Genre: Fantasy

You’ve never seen fantasy like this before: The One Who Eats Monsters by Casey Matthews

You’ve never seen fantasy like this before: The One Who Eats Monsters by Casey Matthews

Sometimes when you’re dealing with monsters, what you need isn’t a hero. It’s a bigger monster. American soldiers rescue a teenage girl from torture, and bring her back with them to the United States. The problem? She’s not a teenage girl at all, and the rules that keep humans safe from her are null and […]

#LastSunReadalong Week 2: Chapters 5-8

#LastSunReadalong Week 2: Chapters 5-8

Posted 23rd November 2019 by Siavahda in Promos, Queer Lit / 0 Comments

I had a lot of fun livetweeting this section, and you can find the thread here, but now it’s time for the weekly recap! Chapter 5 opens with us getting a little more of a glimpse of how Rune and Brand’s normal, day-to-day life goes; Rune likes to sleep in, and Brand is apparently the […]

Blood and Water: The Impossible Contract by K. A. Doore

Blood and Water: The Impossible Contract by K. A. Doore

Posted 10th November 2019 by Siavahda in Fantasy Reviews, Queer Lit, Reviews / 0 Comments

The Impossible Contract is the second book in Doore’s Chronicles of Ghadid trilogy, a series following a family of assassins in a desert world where water is not only currency, but magic. Contract reads perfectly well as a standalone, but you’re missing out if you skip over book one, The Perfect Assassin, with its homoromantic-asexual, […]

All Hallows’ Reads: Books for Halloween!

All Hallows’ Reads: Books for Halloween!

Posted 29th October 2019 by Siavahda in Lists, Recommendations / 0 Comments

With Halloween in just a few days (do you have your costume yet?) it’s absolutely time for spooky-themed reads. So here are some of my faves, divided up into Witches, Vampires, and a mixed assortment of Other! Witches Darkling is a freaking phenomenal novella about a trans witch who is part elemental, part necromancer, and […]

Vampires, Pocket-watches, and Magical Baked Goods; The Burial Club by Parker Foye

Vampires, Pocket-watches, and Magical Baked Goods; The Burial Club by Parker Foye

Posted 9th October 2019 by Siavahda in Fantasy Reviews, Queer Lit, Reviews / 0 Comments

The second in the Love Has Claws series, Burial Club is set in the same world as Nine Years of Silver, but slightly earlier in the timeline, in a different place and with different characters. None of this disappointed me, since Nine perfectly encapsulated Briar and Quinn’s story; a direct sequel, or any other continuation […]