Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury YA)

I finally jumped on the bandwagon and read Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, published by Bloomsbury. I had been hesitant to start it because I knew I’d be committing to a 7 book series plus a prequel and that intimidating. But I couldn’t take seeing everyone talk about these characters I didn’t know…… Continue reading Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury YA)

Book Review: Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume (Windmill Books)

Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume, published through Windmill Books, isn’t a type of book I would normally pick up. In fact, it was a surprise from my one-time order of a blind date with a book box. I put off reading it for a while because it’s a dog book. I never read…… Continue reading Book Review: Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume (Windmill Books)

Book Lists: Celebrity Romances

To all of you who love to swoon over romcoms and gush over your OTP’s, here is a non-comprehensive list of celebrity romances. Ever wanted to fall in love with someone famous? Live vicariously through these characters. You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria Genre: Contemporary Romance Average Goodreads Rating: 3.73 After Jasmine Lin…… Continue reading Book Lists: Celebrity Romances

Bookish Playlist: Enemies to Lovers

It’s time for a playlist that represents bookstagram’s favorite trope: enemies to lovers. Power Over Me by Dermot KennedyMonster by Imagine DragonsDevil in Your Eye by Mumford and SonsR U Mine? by Arctic Monkeys I hate u, i love u by gnash and Olivia O’BrienI Hate Everything About You by Three Days GraceKiss With A…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: Enemies to Lovers

Reader Problems Book Tag

Another day, another post with an old tag I randomly found and haven’t been tagged in. The Reader Problems Book Tag was created by Book Loving Nut, and I found it on Paper Pizza Blog. Without further ado…. You have thousands of books on your TBR. How in the world do you decide what to…… Continue reading Reader Problems Book Tag

Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac (Penguin Books)

I used to romanticize beatnik culture. I thought it was all like Shaggy in Scooby-Doo or like people in thick framed glasses drinking bitter coffee and reading poetry slams. I wanted to be a beatnik, or at least a hipster. Then, I read this book: On the Road by Jack Kerouac, published through Penguin Books.…… Continue reading Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac (Penguin Books)

Bookish Playlist: ACOTAR

Here is a playlist for the A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J Maas. To the Stars who listen and the Dreams that are answered. Stars by Alesia CaraGods & Monsters by Lana Del ReyAll of Me by John LegendJust Like Fire by P!nkCastle on the Hill by Ed SheeranSay You Won’t…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: ACOTAR

Book Lists: Genetic Engineering

Any sci-fi lovers out there? Today being able to alter genes and DNA is a real practice, albeit with limits and rules. But who doesn’t love a book who goes too far? Here is a list of some books that have an element of DNA modification. Next by Michael Crichton Genre: Science Fiction/Techno-Thriller Average Goodreads…… Continue reading Book Lists: Genetic Engineering

Bookish Playlist: The Hunger Games

Just a playlist here for one of the most well-known dystopias. Girl on Fire-Alicia Keys Poison Arrow-ABC Catle-Halsey Silhouettes-Of Monsters and Men Survivor-Destiny’s Child Killing in the Name-Rage Against the Machine Poker Face-Lady Gaga Safe and Sound-Taylor Swift Set Fire to the Rain-Adele Is This The World We Created?-Queen Just Like Fire-P!nk Stronger-Kelly Clarkson I…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: The Hunger Games

Book Lists: Books with Indigenous Rep

Canada Day recently passed on July 1, essentially Canada’s own independence day. However, there has been a lot of controversy around it. This is because only weeks ago there was a discovery in Canada of children’s remains on unmarked graves at the site of former residential schools. Residential schools were forced assimilation schools indigenous children…… Continue reading Book Lists: Books with Indigenous Rep