Image of a girl in a dress surrounded by trees and monsters at the bottom with a golden city at the top on the other side of a wall. Text says "The scariest monsters are the human-shaped ones. Genoveva Demova FOUL DAYS." Cover blurb text: "'A fresh, gritty world bursting with wonderful characters–and monsters galore!'-Allison Saft."

Foul Days

FOUL DAYS rating: four stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐. Set in Chernograd, Bulgaria, FOUL DAYS by Genoveva Dimova (Tor/Macmillan, June 25, 2024) is a fantasy novel with a sassy, rough-and-tumble urban feel (think the Six of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo). Chernograd is split by a Wall in which an evil magical creature is trapped, making passage next […]

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Wild Over Emily Wilde

EMILY WILDE’S MAP OF THE OTHERLANDS rating: 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐. The first book in the series was EMILY WILDE’S ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF FAERIES by Heather Fawcett (Del Rey/Penguin Random House, January 10, 2023), and EMILY WILDE’S MAP OF THE OTHERLANDS (Del Rey/Penguin Random House, January 16, 2024) is the second book in the series. They are

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PROJECTIONS by S. E. Porter rating: 3 stars ⭐⭐⭐. Once upon a time there was a rich boy who thought he owned a poor girl: this is the story of Gus and Catherine in the novel PROJECTIONS by S. E. Porter (Tor/Macmillan, February 13, 2024), Porter’s first adult novel. Gus obtains magical powers, which make

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