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The Luminaries by Susan Dennard is a YA fantasy novel with horror elements and the first book in a new series (3/5 stars)

The Luminaries by Susan DennardLuminaries, #1(post may contain affiliate links) The Luminaries by Susan Dennard is a YA fantasy novel with horror elements and the first book in a new series. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under ten hours and is narrated by Caitlin Davies. We follow our main character… Continue reading The Luminaries by Susan Dennard is a YA fantasy novel with horror elements and the first book in a new series (3/5 stars)

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Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a cute middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War (3/5 stars)

Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine(post may contain affiliate links) Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War. The ebook version is 352 pages. I listened to a voicegalley, which clocked in at seven and a half hours and… Continue reading Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a cute middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War (3/5 stars)

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Lute by Jennifer Marie Thorne is a slow burn folk horror novel (4/5 stars)

Lute by Jennifer Marie Thorne(post may contain affiliate links) Lute by Jennifer Marie Thorne is a slow burn folk horror novel. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at nine and a half hours and is narrated by Victoria Blunt. We follow our main characters with a first-person point-of-view. Every seven summers--on The Day--seven people… Continue reading Lute by Jennifer Marie Thorne is a slow burn folk horror novel (4/5 stars)

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Happy Book Birthday A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson, a queer fantasy romance with horror elements (5/5 stars)

A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson(post may contain affiliate links) A Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson. We follow our main character with a second-person point-of-view as if she is writing a love letter or confession. “This is my last love letter to you, though some would call… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson, a queer fantasy romance with horror elements (5/5 stars)

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Ithaca by Claire North is a feminist retelling of Greek mythology focusing on Penelope (4/5 stars)

Ithaca by Claire North(post may contain affiliate links) Ithaca is a fantasy with historical fiction elements by Claire North. The ebook version is 464 pages. I did a blended read with this book by also listening to the audiobook, which clocks in at twelve and a half hours and is narrated by Catrin Walker-Booth. It has… Continue reading Ithaca by Claire North is a feminist retelling of Greek mythology focusing on Penelope (4/5 stars)

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This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi is a YA epic fantasy with romantic elements inspired by Persian mythology (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5)

This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi(post may contain affiliate links) This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi is a YA epic fantasy with romantic elements inspired by Persian mythology. The ebook version is 512 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under thirteen and a half hours and is narrated by Kate… Continue reading This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi is a YA epic fantasy with romantic elements inspired by Persian mythology (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5)

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Juniper & Thorn is a gothic horror fantasy with folklore elements by Ava Reid (4.5/5 stars)

Juniper & Thorn by Ava Reid(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)Juniper & Thorn is a gothic horror fantasy with folklore elements by Ava Reid. The ebook version is 303 pages. We follow our main character with a first-person point-of-view.Marlinchen is the youngest of three… Continue reading Juniper & Thorn is a gothic horror fantasy with folklore elements by Ava Reid (4.5/5 stars)

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The Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean (4/5 stars)

The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean. The ebook version is 304 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at thirteen and a half hours and is narrated by… Continue reading The Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Novella, Queer

Down Among the Sticks and Bones is a portal fantasy novella with horror elements by Seanan McGuire

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire(post may contain affiliate links) Down Among the Sticks and Bones is a portal fantasy novella with horror elements in the Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire. The ebook version is 187 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at four hours and is narrated… Continue reading Down Among the Sticks and Bones is a portal fantasy novella with horror elements by Seanan McGuire

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A Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson

Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsA Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson. The ebook version is 248 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at five hours and is narrated by Abby Craden. We follow our… Continue reading A Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson