Audiobook Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The lush city of Palmares Tres shimmers with tech and tradition, with screaming gossip casters and practiced politicians. In the midst of this vibrant metropolis, June Costa creates art that's sure to make her legendary. But her dreams of fame become something more … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #61

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks, and is all about highlighting diverse literature. Diversity Spotlight takes place every Thursday, and it will be featuring three books in any given week: A diverse book you have read and enjoyed A diverse book that has already been released but … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #61

Audiobook Review: The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro

The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro My rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s been a year since the shocking death of August Moriarty, and Jamie and Charlotte haven’t spoken. Jamie is going through the motions at Sherringford, trying to finish his senior year without incident, with a nice girlfriend he can’t seem to fall … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro

Audiobook Review: Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf

Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf My rating: 4 of 5 stars Zera is a Heartless – the immortal, unageing soldier of a witch. Bound to the witch Nightsinger ever since she saved her from the bandits who murdered her family, Zera longs for freedom from the woods they hide in. With her heart … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf

On the Pod this week #41

Fabulas Audio is a weekly wrap posts for podcasts I listen to. It is a complement to the ongoing Podcast rec posts, with the difference that these are much more spoilery! I've thought of leaving season 2 of A Scottish Podcast for now - I will wait until the end of the season, when transcripts … Continue reading On the Pod this week #41

ARC Review: Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker & Wendy Xu

Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker My rating: 4 of 5 stars A story of love and demons, family and witchcraft. Nova Huang knows more about magic than your average teen witch. She works at her grandmothers' bookshop, where she helps them loan out spell books and investigate any supernatural occurrences in their New England town. One … Continue reading ARC Review: Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker & Wendy Xu

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Tropes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl, wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. This week's theme "Favorite Tropes" (suggested by Andrea @ Books for Muse) was delightfully easy. Just opened up my favorites shelf and … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Tropes

ARC Review: Polite Society by Mahesh Rao

Polite Society by Mahesh Rao My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Beautiful, clever, and very slightly bored, Ania Khurana has Delhi wrapped around her finger. When Ania finds love for her spinster aunt, she realizes her potential as a force for good. For her next match, Ania sets her sights on Dimple: her newest, sweetest, … Continue reading ARC Review: Polite Society by Mahesh Rao

Off Tangent Thoughts: During Readathons or Readalongs

Off Tangent Thoughts(OTT) is a bi-monthly meme hosted by Charvi @ Not Just Fiction that has a basic list-based format wherein bloggers express their points in the form of a short or long list with the points under the list being merely a couple lines or even complete paragraphs. Thoughts I Have During Readathons or … Continue reading Off Tangent Thoughts: During Readathons or Readalongs

Audiobook Review: These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

These Witches Don't Burn by Isabel Sterling My rating: 4 of 5 stars Hannah's a witch, but not the kind you're thinking of. She's the real deal, an Elemental with the power to control fire, earth, water, and air. But even though she lives in Salem, Massachusetts, her magic is a secret she has to … Continue reading Audiobook Review: These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

ARC Review: Fan the Fame by Anna Priemaza

Fan the Fame by Anna Priemaza My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Equal parts Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl and Jennifer Mathieu’s Moxie, this fiercely crafted, feminist YA novel takes on fandom, accountability, and doing the right thing. Even when it hurts. Lainey wouldn’t mind lugging a camera around a video game convention for her brother, aka YouTube … Continue reading ARC Review: Fan the Fame by Anna Priemaza

Book Blogger Hop: Aug 16-22

Book Blogger Hop was created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and is currently hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog. This week's question is: Do you read … Continue reading Book Blogger Hop: Aug 16-22

Review: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars In 48 AD, a fire set by the troops of Julius Caesar destroyed much of the Great Library of Alexandria. It was the first of several disasters that resulted in the destruction of the accumulated knowledge of the ancient world. But what if … Continue reading Review: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Diversity Spotlight Thursday #60

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks, and is all about highlighting diverse literature. Diversity Spotlight takes place every Thursday, and it will be featuring three books in any given week: A diverse book you have read and enjoyed A diverse book that has already been released but … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #60

ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 3 by Tomohito Oda

Komi Can't Communicate, Vol. 3 by Tomohito Oda My rating: 3 of 5 stars The journey to 100 friends begins with a single conversation. Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi’s greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve. With the whole student body … Continue reading ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 3 by Tomohito Oda