Book List: Star-Crossed Lovers

“From forth the fatal loins of these two foesA pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life” The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Genre: YA Romance Average Goodreads Rating: 4.17 Hazel always sees herself as a ticking time-bomb with her lung cancer, but then she meets Augustus at a cancer support group. Opposite of…… Continue reading Book List: Star-Crossed Lovers

Bookish Playlist: Historical Fiction

I have been running out of ideas for these playlists, so I decided to make more genre-themed ones! If you have an idea for a playlist you want to see (ahem, hear), let me know! The Shores of Scotland by Max RichterSomething Good by alt-JO Children by Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsPersephone by TaminoWriter…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (Zaffre)

To complete out the month of January, I wanted to read one more historical fiction: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, published by Zaffre. This novel is based on a true story. Morris interviewed Lale (Lali), a survivor of Auschwitz who died in 2006. The book is very much his family’s story while some…… Continue reading Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (Zaffre)

Book Review: In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume (Alfred A. Knopf)

Judy Blume is such an iconic author from my childhood. I remember the days of reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing in school and then, when I was a little older, reading Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret on my own. Naturally, when I saw her book on sale at the library a…… Continue reading Book Review: In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume (Alfred A. Knopf)