Hello hello! I’m here with some book recs for our favorite spooky holiday (at least… in America?). I don't know about any of you, but I'm actually a big scaredy cat, so I think there are good books here that aren't entirely scary; there'll be good suggestions for every audience! Here are some books that’ll … Continue reading Some Recs for Your Very Own Bookish Halloween!
The Prince and the Dressmaker is perfect for fans of the manga Princess Jellyfish and eccentric anime such as Ouran Highschool Host Club. It tells the story of a young prince Sebastian who loves to dress up as a woman known simply as Lady Cristallia. After seeing a young designer's talent, he hires her as … Continue reading The Prince and The Dressmaker by Jen Wang: ARC Review!
Marianne's Review: Sanctuary was just the book I needed to read to get out of a massive book slump. Liz as a protagonist is a dream come true: badass black attorney in a male-dominated company. Liz knows she has to hold her own and she does so spectacularly. I love how she has this “take … Continue reading Sanctuary: Rebekah Weatherspoon Does It Again!
I got to read the new and expanded version of this poetry collection so my opinion may be a bit biased. Even though I'm a huge fan of novels and long series, sometimes you just want to dive into your feelings and read something that won't work up your fictional motors. Poetry is cathartic for … Continue reading The Chaos of Longing by K.Y. Robinson: Raw, Potent and Enlightening.
This graphic novel was anything BUT what I expected it to be. I expected something lighthearted and full of fluff but it’s definitely no that. Spinning tells the story of a young girl named Tillie who has been figure skating since she was little. Her story is one filled with loneliness even when surrounded by … Continue reading Spinning by Tillie Walden: ARC Review!
"All the facts in history books couldn’t prepare someone for standing in a place where history was present tense". It's going to be easier for me to just jot down what I loved about this book that try and elaborate an essay so here we go: This book definitely falls on the heavier, darker side … Continue reading The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke Review: A New Favorite Series!
I requested this on a whim and I can honestly say it was one of the best decisions I’ve made this year. Ether is everything I love in a graphic novel: beautiful, engaging art; amazing storytelling; characters I want to root for; that urgent need for more at the end. Boone is a wonderful hero. … Continue reading Ether, Vol. 1: Death of the Last Golden Blaze: Graphic Novel Review