Someone told me there was a YA fantasy set in 1920s Shanghai loosely based on Romeo and Juliet and I was hooked. These Violent Delights was everything I needed, wanted, expected, and more. I do not always go for romance tropes, but I enjoyed the twist on the enemies to lovers trope of Romeo and Juliet to enemies to lovers to enemies to reluctant allies as they work together to fight the evil that has risen in the streets of Shanghai.
Every second I spent reading The Air You Breathe was one I spent feeling like I had a breath caught in my throat. Finding the words to describe why and how I loved this book is a struggle, but I’ll do my best. 😘 I’ll start with the narrator, Dores, who at age 95, recounts […]
Even from just the first few pages of The Kindness of Enemies I knew that this was going to be a book that would stick with me for a long time. The novel is two stories in parallel, one taking place in the twenty-first century, and one in the 19th. The story starts with Natasha […]