wrap up

Adventures in October and November

So I forgot to post my October wrap up until halfway through November so I decided to just combine these two months because WHY NOT. OCTOBER: This month was...weird. I hit a really weird reading slump after reading Tower of Nero and it was just a weird struggle. On a good note, I posted this… Continue reading Adventures in October and November

book reviews

Never Look Back: A Really Unique and powerful retelling

Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera Rating: 4/5 Publication Date: September 15th, 2020 Eury comes to the Bronx as a girl haunted. Haunted by losing everything in Hurricane Maria--and by an evil spirit, Ato. She fully expects the tragedy that befell her and her family in Puerto Rico to catch up with her in New… Continue reading Never Look Back: A Really Unique and powerful retelling

Movies/TV/Music, Other Musings

My Thoughts on Mismatched

So I was extremely excited about Mismatched because it's inspired by When Dimple Met Rishi which is a really fun contemporary with one of the cutest meet-cutes ever! So of course when it came out I absolutely had to watch it! And I have THOUGHTS. I did a twitter thread with my first reactions but… Continue reading My Thoughts on Mismatched

book reviews

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong Rating: 5/5 Publication Date: November 17th, 2020 The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery. A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a… Continue reading These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

book reviews

Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon

Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon Rating: 3.75/5 Publication Date: November 17, 2020 When Sunny Dae—self-proclaimed total nerd—meets Cirrus Soh, he can’t believe how cool and confident she is. So when Cirrus mistakes Sunny’s older brother Gray’s bedroom—with its electric guitars and rock posters—for Sunny’s own, he sort of, kind of, accidentally winds up… Continue reading Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon

book reviews

Instant Karma

This review was written before I was educated and informed about the problematic and incorrect use of karma is this book. That being said, I'm keeping my review below (because I need to be able to look back and make sure I don't recommend it) but definitely would not recommend this book for this reason.… Continue reading Instant Karma

Bookish Merch, USA

September Fae Crate Unboxing

This is my 3rd rep package from FaeCrate. Use Stars5 to save on boxes! Unboxing Lord of the Rings felt bookmarks by @Reading.RevelryRed Rising inspired Bucket Organizer with light!Stolen Songbird SPEAKERDystopian face mask!Wacross inspired wall hangingWe Hunt the Flame polaroid by @ICanDrawThingz (featuring my boys Altair and Nasir!)A Song Below Water's Tavia and Effie as… Continue reading September Fae Crate Unboxing

Weekly Favorites

October Favorites (because time is irrelevant)

Check out last time's HERE. I really thought I was doing a good job keeping up with this but it's been HARD. Want a great alternative to goodreads that honestly has better features? Check out this post about StoryGraph!This diverse Middle Grade list is so epic and I'm so excited for these! Check it out… Continue reading October Favorites (because time is irrelevant)

Bookish Merch, USA

August Fae Crate Unboxing

This is my 2nd rep package and you can use Stars5 to save on boxes! Unboxing Viper pillow spray by the Soap Librarian (based on Tiger at Midnight)Serpent and Dove Wrist Band by @Reading.RevelryFlame tab bookmarkASOWAR foil poster by Arielle DaughmaOversize Tote bag by Abby Malaga (with quote from The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh)Caraval Polaroid… Continue reading August Fae Crate Unboxing