• Begone, Hype! // Mini Reviews: Caraval, The Star-Touched Queen, Flame in the Mist

    Let’s start these mini reviews by a confession: I am approximately 15 reviews behind, and to catch up and get some of my sanity back, I need to divide my time and commitment unevenly, unfortunately. Over the course of the next few days, you can expect to see grouped mini reviews that follow some theme; in these reviews, I will… [read on]

    Begone, Hype! // Mini Reviews: Caraval, The Star-Touched Queen, Flame in the Mist
  • Wallpapers: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

    Hello, everyone. I haven’t made wallpaper graphics for a series in a while – in fact, the last ones I made were definitely the Six of Crows wallpapers I made back in October. So, I thought I’d make a couple for Sabaa Tahir’s wonderful An Ember in the Ashes series. I did something different with them; I don’t think I’ve ever utilized a dark… [read on]

    Wallpapers: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
  • Review: Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

    🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 “Where are you guys? Text me back.” That was the last text Carver sent to one of his three best friends before they were all killed in an accident. Mars had been driving when he got the text, and while he was checking it, their car collided into a truck, killing Mars, Eli and Blake. In one moment, Carver’s… [read on]

    Review: Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

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A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall – Review

Title: A Little Something Different Author: Sandy Hall Genre: Young Adult | Contemporary | Romance Summary: The creative writing teacher, the delivery guy, the local Starbucks baristas, his best friend, her roommate, and the squirrel in the park all have one thing in common—they believe that Gabe and Lea should get together. Lea and Gabe are in the same creative writing class. They get the…

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Book Review | The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Summary: Mara Dyer once believed she could run from her past. She can’t. She used to think her problems were all in her head. They aren’t. She couldn’t imagine that after everything she’s been through, the boy she loves would still be keeping secrets. She’s wrong. Final Rating: ★★★★ I devoured and adored the first book. It had everything from gushy romance to comic relief,…

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Book Review | Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

Summary: Brideshead Revisited looks back to the golden age before the Second World War. It tells the story of Charles Ryder’s infatuation with the Marchmains and the rapidly-disappearing world of privilege they inhabit. Enchanted first by Sebastian at Oxford, then by his doomed Catholic family, in particular his remote sister, Julia, Charles comes finally to recognize only his spiritual and social distance…

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Book Review | The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding

Summary: A foundling of mysterious parentage brought up by Mr. Allworthy on his country estate, Tom Jones is deeply in love with the seemingly unattainable Sophia Western, the beautiful daughter of the neighboring squire—though he sometimes succumbs to the charms of the local girls. When Tom is banished to make his own fortune and Sophia follows him to London to escape…

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Book Review | On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Summary: On the Road chronicles Jack Kerouac’s years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, “a sideburned hero of the snowy West.” As “Sal Paradise” and “Dean Moriarty,” the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Final Rating: ★★☆☆☆ I went into this book with high expectations, unfortunately. I enjoy books about road-trips and friendship, but…

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Book Review | P.S. I Love You

P S  I  L O V E  Y O U  || C E C I L I A  A H E R N s u m m a r y  Holly couldn’t live without her husband Gerry, until the day she had to. They were the kind of young couple who could finish each other’s sentences. When Gerry succumbs to…

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