“Three words, large enough to tip the world. I remember you.” France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out acrossContinue reading “Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”
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Book Review: A Song Below Water
“We should all speak like sirens. Use our voices to make a difference, because all of them matter.” Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to keep her siren identity under wraps in a society that wants to keep her kind under lock and key. Never mind she’s also stuck in Portland, Oregon,Continue reading “Book Review: A Song Below Water”
The Literary World Needs Negative Reviews!
But at what point does negative intersect with honesty? Does only living in a positive bubble of good reviews actually help the author and the book community at large?
Book Review: Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune
Though this is what I could call a “comfort book” and I knew everything would work out in the end, I still felt very much compelled to read on and on. I laughed and I cried in equal measure.
Book Review: Before Green Gables
In general, this is a nice book and I’m happy that Anne continues to be such an important character. But it certainly didn’t feel like Anne most of the time, which is a shame. Most of the time it felt like someone writing a very nice fan-fiction, but they didn’t actually know the books that well.
Book Review: The Grimoire of Kensington Market
That door; it drew her like an enchanted flame. Kyle’s in there! The thought came to her as though someone screamed it. She put her hands over her ears, it was so loud. He’s in there! Open the door! Open it! Open it now! Her bones sang with the knowledge. Kyle was behind that door,Continue reading “Book Review: The Grimoire of Kensington Market”
Book Review: Shadows of Lela
Feeling a presence beside me, I lifted my head saw the white unicorn. My heart softened, my shoulders relaxed. The unicorn was so close, I knew I could touch him. I reached out a tentative hand and placed it on his mud-splattered, white coat. A calm warmth flooded me.” Sixteen-year-old Princess Cora has a darkContinue reading “Book Review: Shadows of Lela”
Book Review: A Discovery of Witches
Disclaimer: I don’t write these fancy long book reviews for books that I didn’t love or had a big impact on me, but this book did have an impact on me. This book was the pinnacle of untapped potential. It had a great premise, but so much was left untouched. Anyway, I’ll get to thatContinue reading “Book Review: A Discovery of Witches”
Book Review: The Changeling
To believe in only the practical, the rational, the realistic was a kind of glamour as well. But he couldn’t enjoy the illusion of order anymore. Monsters aren’t real until you meet one. When Apollo Kagwa’s father disappeared, he left his son a box of books and strange recurring dreams. Now Apollo is a fatherContinue reading “Book Review: The Changeling”
Book Review: The Saturday Night Ghost Club
Reality never changes. Only our recollections of it do. Whenever a moment passes, we pass along with it into the realm of memory. And in that realm, geometries change. Contours shift, shades lighten, objectivities dissolve. Memory becomes what we need it to be. When neurosurgeon Jake Breaker operates, he knows he’s handling more than aContinue reading “Book Review: The Saturday Night Ghost Club”