Q & A with B.T. Gottfred

Happy Tuesday, bookworms! I recently finished The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy and gave it 4.5 stars. I really enjoyed reading this YA novel because it powerfully depicts the fluidity of masculinity and femininity. I've always been a fan of gender discourse, so this book was a pleasure to read. Hence, I'm very grateful that the… Continue reading Q & A with B.T. Gottfred


Divine Neutrality

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. When I was born, the name for what I was did not exist. I finally finished this book after reading it for more than a… Continue reading Divine Neutrality

Love Is Love

The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy by B.T. Gottfred My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. A man who reads effeminate may well be consistently heterosexual, and another one might be gay. We can't read sexuality off of… Continue reading Love Is Love

Tickle Me Orange

Orange: The Complete Collection, Volume 1 by Ichigo Takano My rating: 4 of 5 stars Maybe it's impossible to live life without any regrets. Even when you know the future...you'll still mess up. Orange was a wonderful introduction for me to manga. Yup, I'm a manga neophyte! 😀 I'm sorry I joined the bandwagon only… Continue reading Tickle Me Orange

Matters of the Heart

Heartless by Marissa Meyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. — Oscar Wilde Heartless is such an emotional masterpiece. If The Lunar Chronicles gave you a lot of feels, then this book will give you tons… Continue reading Matters of the Heart

A Legendary Sequel

Legendary by Stephanie Garber My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. She'd thought that she was the key to his entire game. But, of course, Legend was playing more than one game. Caraval took my breath away last year.… Continue reading A Legendary Sequel

Thank God I Got Carried Away

Caraval by Stephanie Garber My rating: 4.75 of 5 stars In many ways, loving Tella was a source of constant pain. The latter quote perfectly describes what Caraval is about: a girl who goes through a lot of suffering because of her sister. In a way, this book is another tribute to Frozen. The plot… Continue reading Thank God I Got Carried Away