ARC Review: Beastars, Vol. 3 by Paru Itagaki

BEASTARS, Vol. 3 by Paru Itagaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, it’s personal relationships that maintain the fragile peace. Who among them is a Beastar—an academic and social role model destined to become a leader in a society naturally rife … Continue reading ARC Review: Beastars, Vol. 3 by Paru Itagaki

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ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 11 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 11 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Two high school geniuses scheme to get the other to confess their love first. Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first…?! Will Miyuki and Kaguya help Yu escape the aggro of all his … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 11 by Aka Akasaka

Stacking The Shelves #75

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews & Reading Reality. It is about sharing enthusiasm for the new books added to our shelves - be it physical, ebooks, galleys or borrowed from the library. Mostly manga adds this week! Also got galleys for The Last to Die and The Midnight … Continue reading Stacking The Shelves #75

ARC Review: The Water Dragon’s Bride, Vol. 11 by Rei Toma

The Water Dragon's Bride, Vol. 11 by 藤間 麗 (Rei Toma) My rating: 4 of 5 stars A modern-day girl gets whisked away to a strange land where she is sacrificed to a water dragon god! In the blink of an eye, a modern-day girl named Asahi is whisked away from her warm and happy … Continue reading ARC Review: The Water Dragon’s Bride, Vol. 11 by Rei Toma

Book Blogger Hop: Sep 6-12

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: What would you … Continue reading Book Blogger Hop: Sep 6-12

ARC Review: A Treason of Thorns by Laura E. Weymouth

A Treason of Thorns by Laura E. Weymouth My rating: 4 of 5 stars Violet Sterling has spent the last seven years in exile, longing to return to Burleigh House. One of the six great houses of England, Burleigh’s magic kept both the countryside and Violet happy. That is, until her father’s treason destroyed everything. … Continue reading ARC Review: A Treason of Thorns by Laura E. Weymouth

Audiobook review: Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Trouble is haunting Cassidy Blake . . . even more than usual. She (plus her ghost best friend, Jacob, of course) are in Paris, where Cass's parents are filming their TV show about the world's most haunted cities. Sure, it's fun eating croissants … Continue reading Audiobook review: Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Enjoyed That Are Outside of My Comfort Zone

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 topic was a tough one for me, because I usually only pick books I know I will like. I rarely … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Enjoyed That Are Outside of My Comfort Zone

Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, … Continue reading Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

ARC Review: The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco

The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco My rating: 4 of 5 stars Generations of twin goddesses have long ruled Aeon. But seventeen years ago, one sister’s betrayal defied an ancient prophecy and split their world in two. The planet ceased to spin, and a Great Abyss now divides two realms: one cloaked in perpetual … Continue reading ARC Review: The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco

August 2019 Wrap-Up

August has ended and it is my birthday month! Which is also like super complicated because I don't really celebrate it anymore and instead wallow in regret and disappointment, so yeah, it is tough. I do like looking back and being assured that there are some things I am still doing well: like my reading … Continue reading August 2019 Wrap-Up

Audiobook Review: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo My rating: 4 of 5 stars "One evening, my father asked me if I would like to become a ghost bride..." Though ruled by British overlords, the Chinese of colonial Malaya still cling to ancient customs. And in the sleepy port town of Malacca, ghosts and superstitions abound. Li … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

ARC Review: Smoke and Iron by Rachel Caine

Smoke and Iron by Rachel Caine My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library. With the … Continue reading ARC Review: Smoke and Iron by Rachel Caine

Stacking The Shelves #74

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews & Reading Reality. It is about sharing enthusiasm for the new books added to our shelves - be it physical, ebooks, galleys or borrowed from the library. Most of my adds this week were direct to Goodreads shelves! Edelweiss All the Stars and … Continue reading Stacking The Shelves #74