Review: City of Strife (City of Spires, #1) by Claudie Arseneault

When Diel Daithirii, an idealistic Elven lord, challenges the leader of the Myrian Empire's outpost, Isandor, the city of spires, is thrown into turmoil. The power struggles of their merchant families are usually regulated by unspoken rules, but the Myrian Empire are outsiders and no one knows how far they are willing to go. Meanwhile … Continue reading Review: City of Strife (City of Spires, #1) by Claudie Arseneault

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Review: Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman

Call Me By Your Name tells the love story of  seventeen-year-old Elio and Oliver, his parents' house guest. They only get to spend six weeks together and a memorable evening in Rome, but it is an experience that has a deep impact on both of them. There has been a lot of buzz about the … Continue reading Review: Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman

Review: Seeing Red: A Sapphic Fairy Tale by Cara Malone

Thanks a lot to Cara Malone for providing me with a review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Hunter is doing her best to stay afloat. She works night shifts at a nursing home, takes care of her nephews while her sister works and saves every penny she can so they … Continue reading Review: Seeing Red: A Sapphic Fairy Tale by Cara Malone

Review: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli

Simon Spier is seventeen, gay, not out to the world, and being blackmailed by the class clown. His junior year is turning all kinds of complicated all of a sudden, as he navigates the blackmailing situation, trying not to alienate his friends, and email conversations with an unknown guy from his school that turn ever … Continue reading Review: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli

Happy Pride! – June TBR

Hello everyone! June has started which means Pride is finally here! I've gotta say that I've been excited for this for months now. Now as you know I try to review as many queer books as I can throughout the year, but for Pride I like to push most of my queued up posts further … Continue reading Happy Pride! – June TBR

Review: Lord of the Darkwood (The Tale of Shikanoko 3+4) by Lian Hearn

After losing Akihime, Shikanoko has disappeared into the Darkwood, meanwhile the true emperor is living his life as an acrobat, quite content with it. But the country needs its rightful ruler, and only Shikanoko can restore him to his throne. If you read my review of Emperor of the Eight Islands, you will probably remember that … Continue reading Review: Lord of the Darkwood (The Tale of Shikanoko 3+4) by Lian Hearn

Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor

Seventeen-year-old art student Karou has grown up partly in our world, partly in the magical shop of her foster father Brimstone. She has managed to balance her two lives well so far, but when the doors to the shop close forever, she is willing to do anything to see  her family again, and to finally … Continue reading Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor