Namesake by Adrienne Young. Review of a sequel that reads itself.

Synopsis Welcome to a world made dangerous by the sea and by those who wish to profit from it. Where a young girl must find her place and her family while trying to survive in a world built for men.With the Marigold ship free of her father, Fable and the rest of the crew were set to […]

Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor. Short review for a story suffering from the “book in the middle” syndrome

Synopsis Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war.This is not that world. Art student and monster’s apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is. But with this knowledge comes another truth […]

The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni was an excellent surprise! #review #2021AudiobookChallenge

Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Kiva Meridan has spent the last ten years fighting for survival in the notorious death prison, Zalindov, working as the prison healer.When the Rebel Queen is captured, Kiva is charged with keeping the terminally ill woman alive long enough for her to undergo the Trial by Ordeal: a series of elemental challenges against […]

Dial A For Aunties by Jesse Q Sutanto was..not what I expected #review

Synopsis A hilariously quirky novel that is equal parts murder mystery, rom-com, and a celebration of mothers and daughters as well as a deep dive into Chinese-Indonesian culture, by debut author Jesse Q. Sutanto.1 (accidental) murder 2 thousand wedding guests 3 (maybe) cursed generations 4 meddling Asian aunties to the rescue! When Meddelin Chan ends […]

How to Walk Away by Katherine Center. Inspirational and a roller coaster of emotions! #2021AudiobookReview

Synopsis Margaret Jacobsen has a bright future ahead of her: a fiancé she adores, her dream job, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in one tumultuous moment.In the […]

Legendary and Finale by Stephanie Garber. Double audiobook reviews. #2021AudiobookChallenge

Synopsis Legendary A heart to protect. A debt to repay. A game to win. After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her sister, Scarlett, from a disastrous arranged marriage. The girls should be celebrating, but Tella isn’t yet free. She made a desperate […]