Song of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope

[eARC via Netgalley] Rating: 6 / 10 Song of Blood and Stone is the first book in the Earthsinger Chronicles trilogy. It is a romantic fantasy, with the love story being front and centre in the book. However, I wouldn't describe the love story as being the most central element of the plot (i.e. the … Continue reading Song of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

What an excellent story! First, I'm really impressed that Children of Blood and Bone is a debut novel. It's polished, tightly paced and very well written (with a bonus gorgeous cover!). I'm really looking forward to what Tomi Adeyemi is going to do next. The story starts off with a bang, setting the tone as an … Continue reading Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Review: Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher

In my real-world life, I work in qualitative research, spending a large part of my time interviewing people about seemingly mundane things like soap and oil and advertisements. Some of these interviews last a few hours, some for just 30 minutes. And every time I come away with a unique perspective on the interviewees’ life. … Continue reading Review: Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher