Josh the Nonconformist

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars It was impossible, of course. But when did that ever stop any dreamer from dreaming. Dear Majority, I didn't end up loving STD (what an acronym!), but please don't send me to the gallows. xD I loved the ever-relatable Lazlo, Laini Taylor's candylicious… Continue reading Josh the Nonconformist

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If Mare Barrow Were More Likable

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Penguin Random House, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. My mother was known as the Fire Queen, regal and strong. But I am the Ash Princess, a living joke. From the get-go, I… Continue reading If Mare Barrow Were More Likable

Who Cares about Game of Thrones?

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes My rating: 5 of 5 stars Magic will find those with pure hearts, even when all seems lost. Fantasy has always been one of my favorite genres, especially when it features a cast of problematic, vengeful, and power-hungry royals. Thus, when Sasha Alsberg (my crush) recommended this phenomenal book on… Continue reading Who Cares about Game of Thrones?

The Time We Were Not So Dense

Annyeonghaseyo! This post might be a surprise to you because so far, my blog has been about nothing but books. I still enjoy book blogging, but I want to widen my horizons by writing about my other passions or interests, such as K dramas and K-pop music. Today, I'll be reviewing The Time We Were Not in… Continue reading The Time We Were Not So Dense

Under Love-tainted Skies

Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall My rating: 5 of 5 stars When people say weird, what they really mean is different. And difference has never been a bad thing. —Luke I resolved to finally pick up Under Rose-Tainted Skies because it had been on my TBR since 2017 and the pages had turned murky… Continue reading Under Love-tainted Skies

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