Category Archives: OwlCrate

Review: Ballad & Dagger by Daniel José Older

Wow! Ballad & Dagger was such a fantastic introduction to this world. I can see why Rick Riordan backed it – it is right up his alley. This YA fantasy novel has a little bit of something for everyone and is such a fun read. Continue reading

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Review: Dreams Lie Beneath by Rebecca Ross

I’ve been meaning to sit down and read Rebecca Ross’ works for years now. But when one of her books, Dreams Lie Beneath, was included in one of my OwlCrate boxes, I knew that the wait was over (for me at least), and I am SO glad to finally say that I am in love with her writing style. Continue reading

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Review: Skin of the Sea by Natasha Bowen

Skin of the Sea is the first in Natasha Bowen’s series of the same name. And let me just say, if you love mermaids and fantasy tales, then this is absolutely a book/series that you don’t want to miss out on! Plus, let’s be honest here: that cover is drop-dead gorgeous. Continue reading

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Review: The Ivory Key by Akshaya Raman

The Ivory Key is the first novel in Akshaya Raman’s dulogy of the same name. This is yet another series started through OwlCrate, so I’m really hoping that they’ll do a special edition of the sequel. Fingers crossed! The Ivory Key is a young adult fantasy novel that will pull readers in and leave them wanting more. At least, that’s how it was for me! Continue reading

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Review: Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Let me preface this review by saying that I adore retellings. I’ll read almost any that I come across, especially if it follows a favorite story of mine. Such as Pride and Prejudice. Enter: Pride by Ibi Zoboi. Pride is a modern remix of Pride and Prejudice that provides many unique takes on such a classic tale. Continue reading

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Review: The Depths by Nicole Lesperance

Ohhh. Magical plants and waters? Yes, please! The Depths, written by Nicole Lesperance, is a YA paranormal read with slight horror vibes. In other words, it sounds like it is exactly up my alley. Let’s dive in! (Pun intended – sorry). Continue reading

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Review: Book of Night by Holly Black

Book of Night is Holly Black’s adult debut novel. In other words, it’s the first novel of hers that isn’t labeled young adult, and I am here for it. If you love darker fantasy stories, this will be a perfect read. Continue reading

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Review: Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye

Blood Scion is both a debut novel and the start of a new series. Written by Deborah Falaye, it kicks off a series of the same name, one that is as intimidating and dangerous as it is compelling. Get ready for an emotional roller coaster! Continue reading

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Review: Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez

Together We Burn is the latest novel by Isabel Ibañez, and it’s a young adult fantasy tale full of dragons, romance, and more. Bonus points: my latest OwlCrate box included a beautiful version of this book. Continue reading

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Review: Hotel Magnifique by Emily J. Taylor

Author: Emily J. TaylorPublisher: RazorbillReleased: April 5, 2022Received: Own (OwlCrate)Warnings: Imprisonment, memory loss, loss of limb, torture, strangulation, death in the family I’m a little bit behind on my OwlCrate reading, but I’m finally sitting down to read Hotel Magnifique! I … Continue reading

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