Review ✷ Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith

Title: Bloodleaf Author: Crystal Smith Narrator: Nicola Barber Run Time: 10 hours, 35 minutes Source: Purchased Trigger Warning: Blood magic/self harm, loss of a loved one, violence and gore, brief instances of ableism (please inform me if I have missed anything and I will update this section) Goodreads Summary: Princess Aurelia is a prisoner to her crown and the heir that … Continue reading Review ✷ Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith

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Review & Playlist ✷ King of Scars

Title: King of Scars Author: Leigh Bardugo Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Run Time: 16 hours, 13 minutes Source: Purchased Trigger Warnings: Suicide, semi-graphic death, blood and gore (please inform me if I have missed anything and I will update this section) Synopsis: Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what … Continue reading Review & Playlist ✷ King of Scars

Mini Poetry Reviews | Lila Reviews Nejma by Nayyirah Waheed + The Princess Saves Herself in This One by Amanda Lovelace

Hey, y'all, it's Lila! I love novels, but one of my other literary loves is poetry! Lately I've gotten more into the modern poetry "genre" and I'm loving it! Of course, naturally, I've been reading more modern poetry collections. There are definitely hits and misses, but overall it's pretty wonderful genre/category! It's hard to make … Continue reading Mini Poetry Reviews | Lila Reviews Nejma by Nayyirah Waheed + The Princess Saves Herself in This One by Amanda Lovelace

It Was All A Haze… | Lila Reviews The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (And Gives A Short, Feminist Rant) + AESTHETIC

Title: The Hazel Wood Author: Melissa Albert Format: Audiobook Narrator: Rebecca Soler Running Time: 10 hours, 30 minutes TRIGGER WARNINGS: Suicide, violence, blood and gore (PLEASE NOTE: Although I have not currently ascertained the need for any trigger warnings when it comes to this title, please inform me if  have missed something and I will update this section) Goodreads … Continue reading It Was All A Haze… | Lila Reviews The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (And Gives A Short, Feminist Rant) + AESTHETIC

Flying High | Lila Reviews The Bird and the Sword by Amy Harmon + Aesthetic

Title: The Bird and the Sword Author: Amy Harmon Format: Audiobook Narrator: Trina Nishimura Running Time: 11 hours, 3 minutes TRIGGER WARNINGS: N/A (PLEASE NOTE: Although I have not currently ascertained the need for any trigger warnings when it comes to this title, please inform me if  have missed something and I will update this section) Goodreads Summary: Swallow, Daughter, pull them in, … Continue reading Flying High | Lila Reviews The Bird and the Sword by Amy Harmon + Aesthetic

Nevertheless Everless Persisted | Lila Reviews Everless by Sara Holland + Aesthetic

Title: Everless Author: Sara Holland Format: Audiobook Narrator: Eileen Stevens Running Time: 9 hours, 59 minutes TRIGGER WARNINGS: N/A (PLEASE NOTE: Although I have not currently ascertained the need for any trigger warnigs when it comes to this title, please inform me if  have missed something and I will update this section) Goodreads Summary: In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted … Continue reading Nevertheless Everless Persisted | Lila Reviews Everless by Sara Holland + Aesthetic

Sensational City | Lila Reviews The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

Title: The City of Brass Author: S.A. Chakraborty Format: Audiobook Narrator: Soneela Nankani Running Time: 19 hours, 35 minutes TRIGGER WARNINGS: Blood, gore, violence, war, genocide, casual mention of rape Goodreads Summary: Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But … Continue reading Sensational City | Lila Reviews The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty