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

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

Ninth House: Quick Review

Finally a fantasy book for college students. Bardugo is my favorite author and I am ecstatic that she wrote a dark magical book that takes place at college. I've had a few college friends ask me for a fantasy book that wasn't about young teenagers. They wanted something more mature. I read Ninth House and BOOM … Continue reading Ninth House: Quick Review

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

The Hate U Give

https://videopress.com/v/3yvXqSHW?preloadContent=metadata I've mentioned before that I'm not an audiobook gal. I have a hard time listening while doing other things in my life. (I'm not great at multitasking). I really can only listen to an audiobook when I'm alone and traveling whether it be walking or driving. This summer I would often make short drives … Continue reading The Hate U Give

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