The Traitor Prince \\ spoiler-free book review

The Traitor Prince (Ravenspire, #3)TitleThe Traitor Princ

Author: C. J. Redwine

PublisherBalzer + Bray


Goodreads reviewhere


Javan Najafai, the crown prince of Akram, has spent the last ten years at school, far away from his kingdom. He’s been eagerly awaiting his return home to his ailing father, but his journey there goes dangerously wrong. A mysterious imposter has taken his place—and no one will believe Javan is the true prince.

After barely escaping the imposter’s hitmen, Javan is thrown in the most dangerous prison in his kingdom—Maqbara. The only way to gain an audience with the king and reveal the truth is to fight his way out in the prison’s yearly tournament, which pits inmates against a coterie of the deadliest creatures in the world.

The one person who can help him is Sajda, a strong and secretive girl who has been enslaved by Maqbara’s warden since she was a child. Working with Sajda might be the only way Javan can escape alive—but she’s hiding something.

Together, Javan and Sajda will have to outwit the dangerous warden, outfight the hundreds of deadly creatures, and outlast the murderous prisoners intent on killing Javan before he can win—in order to fight for their freedom, and take down the imposter once and for all.

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Running to Battle Music \\ writing playlist


I always listen to music while I’m writing. If I can’t, then I can’t concentrate. And certain genres and bands make me feel different things – I connect them to specific scenes.

(I hope I don’t sound crazy here 😂 🤷🏻‍♀️)

Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of music that makes me imagine a running-to-battle scene (which is different than a battle\fighting scene).

So here’s my running-to-battle playlist!

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The Shadow Queen \\ spoiler-free book review

The Shadow Queen (Ravenspire, #1)

Title: The Shadow Queen

Author: C. J. Redwine

PublisherBalzer + Bray


Goodreads review: here


Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common—magic. She’ll have to be stronger, faster, and more powerful than Irina, the most dangerous sorceress Ravenspire has ever seen.

In the neighboring kingdom of Eldr, when Prince Kol’s father and older brother are killed by an invading army of magic-wielding ogres, the second-born prince is suddenly given the responsibility of saving his kingdom. To do that, Kol needs magic—and the only way to get it is to make a deal with the queen of Ravenspire, promise to become her personal huntsman…and bring her Lorelai’s heart.

But Lorelai is nothing like Kol expected—beautiful, fierce, and unstoppable—and despite dark magic, Lorelai is drawn in by the passionate and troubled king. Fighting to stay one step ahead of the dragon huntsman—who she likes far more than she should—Lorelai does everything in her power to ruin the wicked queen. But Irina isn’t going down without a fight, and her final move may cost the princess the one thing she still has left to lose. 

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Melora: WIP Updates – Characters, Aesthetics and a Pansexual Witch \\ part one


If you’re new, I’ve been working on a novel since… January? More like June if we’re going with when I actually started to write it down.

But anyway, I have a novel! And it’s a diverse fantasy! And I have been consistently writing in it for a little while, so why not take you along with me?

But we can make this fun for the both of us – tell me about one of your projects! And if you’re interested in sticking around, you should update us on your novel every time I post one of these!

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