Aurora Burning My Heart to Cinders

You can check out my review of the first book,¬†Aurora Rising,¬†here! As the title suggests, this book played with my emotions in a way that I knew was going to happen but still hurt none the less. We got so much more Kal in this book, for which I am so thankful. However, I realize … Continue reading Aurora Burning My Heart to Cinders

We need more female knights: Quick Review

I have dreamed all my life of being a knight. I felt that Hazel desperately understood that desire. Because of Hazel's dream to also be a knight, I definitely connected with Hazel on a personal level. She literally lives in a fairytale and I was in love with this story and its characters from pretty … Continue reading We need more female knights: Quick Review

Dry: Because I needed another end of the world book

I listened to the Barnes and Noble podcast where Neal and Jarrod Shusterman discussed this book, and I was immediately hooked. Shusterman does an amazing job with dystopia, and so I just knew he'd do an amazing job with the drought apocalypse. And they did an amazing job. https://videopress.com/v/bx3TAizu?preloadContent=metadata I can't decide if this book … Continue reading Dry: Because I needed another end of the world book

TOG Marathon Day 6: Tower of Dawn

Welcome friends to the second to last post of my TOG Marathon! We're almost there! It's been a long time coming, but are there really any rules about a blog post marathon? Maybe there are and I'm just a rule breaker. But we're BACK! https://videopress.com/v/nqLexUwD?preloadContent=metadata Going into this book, I wasn't sure about it. As … Continue reading TOG Marathon Day 6: Tower of Dawn

Thunderhead: the perfect follow up to Scythe

It's hard to put into words how good this series continues to be. The plot keeps expanding as Shusterman adds new perspectives. https://videopress.com/v/1dKjfT3Z?preloadContent=metadata I also really enjoyed getting to see the Thunderhead's perspective on not only what's happening currently, but it's perspective on EVERYTHING. I love that the Thunderhead is completely good. I'm not a … Continue reading Thunderhead: the perfect follow up to Scythe

Last of August Review

The game continues in the second book of the Charlotte Holmes series. Catch up on my review of the first book, A Study in Charlotte, here! The plot thickens in this book as it creates a platform for the rest of the series. It raises the stakes of danger and the stakes between Holmes and Watson's relationship. https://videopress.com/v/PUq9RbGu?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata Their … Continue reading Last of August Review

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