Smoke in the Sun, Renée Ahdieh – Book Review

Hello humans! Today’s title holds a special place in my heart for a number of reasons, the most pertinent of those reasons is that the first book in this series, Flame in the Mist, was the book in the first ever Fairyloot box I received. It’s hard to believe I’ve had almost thirteen boxes and... Continue Reading →

The Wrath and the Dawn, Renée Ahdieh Book Review

Fun story, years and years ago I was in a school production of 'Arabian Nights' and all I can remember about it was sewing sequins onto a pair of Hareem pants. I'm fairly sure I had a part with lines, but all I can recall is sequins. Just goes to show shiny things are best.... Continue Reading →


There's been so much hype surrounding this book. Let me break down for you what I liked, what I didn't like and why you need to think carefully about how you describe this book. Goodreads Summary: The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place—she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning... Continue Reading →

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