Sep 27, 2022
We discuss Legendborn by Tracy Deonn. We've been wanting to discuss this for ages, so we're so excited! This book is a retelling of Arthurian legend with a fresh and compelling new perspective. We talk about fun things like young love and magic, but also go deep with discussions of racism and grief. We talk about...
Sep 20, 2022
We discuss A Game of Fate by Scarlett St. Clair, which is a modern romance retelling of the Greek myth of Hades and Persephone. We love the twist on the story and the redemption of Hades. Persephone is kind of annoying. In this version, the Underworld sounds like a place we would actually want to visit, and the...
Sep 13, 2022
We discuss Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim. We talk about curses, evil (or not so evil) sorceresses, dragons, and princes with hearts of gold. We have vague memories of watching The Swan Princess as children. And we're so excited to find a new author to love!
Sep 6, 2022
We discuss When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James. Most of us enjoyed this surprisingly funny historical romance inspired by Beauty and the Beast. We debate what counts as an adaptation vs. just being a trope, talked about epidemic responses, and touch on the show House whom the main male character is...
Aug 30, 2022
We discuss Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse. Our enjoyment of this book scans the spectrum, so we debate what we like and don't like. We enjoy diving a bit into Native American mythology. There are a lot of characters and POVs to keep up with. At least one of us is curious what comes next.