Book Reviews

You’re interested in my thoughts on the books I’ve been reading recently? Then you’ve come to the right place! Reviews can be found here.

Recommendations

This is one of the newer features on Ink & Myths. A place for recommendations, based on specific genres or themes.

Wrap-Up & TBR

Seasonal wrap-ups and TBRs can be found here, as well as very short reviews and my reading plans for the coming months.

“It was impossible, of course. But when did that ever stop any dreamer from dreaming?”

Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer

Review | What We Devour by Linsey Miller

Publisher: Sourcebooks FireRelease date: July 6th 2021Genres: Young Adult, FantasyPages: 336Goodreads rating: 3.72 Goodreads summary: From the author of Mask of Shadows comes a dark and intricate story of a girl who must tether herself to a violent ruler to save her crumbling world. Lorena Adler has a secret—she holds the power of the banished gods, the Noble and the Vile, … More Review | What We Devour by Linsey Miller

Review | Six Crimson Cranes (Six Crimson Cranes, #1) by Elizabeth Lim

Publisher: Hodder & StoughtonRelease date: July 8th 2021Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Fairy Tale RetellingPages: 464Goodreads rating: 4.46 Goodreads summary: Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, Shiori loses control. At first, her mistake seems like a stroke of … More Review | Six Crimson Cranes (Six Crimson Cranes, #1) by Elizabeth Lim

Review | Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft

Publisher: Wednesday BooksRelease date: March 2nd 2021Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ+Pages: 400Goodreads rating: 3.99 Goodreads summary: He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness. Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she’s been dismissed from the Queen’s Guard and separated from her best friend—the girl she loves. So when a … More Review | Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft

Review | A Dark and Hollow Star (A Dark and Hollow Star, #1) by Ashley Shuttleworth

Publisher: Hodder & StoughtonRelease date: February 25th 2021Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ+Pages: 512Goodreads rating: 4.19 Goodreads summary: The Cruel Prince meets City of Bones in this thrilling urban fantasy set in the magical underworld of Toronto where four queer teens race to stop a serial killer before their crimes expose the hidden world of faeries to humans. Choose your player. The … More Review | A Dark and Hollow Star (A Dark and Hollow Star, #1) by Ashley Shuttleworth

Blog Tour & Review | The Electric Heir (Feverwake, #2) by Victoria Lee (+GIVEAWAY)

Publisher: Skyscape Release date: March 17th 2020 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Sciencie Fiction, LGBTQ+ Pages: 480 Goodreads rating:  4.52 Goodreads summary: In the sequel to The Fever King, Noam Álvaro seeks to end tyranny before he becomes a tyrant himself. Six months after Noam Álvaro helped overthrow the despotic government of Carolinia, the Atlantians have gained citizenship, … More Blog Tour & Review | The Electric Heir (Feverwake, #2) by Victoria Lee (+GIVEAWAY)

Blog Tour & Review | The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett (+GIVEAWAY)

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Release date: March 3rd 2020 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ+ Pages: 432 Goodreads rating:  4.11 Goodreads summary: An enchanted tale of intrigue where a duke’s daughter is the only survivor of a magical curse. When Ekata’s brother is finally named heir, there will be nothing to keep her at … More Blog Tour & Review | The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett (+GIVEAWAY)

Review | Belle Révolte by Linsey Miller

Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Release date: February 4th 2020 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ+ Pages: 384 Goodreads rating:  3.65 Goodreads summary: Emilie des Marais is more at home holding scalpels than embroidery needles and is desperate to escape her noble roots to serve her country as a physician. But society dictates a noble lady cannot perform such … More Review | Belle Révolte by Linsey Miller

Blog Tour & Review | Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez (+ GIVEAWAY)

Publisher: Page Street Books Release date: January 7th 2020 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Pages: 384 Goodreads rating:  4.20 Goodreads summary: Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lost everything when the usurper, Atoc, used an ancient relic to summon ghosts and drive the Illustrians from La Ciudad. Now … More Blog Tour & Review | Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez (+ GIVEAWAY)

Review | The Family That Carried Their House on Their Backs by Sammie Downing

Publisher: Half Mystic Press Release date: December 18th 2019 Genres: Novella, Fairy Tales Pages: 89 Goodreads rating:  4.50 Goodreads summary: Young Miriam is born into a world where women carry houses stitched to their backs, while men carry keys with the power to unlock them. Miriam’s nomadic family moves from clearing to clearing within a dark … More Review | The Family That Carried Their House on Their Backs by Sammie Downing

Review | The Sword of Kaigen (Theonite) by M. L. Wang

Publisher: M. L. Wang Release date: Februrary 19th, 2019 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Adult Pages: 651 Goodreads rating:  4.49 Goodreads summary: A mother struggling to repress her violent past, A son struggling to grasp his violent future, A father blind to the danger that threatens them all. When the winds of war reach their peninsula, will the … More Review | The Sword of Kaigen (Theonite) by M. L. Wang