Tag Archives: speculative

The True Queen, by Zen Cho (audio)

From Goodreads: When sisters Muna and Sakti wake up on the peaceful beach of the island of Janda Baik, they can’t remember anything, except that they are bound as only sisters can be. They have been cursed by an unknown … Continue reading

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A Summing Up of March Titles

I did a lot of skim-reading in March. I don’t usually write reviews of skim-read books, and I don’t include them as part of my year’s reading list. However, because I haven’t finished a non-skim-read book since February, I decided … Continue reading

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King of Scars, by Leigh Bardugo

Time has passed since the end of the Grisha trilogy and the Six of Crows duology. The country of Ravka has tentative peace, but is still threatened by enemies without and within. King Nicholai is determined to heal his country, … Continue reading

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The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, by Stuart Turton

From the book flap: Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle. But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the body of a different guest. And some … Continue reading

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Protected: Someone Like Me, by MR Carey

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Song of Blood and Stone, by L. Penelope

The barrier between a magic land and a non-magic land is breaking. War threatens. Out in a remote cabin on the non-magical side, Jasminda is unaware of the impending danger. Her entire family has passed away before her, and she … Continue reading

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City of Broken Magic, by Mirah Bolender (audio)

Once long ago, a weapon was created to use against magic. Inevitably, it backfired, and infestations of hungry monsters spread across kingdoms, popping up anywhere they could take root. Only Sweepers are qualified to destroy these infestations, and the job … Continue reading

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