Five Environmental Non-Fiction Books on my TBR

If we're friends in real life or moots on Twitter, you may have noticed the amount of environment and climate-change related tweets I've shared. I am very passionate about protecting the environment and its been my dream to pursue a higher degree in it since my 2nd year in college. Since I'm not sure yet … Continue reading Five Environmental Non-Fiction Books on my TBR

ARC Review: Iron Widow, Xiran Jay Zhao

But I have no faith in love. Love cannot save me. I choose vengence. About the Book Publication Date: September 21, 2021Publisher: Penguin TeenLength: 400 pagesGenre: Young Adult | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Historical The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha … Continue reading ARC Review: Iron Widow, Xiran Jay Zhao

Five Reasons to Read Relatively Normal Secrets by C.W. Allen

Nothing about our life has really ever been normal. 'Home' is relative too... About the Book Publishing Date: September 7, 2021 Published by: Cinnabar Moth Publishing LLCLength: 244 pagesGenre: Middle Grade | Sci-Fi | Fantasy Tuesday and Zed Furst are perfectly normal children with perfectly strange parents. Their father won't discuss his job, their mother … Continue reading Five Reasons to Read Relatively Normal Secrets by C.W. Allen

Blog Tour Review: Down to Earth, Betty Culley

What is most important is not always the answers, but the questions. Keep asking the questions. About the Book Publication Date: August 24, 2021Publisher: Crown Books for Young ReadersLength: 224 pagesGenre: Middle Grade | Fantasy | STEM Henry has always been fascinated by rocks. As a homeschooler, he pours through the R volume of the … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Down to Earth, Betty Culley

ARC Review: Unreal, Cindy Gunderson (Unreal Series #1)

Augmented reality has transformed the world from drab to gorgeously stunning. But when you can't trust what you see, can you believe anything or anyone? About the Book Publishing Date: August 3, 2021 Published by: Button PressLength: 308 pagesGenre: Science Fiction | Young Adult Channel is Unreal. After the devastating Campi eruption, people flocked to … Continue reading ARC Review: Unreal, Cindy Gunderson (Unreal Series #1)

Take a Hint Dani Brown, Talia Hibbert (The Brown Sisters #2)

What you get out of being loved, it's supposed to be worth the compromise. When it's good, it makes you want to compromise. About the Book Publication Date: June 23, 2020Published by: AvonLength: 376 PagesGenre: Contemporary Romance Synopsis Danika Brown knows what she wants: professional success, academic renown, and an occasional roll in the hay … Continue reading Take a Hint Dani Brown, Talia Hibbert (The Brown Sisters #2)

Blog Tour Review + Favorite Lines: Once Stolen, D.N. Bryn (These Treacherous Tides)

You have something that means a lot to you. Most people go their entire lives and never find a passion like that. About the Book Publication Date: July 27, 2021Publisher: Bryn BooksLength: 258 pagesGenre: Mythpunk Fantasy | Steampunk Synopsis No one with half a brain would rob the jungle’s most notorious energy cartel. The vibrations … Continue reading Blog Tour Review + Favorite Lines: Once Stolen, D.N. Bryn (These Treacherous Tides)

ARC Review: The Misadventures of an Amateur Naturalist, Ceinwen Langley (Celeste Rossan #1)

I'd much rather suffer and perish in the pursuit of my own life than wither away in the shadow of someone else's. About the Book Publishing Date: September 01, 2021 Published by: Feed the Writer PressLength: 360 pagesGenre: Historical Fiction | Fantasy | Fairytale Retelling Synopsis Aspiring young naturalist Celeste Rossan is determined to live … Continue reading ARC Review: The Misadventures of an Amateur Naturalist, Ceinwen Langley (Celeste Rossan #1)

Blog Tour Review + Giveaway: In the Jaded Grove, Anela Deen (Kindred Realms #1)

It's your hand on the hilt. Your choice. Your will. About the Book Publication Date: March 31, 2021Publisher: Fine Fables PressLength: 330 pagesGenre: Adult Fantasy | Urban Fantasy Synopsis Simith of Drifthorn is tired of war. After years of conflict between the Thistle court and the troll kingdom, even a pixie knight known for his … Continue reading Blog Tour Review + Giveaway: In the Jaded Grove, Anela Deen (Kindred Realms #1)

ARC Review: The Annual Migration of Clouds, Premee Mohamed

If love does not pin you down, if love is not heavy enough to keep you in place, what on earth could be? If love is not enough then guilt cannot be enough, duty cannot be enough. But what do they weigh? What is the heaviest, what could weigh you down? About the Book Publishing … Continue reading ARC Review: The Annual Migration of Clouds, Premee Mohamed

ARC Review: Maya Loop, Lis Anna-Langston

Just when a timeline looks like it has to end, it can suddenly branch off in a new direction. About the Book Publishing Date: June 25, 2021 Published by: Mapleton PressLength: 242 pagesGenre: Middle Grade | Sci-Fi | Fantasy | Adventure Goodreads Synopsis Following maps her grandmother drew before she disappeared, Maya Loop, the brave, … Continue reading ARC Review: Maya Loop, Lis Anna-Langston

Our Bloody Pearl, D.N. Bryn (These Treacherous Tides #1)

If many soft waves tear through big rocks, then many weak fists break strong hearts. But many small smiles piece them back together again. About the Book Publication Date: July 26th, 2018Published by: Avos PublishingLength: 229 PagesGenre: Fantasy | Romance | Adventure | Mythology | Steampunk Goodreads Synopsis The ocean is uncontrollable and dangerous. But … Continue reading Our Bloody Pearl, D.N. Bryn (These Treacherous Tides #1)

ARC Review: The Gene of Life, Tetsuo Ted Takashima

What is a gene? What is life? What does it mean to be human? When those answers are found, there are more mysteries to solve... About the Book Publishing Date: June 15, 2021 (English Translation)Published by: MuseyonLength: 360 pagesGenre: Science Fiction | Mystery | Suspense Goodreads Synopsis Berlin, July 2008. After giving a lecture, Max … Continue reading ARC Review: The Gene of Life, Tetsuo Ted Takashima

Blog Tour Review: Planet Dead, Sylvester Barzey

Had I known the world was going to be taken over by zombies, I would have spent a little more time in the gym. About the Book Publishing Date: August 6th, 2017Publisher: Self-publishedCover Design: Ravenborn CoversLength: 230 pagesAge Group: AdultGenre: Post-Apocalyptic | Horror | Science Fiction Amazon Synopsis An unknown virus has quickly taken over … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Planet Dead, Sylvester Barzey

Patron Saints of Nothing, Randy Ribay

"But there are good things I can hold on to and there are other things I have the power to change. My family, myself, this world—all of us are flawed. But flawed doesn’t mean hopeless. It doesn’t mean forsaken. It doesn’t mean lost" About the Book Published on: June 18th, 2019Published by: KokilaLength: 352 pagesGenre: … Continue reading Patron Saints of Nothing, Randy Ribay

We Hunt the Flame, Hafsah Faizal

"Together, we will raise the dunes from the earth, and rain death from the sky. Together, we are capable of anything." About the Book Published on: May 14th, 2019Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Length: 472 pagesGenre: Fantasy | Young Adult Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when … Continue reading We Hunt the Flame, Hafsah Faizal

First-ever TBR | Sunnybook Farm Reading Challenge 2021

In my whole existence of being a bookworm, never once have I created nor tried to follow a book list or a "TBR". Shocking, I know! I consider myself as a moody reader, picking up whatever genre I feel like reading at a certain time. The problem I found with this though, was that after … Continue reading First-ever TBR | Sunnybook Farm Reading Challenge 2021

The Handmaiden (2016)

The daughter of a legendary thief, who sewed winter coats out of stolen purses. Herself a thief, pickpocket, swindler. The savior who came to tear my life apart. My Tamako. My Sookee. Year Released: 2016Director: Park-Chan WookLength: 1 hr, 24 minGenre: Romance | Drama | Thriller | PeriodLanguage: Korean | Japanese Trigger Warning: Movie contains … Continue reading The Handmaiden (2016)

Science, History, and Climate Change: Favorite Quotes and Lessons from 3 Nonfiction Books

As a bookworm, I enjoy reading books about other worlds - fictional stories with realms that serve as an escape from reality, and characters that we adore and can relate to. But three years ago, I discovered the joy in reading books that are nonfiction; books that allow me to broaden my knowledge on a … Continue reading Science, History, and Climate Change: Favorite Quotes and Lessons from 3 Nonfiction Books

The Never Tilting World, Rin Chupeco

A demoness is what men call a goddess they cannot control. Goddesses. Monsters. An adventure under the scorching sun and a journey across treacherous waters, plus a little romance on the side. These elements were enough to hook me into the story of a magical world called Aeon, a world that literally stopped spinning... The … Continue reading The Never Tilting World, Rin Chupeco

The Virgin Suicides, Jeffrey Eugenides

With most people, suicide is like Russian roulette. Only one chamber has a bullet. With the Lisbon girls, the gun was loaded. A bullet for family abuse. A bullet for genetic predisposition. A bullet for historical malaise. A bullet for inevitable momentum. The other two bullets are impossible to name, but that doesn't mean the … Continue reading The Virgin Suicides, Jeffrey Eugenides

Lolita (1997) | A Book and Movie Comparison

Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to rap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta. Trigger Warning: Book contains scenes depicting death, sexual content, emotional abuse, and pedophilia. The Book Set in … Continue reading Lolita (1997) | A Book and Movie Comparison

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