★★★☆☆ Synopsis: In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the … Continue reading ‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas
★★★★☆ Synopsis: Feyre's survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so, she … Continue reading ‘A Court of Thorns and Roses’ by Sarah J Maas
Hey everyone! I know it's been a hot second due to a rather hectic exams season, but I'm back and super excited to get back into reading with the READING RUSH (formerly Booktubeathon) beginning on the 22nd of July. For those who don't know, the Reading Rush is an annual readathon that encourages bookworms from … Continue reading Reading Rush 2019: My TBR
★★★★☆ Synopsis: In the province of Caldon, where women are trained in wifely duties and men are encouraged into collegiate education, sixteen-year-old Rhen Tellur wants nothing more than to become a scientist. As the poor of her seaside town fall prey to a deadly disease, she and her father work desperately to find a cure. … Continue reading ‘To Best the Boys’ by Mary Weber
★★★☆☆ Synopsis: Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents…sounds ideal—but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance…what’s that? Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change—there's nothing like moving to a new country to really mix things … Continue reading ‘Again, but Better’ by Christine Riccio
Go ahead, you'll never get it. I've always loved talking about books. Talking, ranting, complaining, gushing... I'm not too picky. In fact, this compulsion served as the inspiration behind this very blog and has since been morphing and solidifying itself into other, similarly creative pastimes. Like making videos. Now I don't want to jump the … Continue reading Guess who just joined Booktube!
★★★★★ Synopsis: Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured to … Continue reading ‘A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea’ by Masaji Ishikawa