These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Goodreads Synopsis The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery. A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the … Continue reading These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Goodreads synopsis Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster named … Continue reading The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill