Dark Shores Review: Roman-inspired world and a boss pirate princess

I am a complete sucker for Greek and Roman-inspired books. I also am always looking for pirate books. So the fact that this book brings these two book-passions of mine to life is wonderful! Not only did it have a world I wanted to explore, but the characters were delightfully complex. Teriana is a boss pirate … Continue reading Dark Shores Review: Roman-inspired world and a boss pirate princess

Deadly Education Review: I was ready for the death, I just wasn’t ready for the humor

This book was hilarious and I didn’t think it would be nearly as funny as it was. I thought it was going to be all doom and gloom and I was totally prepared and excited for that.  It IS doom and gloom but it also has a lot of laughs. El is unlikable to others, … Continue reading Deadly Education Review: I was ready for the death, I just wasn’t ready for the humor

The Knife of Never Letting Go: I’m never letting go of this book

Friends, how am I so often late to the party when it comes to incredible books? What am I reading instead? How have I managed not to read them? How have I missed this book?? I’m reading other incredible books of course. Don't worry I'm not tossing everything else I've ever read out the window. I’ve heard … Continue reading The Knife of Never Letting Go: I’m never letting go of this book

Edge of Anything: mental health, grief, and female friendship

I didn't realize how much I needed to read a YA book about two girls who help each other face their fears and their problems. This book soothed my soul in how it faced issues head on that I myself and others I know have dealt with but didn't have a story to find solace … Continue reading Edge of Anything: mental health, grief, and female friendship

The Guinevere Deception Review: girls run the world

If you haven't read my review of Legendborn, I'm not a king Arther legend gall. I am pretty opposed to reading love triangles so I usually try to stay away. So this is a book I would tend to stay away from cause of the original lore, HOWEVER I WOULD HAVE MISSED OUT! This book … Continue reading The Guinevere Deception Review: girls run the world

Everything I Thought I Knew Review: inexplicable magic/science (the best kind)

I am a sucker for books that contain just a little bit of magical or scientific phenomenon that is never explained. I don't know what it is about not getting an explanation, but I think it's that I can focus on the what instead of the why. I think it comes from my deep love … Continue reading Everything I Thought I Knew Review: inexplicable magic/science (the best kind)

November Wrap Up: finished my reading goal!

That's right! I've read over 75 books this year and am still going! I'd like to thank a year of COVID and being a CYBILS panelist for this achievement. Henna Wars By Adiba Jaigirdar This was an interesting romantic-coming-of-age-addressing-racism book. It also took place in Ireland I found that fact fun and I thought I'd … Continue reading November Wrap Up: finished my reading goal!