Book Review: City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

I know I’m behind on the times with The Mortal Instruments series. But better late than never right? Even if it’s fifteen years late. In case you don’t know, The Mortal Instruments starts with City of Bones and follows Clary Fray, as she learns about a whole magical world that she is actually part of.…… Continue reading Book Review: City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

Book List: Frankenstein Retellings

It’s a monster! Or is the true monster the man? In honor of Halloween coming up, let’s look at some retellings of Mary Shelley’s (perhaps the inventor of the horror genre) most famous work. Book descriptions come from Goodreads. Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi Genre: Horror Average Goodreads Rating: 3.57 From the rubble-strewn streets…… Continue reading Book List: Frankenstein Retellings

Book Review: Extasia by Claire Legrand (Katherine Tegan Books)

Last month, I ordered a one-time book box from the Unplugged Book Box. They are a book box focused on self-care, and in it I recieved beautiful smelling lotion and perfume as well as a copy of Extasia by Claire Legrand (published by Katherine Tegan Books). Due to the packaging, it made the read even…… Continue reading Book Review: Extasia by Claire Legrand (Katherine Tegan Books)

Book Review: Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury)

A couple months ago I ordered a box from “Now in Books” and received a beautiful hardcover of Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer. Last year, I read Brigid Kemmerer’s Cursebreakers series and loved it, so I was very excited to read this one. (You can read my review here of that series). I decided…… Continue reading Book Review: Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury)

Book Review: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi (Harper)

I received This Woven Kingdom in LitJoy Crate, and this edition is absolutley beautiful. Like the last book I read, there is a dust jacket with character art inside, and the book itself had golden edges. I love it so much. But onto the actual story. The best way I can have of describing This…… Continue reading Book Review: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi (Harper)

Bookish Playlist: Fantasy

A playlist for my favorite genre. Play With Fire by Sam TinneszYou Should See Me in a Crown by Billie EilishGlory and Gore by LordeRunaway bu AuroraCastle by HalseyBeliever by Imagine DragonsSirens by FleurieMonsters by RuelleBury a Friend by Billie EilishDandelions by Ruth B.Murder Song (5, 4, 3, 2, 1) by AuroraEverybody Wants to Rule…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: Fantasy

Bookish Playlist: The Keeper of Night

The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker was such an amazing dark fantasy. You can read my review here. Her novel inspired this playlist. Dead Girl Walking from Heathers the Musical, because Hiro reminds me of JDBury a Friend by Billie EilishCruel World by Lana Del ReyYoung God by HalseyEverybody Wants to Rule the…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: The Keeper of Night

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 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

Blog Tour: Dark Oak by Jacob Sannox

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Happy Thanksgiving to all who are celebrating! This year I’m thankful to be a part of Storytellers on Tour Book Tour of Dark Oak by Jacob Sannox! Thank you so much to Storytellers On Tour (IG: @sot_tours) and Jacob Sannox (IG: @jacobsannox) for a copy of the book and for a chance to be on…… Continue reading Blog Tour: Dark Oak by Jacob Sannox