Caraval Review: the magical circus book we deserve

If you've read my review of the Night Circus, you'd know that I found it lackluster considering all the hype it had. It's not that I thought Caraval wouldn't live up to its hype. There are just some books where I wait for the hype to die down so I can get ahold of the … Continue reading Caraval Review: the magical circus book we deserve

A Study of Charlotte Review: my Sherlock-loving self is quaking

I love Sherlock Holmes stories. I am a HUGE fan of the show and movies. Sherlock stories are just so innately smart and witty that I am not sure many--if any--books have ever been able to replicate at that level. This book nails it for me. Five Stars I adore Holmes and Watson retellings because … Continue reading A Study of Charlotte Review: my Sherlock-loving self is quaking

Social Distancing Suggestions #3

Grace Year by Kim Liggett is a crazy book because it’s frighteningly believable and mind blowing. It’s a combination of Lost, Handmaid’s Tale, and The Village. If you’re a fan of any of those you need to pick this book up! I read it for CYBILS YA SPEC FIC 2019 and it blew my mind!

Crown of Midnight Review: TOG Marathon Day 2

As I said about having reading Throne of Glass before; I also read this one before I stopped reading the series. It's a rough one, isn't it? It can't just be me who thinks this book is heartbreaking. This contains spoilers, so beware if you have not read this book! Three Stars This is a hard … Continue reading Crown of Midnight Review: TOG Marathon Day 2

Vow of Thieves: I vow you’ll love this book

Kazi and Jase are together and returning to Tor's Watch to build their life. However, everything goes wrong. They'll have to fight for their lives and the life they want to build together. Will they be able to stay together and get the life they've now dared to dream about? Five Stars Holy Moly. This … Continue reading Vow of Thieves: I vow you’ll love this book

Daughter of the Siren Queen Review

Alosa is in pursuit of the treasure hidden on the island of sirens. She's been reunited with her father and found all the pieces of the map. However, everything isn't exactly as it seems. She's battling doubt, her feelings for Riden, and going on a dangerous journey to understand her siren powers.   Four Stars … Continue reading Daughter of the Siren Queen Review

Ruin & Rising Review: 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 … Continue reading Ruin & Rising Review: The End Has Come

Sorcery of Thorns Review: A Love Note to Booklovers

Elisabeth works at one of the Great Libraries where magical books known as grimoires. It's a dangerous job guarding grimoires that have been enchanted by sorcerers. Becoming an official Warden is everything Elisabeth has ever wanted. Until she is framed for a crime she did not commit. She must then enter into the world of … Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns Review: A Love Note to Booklovers