With my last dying breath, I would make him regret the day he ever laid eyes on me. —Lia Ouch. That ending was utterly painful. The last time I felt this way was when I read The Winner's Crime. There were so many evocative scenes crammed into the last hundred pages. My brother recently asked… Continue reading Hating Such a Heartless Nemesis
Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. ― Lemony Snicket Clean and Clear. Those were the very first words that I learned to read. I was four or five years old back then. Mama was helping me brush my teeth when she noticed that I was fixated on her bottle of facial… Continue reading No One Is Born a Reader: My Bookish History
Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard My rating: 2 of 5 stars If I am a sword, I am a sword made of glass, and I feel myself beginning to shatter. Honestly, I would have enjoyed this book if it had been less than 440 pages. 300 pages would've sufficed. A lot of things do happen… Continue reading Boredom Can Be a Very Sharp Sword
Black Wings Beating by Alex London My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC in exchange for an honest review. There was an invisible tether that bound them to each other. Each of them was the falcon, each the falconer. Have you ever read a book reminiscent of Pokemon?… Continue reading Pidgey, I Choose You!
The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson My rating: 4 of 5 stars So what if I liked to be in control of things? Someone had to be, after all. —Andie The Unexpected Everything was my first encounter with Morgan Matson, and I unexpectedly liked it very much. I nearly loved it, were it not for… Continue reading I Didn’t Expect This Novel to Be So Meaningful
Orange: The Complete Collection, Volume 2 by Ichigo Takano My rating: 3 of 5 stars Every life is precious. Please treasure each and every day, the present, the moment, and yourself. I finally finished reading my very first manga series! Har-har-har. The overall premise of Orange was very promising, and I flew through the first… Continue reading I Still Don’t Get the Title of This Manga
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel by Ransom Riggs My rating: 4 of 5 stars I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was. After two pathetic attempts to finish the actual novelized form of Miss… Continue reading Peculiar Enjoyment
Mirage by Somaiya Daud My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Hope might have set fire to all things, but out of those ashes the resistance to the Vath would rise. I would make sure of it. This book… Continue reading It Must Be Fun to Have a Doppelganger