The book reviews that make it to this blog post are the ones I enjoyed enough to share, and books that, for the most part, I think I'd share with the blog's primary intended audience - young readers. My Contact Me page has everything I'd like prospective inquirers to know before asking me to consider … Continue reading How can I be clearer?
I was offered an Author Review Copy of Subway | Palliatopia in exchange for an honest review. All opinions listed below are my own. Title: Subway | Palliatopia (Subway #1) Genre: YA Dystopian Thriller Length: 265 pages Blurb: EVERYTHING HAS A PRICE. In a world that’s self-obsessed, every moment is shared, and every move is … Continue reading Review: Subway | Palliatopia by S.W. Lothian
A while ago, my friend of mine shared an interesting Tweet about how ARCs (advanced review copies) of an up-and-coming book about marginalized people seem to be going to readers who openly admit they don't care about the subject, rather than real-life marginalized people who could relate to the subject matter and characters who represent … Continue reading Who Needs Diverse Books … More?
Like a River Glorious is the sequel to Walk on Earth a Stranger in the Gold Seer trilogy by Rae Carson. In my review for the first book, I was raving about just how well Carson's writing holds my attention. While I didn't enjoy it quite as much as the last one, Like a River … Continue reading Like a River Glorious by Rae Carson [Gold Seer Trilogy #2]
Gathering Blue is one of four sci-fi / utopian stories by Lois Lowry, known informally as The Giver Quartet. The Giver, I'd say, is the most well-known of these books, and for me, it was a mixture of disturbing, fascinating, and thought-provoking content. The way it handled human emotions, even the beginnings of puberty, was … Continue reading Book Review: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry [MINIMAL SPOILERS]
My lovely friend "Mage" made a phenomenal proposal for a new literary genre: There should be a friendship genre, if there isn’t one already! It would be a lot like the romance genre, but the focus will be more on the platonic bonds between the characters. Instead of struggling to get together with the person … Continue reading The Friendship Genre (!!!!)
I happened upon this tag in the YouTube bookish community. It apparently originated in a video by a YouTuber called littlespider9. I'm a blogger, so I thought I'd bring the tag to this medium! 1) A really hyped book you're not interested in reading? Twilight. I did a little research on the series, as … Continue reading Books I’ll (Probably) Never Read Tag