, and underneath, they're pure dragon." Rating: 4.9/5 stars Genre: YA fantasy (dragons, multiverse) Synopsis: On a cold Sunday evening in early 1957, Sarah Dewhurst waited with her father in the gas station's parking lot for the dragon he’d hired to … Continue reading Review: ‘Burn’ by Patrick Ness

Review: Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst

I set out to steal a jewel, and I accidentally changed the world. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (3.5/5 stars) Genre: YA fantasy (dragons) Synopsis: In Sky Hawkins's family, leading your first heist is a major milestone - even more so than learning to talk, walk, or do long division. It's a chance to gain power … Continue reading Review: Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst

Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Ead knew the scent of a secret. She wore it like a perfume. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (4.5/5) Genre: High Fantasy Synopsis: A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a … Continue reading Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Review: The Fork, The Witch, and the Worm: Eragon (Tales from Alagaësia, #1) by Christopher Paolini

Sometimes it was easier to fight a battle than to figure out how to deal with the more mundane details of life. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (3.5/5 stars) Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Synopsis: It’s been a year since Eragon left Alagaësia in search of the perfect home to train a new generation of Dragon Riders. … Continue reading Review: The Fork, The Witch, and the Worm: Eragon (Tales from Alagaësia, #1) by Christopher Paolini