The True Queen: A Feminist Book Review

Finally, the sequel to 2015’s Sorcerer to the Crown is here! I loved the first book. Fairies! Reserved Victorian-era magicians! Scandals! Diverse representation! That ending! Basically everything I typed above applies to the sequel, The True Queen. This time, we follow two sisters, Sakti and Muna, as they try to figure out how to remove… Read More

Book Review: Sorcerer to the Crown

I finally finished Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown a week ago. It took me a long time to get through the winner of the British Fantasy Awards’ Best Newcomer. I’m not sure why–the book is fabulous. The characters are well-drawn, the┬ámagic system is intriguing, and the writing is impeccable. But the book is dense.… Read More