Alexandra Reviews

The Fragile Threads of Power

Once, there were four worlds, nestled like pages in a book, each pulsing with fantastical power, and connected by a single city: London. Until the magic grew too fast, and forced the worlds to seal th...

8.4 Great

Harrow the Ninth

The lesbian necromancers in space are back. Are you ready? Because I wasn't.

8.2 Great

Never-Contented Things: A Novel of Faerie

Prince and his fairy courtiers are staggeringly beautiful, unrelentingly cruel, and exhausted by the tedium of the centuries―until they meet foster-siblings Josh and Ksenia. Drawn in by their vivid em...

8.2 Great

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

If you've read Gentleman's Guide than you are familiar with Felicity. A young woman who wants more than anything to be a doctor. She's spent her entire life attempting to study medicine by sneaking bo...

8 Great

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

Just in time for the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Keirsten White is releasing The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein.  Dark Descent  is a retelling of the original novel...

8.2 Great

Obsidio Review

Obsidio is the last book in the Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. I’ve had nothing but love for the last two books, so Obsidio had a lot to live up to. First off, this book is da...

7.8 Good

God Complex Volume 1: Dogma

I received a copy of God Complex Volume One in exchange for an honest review. “Let me ask you something.Do you know what’s the worst thing that can happen to someone? It’s not findin...

7.2 Good

Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy was polarizing for Chelsey and I. I loved it, Chelsey had her problems with it. Strange the Dreamer follows Lazlo Strange, an orphan who becomes a lib...

8.4 Great

The Invasion

The Invasion is the sequel to 2016’s The Call. The Call was a surprisingly dark venture for Scholastic that I couldn’t stop thinking about. I was interested to see how Peadar Ó Guilín followed up his ...

7.8 Good

Furyborn Review

I was lucky and received an ARC of Furyborn from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I’m a little late on posting this, but here it goes. I’ve previously read Claire Legrand’...

7.6 Good

The Hazel Wood Review

Writing a review for The Hazel Wood was very difficult. Unlike a lot of the books that I read this year this novel was very plot driven. For the sake of spoilers I won’t really go into that. Loo...

7.8 Good

When I Cast Your Shadow Review

When I Cast Your Shadow is Sarah Porter’s follow up to last year’s Vassa in the Night. If you thought that was dark… well do I have a surprise for you. When I Cast Your Shadow follow...

7.4 Good

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue Review

Every once in a while you come across a book that was clearly written just for you. I’m a sucker for Victorian Era inspired fiction, especially if it’s witty. After looking for recommendat...

8 Great

Becoming Darkness

Becoming Darkness takes place in an alternate timeline where the Nazi’s won World War Two. Their victory was fully dependent on them releasing a plague which quickly went out of hand. The majori...

5 Average

Clockwork Prince Review

In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Cha...

6.4 Fair
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