BOOK REVIEW: Hunger

From the bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself “I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl I was because she ran … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Hunger

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3 reasons why I didn’t finish THE HANDMAID’S TALE

For those of you who don't know, about a week ago I picked up the book The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. I've seen it all over the internet, and people are saying it's brilliant, revolutionary, etc. So I ordered it from the library, and began reading it- Wait! I'll give you the synopsis first. Offred … Continue reading 3 reasons why I didn’t finish THE HANDMAID’S TALE

The WONDER WOMAN 3-in-1: book + movie reviews + tag

People, it's here! That Wonder Woman 3-in-1 I mentioned in this post! Are you pumped? You should be. BRING IT ON! For this book, I think we need to do a good old-fashioned pros-and-cons type of review. FEMINISM. Feminism. Feminism is all around. Diana objects multiple times to Jason's control over Alia, and she also … Continue reading The WONDER WOMAN 3-in-1: book + movie reviews + tag

BOOK REVIEW: History Is All You Left Me

When Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college and started seeing Jackson, Griffin never doubted Theo would come back to him when the time was right. But now, the future he’s been imagining for himself has gone far off … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: History Is All You Left Me

BOOK REVIEW: When Dimple Met Rishi

I’ve decided to take part in Diversity Bingo 2017, so to cut a long story short, I’ve started reading books way more carefully and dissecting everything for sensitivity issues. I read this book for the “Indian MC (Own Voices)” square. Trust me, pick something else if you’re doing the challenge - this book has about … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: When Dimple Met Rishi

BOOK REVIEW: A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

Feyre survived Amarantha's clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can't forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin's people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

BOOK REVIEW: Now I Rise (The Conqueror’s Saga #2)

Lada Dracul has no allies. No throne. All she has is what she’s always had: herself. After failing to secure the Wallachian throne, Lada is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her blood-strewn path. Filled with a white-hot rage, she storms the countryside with her men, accompanied by her childhood friend Bogdan, terrorizing … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Now I Rise (The Conqueror’s Saga #2)

BOOK REVIEW: Salt to the Sea

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across East Prussia, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stories. Fans of The Book Thief or Helen Dunmore's The Siege will be totally absorbed. This … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Salt to the Sea

BOOK REVIEW: Everything, Everything

My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Everything, Everything

REVIEW: The Midnight Dance (ARC)

Woohoo! My first ever ARC! When the music stops, the dance begins. Seventeen-year-old Penny is a lead dancer at the Grande Teatro, a finishing school where she and eleven other young women are training to become the finest ballerinas in Italy. Tucked deep into the woods, the school is overseen by the mysterious and handsome … Continue reading REVIEW: The Midnight Dance (ARC)