Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle My rating: 4 of 5 stars Meg Murray, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell … Continue reading Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

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Review: 1984 by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell My rating: 3 of 5 stars Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be … Continue reading Review: 1984 by George Orwell

Review: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn My rating: 5 of 5 stars WICKED above her hipbone, GIRL across her heart Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preaker's troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psychiatric hospital, Camille's first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back … Continue reading Review: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Review: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray My rating: 4 of 5 stars Teen beauty queens. A "Lost"-like island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to e-mail. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in girls, a savage brutality that can only be revealed by a journey into the heart of non-exfoliated darkness. Oh, the … Continue reading Review: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Review: Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie

Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie My rating: 4 of 5 stars In this unique YA anthology, thirteen acclaimed, bestselling authors team up with thirteen influential BookTubers to reimagine fairy tales from the oft-misunderstood villains' points of view. These fractured, unconventional spins on classics like "Medusa," Sherlock Holmes, and … Continue reading Review: Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie

ARC Review: Sweet Blue Flowers, Vol. 1 by Takako Shimura

Sweet Blue Flowers, Vol. 1 by Takako Shimura My rating: 4 of 5 stars Akira Okudaira is starting high school and is ready for exciting new experiences. And on the first day of school, she runs into her best friend from kindergarten at the train station! Now Akira and Fumi have the chance to rekindle … Continue reading ARC Review: Sweet Blue Flowers, Vol. 1 by Takako Shimura

ARC Review: Curses and Warfare by Jeri Baird

Curses and Warfare by Jeri Baird My rating: 2 of 5 stars The day twins Zander and Alexa became adults, Moira, the embodiment of fate, revealed that Zander would become a leader of warriors and Alexa would be a fortuneteller of great power. Moira instructed the twins to use their talents to prepare their village, … Continue reading ARC Review: Curses and Warfare by Jeri Baird

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Autumn TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. Welcome to my favorite season - autumn! Ah, I can already picture the landscapes bursting with color *heart-eyes* And autumn and books are like made for each other - you can actually … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Autumn TBR List

Review: Tokens and Omens by Jeri Baird

Tokens and Omens by Jeri Baird My rating: 3 of 5 stars In Puck's Gulch, sixteen-year-olds undergo a dangerous trial known as the Quest. During a time of magic, Fate hands out tokens and omens based on their behavior. Zander trusts Fate. Alexa only trusts herself. Now, Fate has given them each a special gift—Zander … Continue reading Review: Tokens and Omens by Jeri Baird

The Reading Quest wrap-up

The Reading Quest was a fun month-long reading challenge with a game twist - you had these paths you could take and challenges you could complete to earn XP and HP. It really made me go out and take up books which I left languishing on my TBR, and I am happy to say that … Continue reading The Reading Quest wrap-up