I wanted this to be so good. I had such high hopes. And one side of the pairing absolute is the cutest cinnamon bun. But there’s an issue when I think the other half … isn’t. Here we go!
Wherein me and Michaela are a bit of a mess but manage to get it together enough to talk about this fake dating, queer, sapphic romance!
Wherein we complete 1 of our joint review challenges, start another, and discuss a new diverse middle grade fantasy book with Korean folklore!
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.
Episode 3 of our 6th season and last of our #ownvoices cycle is this strange coming of age lesbian novel with hardcore things to say about poverty and family as well. We did not expect the twists. It was good! We think…
Wherein, we chat for half an hour about the wrap up of the own voices cycle in Bibliomancy and just general discussions going on in the publishing community about representation.
For episode two of this new season, we’re keeping the OwnVoices theme with this one! I’ve wanted to read this since the second it came out, but grad school is hard guys. I figured it fit the theme perfectly and this way I’d make everyone read it! Great idea, past me.
It’s a new season of Bibliomancy for Beginners, and we’re starting with an arc of #ownvoices titles. This one is ownvoices for an asexual main character, and also sounded really interesting in plot. After reading it, one of those things is still true!