Baba Yaga had that distinct, gritty feel to her words, as you would expect, but with that wise grandmother feel I'd want her to embody. It was a perfect read, and a timely one, on being your own woman, Baba Yaga style.
The (best) bad student booklist for anyone looking for dark academia reads.
Since reading The Bear and the Nightingale some years ago, I've been hungry for Imperial Russia novels, especially solid, fantasy ones.
Here are more lush, moody, gothic, and atmospheric books for your TBR pile.
My favorite fantasy books of all time
Favorite Arab-inspired fantasy I've read
A beautiful, atmospheric read, and my favorite book this month! Witchy, dark, and moody, Winterwood had all the elements I wanted this winter.
Well, I'm finally doing it. The idea for a jinn retelling of The Secret Garden has been brewing in my thoughts for a while now. There aren't many The Secret Garden retellings out there, and there are fewer Middle Eastern retellings of most of classic literature.
Books with "Bone/s" in the title.
New year, new list of lush, atmospheric, and lyrical books.