Review: The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson

The Clockwork Dynasty is a very interesting steampunk novel that I requested from Netgalley on whim and ended up loving! The story follows two different stories set in two different timelines that are intertwined. The first follows Peter and Elena, two siblings in 1770s Russia with a secret about who they are and how they … Continue reading Review: The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson

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Review: Resistance by Mikhaeyla Kopievsky

I'm not sure how this review is going to go, but I absolutely LOVED this book. Set in a future post-apocalyptic¬†dystopian Paris, people in society are divided into the four elements, with each type of Elemental being conditioned to a different type of personality and job. Fire Elementals are the Peacekeepers (police) and Rescuers. Air … Continue reading Review: Resistance by Mikhaeyla Kopievsky

Review: Spinning Starlight by R. C. Lewis

Spinning Starlight is a sci-fi retelling of Hans Christian Anderson's "The Wild Swans", a fairy tale I was admittedly unfamiliar with. If you've been reading my many retellings reviews lately, you'll know that I definitely read the synopsis before reading this one. The similarities were definitely there, but this story is engaging all on¬†its own. … Continue reading Review: Spinning Starlight by R. C. Lewis

Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (illustrations by Marie Lu)

This sequel to Illuminae was good, but I would venture to say that I didn't enjoy it as much as the original, and I'll try to articulate why in this review. The premise of Gemina is similar to Illuminae. This time, instead of following Kady and Ezra, we follow Hannah and Nik, who are on … Continue reading Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (illustrations by Marie Lu)