Alina Starkov has escaped the Darkling and his dream of using the Fold to wage war on Fjerda and Shu. But running away from the Darkling is not as easy as it seems. Following the Sun Summoner and the tracker, Siege and Storm continues the story of the Grisha and the darkness that the war is bringing. Continue reading “Book Review: Siege and Storm”
Anna Craft was killed in the woods. “Killed” is an understatement – she was mutilated, her body parts were scattered, and the man responsible for her death was never put behind bars. Her sister, Alex, was devastated and brokenhearted. She was left in darkness so darkness she became.
The Female of the Species follows 3 characters: Peekay – the preacher’s kid, Jack – a famous boy but with brains and heart, and the main character, Alex – the odd one out. Set in a realistic time where rape culture is prevalent, this novel is impactful, relevant, and hard-hitting. Continue reading “Book Review: The Female of the Species”
I have been wanting to read Leigh Bardugo’s novels ever since they came out but college never gave me the time and space to breathe and enjoy fictional novels so I really never found the time to read the Grisha trilogy and the Six of Crows duology. But last night, I entered a universe so lavish and action-packed filled with magic, war, and love. Continue reading “Entering the Grisha-verse”
Ruta Sepetys once again successfully shed light on tragedies during World War II that are not talked about when discussing World War II. Usually, when it comes to discussing the WWII, it is usually about Hitler’s regime against the power of Stalin but in Salt to the Sea, the reader is immersed in a story that is devastatingly beautiful and will leave you with a broken heart and an enlightened mind. Continue reading “Book Review: Salt to the Sea”
My Heart and Other Black Holes, written by Jasmine Warga revolves around Aysel, a sixteen years old who is struggling with depression. Due to her depressive state and her constant feeling of hopelessness, Aysel decides to kill herself to stop the pain and darkness from devouring her. Continue reading “Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes”