Review:: The Diviners by Libba Bray

In The Diviners, Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City – and she is pos-i-tut-ely thrilled. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping, and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish pickpockets. The only…

Review:: Iron Cast by Destiny Soria

I received an ARC of Iron Cast thanks to Netgalley and the publisher, Amulet Books, in exchange for an honest review. It’s Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths—whose “afflicted” blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art—Corinne and Ada have been best friends ever since infamous gangster Johnny…

Review:: The Spice Box Letters by Eve Makis

I received an ARC of The Spice Box Letters through Netgalley and the publisher, St. Martin’s Press, in exchange for an honest review. Katerina longs to know why her late grandmother, Miriam, refused to talk about the past, especially when she inherits a journal and handwritten letters stashed in a wooden spice box, cryptic treasures written…

Review:: The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman

In The Masked City, the written word is mightier than the sword—most of the time…   Working in an alternate version of Victorian London, Librarian-spy Irene has settled into a routine, collecting important fiction for the mysterious Library and blending in nicely with the local culture. But when her apprentice, Kai—a dragon of royal descent—is kidnapped…