Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Buy Transcendent Kingdom: | Bookshop | | 🐭🐭🐭🐭🐭 (five stars as rated in Gifty’s little lab mice) Gifty is a neuroscience candidate at Stanford School of Medicine. In many respects she is as far removed as she can be from her heavily evangelical upbringing in rural Alabama. But as she researches the behaviors ofContinue reading “Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi”

Book Review: The Project by Courtney Summers

The Project By Courtney Summers βš“βš“βš“ (Three stars, as rated in anchors because, well… read the book and find out!!) I was given an Advanced Reader Copy of this book via NetGalley by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Well this was certainly a ride! This is exactly the kind of book IContinue reading “Book Review: The Project by Courtney Summers”

Book Review: Love in Colour Mythical Tales From Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola

Love in Colour: Mythitcal Tales From Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’ (four stars, as rated in colorful bouquets of flowers!) I was given an Advanced Reader Copy of this book via NetGalley by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Oooh what an unexpected delight this book was! I have suchContinue reading “Book Review: Love in Colour Mythical Tales From Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola”

Reading Planner 2021

A very quick update on the status of my bullet-journal-style tracker for all things books in the coming year This is my very first attempt at bullet journaling and, since it’s late and I am exhausted, I’m really just going to let the images speak for themselves! Please note that every bit of inspiration forContinue reading “Reading Planner 2021”

November Reading Wrap-Up

What a month, right?! What a wrap-up post this turned out to be! I discovered several VERY promising new authors (new to me, at least) this month and didn’t read a single dud! Hooray! Let’s jump right into it then, shall we? Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜• (five stars as rated inContinue reading “November Reading Wrap-Up”

Book Review: Only Ashes Remain (Market of Monsters, #2) by Rebecca Schaeffer

Only Ashes Remain by Rebecca Schaeffer πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ (three stars, as rated in fire because, BURN IT TO THE GROUND!) Oh my. This book is just deliciously dark, isn’t it? My two favorite anti-heroes are BACK in the second installment of the Market of Monsters series and in book two we are sticking our little toesiesContinue reading “Book Review: Only Ashes Remain (Market of Monsters, #2) by Rebecca Schaeffer”

Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

The House in the Cerulean Sea By T.J. Klune 🌻🌻🌻🌻 (four stars as rated in Linus’s Sunflowers) What a delight this little book is. Listen, I know I am a total sucker for sweet, sappy stories, but this thing reads like a dang Disney movie and I… *wipes happy tears away* … I just enjoyedContinue reading “Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune”

WWW Wednesday (11.18.20)

Thanks so much to Marianna @ Marianna’s Corner for introducing me to this weekly meme, hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. Put simply, WWW Wednesday is a little dive into the following three questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll readContinue reading “WWW Wednesday (11.18.20)”

Book Review: Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Kallia, a talented and powerful showgirl, has lived her entire life in an illusion. All she has ever wanted is to be recognized in her own rite for her magic and when she is paired with a young and renowned judge named Demarco – a man with a mysterious past of his own – that Kallia’s magic ascends to brand new levels. Both enthralled and terrified by skills she does not fully understand, Kallia realizes that the world of magic and dreams could cost her more than she’d ever imagined.

Book Review: Fable by Adrienne Young

Fable has spent four long years on a trading island; dredging the treacherous waters and plotting her escape. Since her father abandoned her the night after her mother’s tragic death, Fable has thought of little besides how she plans to get back to him. He made her a promise and she plans to hold him to it. When offered a chance at passage off the island, Fable joins a rag-tag crew of traders by concealing her relation to one of the most powerful men on The Narrows. But this crew has secrets of their own. And when faced with an opportunity that could change all their lives, Fable must decide of her loyalties lie with her newly found family on the sea, or the man that once promised her the world.