2019 releases · fantasy · YA

Promising, But Ultimately Too Generic: Nocturna by Maya Motayne

“The magic poured life into the images, showing his people swathed in bright colors, prospering and using magic freely.”  When I first saw this book on Edelweiss, I immediately knew I needed to read it. I mean, this is a Latinx inspired Fantasy (yay!) with a prince and a faceless thief (Arya Stark vibes???), which… Continue reading Promising, But Ultimately Too Generic: Nocturna by Maya Motayne

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Haunting, Devastating and Really Beautiful: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

“Any woman knows that a thread, once woven, is fixed in place; the only way to smooth a mistake is to let it all unravel.”  It's no secret that I have a really hard time with Historical Fiction. I cannot really pinpoint exactly what doesn't work in it for me. I like slow, character-driven stories… Continue reading Haunting, Devastating and Really Beautiful: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

judging books by the cover

Judging Books By Their Covers: May 2019 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: May 2019 Releases Edition

Wrap ups

April Wrap Up: A Mix of Disappointment and Excitement (so basically LIFE)

Welcome to another reading wrap up! This month was a mixed bag. I did not have a lot of time to blog, but apparently, I did have enough time to read. And it was an interesting reading month. And another big milestone of the month was 900 followers! And I am hosting a giveaway for… Continue reading April Wrap Up: A Mix of Disappointment and Excitement (so basically LIFE)