Remember November Book Review

A version of this book review for Remember November by Cameron Darrow first appeared in The Lesbrary. Summary Remember, November follows Millie, Elise, Victoria and their coven of witches as they learn their powers in the aftermath of World War I. The coven is under the employment of The Allied Directorate for Alternative Means (ADAM),Continue reading “Remember November Book Review”

The Athena Protocol Book Review

A version of this book review for The Athena Protocol first appeared in The Lesbrary. Summary Jessie Archer is an agent of Athena, a secret women’s organization that does the government’s dirty work of bringing down bad guys without the red tape. But even Athena has its rules, and Jessie is a loose cannon. When theContinue reading “The Athena Protocol Book Review”

The Labyrinth’s Archivist Book Review

A version of this book review for The Labyrinth’s Archivist first appeared in The Lesbrary and contains spoilers! Summary The Labyrinth’s Archivist is the first in the Broken Cities series. It follows Azulea, the daughter of the Head Archivist and granddaughter of the former Head Archivist. The Labyrinth contains winding paths and hallways with gates toContinue reading “The Labyrinth’s Archivist Book Review”

The Sanctuary of Themyscira Book Review

The Sanctuary of Themyscira is the first in the Amazons series by Leila Hedyth. This review first appeared in The Lesbrary. Summary A mysterious group of women rescue Kylla from imprisonment and throw her into an otherworldly adventure on the mythical island of Themyscira, home of the legendary Amazonian women. However, the paradise of aContinue reading “The Sanctuary of Themyscira Book Review”

The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima Book Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for The Crimson Crown are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. It’s taken several years, but I finally finished the Seven Realms Series.Continue reading “The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima Book Review”

The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin Book Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for The Fifth Season are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. My best friend read the whole Broken Earth trilogy by NK JemisinContinue reading “The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin Book Review”

How to Write a Book Review

The first thing to note when learning how to write a book review is that there’s no one right way to do it. Throughout the years, I’ve gone through a few formats of book reviews myself. But today, I will outline the latest structure that works for me. I hope it helps other writers whoContinue reading “How to Write a Book Review”

Meagan Reads YA Fantasy: “Every Exquisite Thing” by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson

I’m excited to share that I will be contributing monthly reviews to The Lesbrary book review blog, dedicated to talking about books by and about women/femmes who identify as queer. The first review I wrote for the blog is for “Every Exquisite Thing,” a short story part of the Ghosts of the Shadow Market collectionContinue reading “Meagan Reads YA Fantasy: “Every Exquisite Thing” by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson”

Meagan Reads YA Fantasy: The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima

This is the sequel to The Demon King from the Seven Realms series. Possible spoilers ahead, so if you plan on reading these books, proceed with caution. In the continuation of this series, Raisa makes it to Oden’s Ford with her childhood friend and complicated love interest Amon Byrne, after having fled the Fells toContinue reading “Meagan Reads YA Fantasy: The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima”

Meagan Reads Fiction: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

This is an older novel now, but I read it for my coworkers’ book club. I went with Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed because I’ve read his other two big novels (Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns) and loved them. Spoilers may come up in this article, so if you haven’t read the book and plan to, proceedContinue reading “Meagan Reads Fiction: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini”