RATING: 2/5 stars This review contains spoilers. Please see my Goodreads post for a non-spoilered review! Link: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/4031502211?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1   WITCHES STEEPED IN GOLD by Ciannon Smart is a young adult fantasy novel about two witches working together in a “deadly alliance” to take down the ruler of their island

(non-spoiler review): RATING: 4.5/5 stars   IRON WIDOW by Xiran Jay Zhao is a dark but beautiful sci-fi/fantasy reimagining of China’s first and only female emperor. It’s perfect for fans of strong female protagonists, enemies-to-lovers, and love triangles (that are actually real triangles). Xiran Jay Zhao artfully weaves Chinese culture