Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller (Bloomsbury Publishing)

I’m loving seeing all these Greek mythology retellings coming out. I acquired Circe by Madeline Miller, published by Bloomsbury Publishing, last month and have been so excited to read it. When I saw a reading prompt to read a book based off mythology, I knew exactly what to pick. Madeline Miller has taught high school…… Continue reading Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller (Bloomsbury Publishing)

Book List: Books With Black Protagonists

Representation is so important. It shows readers they are not alone and that they can be a hero. It can also show readers what it’s like not to be like them. It builds empathy and unity through our diversity. I’ve been seeing a lot more books out with POC main characters and I am loving…… Continue reading Book List: Books With Black Protagonists

The Netflix Book Tag

Another day, another tag I randomly found. This one was created by A Darker Shade of Whitney on YouTube, but I found it on This Splendid Shambles blog. Recently Watched: The Last Book You Finished Reading The book I last finished was A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer. This is a beauty…… Continue reading The Netflix Book Tag

Bookish Discussion: Maps in Books

I love fantasy books with maps at the beginning. I love being able to flip back and check out where the characters are at in the story and what consequence the foreign countries have on the main land. I think a lot of people love this. This is why #mapmonday is a huge hashtag on…… Continue reading Bookish Discussion: Maps in Books

Bookish Discussion: Judging a Book By The Cover

“Don’t judge a book by a cover” is a popular saying meaning we shouldn’t judge people based on appearances. In reality, it’s a lot harder to not make snap judgements, and when taken literally, I haven’t met anyone who hasn’t judged a book by the cover. Haven’t you ever bought a book because of the…… Continue reading Bookish Discussion: Judging a Book By The Cover

Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Usbourne Publishing Ltd.)

Moving off the Grishaverse until I get Rule of Wolves, I decided to read a book that I bought a couple months ago, and has been on my tbr backlist. I was so excited for it because I’ve seen it promoted on bookstagram, has beautiful cover art, and the book is completed with green sprayed…… Continue reading Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Usbourne Publishing Ltd.)

Book Review: The Toll by Neal Shusterman (Walker Books Ltd.)

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The Toll by Neal Shusterman, published by Walker Books Ltd., is the third and last book in the Arc of a Scythe trilogy, a young adult science fiction series. If you haven’t read the first two books, it would not be wise to read this review! This book takes off after the sinking of Endura…… Continue reading Book Review: The Toll by Neal Shusterman (Walker Books Ltd.)

Best Book Covers

The popular saying is “don’t judge a book by its cover” but we all do. A cover intrigues. It’s the thing that gets us to pick up the book and at least read the back to see what it’s about. It tells about the genre or the character. Listed ahead are some of my favorite…… Continue reading Best Book Covers