The Warm Hands of Ghosts Review: The Beautifully Haunting Vibe You’re Looking For
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The Warm Hands of Ghosts Review: The Beautifully Haunting Vibe You’re Looking For

The Warm Hands of Ghosts is a historical fiction novel written by bestselling author Katherine Arden. I admit, I bought this book mostly because of the cover and edges (I got the Waterstones edition which is simply beautiful!) However, I had heard really good things about it and was excited to pick this up. Sure…

A Study in Drowning Review: Is This YA Fantasy Standalone Worth the Read?
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A Study in Drowning Review: Is This YA Fantasy Standalone Worth the Read?

I recently finished reading A Study in Drowning by Ava Reid, and I must say it left a lasting impression on me. A #1 New York Times bestseller and Ava Reid’s impressive YA debut, this dark academic fantasy combines elements of Gothic mystery, historical fantasy, and a big helping of romance. Critics and fans alike…

Yumi and The Nightmare Painter Review: A Captivating Creative Adventure
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Yumi and The Nightmare Painter Review: A Captivating Creative Adventure

In December 2023, I stumbled across Yumi and the Nightmare Painter, a standalone fantasy authored by Brandon Sanderson that had been circulating around BookTok. I’m not going to lie; the things that drew my attention to it were the cover and the title. Having very little experience with Sanderson’s work, I decided to pick it…

Babel Book Review: Does this Fantasy by RF Kuang Live Up to the Hype?
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Babel Book Review: Does this Fantasy by RF Kuang Live Up to the Hype?

I first read Babel in January of 2023, and I’m still thinking about it over a year later. When a story stays with me that long, it is worth talking about! So today, I’ll share with you my Babel book review, focusing on the highs and lows of this profound and gripping novel. What sets…