INTL Blog Tour: Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez (ARC)

"Words empowered by justice can never be silenced." A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revolución, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history. Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lost everything when the usurper, Atoc, used an ancient relic to summon ghosts and drive the Illustrians … Continue reading INTL Blog Tour: Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez (ARC)

Princess & Pages Year in Books 2019

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“A story was a form of telepathy. By means of inking symbols onto a page, she was able to send thoughts and feelings from her mind to her reader's. It was a magical process, so commonplace that no one stopped to wonder at it.” ― Ian McEwan, Atonement Happy New Year, everyone! I hope 2020 has been … Continue reading Princess & Pages Year in Books 2019

“Everything Under” by Daisy Johnson is Everything

The places we are born come back. They disguise themselves as migraines, stomach aches, insomnia. They are the way we sometimes wake falling, fumbling for the bedside lamp, certain everything we’ve built has gone in the night. We become strangers to the places we are born. They would not recognize us but we will always … Continue reading “Everything Under” by Daisy Johnson is Everything

The Joy of Pessimism in oh no by Alex Norris

oh no. A humorous and poignant comic collection about disappointments big and small based on the popular webcomic, Webcomic Name. Alex Norris’ viral webcomic Webcomic Name, has captured the internet’s heart. The disappointed blob and its resigned "oh no" has become a recognizable slogan, tapping into the current internet zeitgeist of self-conscious pessimism to hilarious … Continue reading The Joy of Pessimism in oh no by Alex Norris

PH Blog Tour: Si Janus Sílang at ang Labanáng Manananggal-Mambabarang Komiks

Apat na buwan na si Janus sa mansiyon nina Manong Joey sa Angono pero naroon pa rin ang sakit ng dilang-karayom ng manananggal sa puso niya dahil sa pagkawala ng mga mahal sa buhay at sapilitang paglayo kay Mica. Simula ng Christmas break nang mawasak ang proteksiyon ng mansiyon laban sa Tiyanak at sa mga … Continue reading PH Blog Tour: Si Janus Sílang at ang Labanáng Manananggal-Mambabarang Komiks

INTL Blog Tour: “Song of the Crimson Flower” by Julie C. Dao

“Love is a magic all its own.” From the acclaimed author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns comes a fantastical new tale of darkness and love, in which magical bonds are stronger than blood. Will love break the spell? After cruelly rejecting Bao, the poor physician's apprentice who loves her, Lan, a wealthy nobleman's daughter, … Continue reading INTL Blog Tour: “Song of the Crimson Flower” by Julie C. Dao