War dragons, sprawling empires, godly men, huge krakens, daemonic evils on the rise, HERBIVORE dragons, whoohooing on straw if you get my drift...Are you sold yet or should I continue?
A story made fascinating by its focus on the cultural and social aspects of maintaining tradition while rebuilding society.
Two men maneuvered into a marriage of convenience stumble onto a murder mystery that might just put into question the future of a galactic empire? The inflaming burn of a queer romance and space politics? Extrovert cinnamon roll meets introvert cinnamon roll?
If you loved the cover reveal for Crowning Soul, Sahira Javaid's magical portal fantasy and the first book in the Heart of Noorenia series, then you're definitely not ready for this post.
I loved the slow-burn sapphic romance, the battles with reimagined, mythological beasts of the depths of the sea, and the message on seeking that much necessary harmony between self and Nature, past, present, and future.
Here's to a hell (but...but not literally...you hear me, demons?) of a 2021, and if you've had a terrible past year, I hope you can find something to celebrate at the end.
For readers who enjoy action-packed, metaphorically rich, politically-empowered stories devised to make you think, know, and act on the inequalities of our world.