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On Starships and Dragonwings · 2M ago

Hiatus

Closing down :( (for now?) I think we all saw this coming, but I tried resisting for as long as possible. It is clear to me that writing reviews isn’t something that I have the energy or des...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 2M ago

Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce {4 Stars}

Strengths: This is a book for all of the girls out there who wanted to grow up to be knights.  When it comes time for Alanna and her twin brother to be sent off to (different) schools, Alanna cuts off her hair to take her brother’s place, leaving him...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi ARC {3.5 Stars}

Note: I received an advanced copy of Beasts Made of Night from the publisher. Some things may have changed in the final version. Strengths: Sin-eating magic! Beasts Made of Night explores how an entire society could revolve around sins showing on peo...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin eARC {5 Stars}

Note: I received an advanced copy of The Stone Sky from the publisher. Some things may have changed in the final version. Strengths: If I did six stars for books, this one would get that many because it is just that epic. Solid plot arc all on its ow...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao ARC {4.5 Stars}

Note: I received an advanced copy of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns from the publisher. Some things may have changed in the final version. Random Thoughts: This book is not what I expected but still awesome!  Our heroine may not be the hero in this st...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan {5 Stars}

Strengths: The demi-god formula of Riordan’s other series was becoming a bit repetitious, but the Trials of Apollo series breathes new life into his universe – where magic, monsters, gods/goddesses, and humans play tug-o-war with the fate of the worl...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

Loki’s Wolves by K.L. Armstrong {Just Hatched}

  Note: I received an advanced copy of Loki’s Wolves from the publisher. Some things may h...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody ARC {4 Stars}

Note: I received an advanced copy of Daughter of the Burning City from the publisher. Some things may have changed in the final version. I so wanted to absolutely adore this book and for the most part I did. There were a couple of things that really ...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

The Speaker by Traci Chee ARC {DNF}

Note: I received an advanced copy of The Speaker from the publisher. Some things may have changed in the final version. So I got to 248 before deciding this just wasn’t working for me. I LOVED book one, so this hurts. But this feels like major second...
On Starships and Dragonwings · 3M ago

Wildfire by Ilona Andrews eARC {5 Stars}

Note: I received an advanced copy of Wildfire from the publisher. Some things may have changed in the final version. Strengths: Perfection! Each book in this trilogy is better than the last:  I love the romance, it’s a perfect example of healthy whil...