Contemporary Literature · Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated · Young Adult

The Magic Fish

While not prolifically popular, this one came highly recommended from the couple #bookstagram reviews I saw for it. Though, in typical fashion, I didn’t save the posts about it and now totally have no idea where the recs came from. So, I’m back to sending my thanks to the universe and hoping it finds its… Continue reading The Magic Fish

Contemporary Literature

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

This first novel by Ocean Vuong (who has previously published a collection of poetry that has been on my TBR for years) is the most recent book that I’ve seen sweeping the reading community. I’ve seen nothing but amazing reviews and recommendations and so I knew that, eventually, I’d want to read it. But I… Continue reading On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Contemporary Literature

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry

Confession - I read this book almost two years ago now and I haven't had a chance to reread it since then. But as I was sitting and thinking of the right book to post about to end the year, this one popped into mind almost immediately. And conveniently enough, we were going to visit… Continue reading My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry

Fantasy · Retellings · Young Adult

The Wrath & the Dawn (duology)

I’ve seriously only heard great things about this duology, so when I saw them on the shelf at Walmart a few months ago, I just had to pick them up. Plus, the author blurb mentioned that Ahdieh is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, so I of course have to show some alumna support! But then,… Continue reading The Wrath & the Dawn (duology)