Category: Book Reviews

September Book Wrap Up: Challenging Reads, Diverse Reads…and Magic??

I read so many books that were polar opposites this month. Let’s see how it all adds up.

August Book Wrap Up: The Month of Short Reads

My mind was elsewhere this month, and though I wanted to read, I only got in one and a half audiobooks and one longer chapter book. But that’s alright! No shame there. When the mind wants shorter books, there’s plenty of gold mines to… Continue Reading “August Book Wrap Up: The Month of Short Reads”

May AND June Book Wrap Up Because Well…

While the world went even more down the pooper during these months, I didn’t really spend my time reading or writing much of anything. Most of the books I “read” were audiobooks. So I decided to do a two-month wrap up instead. Also here… Continue Reading “May AND June Book Wrap Up Because Well…”

Making a Mood Board Review for ‘House of Salt and Sorrows’

Hi everyone, how’s it going? Are you resting? Are you actively signing petitions? Link at the bottom for some you can sign. Don’t be shy. Black lives matter! ‘House of Salt and Sorrows’ by Erin A. Craig Although I felt like this book was… Continue Reading “Making a Mood Board Review for ‘House of Salt and Sorrows’”

Reading Outside My Comfort Zone Was a Mistake: The Dream Peddler Review

Rating: 2 Out of 5 Stars The Dream Peddler is about a traveling salesman named Robert who has the ability to whip up potions that give people any kind of dream they want. He comes into this new town on the same day that… Continue Reading “Reading Outside My Comfort Zone Was a Mistake: The Dream Peddler Review”

Book Review: Fireborne Reignited My Love of YA

A Light Review (No Spoilers) Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars If you’d like to read my spoiler review section, keep reading through to the section titled “Into the Fire.” So many YA books start before the revolution, but this one takes place several… Continue Reading “Book Review: Fireborne Reignited My Love of YA”

Book Review: Wilder Girls Is Not Quite the Wild Ride I Wanted

I read the book Wilder Girls by Rory Power, and while this book was super-hyped, I was majorly disappointed.

Beautiful Creatures Is a Wannabe “I’m Not Like Other Girls” Mess

This has been on my shelf for so long, and now that I’ve finally read it, I’m wondering is it even relevant anymore? Let’s talk about it.

Do You Have the Right to Follow Your Dreams: Contemplating You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

I recently finished the book, You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness by Jen Sincero, in which she motivates people to overcome the mindset of “can’t” to manifest the greatness of “I did.” As someone who desperately has been trying to… Continue Reading “Do You Have the Right to Follow Your Dreams: Contemplating You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero”

Book Review: You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero

When I first moved to Los Angeles, I was overwhelmed by how my financial situation was not going to keep me alive for very long if I didn’t get my butt into gear and start working on finding jobs. When the job search turned… Continue Reading “Book Review: You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero”