Turtle Under Ice Review: grief, sisterhood, and change

Another book of verse! These are a great way to go if you're looking to complete your reading goal before the end of the year! *Hint*Hint*. This book explored grief and how well we actually know our family members. I thought that was a really interesting way to explore the ripple effects of death. It's … Continue reading Turtle Under Ice Review: grief, sisterhood, and change

Legendborn Review: knights, college, magic, and a lovely heroine

I've been anticipating this book for a while and have watched as booktubers I love have fangirled about it. I finally got my hands on my library's copy and devoured it. I haven't read a book like Legendborn since Percy Jackson and the Olympians. It also reminded me of Ninth House. It gives me PJ … Continue reading Legendborn Review: knights, college, magic, and a lovely heroine

The Henna Wars Review: competition, romance, and sisterhood

So sisterhood has been a running theme in the book I've been reading recently and I am not upset about it one bit. I think that the sisters in this book are the true stars of the plot. Nishat and her sister's relationship is so authentic and relatable. They're also so loving toward each other … Continue reading The Henna Wars Review: competition, romance, and sisterhood

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

October Wrap Up: the month of books blowing past my expectations

Overall this month was full of surprises as all these books were so amazing! I highly recommend all of them! Also I got to read some really good "spooky" or strange reads! Winterwood By Shea Ernshaw I thought this was a beautifully written witchy fairytale perfect for Halloween or winter. I highly recommend reading it … Continue reading October Wrap Up: the month of books blowing past my expectations

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