Tag: book review

Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan Book Review

I can't tell you all how badly I wanted to love this book, I really did, but it turned out to be a huge disappointment. Now, the idea for this book is excellent. You have two girls who start a school blog where they write essays and poems regarding their struggles while highlighting important women … Continue reading Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan Book Review

The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas Spoiler Free Review

I come to you all with a book review several months after my last book review because I suck at blogging and keeping up with stuff. It is what it is at this point. Also, I'm very insecure about my writing so lols. But ANYWAY, this year I've really delved into the murder mystery type … Continue reading The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas Spoiler Free Review

Book Review: Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl Spoiler Free

It is a very rare occurrence when I finish up a book and immediately feel the need to start reading it again. This was one of those rare occassions. Going into this book I didn't have very high expectations. A few years back I read Night Film and though it wasn't bad, I was left rather … Continue reading Book Review: Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl Spoiler Free

Book Review: Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

Trigger Warnings: Rape, Sexual Assault Just like with topics about mental health, books like this are important and they're needed. For those of us who don't and will never understand what victims of rape or sexual assault go through, books like this help shed a little light into what they go through and they teach … Continue reading Book Review: Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

Book Review: Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson

"I'm fucking done with sadness, and I don't know what's up the ass of the universe lately but I've HAD IT. I AM GOING TO BE FURIOUSLY HAPPY, OUT OF SHEER SPITE." Poignant and upliffting during the chapters where she speaks of her mental illnesses and the struggle that accompanies them, but utterly lacking in all other … Continue reading Book Review: Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson

The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy Spoiler Free Review

"I've been blamed for what happened that Fourth of July night. But not a day goes by that I don't remind myself of the truth. It's not my fault. It's theirs." The May Mothers. A group of new mothers who come together twice a week at a park to talk about their lives and children … Continue reading The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy Spoiler Free Review

The Trials of Apollo: The Burning Maze Review!

"Full points for vagueness, girl, but I wanted the dirt." Back in February I finally read The Dark Prophecy and was completely underwhelmed. I remember reading the first installment to this new series with excitement and loving it and looking forward to where the story would take Apollo. When I came around to the second book, very … Continue reading The Trials of Apollo: The Burning Maze Review!