Punching the Air Review

I have rediscovered books in verse and I am in love. I am a huge fan of poetry and I can't believe I've forgotten how much I appreciate stories told through verse. Each poem of this book stands alone so well and as a whole, it's just plain art. I underlined a lot of this … Continue reading Punching the Air Review

Parachutes Review: international students, friendship, and #metoo stories

I really enjoyed this book even though I felt on edge the entire time because I knew it was going to be a #metoo story. However, that didn't stop me from getting immersed in the story. I've been anticipating this book since I stumbled upon Kelly Yang's twitter for work. She was offering free online … Continue reading Parachutes Review: international students, friendship, and #metoo stories

This is My Brain in Love Review: important conversations about mental health and relationships

Okay, when I first heard about this book I thought it was trying to be quirky. Like a nerdy person who doesn't trust their heart, which sounds like a book I would read and I am not bashing it at all. However, after reading the actual description and starting the book, it's a super important … Continue reading This is My Brain in Love Review: important conversations about mental health and relationships

Agnes at the End of the World Review: cults, the apocalypse, and two sisters

This book is crazy, and if you're a fan of documentaries and apocalypse stuff, then this book is perfect for you. I'll admit that I went into this book not really expecting it to blow my mind, but then it completely DID. This book follows two sisters, Agnes and Beth who are a part of … Continue reading Agnes at the End of the World Review: cults, the apocalypse, and two sisters

Most Likely Review: friends, senior year, and maybe a little love

Yessssss. What a fabulous girl-friend cast. I am a huge fan of The Bold Type television show, which Sarah Watson is the writer for. So, I was SO excited to read this book. Also, one of my favorite booktubers loved it. So, as the cover reveals, this story follows four different friends as they tie … Continue reading Most Likely Review: friends, senior year, and maybe a little love

Sisters of Sword and Song: sisterhood, alternative ancient Greece, and magic

If I've said it once, I've said it maybe only once or twice before--but I love Greek mythology. I was already interested in this story of two sisters with different strengths, and then I heard it took place in alternative ancient Greece, and I HAD to read it. It did not disappoint. This book packs … Continue reading Sisters of Sword and Song: sisterhood, alternative ancient Greece, and magic

Winterwood Review: a dark poetic fairy tale

The writing of this book is beautiful. That's my biggest take away from reading this book. It's also the perfect modern fairytale book for this fall and winter. I didn't read The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw, but I've heard a lot about it in the booktube and book blog universe. So, I was really … Continue reading Winterwood Review: a dark poetic fairy tale

Lovely War Review: A Beautiful Story of Love, WWI & Greek Gods

I found this book after I realized that I needed to be looking for more Greek myth retellings and books with the Greek gods in them because I LOVE them. Friends, this is one of the sweetest romance novels I've ever read. Berry does such a magical job of capturing the sweet ache of being … Continue reading Lovely War Review: A Beautiful Story of Love, WWI & Greek Gods

Blood & Honey Review: such beautifully flawed characters

You can read my review of the first book of the trilogy, Serpent & Dove, here. I believe that a character's flaws are what makes them beautiful and believable. I don't need a perfect heroine. I need a flawed heroine who is strong despite her flaws and grows as a person. Lou and Reid are … Continue reading Blood & Honey Review: such beautifully flawed characters