Review: Defy or Defend

Defy or Defend 2nd Delightfully Deadly Novel by Gail Carriger 2020 Adult Steampunk Romance including Supernatural Creatures Summary: A vampire hive queen has gone reclusive. Fearing the worst, Cris and Dimity are sent in to assess and fix the situation. Likes: I like Dimity a lot as an adult. She is a lot of fun. […]

Review: Binti: The Night Masquerade

Binti: The Night Masquerade 3rd novella in the series by Nnedi Okorafor Adult Science Fiction Novella 8 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: Binti leaves her home planet to go to university, on the ride there she is brutally thrust into the center of generations of conflict. That role continues into this novella. Likes: […]

Review: Binti: Home

Binti: Home 2nd novella in the series by Nnedi Okorafor DAW, 2017 8 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: *I won’t spoil this book but I might spoil the previous.* Binti returns home with Okwu and things get complicated because she is trying to come to terms with her new identity plus the people […]

Top Ten Tuesday: WorldCon

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. The theme this week is bookish festivals and events. I haven’t really been to any. But I’d like to go to WorldCon someday. Every year it is in a different city. This year […]

Review: In/Spectre Vol. 2

In/Spectre, Vol. 2 story by Kyo Shirodaira art by Chashiba Katase Kodansha Comics, 2016 5 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: The mystery from the previous volume continues. Saki and Kotoko have some hostility but they have the same objective. When Kuro arrives on the scene he does have some personality and an unexpected […]

Review: Competence

Competence 3rd in the Custard Protocol series by Gail Carriger Orbit, 2018 YA Steampunk Supernatural Adventure Romance 8 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: Primrose has to save the Spotted Custard because it is deflating. And she has to prepare for another adventure to South America, all while trying to figure out how she […]

Review: The Beautiful

The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019 YA Historical, Supernatural, Murder Mystery, Romance 3 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: A vampire story set in New Orleans. Celine comes from France, hoping to start a new life, but trouble always swirls around her and when people start getting murdered she becomes more […]