Reviews

This is How it Happened – Paula Stokes (ARC Review)

“Where does seeking justice end and seeking vengeance begin?” I really enjoy books that offer a unique social commentary, especially when it’s relevant to modern times, so I jumped at the chance to read this book. It touches on cyber-bullying, the social media jury phenomenon, and more, as well as some ever-relevant morals, such as… Continue reading This is How it Happened – Paula Stokes (ARC Review)

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How to Make a Wish – Ashley Herring Blake

"I thought that was how every girl saw other girls - this mix between beauty and awe and curiosity, a thin layer of lust just underneath. Took until I was fourteen to realize that no, the way I thought about other girls was a little different." Let me begin by saying that I am a… Continue reading How to Make a Wish – Ashley Herring Blake

Memes

Book Beginnings: Daughter of the Burning City

* Book Beginnings is a meme hosted by Rose City Reader, where every Friday, bloggers post the first sentence (or few sentences) of their current read, as well as their first impressions of the book! * This week, I’ll be highlighting one of my current reads, Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody! I peek… Continue reading Book Beginnings: Daughter of the Burning City

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Sharing Sam – Katherine Applegate

This honestly should be a 2-star review, but I spent so many years loving this book that nostalgia won't let me go below 3. 💔 I first picked this book up back in 2005, I think, and I loved it. I reread it six or seven times over the next decade, but this was the… Continue reading Sharing Sam – Katherine Applegate

Memes

Top 5 Wednesday: Outside of the Western World

* Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme/challenge for book bloggers, hosted by Lainey and Sam. The goal is for bloggers to choose their top 5 picks for the week’s given challenge, and you can find out more over on Goodreads! * This week's challenge is to pick five books that are not set in or inspired by the Western world… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Outside of the Western World

Reviews

Girl Out of Water – Laura Silverman (ARC Review)

There are some unmarked spoilers, but it's not really the kind of book where anything is a "twist", so... continue at your own discretion? I honestly tried to salvage my thoughts into something USEFUL, but this review would be better described as a rant. If you're the type of GR user who loves salty tangents, please… Continue reading Girl Out of Water – Laura Silverman (ARC Review)

Reviews

Heathen, Vol. 1 – Natasha Alterici (ARC Review)

A graphic novel about a lesbian viking who's been exiled from her home, so she goes off on an adventure to save the former queen of the Valkyrie, Brynhild, and to rescue other LGBTQ+ individuals so they don't have to fear the same fate she underwent? Do you think it was even possible for me… Continue reading Heathen, Vol. 1 – Natasha Alterici (ARC Review)