ARC Review: Wicked Saints | The Wicked and the Divine

ARC Review: Wicked Saints | The Wicked and the Divine

TITLE: Wicked Saints
AUTHOR: Emily A. Duncan
SERIES: Something Dark and Holy
RELEASED: April 2019; Wednesday Books
GENRE: NA Fantasy
FORMAT: eBook

KEY INFO: Russian & Polish inspired, magic, gods, holy war, romance, morally grey characters
REPRESENTATION:
bisexual male (main), lesbian (side)

Content Notices

blood, self-harm, torture, war, alcohol dependency, death, abduction, violence

 

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ARC Review: Blackfish City | An Orcamancer, an Orca and a Polar bear Walk Into a Bar…

ARC Review: Blackfish City | An Orcamancer, an Orca and a Polar bear Walk Into a Bar…

TITLE: Blackfish City
AUTHOR: Sam J. Miller
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: April 2018; Ecco
GENRE: Science Fiction
FORMAT: e-book

KEY INFO: environmentalism, capitalism, wealth inequality, poverty, technology
REPRESENTATION:
non-binary, queer, f/f, indigenous characters
CONTENT NOTICES:
violence, death

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ARC Review: Educated | Mormonism, Abuse and a Young Woman’s Struggle for Education

ARC Review: Educated | Mormonism, Abuse and a Young Woman’s Struggle for Education

TITLE: Educated
AUTHOR: Tara Westover
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: February 2018; Random House
GENRE: Non Fiction
FORMAT: e-Book

KEY INFO: Memoir, Mormonism, rural America, off-the-grid living, education
REPRESENTATION:
female author, mental illness
CONTENT NOTICES:
emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, trauma, severe mental illnesses, controlling and abusive father, gaslighting from parents and brother

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ARC Review: Planetfall | Anxiety Rep in Sci-fi, Bisexual MC, and an Addictive, Character-Driven Plot

ARC Review: Planetfall | Anxiety Rep in Sci-fi, Bisexual MC, and an Addictive, Character-Driven Plot

TITLE: Planetfall
AUTHOR: Emma Newman
SERIES: Planetfall
RELEASED: November 2015; Ace/Roc
GENRE: Science Fiction
FORMAT: e-Book

KEY INFO:  Founding of a new colony, character-driven, #ownvoice, political secrets, grief
REPRESENTATION:
bisexual woman MC, anxiety, hoarding disorder, f/f romance, people of colour
CONTENT NOTICES:
depiction of severe hoarding, forcible public intervention against hoarders will, feelings of shame around hoarding, descriptions of hoarding

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