DNF: Odin’s Child | 60%

Odin's Childby Siri Pettersen ★ Genre: FantasyAuthor: Siri PettersenPublished: March 2021 [in English]Publisher: ArctisPages: 519 [hardback] DNF 60% Thank you NetGalley for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review. First thoughts I just couldn't get through this one, unfortunately. I tried so hard to push through this but I found the pace … Continue reading DNF: Odin’s Child | 60%

DNF: A Promised Land | 38%

A Promised Landby Barack Obama DNF 38% Genre: Non-fiction, Political memoirAuthor: Barack Obama Published: November 2020Publisher: Crown Publishing GroupPages: 751 [hardback] Ach, nope. Couldn't do it. Tried really hard and loved the audiobook narration by Obama himself - but ultimately I found this tediously boring. Not my cup of tea, wasn't interested in the extreme … Continue reading DNF: A Promised Land | 38%

Intense Romance in November 9 | Book Review

November 9by Colleen Hoover ★★★★ Genre: RomanceAuthor: Colleen HooverPublished: November 2015Publisher: Simon & SchusterPages: 307 [paperback] Review on Goodreads First thoughts I'm going with a diplomatic three and a half stars for this. I loved it. I couldn't put it down. It lived up to Hoover expectations. An incredible and unique book. But with a … Continue reading Intense Romance in November 9 | Book Review

Justice in Why We Broke Up | Book Review

Why We Broke Upby Daniel Handler ★★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, ContemporaryAuthor: Daniel HandlerPublished: December 2011Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPages: 354 [hardback] Initial Thoughts upon Finishing al;skjfdwsfnsilkd. This book is the biggest fuck you to an ex that there is. I loved it. So many thoughts, so many feelings, but mostly I goddamn wish I … Continue reading Justice in Why We Broke Up | Book Review

The Reality of History in Homegoing | Book Review

Homegoingby Yaa Gyasi ★★★★★ Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Yaa GyasiPublished: June 2016Publisher: VikingPages: 305 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This was simply amazing. I can't get over how incredible the storytelling was! I was captivated by all the voices within this book and found it delivered its message so well. It was so … Continue reading The Reality of History in Homegoing | Book Review

Great Struggle in The Four Winds | Book Review

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah ★★★★ Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Kristin HannahPublished: February 2021Publisher: St Martin's PressPages: 464 [hardback] Review on Goodreads Thank you to Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ooooph. This book is hard-hitting and glorious. As with anything that Hannah writes, … Continue reading Great Struggle in The Four Winds | Book Review

Dark Monsters in Crown of Midnight | Review

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Sarah J Maas Published: August 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 418 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Naturally, this was just as amazing the second time around as the first. And the cliff hanger just as devastating as I remember. Crown of … Continue reading Dark Monsters in Crown of Midnight | Review

War in Inside Out and Back Again | Spoiler-Free Review

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Thanhha Lai Published: February 2011 Publisher: HaperCollins Pages: 228 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was really good! The book is entirely written in prose which makes it an incredibly fast read. This was an amazingly well-done look into the … Continue reading War in Inside Out and Back Again | Spoiler-Free Review

Godly Storms in Empire of Sand | Spoiler-Free Review

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Tasha Suri Published: November 2018 Publisher: Orbit Pages: 496 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This was really good! I'd been so nervous to read this in case it didn't live up to my high expectations, but it did! We had some … Continue reading Godly Storms in Empire of Sand | Spoiler-Free Review

Simply Enormous Dragons in The Girl Who Drank the Moon || BOOK REVIEW

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill 3/5 STARS Genre: Children's Fiction, Fantasy Author: Kelly Barnhill Published: August 2017 Publisher: Picadilly Press Pages: 400 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thank you Allen & Unwin for sending me this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This is a really sweet children’s … Continue reading Simply Enormous Dragons in The Girl Who Drank the Moon || BOOK REVIEW