I'm starting to see a pattern in the kinds of Wayward Children books that become my favourites, this one included. And I like that. I think Seanan McGuire writes books specifically for me sometimes. I felt that while reading Down Among the Sticks and Bones, and I feel that now after finishing In an Absent Dream … Continue reading In An Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire
Content Warnings: Physical and Emotional Abuse, Racism (addressed), Colourism (addressed), Sexism (addressed). Rating: 5 Stars The Gilded Wolves is one of the best books I've ever read. It's so meticulously crafted that, reading it feels like watching a painter carefully create a masterpiece on a once blank canvas. It's a gem of a book, and … Continue reading The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi.
*Cleans glasses* There are so many books being published this year. Holy damn. And since there are so many books being published, let's get on with talking about which ones I can't wait for, shall we? In order of release, here we go: J A N U A R Y Oh My Gods by Alexandra … Continue reading Books of 2019: 45 Books I Can’t Wait For.
2018 was a very messed up year for me. If you go on my Patreon, I recently published a post discussing some of my personal reasons why 2018 was tough for me. You don't have to pay to read it (I think? I'm still figuring Patreon out). I did this to provide some space between … Continue reading My Year In Books: 2018
Content Warnings: Violence/physical abuse, menstrual cramps described, challenged colourism. I was reading Blanca and Roja probably during the most stressful month of my semester, and I was that that might've ruined the book for me when I started it but I also knew I needed something to destress during the month and the only thing … Continue reading Blanca and Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore
Rating: 5/5 stars Trigger Warnings for the review: This review will discuss self-harm, and suicide ideation. Trigger Warnings for The Light Between Worlds will be listed at the end of the review with details of pages and chapters. I think I can finally write about The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth. I've read this book … Continue reading The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth
There's a lot of things I loved about A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi. I loved that Shirin was allowed to be a teenager; to feel anger and shame and confusion and determination and make mistakes. Shirin felt real to me, like someone I knew. In Shirin I saw myself. In her determination of … Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi