Author: Leah

{Leah Reviews} Caraval by Stephanie Garber

{Leah Reviews} Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Posted February 20, 2017 by Leah in Reviews / 14 Comments

Books that take place in the circus or carnival are MY JAM. When the publication for Caraval, which features a magical circus, was announced, the hype was insane. And I had to read it. It was FairyLoot’s January box pick, so I dove right in and prepared for a romp in […]

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{Leah Reviews} Beast by Brie Spangler

{Leah Reviews} Beast by Brie Spangler

Posted December 20, 2016 by Leah in Reviews / 8 Comments

I love all things Beauty and the Beast, and when I saw this was a contemporary loosely inspired by the fairy tale with a transgender character, I knew I had to read Beast. Dylan is a book smart, wise cracking fifteen year-old, but he’s also covered in body hair and […]

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{Leah Reviews} Life In A Fishbowl by Len Vlahos

{Leah Reviews} Life In A Fishbowl by Len Vlahos

Posted December 6, 2016 by Leah in Reviews / 2 Comments

Life In A Fishbowl  is dark.  It’s a look at family and fame and the different points of the human psych. It stirred uncomfortable emotions in me. But I liked it a lot. This is about the Stone family, who are devastated by their patriarch’s cancer diagnosis. This leads the patriarch, Jared, to […]

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{Leah Reviews} Frostblood by Elly Blake

{Leah Reviews} Frostblood by Elly Blake

Posted November 21, 2016 by Leah in Reviews / 6 Comments

Rival magical sects are nothing new in fantasy; it’s an engaging execution of the story that keeps the trope going. Elly Blake’s debut, FROSTBLOOD, takes this premise and solidifies why it’s still being used with solid world building, stakes and gains that seem to change at each turn, and a […]

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{Leah Reviews} The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

{Leah Reviews} The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Posted October 10, 2016 by Leah in Reviews / 8 Comments

This was my “give an author another chance” book. I’d been drawn to Neil Gaiman’s works, but I never found myself invested in them that much. Stardust was so-so. I still have American Gods partially read on my shelf. I picked up The Graveyard Book on audio for the first time […]

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{Leah Reviews} Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

{Leah Reviews} Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

Posted September 22, 2016 by Leah in Reviews / 2 Comments

On the isle of Fennbirn, the struggle between the three triplet queens and their loyalists is strong. A poisoner queen has reigned for many years now, and the poisoners hope Katharine, their current ruler, will keep the line going. But she’s prone to illnesses, so her strength is questioned. The […]

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