→The Gilded Wolves (#1) by Roshani Chokshi | ★★★★★ | released earlier 2019 | Everywhere he looked, he was surrounded by gilded wolves. And for whatever reason it made him feel perfectly at home. Wolves were everywhere. In politics, in thrones, in beds. They cut their teeth on history and grew fat on war. Not that … More Yes, I Finally Read The Gilded Wolves
→With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo | ★★★★★ | released earlier 2019 | With the Fire on High is all over the place on purpose — we get brief chapters that are simply glimpses into Emoni’s character, and then get to continue on with the journey simply knowing more about her. This has the … More The Passion of With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
→Bid My Soul Farewell by Beth Revis | ★★★☆☆ | released 24 Sep 2019 | Do you ever read a really really excellent book, and then read the sequel, and enjoy it fine but realize that you only enjoyed it because you’re invested in the characters and nothing really interesting happened with them? Same.
→Skin Folk by Nalo Hopkinson | ★★★★★ | released in 2000 | Do you like people making you be not real? Oh my god this was brilliant. This short story collection is sci-fi fantasy and has so much to say about gender, and the Gaze, and Nalo Hopkinson’s writing is honest to god so good.
→Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao | ★★★★★ | released 5 Nov 2019 | YA fantasy romance is a genre that rarely serves me, a lesbian, this well, but Julie C. Dao understands tenderness and was ready to give it to us. This was excellent.
Hi! Hello to the many wonderful followers of this blog (oh hey, thanks for 3k.) I have been, as many of you may have noticed, on an unofficial hiatus for the last month, my first month of college. The good news is that I absolutely love college, I’ve literally never been this happy in my … More An Announcement of Rebranding This Blog
→Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett | ★★★★★ | released 29 Oct 2019 | The fact that Cam is one of my friends has absolutely nothing to do with how absolutely incredible this book was. Because the thing is, this releases on October 29th, and I cried twice reading this, and it actually understands What Real … More The Goodness of Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett