Author Archives: AMythicalBeast

Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is her debut effort?! Fuck me and my writerly pretensions. The story plucks out the father bargains daughter away to monster theme from Beauty and the Beast (or … Continue reading

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Review: My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you know anything about British history, then you’ve heard about this queen. One who ruled for only 9 days, but was earnest, intelligent, and amazingly well-read. She … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Angel’s Dance by Nalini Singh

Angels’ Dance by Nalini Singh My rating: 3 of 5 stars My favourite short story of this series. I’ve always enjoyed Singh’s treatment of her secondary characters more than the primary couple, but this story is especially engaging because of … Continue reading

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The Test

There was little left of Time His death a gruesome sight, His body butchered in a secret hour In the waking of the night;   There was little left of Thought Throttled with cool, sure hands, No more he breathes … Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman My rating: 3 of 5 stars I waited and waited and waited for this story to get exciting…and then it just ended. Usually, if a book is going to bore me, it gives … Continue reading

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Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sherlock Holmes as a woman working under a man’s name. It’s brilliant in this quiet, understated way, and I loved it. It has none of the … Continue reading

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Review: Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold

Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold by Ellen O’Connell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Cord and Anne are my favourite fictional couple. Their relationship is serious #lifegoals for me. I’ve searched high and low for a book that is … Continue reading

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