Hello my fellow book lovers! Last month I read A Very Large Expanse of Sea on audiobook and I’m finally sharing my thoughts with you today! Despite not being a fan of Mafi’s Shatter Me trilogy, this novel was one of my most anticipated releases of last year. Did it live up to the hype? … More A Very Large Expanse of Sea | a great YA contemporary romance!
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite read in January 2019 format: audiobook rating: 3.75 stars This is a spoiler-free review! Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola’s third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede’s … More book review: My Sister, the Serial Killer
Hello my fellow book lovers! It’s time to discuss which January book releases I am looking forward to! As usual, I don’t including sequels of series I haven’t started yet, even when I’m looking forward to reading them someday. These are in order of publication date. When you click on the book’s title, you will … More anticipated book releases | January 2019
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, book one) by Tomi Adeyemi read in November 2018 format: paperback/audiobook rating: ★★★✩✩ This is a spoiler-free review! Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night … More book review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi | mixed feelings
Hello, my fellow book lovers! I bought too many books this month, seven to be exact 😮 On the upside, they’re all paperbacks, unlike my other hauls. When you click on the picture, you will be brought to the book’s Goodreads page. You can also read the synopsis there. I finally own all of Adam … More book haul | October 2018
Each year, October is one of the biggest months for book releases, so there are plenty of books I want to discuss today! As usual, I don’t including sequels of series I haven’t started yet, even when I’m looking forward to reading them. These are in order of publication date. When you click on the … More anticipated book releases | October 2018
You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins read in September 2018 (#ContemporaryAThon) format: hardcover rating: ★★★.5 stars This is a spoiler-free review! Five girls. Three generations. One great American love story. Ranee, worried that her children are losing their Indian culture; Sonia, wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair; Tara, seeking the limelight … More book review: You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins | five stars as predicted?
Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Roa read in September 2018 format: audiobook rating: ★★★✩✩ This is a spoiler-free review! When Poornima first meets Savitha, she feels something she thought she lost for good when her mother died: hope. Poornima’s father hires Savitha to work one of their sari looms, and the two girls are quickly … More book review: Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao |non-stop agony
The Fifth Season (Broken Earth Trilogy, book one) by N.K. Jemisin read in September 2018 format: Kindle rating: ★★★★✩ This is a spoiler-free review! This is the way the world ends. Again. Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, a woman living an ordinary life in a small town, comes home to find … More book review: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin |the hype is real!
Hello my fellow book lovers! Last month I said I was on a book buying ban because my dog needed an emergency surgery and it was very expensive. Apparently though, I can’t stop myself from spending money and I bought six books this month! Why am I like this?? Anyway, when you click on the … More book haul | August 2018