DNF and books that weren’t for me

As I said in my post about my rating system, I prefer to blog about books that I enjoyed and have mostly positive things to say about. I want to recommend books to people. I want to encourage people to read books. Saying I didn't enjoy a book doesn't really benefit me, readers, or the... Continue Reading →

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Daughter of the Pirate King

I listened to this book, and I don't normally do that. I think that might have had some influence on my thoughts on this book. I didn't have as much agency over the tone, pacing, or even the accent of the characters. THREE STARS I like the concept of this book. I like the characters.... Continue Reading →

When I was Puerto Rican

I've never reviewed a memoir before. Honestly, I've never read a whole memoir before. This was a fun and new experience for me, which I believe is the purpose of this book. I'm looking into reading Esmeralda Santiago's next memoir. The memoir is about Santiago's experience growing up in Puerto Rico with her siblings and... Continue Reading →

Ruin & Rising: The End Has Come

I'm still in shock from this book. Still feeling weepy and I cannot be expected to emotionally engage right now. However, I will attempt to put my thoughts and feelings about this book into words. Starting with: WHY YOU GOTTA DO ME LIKE THAT BARDUGO?! There are spoilers in this post cause I cannot talk... Continue Reading →

A Curse so Dark and Lonely

Harper is being a lookout for her brother when all of a sudden she's taken to a faraway land, and it's FAR away. There she encounters Prince Rhen and his curse. Harper shows Rhen what it means to be a good ruler, and they forge an unlikely friendship. Harper continues her pursuit to return home,... Continue Reading →

Siege & Storm

OOF. Sequels kill me. They are always filled with strife between couples, and there's usually another love interest added to the mix and you can't help but like him. I don't know what I would have done if I didn't know how these books lead to the events in theĀ King of Scars. I'm thankful for... Continue Reading →

Seafire: Girl Gang Pirates

I have mixed feelings about this book. It's good, and I will probably read the sequel. However, I had some issues with the plot and the characters that made it difficult for me to fully engage with the characters and storyline. Caledonia is a difficult character to support. She holds this secret that's hard to... Continue Reading →

Kick-Ass Girls? Yes Please!

Avenged by Amy Tintera 4/5 stars I don't know where Amy Tintera has been all my life with her frickenĀ amazing female protagonists. I LOVE them. I love all her characters, but the female characters she creates I think really show the strength and power of girls without losing the vulnerability they need to seem real.... Continue Reading →

I’ll never read again

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I seriously don't know how I'll read anything else ever again. Just kidding, there are too many books out there to read, but seriously, ACOWAR was phenomenal, like everything I could ever want in a fantasy book. This book made me fall in love again with my favorite genre. This was me the... Continue Reading →

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