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: 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 [...]

Not for me: The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Book Review

Not for me: The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Book Review

I read The Friend Zone because I thought that it would be light-hearted chick-lit where the maid of honor and bestman hooks up. I was wrong... and I was really disappointed. However, I wasn't disappointed because it wasn't lighthearted. This book was just not for me as it was full of tropes and stuff that [...]

Book Review: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Book Review: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

There are books that will make you cry and there are books that will make you laugh. And then there are books where you want the characters to pop off in real life and be friends with. And then there are books like A Gentleman in Moscow where you become so immersed in the book you will disappear from wherever you are sitting and be transported to the world inside the pages.