The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls

 

Author: Pat Barker

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton

First Published: 30 August 2018

Rating: 5 stars

 

 

“Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles … How the epithets pile up. We never called him any of those things; we called him ‘the butcher’.”     Read More

The Kingmaker Chronicles

Author: Amanda Bouchet

Publisher: Scribe

Books in series: A Promise of Fire, Breath of Fire and Heart on Fire

Rating: 4 stars

 

 

“Have I cheated death again? Hades must be allergic to me.” 

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The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

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Author: Theodora Goss

Publisher: Saga Press

First Published: 20 June 2017

Rating: 5 stars

 

“We are no longer in the age of Charles Dickens or George Eliot, after all. We are Modern. And, of course monstrous …”

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Outrun the Wind

Author: Elizabeth Tammi 

Publisher: Flux Books

First Published:  27 November 2018

Rating: 4 stars

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“I sigh as we walk into the hall, maybe for the last time with Kahina. I want to twist time around myself make it bend and grow where I need it most”  

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much to Flux Books and NetGalley!

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Beautiful Revolutionary

Beautiful Revolutionary

 

Author: Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Publisher: Scribe

First Published: 30 July  2018

Rating: 5 stars

 

 
“This life is the dawn of revolution and she is ready to meet it in a necklace of thorns, sprouting black feathers, adorned with the reddest roses.”  

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The Silver Queen

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Author: Josie Jaffrey

First Published: 17 October 2018

Rating: 4.5 stars

 
“It was easy to forget what legends meant when they were enshrined in stories, and that was what the King has always been to most of the guards: a story.”  

 

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much to Josie for sending a copy my way!

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A Superior Spectre

Superior Spectre

Author: Angela Meyer

Publisher: Ventura Press

First Published: 01 August 2018

Rating: 4 stars

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“This water is so clear I can lean over and see myself. I am Narcissus, in love with the image of my suffering, fixed in place and soon to drown.”  

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much to Ventura Press and NetGalley!

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The Gilded King

Gilded King

 

Author: Josie Jaffrey

First Published: 25 June 2018

Rating: 5 stars

 

 

“Their folktales had memories long enough to tell them what he was. He might be harmless to them, but he was still strigoi mort.”

 

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much to Josie for sending a copy my way!

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Poems of Sappho

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Author: Sappho

Translator: John Maxwell Edmonds

Publisher: Dover Publications

First Published: 15 February 2018

Rating: 5 stars

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“For those I have done good to

               Do me the greatest wrong,”

 

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much to Dover Publications and NetGalley!

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Between Earth and Sky

Between earth and sky

Author: Amanda Skenandore

Publisher: Kensington Books

First Published: 24 April 2018

Rating: 5 stars

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“Pestilence? Alma didn’t know the meaning, but her mother spoke as if the words itself tasted foul. She grabbed the apron and collected the clothes, examining each garment for some sign of this awful pestilence.”

I will start by saying that I was given an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review. These opinions are my own. Thank you so much to Kensington Books and NetGalley!

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