Grace and Fury

If you had the choice between being a rebel and having rights or being a princess and having no voice, what would you choose? I found myself on the edge of my seat with this read. And even though there are familiar plot twists, I have found myself rooting for them in the end. IContinue reading “Grace and Fury”

Reign of Shadows

Have you ever pictured yourself as a hero in a story? What kind of hero would you be? I myself have become quite a fan of the unconventional hero/heroine. And this novel just made me love them more. A gripping tale of a kingdom thrown into darkness, literally and figuratively, fighting for survival. Two unlikelyContinue reading “Reign of Shadows”

The Monster who wasn’t

There are times when I wish I grew up during this millenium, and times I am thankful I didn’t. Some may argue the bookworm in me is still a child in some ways. And for that I am thankful. Kids nowadays have so many great options when it comes to books, and amongst those greatContinue reading “The Monster who wasn’t”

Tales of the Peculiar

I picked up this collection of short stories before reading the actually series. I honestly enjoyed the movie but was hesitant to read the books out of fear of ruining the movie. (Because the book is always better) So I decided to pick up the collection of short stories first and see if it spikesContinue reading “Tales of the Peculiar”

We hunt the flame

Humming the intro of Aladdin in my head I reach for this novel, high expectations and coffee in the hand I settle in to travel to one of the world’s richest places (both in culture and magic) in this highly anticipated debut of 2019. 

The Deathless Girls

To be honest, I am a bit of a scaredy cat, so when my friend approached me with a buddy read for this book I wasn’t sure if it was going to be as fun for me. (I tend to hide behind my hands during Stranger Things…enough said) But nevertheless her enthusiasm was contagious and I agreed. 

And so we start a three day read of one the most intense books I have read all year. 

The Beast Within

“Once upon a time in a far away land, a young prince lived in a shiny castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the Prince was spoiled, selfish and unkind. But then one winter’s night an old beggar woman came to the castle and offered him a single rose in return for shelter fromContinue reading “The Beast Within”