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

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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

Too Much of a Good Thing

The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton My rating: 2 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Sometimes we forgive others because it keeps our own hearts whole, not because they deserve it or for any thought of them. What in… Continue reading Too Much of a Good Thing

Perhaps This Is Better than Game of Thrones

The Smoke Thieves by Sally Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tash had thought demons were scary, but men could be just as bad. Oh no, I lost count of how many characters died. Hahaha. I don't care about Game of Thrones, but fans of the latter might like this book indeed. Reading it… Continue reading Perhaps This Is Better than Game of Thrones

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

Crows Are Not Better than Roses

Lost Crow Conspiracy by Rosalyn Eves My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you, Penguin Random House, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. You think because I am a girl, I am weak. Because I speak for those who are given no voice here, my voice should… Continue reading Crows Are Not Better than Roses

Best Friend, or Worst Enemy?

All That Was by Karen Rivers My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. There is maybe a fungus that has woven me to Piper. Piper is the fungus, invading my roots. It's more parasitic than that. Last night, my… Continue reading Best Friend, or Worst Enemy?

Q & A with Amanda Hocking

Hi, everyone! As a participant in a blog tour for Between the Blade and the Heart, I was given the opportunity to have a written interview with Amanda Hocking, one of the most popular authors of YA literature. BTBATH was the last book I read in 2017, and you can find my review here. Hopefully, this… Continue reading Q & A with Amanda Hocking