Book Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Book Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Casiopea Tun is tired of her repetitive life of doing chores for her grandfather and getting picked on by her cousin Martin. She dreams of a life of adventure away from their hometown but this dream seems to be unreachable. Until she opens a chest on her grandfather's room which carries the imprisoned bones of a God of Death. Together with the newly freed Hun-Kame, Casiopea embarks on a quest and on the adventure she longed for.

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Title: CirceAuthor: Madeline MillerGenre: FantasyAdd to Goodreads Synopsis: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child - not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that [...]

Book Review: Lore by Alexandra Bracken

Title: LoreAuthor: Alexandra BrackenGenre: Fantasy, Young AdultAdd to Goodreads Synopsis: Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals, hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.Long ago, Lore [...]

Book Review: Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

Title: Dear EdwardAuthor: Ann NapolitanoGenre: General FictionAdd to Goodreads Synopsis: One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them is a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured vet [...]

Unique Storytelling: Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid Book Review

Unique Storytelling: Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid Book Review

A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous break up. Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the real reason why they split at the absolute height of their popularity…until now. Daisy is a girl coming [...]

What if Books are Forbidden?: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Book Review

What if Books are Forbidden?: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Book Review

This is my first time reading Fahrenheit 451 and I've only read it for the 2020 Popsugar Reading Challenge. It makes me wonder how I haven't read this book before since the premise of Fahrenheit 451 is a bookworm's nightmare- what if books are banned? Fahrenheit 451 centers around Guy Montag, a fireman. However, in [...]

Slowly but surely: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Book Review

Slowly but surely: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Book Review

Synopsis The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The bodyOn an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a [...]

A Journey to the Wild West: Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry Book Review

A Journey to the Wild West: Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry Book Review

Synopsis A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America. Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes [...]

Too Repetitive: Again Again by E. Lockhart Book Review

Too Repetitive: Again Again by E. Lockhart Book Review

Synopsis If you could live your life again, what would you do differently? After a near-fatal family catastrophe and an unexpected romantic upheaval, Adelaide Buchwald finds herself catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times--while finally confronting the secrets she keeps, her ideas [...]