That is me upon finishing this story. IT'S A BOOK ABOUT BOOKS. A! BOOK!! ABOUT! BOOKS! Not only that, but the book's protagonist is a male lead who loves books just as much as we do! Upon starting this book, I knew I would fall head over heels for it, and that I did. Jess … Continue reading Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine [Review]: An Intriguing and Imaginative Book About Books
Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. It consists on choosing every week, one book for each of the three categories: A Diverse Book You Have Read and Enjoyed, A Diverse Book on Your TBR, and A Diverse Book that Has Not Yet Been Released. This is supposed … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #2
Having read and fallen in love with David Arnold’s other book, Kids of Appetite, I’ve got to say that reading this book is a huge disappointment. I’m glad this wasn’t the first book I picked up by him because I’m pretty sure it would have been my last. What this book got wrong: The protagonist. … Continue reading Mosquitoland by David Arnold [Review]: Messy and Problematic
Hi everyone! Ever since following more accounts on Twitter that advocate for diversity in books, I’ve seen some people complain that diverse titles are difficult to get a hold of, or too expensive (since most of them are self published). I really think it’s important to read diversely, so over the past couple of weeks … Continue reading Diverse Kindle Books You Can Get for $6 (USD) or Less!
The Girl from Everywhere really deserves more hype. I didn't expect much from it when I picked it up, because most people weren't really talking about it at the time. However, I was quickly engrossed into the storyline thanks to the brilliant time travel aspect and the spectacular writing. Nix and her father's crew travel through time … Continue reading The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig [Review]: Time Traveling Pirates… AND HEISTS!
"You’re in Egypt, Portia. Ancient Egypt." Starting out The Blazing Star, I wasn’t really sure what I was expecting. This book is basically about a girl who's in a time that's not her own and that discovers some things that'll change her life. It has time travel and fantasy, and while it has some structural … Continue reading The Blazing Star by Imani Josey [Review]: Let’s Go On A Trip…
Can a character do bad things and still be likable? I write this post as I'm in the middle of reading The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. One of my absolutely favorite characters is The Darkling. I won't go into much detail, but what I'll tell you is that The Darkling is evil, twisted, wicked, … Continue reading On Loving “Evil” Characters: A Discussion