The Beauty of Endings

The Beauty of Darkness by Mary E. Pearson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am yours, and you are mine, and no kingdom will ever come between us. This is undeniably one of the best books I have ever read. It made me feel a myriad of emotions, ranging from uncontrollable joy to heartbreaking… Continue reading The Beauty of Endings

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A Kiss-worthy Finale

The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski My rating: 5 of 5 stars As Kestrel smiled at him from her seat on Javelin, a pink petal clinging to her cheek, it occurred to him that he might have to grow comfortable with happiness, because it might not abandon him this time. Joyful. Thankful. Ecstatic. Wistful. Any… Continue reading A Kiss-worthy Finale

The Art of Deceiving Runaway Princesses

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I will find you. In the farthest corner, I will find you. The intriguing enigma of the assassin's identity was what persuaded me to finally read The Kiss of Deception. My expectations were sky high because of all the hype, and… Continue reading The Art of Deceiving Runaway Princesses

Wickedly Dumbfounded

The Wicked King by Holly Black My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thank you very much, Hachette Book Group, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Revenge is sweet, but ice cream is sweeter. Me after reading The Wicked King: I originally planned to delay this review, but… Continue reading Wickedly Dumbfounded

That Crime Called Miscommunication

The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski My rating: 5 of 5 stars Were all her lies to Arin worth it, if she couldn't see the truth? Kestrel had thought she'd known what was best for Arin. Perhaps her greatest lies were the ones she'd told to herself. This is the most achingly frustrating novel I… Continue reading That Crime Called Miscommunication

A Book that Won Me Over

The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars She reminded herself bitterly that this was what curiosity had bought her: fifty keystones for a singer who refused to sing, a friend who wasn't her friend, some one who was hers and yet would never be hers. The Winner's Curse is now… Continue reading A Book that Won Me Over

A Crush So Unrequited

My first attempt to watch A Love So Beautiful was a total failure. Even though I was intrigued by the cast and premise of the drama, I simply could not handle the tonal cadence of the Chinese language; it sounded so weird compared to the Korean language, which I had grown to love. Another reason for my… Continue reading A Crush So Unrequited

After 552 Mornings

Morning Star by Pierce Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars When I first stepped through the gates of the Institute, I wore the weight of the world on my shoulders. It crushed me. Broke me, but my friends have pieced me together. After almost two years, I finally finished Morning Star. Don't get me… Continue reading After 552 Mornings

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?

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