MY FATE ACCORDING TO THE BUTTERFLY BY GAIL D. VILLANUEVA|| AN QUIET BOOK ABOUT SUPERSTITIONS, FAMILY LOYALTY, AND RECOVERY

I am so loving all the new books with brown girls on the covers! Today, I bring you a book written by a Filipino author about the drug war in the Philippines from the perspective of a ten-year-old girl. It might seem like a scary story to tell (and it is!) but Gail D. Villanueva … Continue reading MY FATE ACCORDING TO THE BUTTERFLY BY GAIL D. VILLANUEVA|| AN QUIET BOOK ABOUT SUPERSTITIONS, FAMILY LOYALTY, AND RECOVERY

#MINIREVIEWS – YOUNG WOMEN AS GHOSTS, SCIENTISTS, AND UH, KILLERS?! (ft. NEW TO ME AUTHORS!)

A ROOM AWAY FROM THE WOLVES by NOVA REN SUMA Amazon || Book Depository || Author Website Bina has never forgotten the time she and her mother ran away from home. Her mother promised they would hitchhike to the city to escape Bina’s cruel father and start over. But before they could even leave town, Bina … Continue reading #MINIREVIEWS – YOUNG WOMEN AS GHOSTS, SCIENTISTS, AND UH, KILLERS?! (ft. NEW TO ME AUTHORS!)

From Silvered Words to Five Golden Stars: FIVE REASONS I LOVED SPINNING SILVER BY NAOMI NOVIK

Spinning Silver is far more than the Rumpelstiltskin retelling it was marketed as. Although, we can find elements of the fairy tale peppered in the book – greed and vanity, the power of names, cold-hearted demons, and a dying kingdom – Spinning Silver, still stands out as a whole new world of its own. Miryem … Continue reading From Silvered Words to Five Golden Stars: FIVE REASONS I LOVED SPINNING SILVER BY NAOMI NOVIK

[Book Review] THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT BY LESLYE WALTON

  Time might heal all wounds, but what about the scars those wounds left behind?         When Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island more than a century ago, her otherworldly skills might have benefited friendlier neighbors. Guilt and fear instead led the island’s original eight settlers to burn “the witch” out of … Continue reading [Book Review] THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT BY LESLYE WALTON

A WILD SHEEP CHASE BY HARUKI MURAKAMI || A Spoiler Free Book Review from Andrea’s Nirvana!!

This has been buddy read with the lovely Cam, on whose blog you’re currently reading this! We decided to do a snazzy lil thing and cross post reviews- exciting! Check out my blog for Cam’s review, linked here. It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates … Continue reading A WILD SHEEP CHASE BY HARUKI MURAKAMI || A Spoiler Free Book Review from Andrea’s Nirvana!!