ARC Review: Lobizona (Wolves of No World #1) by Romina Garber [Blog Tour]

Lobizona is a book that everyone needs to pick up to read immediately! At the heart, Lobizona is about the search for belonging when you’re between two worlds and on the outside of “normal” society.
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Welcome to my review as part of Wednesday Books’ blog tour for Lobizona! A review copy of the book was provided so that I could take part in the tour, but as always my opinions are my own.

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Anticipated Adventures: Court of Lions (Mirage #2) by Somaiya Daud (+ Giveaway!)

Anticipated Adventures is a regular feature at Reader Voracious where I highlight and discuss upcoming releases I can’t wait to get my hands on!

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📣 This week, I’m shining the spotlight on Court of Lions, the second and final installment of the Mirage series by Somaiya Daud! This duology is a powerful own-voices Moroccan inspired SFF tale of culture, family, oppression, and rebellion with a diverse cast of complex characters that you cannot help but adore.

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May & June Adventure Log // the world is a trashfire and I went on hiatus

The Adventure Log is my monthly wrap-up post!

Greetings friends, long time no see! It’s been over a month since I’ve sat down at my computer to write posts, read a book, or write a review. While the time away was absolutely crucial for me and my mental health, I missed it and all of you!

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2020 has been a trying year for everyone. I hope that each and every one of you are handling its challenges as best as you can. For me that unfortunately means stepping back from social media and focusing my limited energy for on the ground efforts and donating money to organizations.

To celebrate the end of my blogging hiatus, let’s briefly discuss May and June (spoiler alert: I haven’t read since June 5th).

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ARC Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

If you’re looking for a compelling and excellently plotted addition to Gothic horror set in 1950s Mexico, look no further than Mexican Gothic!

I devoured this book in one sitting; I simply couldn’t pry my eyes away until the end… CREEPY house, CREEPY people, & excellently plotted Gothic thriller set in 1950s Mexico that you won’t be able to put down!

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Duology Review: Want & Ruse by Cindy Pon

The Want duology is a critically important addition to YA and speculative fiction, and more people should be talking about this book! Want tackles social and political issues: wealth disparity, access to healthcare, climate change and environmental issues, all with a found family of misfits set on changing the world for the better.

I’ll admit that it may not be the best time to read speculative fiction that hits so close to reality right now. TLDR: I wholly recommend reading the Want duology but please be sure you are in the right mindset when picking it up as it deals with viruses and may not make for the best pandemic reading experience.

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