These Violent Delights: a stylized, dark, and reimagined story that holds true to many aspects of the original story

I am a huge fan of Romeo and Juliet. I am completely aware of all of its issues, but I still find it dramatic in a great way and it has some iconic lines. "Do you bite your thumb at me, sir?" Such a classic. Having said that, I am an even bigger fan of … Continue reading These Violent Delights: a stylized, dark, and reimagined story that holds true to many aspects of the original story

The Dream Thieves Review: Was Ronan the original bad boy?

This book lived up perfectly to the previous one, which is always very impressive to me. I was so ready to dive back into this friend group and their adventure. As I said in my post about the first book, I love friendships. This book continues to develop the friendships and the individuals. This post … Continue reading The Dream Thieves Review: Was Ronan the original bad boy?

One Dark Throne Review & Discussion

This post will have SPOILERS! So beware. I don't really give away any plot points, but I mention some character development, so continue reading at your own peril. You can read my spoiler free review of the first book of Three Dark Crowns here. This island and its rules need to chill out because it … Continue reading One Dark Throne Review & Discussion

Three Dark Crowns Review: deadly sisters and so many POVS

I think this book is doing really incredible things. We get to read from so many different character perspectives. Yet, there are still secrets and surprises. So I feel like I have a good idea of the cast of characters and the plots map, but I honestly don’t think I know the half of it.  … Continue reading Three Dark Crowns Review: deadly sisters and so many POVS

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

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

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