Good morning, afternoon, or evening, everyone! I have some special news that I need to share with all of you, so I hope you're all ready to listen! One of my goals for the past few months was to move Ace Of Bens to self-hosting, and what better time to do that than at the … Continue reading I’ve Moved!
Synopsis In Savannah Espinoza’s small New Mexico hometown, kids either flee after graduation or they’re trapped there forever. Vanni never planned to get stuck—but that was before her father was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, leaving her and her mother to care for him. Now, she doesn’t have much of a plan at all: living at … Continue reading Review | “Like Water” by Rebecca Podos
Synopsis: King Midas once had the ability to turn all he touched into gold. But after his gift—or curse—almost killed his daughter, Midas relinquished The Touch forever. Ten years later, Princess Kora still bears the consequences of her father’s wish: her skin shines golden, rumors follow her everywhere she goes, and she harbors secret powers … Continue reading Review | “A Touch Of Gold” by Annie Sullivan
Synopsis: The biggest lie of all is the story you think you already know. The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters; they’re also rivals, Blanca as obedient and graceful as Roja is vicious and manipulative. They know that, because of a generations-old spell, their family is bound to a bevy of swans deep in … Continue reading Review | “Blanca & Roja” by Anna-Marie McLemore
Synopsis: After losing her job at the library, Celeste "Cel" Walden starts working at the haunting Logan Museum as an archivist. But the job may not be the second chance she was hoping for, and she finds herself confronting her mental health, her relationships, and before long, her grasp on reality as she begins to dream … Continue reading Review | “Archival Quality” by Ivy Noelle Weir and Steenz
Synopsis: Rodrigo is not very good at being a hero, but he’s convinced that if he catches the speedster who’s been terrorizing the South Brazilian high society and stealing their goods, it’ll be his heroic breakthrough. On top of that, he’s also worried about his grandma coming to live with him and his sister, when … Continue reading Review | “Arch-Nemesis” by Gabriela Martins
Another set of mini-reviews! Today, I review Generations by Flavia Biondi, Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide by Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña, and I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You by Yumi Sakugawa.