Novella Review: Treasure Hunt – Shira Glassman

Treasure Hunt

The Empress sends two of her Imperial Guards to steal some of a dragon’s treasure. The guards doubt the dragon’s existance though, and instead use their time alone to drink and fool around.

Why this novella?: I wanted to start reading some more of Shira Glassman’s stuff before heading off to her Mangoverse.

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Review: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (The Tribe #1) – Ambelin Kwaymullina

The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (The Tribe #1)

Ashala Wolf, leader of a group of Illegals known as the Tribe, has been captured. She must undergo the Machine, a type of torture device used by Neville Rose, who is intent on capturing all Illegals. The Machine can read memories from the unwilling, just like Ashala.

Why this book?: I’ve been hearing a lot of really good things about it, and saw that my library had an e-book that I could borrow.

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Review: Ascension (Tangled Axon #1) – Jacqueline Koyanagi

Ascension (Tangled Axon, #1)

On a whim, Alana Quick stows away on a ship that just so happens to be looking for her sister, a well known spirit guide. Alana doesn’t know what she’s getting into, but she certainly doesn’t expect falling for the captain, nor being accused of genocide.

Why this book?: Author Tristina Wright (of 27 Hours) was raving about this book, and all of the diversity. Polyamory? Chronic pain? Amputee? F/F couple? Black girl MC with locs? YES!


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Review: Fire Boy (Djinn-Son Duology #1) – Sami Shah

Fire Boy (Djinn-Son Duology, #1)

Wahid, an only child, goes out with his friends to a party for the first time in a long time. While driving his best friend Arif and his crush Maheen home, mythical djinns attack the car, flipping it over and killing Arif. When Wahid somehow kills a djinn, the creature takes Maheen’s soul in retribution.

Why this book?: I got the ebook for free, and it sounded amazing. Also, an urban fantasy book set in Pakistan? Yes please!!!

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