Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao
★★★★★ // 4.5 out of 5 stars
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“A woman who can think for herself delves beneath the surface. Pulling out the threads of another’s story and applying them to your own life is the mark of a queen.”
I loved this book wow. The only reason I could rate this book lower is because there wasn’t enough of it and it ended too soon. I’m SHOOK. This book is like a call-out post for all the problems I have for mainstream YA fantasy. Julie brought her A-game here! And I was living for it!
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6 Correction 7 books in November and DNF’d 2.
- Ace of Shades – Amanda Foody | review | 4/5 stars
- The Speaker – Traci Chee | review | 1/5 stars
- Damsel – Elana K. Arnold | review | 4/5 stars
- The Cruel Prince – Holly Black | review | 3/5 stars
- Girls of Paper and Fire – Natasha Ngan | review | 3/5 stars
- Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix – Julie Dao | review | 4.5/5 stars
- Air Awakens – Elise Kova | review | 3/5 stars
I also got a head-start on my December TBR in the last days of November. I’ve mentioned some of these books in the past but December’s my final chance to get to them this year! I’m determined to finally read them after delaying them for so long.
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