The Fantasy Feminist

Book Reviews, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Historical Fiction

Short Story…

When Keanu was little, her grandmother often spent the nights telling stories. With each story, she would say, "sometimes, the ending isn't obvious." The ending to what? It was a question often asked in their adobe hut, when the stars... Continue Reading →


Gods Behaving Badly by Mickey Ann

Gods Behaving Badly follows Cate a fallen goddess living in the mortal world who lost her soul to Hades. We see how she deals with the human world, juggling her anger issues and her clingy ex Ares who shows up... Continue Reading →

Order of Darkness by Philippa Gregory

Order of Darkness is Philippa Gregory's young adult historical fiction series which follows Luca Vero, a novice priest, who is recruited into a secret order to travel across Europe to investigate the end of days. It is through his travels... Continue Reading →

“Her throne awaits . . . if she can live long enough to take it.” Even before opening this book its readers are duped into believing that The Queen of the Tearling will be a faced paced, action-adventure with a... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Princess in the Opal Mask

"Orphaned as a child in the crumbling village of Tulan, Elara is determined to learn her true identity, even if it means wielding a dagger. Meanwhile, in Galandria's royal capital, Princess Wilha stands out as someone to either worship or... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Written In Red by Anne Bishop

The story follows blood prophet, Meg Corbyn, who has the ability to see prophecies when her skin is cut, making her valuable to those who would use and manipulate her for power and financial gain. She escapes a facility and... Continue Reading →

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