2017 releases · YA

Owls, Miracles and the Radio: All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

"Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one." As you all know by now, I am a huge Maggie Stiefvater fan. She is one of my favorite authors of all time, and I think her writing is gorgeous. So you can imagine that… Continue reading Owls, Miracles and the Radio: All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

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2017 releases · mental health

Mental Health, Motherhood, and the Bad Things: All the Good Things by Clare Fisher Review

A story about mental illness, that is heartfelt as much as it is dark. This has been getting a lot of good buzz, people were talking about it, so I decided to request a copy and I finally got around to finishing it. The thing that finally made me pick it up is the fact… Continue reading Mental Health, Motherhood, and the Bad Things: All the Good Things by Clare Fisher Review

2017 releases · judging books by the cover

Judging Books By Their Covers: September Releases Edition

Let’s judge some books by the cover, shall we?  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, so I am gonna do that, but pick the books… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: September Releases Edition

2017 releases

Music, Race and a Whole Lot of Confusion: White Tears by Hari Kunzru

I wish someone would explain to me what have I just read. It's true that I like going into books blindly. If someone praises a book, I am inclined to pick it up, without really knowing what I am getting myself into. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. This time, it really didn't. This is… Continue reading Music, Race and a Whole Lot of Confusion: White Tears by Hari Kunzru

2017 releases · YA

One Single Day, Awful Parents and a Ghost: Release by Patrick Ness

So much to love about this book. I am a huge Patrick Ness fan. His Chaos Walking trilogy is among some of my favorite series. I love his writing and I think his storytelling is really unique. So I saw an ARC of Release on Edelweiss and I thought I would go ahead and request… Continue reading One Single Day, Awful Parents and a Ghost: Release by Patrick Ness

2017 releases · judging books by the cover

Judging Books By Their Covers: August Releases Edition

Let’s judge some books by the cover, shall we?  So last month I did a post in which I picked out some July releases based on their covers and then proceeded to choose the ones I enjoyed the premises of to share with you. And we're doing that again this month. Basically, I spend a… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: August Releases Edition

2017 releases · fiction

Weird Structures, Death and a President: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Truly a book that hasn't been done before.  I find that I am rarely surprised and in awe of a book. Ever since my reading tastes have expanded and since I read so much more, I am rarely taken aback with what an author can do. It's difficult to find a voice that completely stands… Continue reading Weird Structures, Death and a President: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders