Into the Jewish Woods

The Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Jews always come out battered, bruised, but still triumphant. Because we believe in God, in community, in compassion, and in the… Continue reading Into the Jewish Woods

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The Ruler of Prolonged Suspense

Rule by Ellen Goodlett My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Whoever their blackmailer was, they were still out there. I haven't felt this frustrated in quite a while. It's not necessarily a bad thing since… Continue reading The Ruler of Prolonged Suspense

Bickering through the Bloody Night

Nightblood by Elly Blake My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Ice no longer scared me. Its facets were beautiful, especially when it caught and held the vibrancy of flame. It's time to say farewell to… Continue reading Bickering through the Bloody Night

A Graceful Critique of Infuriating Misogyny

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. In Viridia, women were oppressed because men were afraid of them. In my honest opinion, Grace and Fury is the love child of… Continue reading A Graceful Critique of Infuriating Misogyny

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

A Book That Could Have Been Stellar

Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars The opposite of faith isn’t doubt. The opposite of faith is certainty. —Noemi Hurrah! I finally finished Defy the Stars! I attempted to finish it last year, but I guess I wasn't in the mood for sci-fi. Despite my waning interest in the… Continue reading A Book That Could Have Been Stellar

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

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

The Astonishing Color of Enlightenment

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. There's no point in wishing. We can't change anything about the past. We can only remember. We can only move… Continue reading The Astonishing Color of Enlightenment

Cruelly In Love

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thank you very much, Hachette Book Group, for sending me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. ❤ Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so… Continue reading Cruelly In Love