Book Review: The Four Winds

Overall rating: 5/5Pages: 464Genre: Historical fictionPace: MediumRead if you loved: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi DareContent warnings: Human and animal suffering, child loss I’m embarrassed to admit that this was my first Kristin Hannah novel but I can guaranteeContinue reading “Book Review: The Four Winds”

Book Review: Rule of Wolves

Overall rating: 3/5Pages: 592Genre: Fantasy, young-adult, LGBTPace: FastRead if you loved: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, King of Scars by Leigh BardugoContent warnings: Violence It is currently 8pm PST as I draft this and I just finished Rule of Wolves. Typically, I take some time to really processContinue reading “Book Review: Rule of Wolves”

Book Review: The Lost Apothecary

Overall Rating: 3/5Pages: 320Genre: Historical fiction, mysteryPace: MediumRead if you loved: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensContent warnings: Miscarriage, murder, infidelity, suicide ideation, predatory behavior To many women in 1791 London, Nella offers what the time’s society never could: revenge on the men who have wronged them.Continue reading “Book Review: The Lost Apothecary”

Book Review: Crooked Kingdom

Overall Rating: 4.5/5Pages: 561Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Crime, AdventurePace: Medium-FastRead if you loved: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan, A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J MaasContent warnings: Violence, addiction, sexual assault When the Crows returned to Ketterdam, they expected to be lavished with wealth beyond their imaginations. Instead, theyContinue reading “Book Review: Crooked Kingdom”

Book Review: Six of Crows

Overall Rating: 4/5Pages: 465Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Crime, AdventurePace: FastRead if you loved: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adayemi, Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan, Catch Me if You Can, White CollarContent warnings: Violence Set within the Grishaverse in Ketterdam, a trade and profit-driven locale that is homeContinue reading “Book Review: Six of Crows”

Book Review: Klara and the Sun

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: Science-fiction, literary fiction, dystopianPace: SlowRead if you loved: Westworld (I haven’t read anything similar yet!)Content warnings: None Ahhh I was so excited for this book but sadly, I think I’ve got an unpopular opinion here. Klara is an Artificial Friend whose only wish is to be taken home by a loving family.Continue reading “Book Review: Klara and the Sun”

Book Review: Ruin and Rising

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: Fantasy, YA AdventurePace: FastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None As promised, the review for Ruin and Rising is here and wow do I have a lotContinue reading “Book Review: Ruin and Rising”

Book Review: Siege and Storm

Overall Rating: 3/5Genre: Fantasy, YA AdventurePace: Medium-fastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None Picking up right where we left off, Siege and Storm is the second novel in the GrishaContinue reading “Book Review: Siege and Storm”

ARC: The Dinner Guest

Overall rating: 4/5Genre: Mystery, Psychological Thriller, Domestic FictionPace: FastRead if you loved: The Guest List by Lucy Foley, The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine, Anxious People by Fredrik BackmanContent warnings: murder, pedophilia Charlie and Matthew are the instagram perfect couple. They are wealthy, successful, and doting fathers to their loving son, Titus. Enter RachelContinue reading “ARC: The Dinner Guest”

Book Review: Shadow and Bone

Overall Rating: 4/5Genre: Fantasy, YAPace: FastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None I have been having a real craving for a tv/movie adaptation of a good book. I know, IContinue reading “Book Review: Shadow and Bone”