The Cruel Prince /~/ i may or may not die of impatience


Wow.

Let me just… go try to start thinking again.

This was such a good book- it was a whole world woven into one book and was full of plot twists and faerie politics and I’m so confused right now about what to think.

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Children of Blood and Bone /~/ wowza i want more

dude.

dude.

This book was literally so on point with what I expected, okay? I wanted epic African-inspired fantasy with ton of magic, and I got what I wanted. There has been a ton of hype surrounding this book,,, and let me just say I totally understand why.

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Pros
– that! cover! (i am a shallow aesthetics loving hooman bean okay)
– rich african fantasy- my dudes this was an engrossing story and the gods and monarchy and magic were just so !!! (disclaimer: we are gonna be seeing a whole lotta exclamation points)
– amari is my daughter and i will protect her and why yes, i know she can kill people
-Zélie felt slightly antiheroish (like not young elites adelina level but still) and i live for grey morality okay
-WOW siblings! in fantasy! (although, not #siblinggoals level you know, with all that evil betrayal  going on
– that author’s note is something everyone needs to pay attention to and hats off to adeyemi

Cons
– there was a plot twist but i found it a little bit predictable- but. i read a lot. so you may or may not care about this.
– the romance felt so. forced. It was a relationship that was completely unnecessary and lackluster and bleggghhhh

Representation: African characters

Trigger warnings: gory character death

Overall Rating: 4.5 stars

my dudes, if you like fantasy like,,, at all- read this. if you don’t like fantasy (what are you doing with your life) read this

Shades of Magic

shadesmagic-uk-740x370 A Darker Shade of Magic 
4.5/5
A Gathering of Shadows
4/5
A Conjuring of Light
4/5
By V.E. Schwab

Recommended for: People who are really into fantasy/alternate worlds in their books, people who like the concept of elemental magic, fans of Victoria Schwab (no durrrr)

also those are the UK covers, i couldn’t find a combined image for the other cover and i was too lazy to make it

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The Rose Society

“Once upon a time, a girl had a father, a prince, a society of friends. Then they betrayed her, so she destroyed them all.”

Adelina is in hiding, feared and respected as the White Wolf. The Young Elites are searching and searched for. Teren pursues all malfettos in order to prove himself worthy to the gods. And her newest recruit, Magiano, her sister Violetta, and herself plan to rule Kenettra.

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