Wayward Reviews

Erratic reviews by a preposterous tea-drinking cat lady.

  Rating: Review: Aru Shah is 12 years old, and has a flexible relationship with the truth. In an attempt to impress her classmates after they discover that she’s lied, she lights a cursed lamp. Lighting that lamp releases The Sleeper, whose duty is to wake the God of Destruction. To stop The Sleeper, Aru […]

  “See how many doors open, Alastor said, when someone with influence and ideas comes along with a key? Fortune can be hoarded, or it can be shared.” Rating: Review: This was a super enjoyable middle grade novel, and a perfect fall read! Prosper Redding belongs to a dysfunctional, but highly fortuitous family. He is […]

  “You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.” Rating: Review: Looking for another Spooky read for Halloween, and I thought, what could be better than a book set in a Graveyard? Nobody Owens can to live in a graveyard when his parents were […]

An LGBTQ+ reviewer of fiction – YA, fantasy, sci-fi, historical and contemporary.