fantasy · The Minis

The Minis: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Welcome to a mini, bite-sized review of The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden! I feel like I can't properly review follow-up books in series, because I feel like they only make sense in contrast with the first book, so I think doing mini-reviews for them makes sense. The Girl in the Tower is… Continue reading The Minis: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

book recs · Misc

If You Liked This Book, Try This One Too Volume II

Recommendations based on stuff you already like. The basic idea of this post is that I give recommendations based on stuff you liked - so if you like one of the books in the pair, chances are you might enjoy the other! I tried to represent a lot of different genres, so there's something for… Continue reading If You Liked This Book, Try This One Too Volume II

2020 releases · YA

A Local Election and a Romance in the Making: Yes, No, Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

I was super excited to get to read this one early. I really like Becky Albertalli, I love Simon vs. (wasn't a huge fan of Leah and I did not really like What If It's Us, but still) and I really like the fact that this was co-written by Aisha Saeed. I haven't read her… Continue reading A Local Election and a Romance in the Making: Yes, No, Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

judging books by the cover

Judging Books By Their Covers: January 2020 Releases Edition

The old saying goes “Don’t judge a book by the cover” but that’s what we are here to do. Every month, I pick some books with pretty covers and then I show the ones with best blurbs to you. Basically, I spend a lot of time on Netgalley, and scouring the Internet for new releases,… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: January 2020 Releases Edition

2020 releases · fantasy

This Book Is About a Vodka-Drinking Dragon: Highfire by Eoin Colfer

I am a huge fan of Colfer's writing — Artemis Fowl was one of my favorite series growing up and one I was super attached to. It's highly inventive and engaging, and I remember reading it because a classmate in elementary school recommended it, so it's one of the first series I really got super… Continue reading This Book Is About a Vodka-Drinking Dragon: Highfire by Eoin Colfer