Rule of Wolves: this better not be the end of the Grishaverse

When I started this book and anticipated its release, I had no idea that this would be a "so long...for now" book and I am sad. This is probably my favorite fantasy world and I am not ready to say goodbye, especially because I am still holding out for more Kaz Brekker at some point. … Continue reading Rule of Wolves: this better not be the end of the Grishaverse

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