Hades X Persephone Series Review (1-3) | Betwixt the Books After Dark

Wherein Michaela and I test a new format, slightly less structured and definitely longwinded but feels better when discussing three books at once. We also talk about the Hades X Persephone series by Scarlet St Claire and how we definitely did read them all … even if they were not our favorite books.

 River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey Review

Wherein Michaela and myself talk to you about the romp of a good time hippo rangling diverse novel set in an alternate timeline 1890s. If you like heist plots, diverse characters respecting each other, and … well … hippo wrangling do we have a recommendation for you!

Am I Cursed? | Sands of Arawiya by Hafsah Faizal Series Review

Let me be clear: I loved the first book in this series, We Hunt the Flame. I did not, however, find the second book (We Free the Stars) to be a great conclusion. It was fine! But not great. And I am on a streak of series that don’t end as well as I think they should … so I’m cranky.

2 Fantasy Romance Series Reviewed … with Sadness

In which I read two fantasy romance series back to back, both of which had good first books, better second books, and then fell apart in the third one. After The Folk of the Air also disappointed me, am I doomed to read unsatisfying series for a while? Please leave recommendations for good ones in the comments, I’m struggling.