Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Retelling

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)

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Middle East Author, Novel, Romance

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)

Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Novel, Retelling

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)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Neurodiversity, Novel, Queer

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, Feminism, Fiction, Folklore, Novella, Queer, Retelling, Romance

A Mirror Mended is a fantasy novella with folklore elements and the sophomore entry in the Fractured Fables series by Alix E. Harrow

A Mirror Mended by Alix E. Harrow(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 3 of 5 starsA Mirror Mended is a fantasy novella with folklore elements and the sophomore entry in the Fractured Fables series by Alix E. Harrow. You can find my review of the first book in this series here.The ebook version is… Continue reading A Mirror Mended is a fantasy novella with folklore elements and the sophomore entry in the Fractured Fables series by Alix E. Harrow

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Novel, Retelling

Elektra: A Novel of the House of Atreus is a fantasy retelling of Greek mythology by Jennifer Saint, and her sophomore outing

Elektra by Jennifer Saint(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsElektra: A Novel of the House of Atreus is a fantasy retelling of Greek mythology by Jennifer Saint. The ebook version is 320 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at ten and a half hours and is narrated by… Continue reading Elektra: A Novel of the House of Atreus is a fantasy retelling of Greek mythology by Jennifer Saint, and her sophomore outing

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

Spear is a queer fantasy novella with folklore elements by Nicola Griffith

Spear by Nicola Griffith(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsSpear is a queer fantasy novella with folklore elements by Nicola Griffith. The eBook version is 192 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at six hours and is narrated by wonderfully by the author. We follow our main character… Continue reading Spear is a queer fantasy novella with folklore elements by Nicola Griffith

Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Latinx, YA

The Lost Dreamer is a lovely debut YA fantasy based on ancient Mesoamerican folklore by Lizz Huerta

The Lost Dreamer by Lizz Huerta (post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 rounded up to a 4)The Lost Dreamer is a debut YA fantasy based on ancient Mesoamerican folklore by Lizz Huerta. The eBook version is 384 pages and is told in the first person by alternating dual narrators,… Continue reading The Lost Dreamer is a lovely debut YA fantasy based on ancient Mesoamerican folklore by Lizz Huerta