Book Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (Macmillan Publishing Group)

I’m writing this review in a haze because I stayed up until two am to finish it, and then I was too excited to sleep. I’m so tired. It was a great book. To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo, published by Macmillan Publishing Group, is a YA Fantasy that is sort of a Little…… Continue reading Book Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (Macmillan Publishing Group)

Book Lists: Rapunzel Retellings

If you’re anything like me, you might also love fairy tale retellings with your whole heart. It’s like escaping back to childhood but with dark twists and turns. Good news is there are plenty of retellings out there–including those of our favorite long-haired princess. (Also just a quick PSA: there are some great retellings out…… Continue reading Book Lists: Rapunzel Retellings

The Stay at Home Book Tag

Princess of Paperback on YouTube created this tag when we were all first in quarantine and lockdown. Even though we all have the vaccine now and things are hopefully calming down, I still hate leaving the house. So, this might always be appropriate for me to do. Laying in Bed: A Book You Read In…… Continue reading The Stay at Home Book Tag

The Cake-Flavored Book Tag

Who doesn’t love cake? I like cake. Well, certain types at least. And mostly for the icing. But still, I have a huge sweet tooth, so I couldn’t resist trying out this book tag I found Chocolate Cake: A Dark Book That You Loved The Cursebreakers trilogy by Brigid Kemmerer, starting with A Curse So…… Continue reading The Cake-Flavored Book Tag

Book List: High Fantasy

I hope everyone has a good Halloween! To me, the months between October-December feel so magical. The holidays, the weather, the nostalgia. That’s why I think high fantasy is the perfect genre for these months. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas Suggested Age Range: 14-15 and older Average Goodreads Rating: 4.18 Celaena was serving…… Continue reading Book List: High Fantasy

Book Lists: Books With Faeries

Because who doesn’t automatically fall in love with the high fae??? A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 4.18 When Feyre kills a faerie, she is dragged to the magical world Fae world, doomed to live there as reparation. But even as Feyre’s feelings soften for her…… Continue reading Book Lists: Books With Faeries

Disney Sidekick Book Tag

A new day, a new tag. I love books and I love Disney, so this seemed like the perfect tag to do. This tag was created by Mandy @Book Princess Reviews. Mushu from Mulan/ Olaf and Sven from Frozen: The Comic Relief -Name Your Favorite Hilarious Character or Your Favorite Comedy/Funny Book I read so…… Continue reading Disney Sidekick Book Tag

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

Book Lists: High Fantasy

High Fantasy is my favorite kind of fantasy. High fantasy has an alternate world filled with magic and even fantastical species. There’s usually high stakes filled with loads of characters who embark on a quest or adventure, and broader themes like good versus evil. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin Average Goodreads Rating:…… Continue reading Book Lists: High Fantasy

Book Lists: Mythology Retellings

Retellings are my favorite subgenre, and it seems that lately, mythology has been a really popular topic for books. So without further ado… Oreo by Fran Ross Genre: Humor Average Goodreads Rating: 3.65 This satire explores the relationships between African-Americans and Jews. Oreo is growing up in Philly, half-Jewish, half-Black, with her grandparents. When she…… Continue reading Book Lists: Mythology Retellings