My most awaited book for 2019 was …wicked! The Wicked King by Holly Black: review and my free read for the #UltimateReadingChallenge

Synopsis You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself […]

The Storm Crow by Kalyn Josephson: Already on my Bests of 2019 list! 5 stars review

Synopsis Eragon meets And I Darken in this thrilling new fantasy debut that follows a fallen princess as she ignites a rebellion to bring back the magical elemental crows that were taken from her people.In the tropical kingdom of Rhodaire, magical, elemental Crows are part of every aspect of life…until the Illucian empire invades, destroying […]

You morphed me into a scifi fan! Review of Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre. 5 stars.

Synopsis Petty criminal Zara Cole has a painful past that’s made her stronger than most, which is why she chose life in New Detroit instead of moving with her family to Mars. In her eyes, living inside a dome isn’t much better than a prison cell.Still, when Zara commits a crime that has her running […]

Bossman by Vi Keeland : Review. When you find your favorite new Book Boyfriend!!!

Synopsis The first time I met Chase Parker, I didn’t exactly make a good impression.I was hiding in the bathroom hallway of a restaurant, leaving a message for my best friend to save me from my awful date.He overheard and told me I was a bitch, then proceeded to offer me some dating advice. So […]

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens: Review of a unique story. Just …beautiful and poignant

Synopsis For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for […]

This! This is why I read! A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi. How to shatter all prejudices. Review

Synopsis It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped.Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments—even the physical violence—she endures as a result of […]