The True Queen: A Feminist Book Review

Finally, the sequel to 2015’s Sorcerer to the Crown is here! I loved the first book. Fairies! Reserved Victorian-era magicians! Scandals! Diverse representation! That ending! Basically everything I typed above applies to the sequel, The True Queen. This time, we follow two sisters, Sakti and Muna, as they try to figure out how to remove… Read More

Ninefox Gambit: A Feminist Book Review

I’ve just picked up the second book in the Machineries of Empire series, Raven Stratagem, almost a year after finishing Ninefox Gambit. I needed the long break because Ninefox Gambit is heavy, and even though the ending sets up for the next book, I still needed a break. That being said, I knew I would… Read More

The Warrior and the Flower: A Feminist Book Review

Camille Picott is the author of many independently-published science fiction and fantasy novels honoring her Asian heritage. The Warrior and the Flower takes us to the fictional World Kingdom and neighboring countries, all based on or inspired by Asian cultures of our world (but with lightning magic). The magic system was awesome, and the writing… Read More