Category: Reading

Posted January 15, 2018 / 6 Comments

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson -An Underwhelming Adventure

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson -An Underwhelming Adventure

  Sadly, An Enchantment of Ravens suffer from ‘over-hyped book’ syndrome. It’s not a bad book, but come on, with that cover, a bookworm’s got expectations.   All the right elements, but falls short in execution The frustrating is, this book had the makings of a perfect, perfect story. I was excited at finding out it was a standalone. […]

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Posted January 8, 2018 / 12 Comments

What is the right way to judge books?

What is the right way to judge books?

  What an odd thing to wonder, isn’t it? But I’ve been thinking about it more and more. Sometimes reviewing a book is a piece of cake, and other times, it’s way trickier than that. Like… well, a whole cake. It usually comes down to two things. You go by how the book makes you […]

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Posted December 30, 2017 / 8 Comments

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones, oh how I struggled to love it

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones, oh how I struggled to love it

  So why, why didn’t I love it? I got bored.  In paper, it all sounded great! Compelling characters with a magical and interesting storyline! The writing was beautiful but… I just couldn’t connect with anything that happened after Liesl made her way to the Underground. This was one of those cases where I’m pretty […]

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Posted December 4, 2017 / 3 Comments

How the Goodreads + Netgalley News May Affect Non-US/UK Bloggers

How the Goodreads + Netgalley News May Affect Non-US/UK Bloggers

  If you’re not sure of what’s going on, you can read about the news on Goodreads changing their giveaway system in this The Verge post. Basically, both Goodreads and Netgalley, important platforms in the publishing world, are implementing certain policies that in the end, exclude non-US/UK bloggers from the operations. Goodreads is basically a […]

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Posted September 11, 2017 / 5 Comments

5 Books You May Not Have Heard Of Before that Are Awesome

5 Books You May Not Have Heard Of Before that Are Awesome

  In a community where new, awesome and perfect books are coming out left and right, it’s easy to get lost in new releases and leave backlist titles behind. It’s no sin, but you never know how many hidden gems you’ll find going back a bit. So here are five books that aren’t talked about […]

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Posted August 11, 2017 / 6 Comments

Things I’d like to see in YA books with latinx rep

Things I’d like to see in YA books with latinx rep

  Yes, I have opinions. Until I can write my own contemporary with latin characters, I’m going to keep talking about this, lol. Behold the latinx rep wishlist! Characters using slang from their own countries You know how british and US people use different words for things sometimes, even though it’s all english? They have […]

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