Well folks, I did it. I read 150 books in 2020. It was A Lot. (Also sorry this post is late, etc. etc.) I mean, what more do we expect from last year, really? December was a good reading month, but a terrible everything else. I'm sure you can all relate. I sat at my… Continue reading December 2020 Wrap-Up!
Hello again! Apparently, this blog isn't something I'm necessarily going to keep up with on a regular basis. Apparently it's just going to be a place where I sporadically show, do a few posts, write a few reviews, and then disappear again until the mood for writing strikes. And that's okay! I do genuinely feel… Continue reading November 2020 Wrap-Up!
Hello hello! It's a bit late, but is it just me or did the end of October go by incredibly quickly? And now it's November 8. Like really, where did the time go. (I know where it went. We all were glued to our televisions for five days, fearing the end of the world. But… Continue reading October 2020 Wrap-Up!
Happy last day of September! I cannot believe October begins tomorrow. This month has just flown by and somehow I managed to read 18 books, which I'm pretty sure is the most I've ever read in a month. I won't even try to pretend I can replicate that in October. It's been a great month… Continue reading September 2020 Wrap-Up!
Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s actions and learn what she can about the invading king threatening to bring her land to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit. One slip could bring doom not only for Feyre, but for everything—and… Continue reading A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review
Feyre has undergone more trials than one human woman can carry in her heart. Though she’s now been granted the powers and lifespan of the High Fae, she is haunted by her time Under the Mountain and the terrible deeds she performed to save the lives of Tamlin and his people. As her marriage to… Continue reading A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review
When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin—one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world. As she dwells… Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review
In August of 1939, as Britain watches the headlines in fear of another devastating war with Germany, three childhood friends must choose between friendship or country. Erstwhile socialite Nora is determined to find her place in the Home Office’s Air Raid Precautions Department, matchmaker Hazel tries to mask two closely guarded secrets with irrepressible optimism,… Continue reading The Whispers of War by Julia Kelly | Book Review
*Please bear with me as I post some older reviews from my drafts! In 1935, ten-year-old Alex Maki from Bainbridge Island, Washington is disgusted when he's forced to become pen pals with Charlie Levy of Paris, France--a girl. He thought she was a boy. In spite of Alex's reluctance, their letters continue to fly across… Continue reading This Light Between Us by Andrew Fukuda | Book Review
*Please bear with me as I post some older book reviews from my drafts! Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side is the first book devoted to the South Side’s rich and unfairly ignored architectural heritage. With lively, insightful text and gallery-quality color photographs by noted Chicago architecture expert Lee Bey, Southern Exposure… Continue reading Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side by Lee Bey | Book Review