DNF and books that weren’t for me

As I said in my post about my rating system, I prefer to blog about books that I enjoyed and have mostly positive things to say about. I want to recommend books to people. I want to encourage people to read books. Saying I didn't enjoy a book doesn't really benefit me, readers, or the... Continue Reading →

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Daughter of the Pirate King

I listened to this book, and I don't normally do that. I think that might have had some influence on my thoughts on this book. I didn't have as much agency over the tone, pacing, or even the accent of the characters. THREE STARS I like the concept of this book. I like the characters.... Continue Reading →

When I was Puerto Rican

I've never reviewed a memoir before. Honestly, I've never read a whole memoir before. This was a fun and new experience for me, which I believe is the purpose of this book. I'm looking into reading Esmeralda Santiago's next memoir. The memoir is about Santiago's experience growing up in Puerto Rico with her siblings and... Continue Reading →

Ruin & Rising: The End Has Come

I'm still in shock from this book. Still feeling weepy and I cannot be expected to emotionally engage right now. However, I will attempt to put my thoughts and feelings about this book into words. Starting with: WHY YOU GOTTA DO ME LIKE THAT BARDUGO?! There are spoilers in this post cause I cannot talk... Continue Reading →

A Curse so Dark and Lonely

Harper is being a lookout for her brother when all of a sudden she's taken to a faraway land, and it's FAR away. There she encounters Prince Rhen and his curse. Harper shows Rhen what it means to be a good ruler, and they forge an unlikely friendship. Harper continues her pursuit to return home,... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: Realm of Knights

  A big thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for the ARC in exchange for an honest review! This book will be available for purchase starting Septemeber 10th! Holy cow friends. This book was absolutely stunning. It is so complex and wonderful and I am still buzzing after reading it. The kingdom of Marsden doesn't... Continue Reading →

A Love Note to Booklovers

  Elisabeth works at one of the Great Libraries where magical books known as grimoires. It's a dangerous job guarding grimoires that have been enchanted by sorcerers. Becoming an official Warden is everything Elisabeth has ever wanted. Until she is framed for a crime she did not commit. She must then enter into the world... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: Cupid’s Match

Special thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for the ARC in exchange for an honest review! Lila is “matched” to the one person she can never be with; Cupid. There are laws forbidding those who create mortal love matches. Lila’s match with Cupid is the catalyst to events that could lead to the end of... Continue Reading →

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