Tag: book

  • Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh | Book Review

    The only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only: to marry. Never mind her cunning, which rivals that of her twin brother, Kenshin, or her skills as an accomplished alchemist. Since Mariko was not born a boy, her fate was sealed the moment […]

  • The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden | Book Review

    “We who live forever can know no courage, nor do we love enough to give our lives.”   At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her […]

  • All for the Game by Nora Sakavic | Book Review

    “It’s not the world that’s cruel. It’s the people in it. “ Neil Josten is the newest addition to the Palmetto State University Exy team. He’s short, he’s fast, he’s got a ton of potential—and he’s the runaway son of the murderous crime lord known as The Butcher Signing a contract with the PSU Foxes is […]

  • Author Guest Post: Carrie Ann DiRisio | SerendipiTEA tour + Giveaway

    I partnered up with SerendipiTea Tour in order to help promote upcoming debut authors for 2017! I was partnered up with Ms. Carrie Ann DiRiso who has a really fun book coming up in October! Also, there is a super awesome giveaway going on. There are a few days left so don’t forget to enter […]

  • Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken | Book Review

    Wayfarer is the sequel to Passenger Passenger    In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles, but years from home. And she’s inherited a […]

  • The Iron Trial by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare | Book Review

    “Fire wants to burn Water wants to flow Air wants to rise Earth wants to bind Chaos wants to devour Cal wants to live”    Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial.   Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail.   All his life, Call has been warned by his father to […]

  • Favorite Books of 2016

    This year I was unable to complete my reading challenge. I read a total of 49/60 books. I feel a bit bummed out, because I read 61/40 books. Life sometimes gets in the way, and we just have to accept that. Some of the books I had the pleasure of reading and truly enjoying include: […]

  • Warm Fuzzy Middle Grade Books

    I am considered a super 100% legal adult, and I still read middle-grade books. Even though I am expected to be moving from Young Adult to full fledge adult books I still find myself falling into the stories dedicated to middle-grade readers. At first, I felt a bit self-conscious, but now I have embraced it […]

  • Raven Song (Inoki’s Games) by I.A.Ashcroft | Book Review

    I was given this book for an honest review. A century ago, the world burned. Even now, though rebuilt and defiant, civilization is still choking on the ashes. Jackson, a smuggler, lives in the shadows, once a boy with no memory, no name, and no future. Ravens followed him, long-extinct birds only he could see, […]

  • All Signs Lead Back To You | Book Review

    I was given All Signs Lead Back to You by Aniesha Brahma as an Advance Review Copy for an honest book review through Book Tours. 2013. As the final bell for the day rang on their last day in school, Diya Rai, had a chill run down her spine. The chill of not knowing what […]