I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I read this book for a college class this semester which was exciting because YA books rarely are used in college classes since they're so often not considered "literature." BOO. So, I was SUPER excited to have a reason to read this book since I'd seen it mentioned the book world a few times. Four … Continue reading I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Throne of Glass Marathon Day 1: Finishing what I started 6 years ago

WELCOME TO THE THRONE OF GLASS MARATHON! I finished this series while we've been social distancing, so I thought I would post my reviews of the series consecutively. So if you haven't read this series, buckle in! If you have, I want to hear your thoughts. But without further ado, let us begin the┬áThrone of … Continue reading Throne of Glass Marathon Day 1: Finishing what I started 6 years ago

Great Goddesses: I love my Greek Girls

As the title so clearly declares, I'm a HUGE fan of Greek mythology. I've been especially interested in the women in Greek myths. They're not as explored as the male characters in the myths and often the mortal women don't have a voice in the stories. This is the second book I've read by Nikita … Continue reading Great Goddesses: I love my Greek Girls

Exit, Pursued by a Bear: a Shakespearian retelling about trauma

I found this book super randomly and the title intrigued me. After learning what it was, how it connected to the book, and what the book was about, I had to read it. I'm glad I did. I don't usually read contemporary fiction unless it's romance. I've been interested in how girls deal with and … Continue reading Exit, Pursued by a Bear: a Shakespearian retelling about trauma

Merciful Crow: Love a book with the word crow in it

Calling all bird lovers. Calling all lovers of magic. This is the book for you. This book is grim. I'm not sure how else to put it. However, no matter how terrible the caste system, there is an undercurrent of hope, and that's what kept me reading. I read this as a CYBILS 2019 Young … Continue reading Merciful Crow: Love a book with the word crow in it