January Monthly Wrap Up

From October to the end of December I work on reading strictly CYBILS books and books for class. So, once the first round of judging ended, I went hard for all the books I'd been putting on my TBR during those months. January was a great month of reading and I enjoyed all the books … Continue reading January Monthly Wrap Up

Edge of Anything: mental health, grief, and female friendship

I didn't realize how much I needed to read a YA book about two girls who help each other face their fears and their problems. This book soothed my soul in how it faced issues head on that I myself and others I know have dealt with but didn't have a story to find solace … Continue reading Edge of Anything: mental health, grief, and female friendship

Everything I Thought I Knew Review: inexplicable magic/science (the best kind)

I am a sucker for books that contain just a little bit of magical or scientific phenomenon that is never explained. I don't know what it is about not getting an explanation, but I think it's that I can focus on the what instead of the why. I think it comes from my deep love … Continue reading Everything I Thought I Knew Review: inexplicable magic/science (the best kind)

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

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

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

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