Fairytaly retellings are my "pick me up" books; it's the nostalgic yet familiar atmosphere retellings provide that keeps me going back to them. So when I got the opportunity to review Happily and The City Beyond The Glass, I jumped at them! The books might be fun and easy to read but each carried a … Continue reading MINI REVIEWS || Happily by Chauncey Rogers & The City Beyond The Glass by Suzannah Rowntree
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!!
Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo’s Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom—a … Continue reading A GRITTY YET ORIGINAL RETELLING: Macbeth by Jo Nesbø
Ulises asked, "How can I look at these maps, see this riddle, and do nothing? They are my brothers." Elias reached across the table and flicked aside two shells with a fingertip. The map curled into itself. "It's bound to be a goose chase. You know that?" "Or a treasure hunt," Ulises countered, "and … Continue reading ISLE OF BLOOD & STONE: Book Review & Giveaway
There are some words that once spoken will split the world in two. There would be the life before you breathed them and then the altered life after they'd been said. They take a long time to find, words like that. They make you hesitate. Choose with care. Hold on to them unspoken for … Continue reading SMALL ISLAND BY ANDREA LEVY: Full of vibrance, wit, and heart