Book Review: Wake, Lisa McMann

Wake by Lisa McMann My rating: 2 of 5 stars Summary: For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie’s seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime. She can’t tell anybody about what she does they’d never believe her,…

I can’t believe it’s already January 31st. It feel like the New Year was just yesterday. A lot of things have happened. This year, I’m actually trying to stick to my resolutions, and so far, it’s been working pretty well. I’m trying to make newer, better habits, that’ll improve my life in the long run….

Book Review: The Scribe of Siena, Melodie Winawer

The Scribe of Siena by Melodie Winawer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Summary: Equal parts transporting love story and gripping historical conspiracy—think The Girl with a Pearl Earring meets Outlander—debut author Melodie Winawer takes readers deep into medieval Italy, where the past and present blur and a twenty-first century woman will discover a plot…

Book Review: The Careful Undressing of Love, Corey Ann Haydu

The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu My rating: 2 of 5 stars Summary: Everyone who really knows Brooklyn knows Devonairre Street girls are different. They’re the ones you shouldn’t fall in love with. The ones with the curse. The ones who can get you killed. Lorna Ryder is a Devonairre Street girl, and…

Simple

via Daily Prompt: Simple When it comes to stories, I can’t say that simple is always better. I enjoy reading more when I’m reading something intriguingly complicated, with plenty of plot and preferably tons of character development. I enjoy reading complex tales with twist after twist, so I can never see what’s coming next. However, when it…

Book Review: The First Part Last, Angela Johnson

The First Part Last by Angela Johnson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Summary: Bobby’s a classic urban teenager. He’s restless. He’s impulsive. But the thing that makes him different is this: He’s going to be a father. His girlfriend, Nia, is pregnant, and their lives are about to change forever. Instead of spending time with…

Book Review: Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris

Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris My rating: 3 of 5 stars I have not read many vampire mystery novels, so I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this book. It was…okay. Not great, but not the worst book ever either. First: Characters. Sookie is an interesting person. She’s a telepathic waitress and has…

Manhwa Review: Tower of God (Season 1), SIU

신의 탑 1 by SIU My rating: 5 of 5 stars !!Unmarked Spoilers!! I’ve been in a bit of a book coma ever since finishing Hate List, so I decided to continue reading some webtoons (manhwa) while recovering from the sheer amount of feelings that Hate List gave me. I started reading Tower of God…

Book Review: Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you could be turned into a genius by having surgery, would you do it? Of course, there is a catch. You would eventually regress into what you were before, and at some point, die because of it. Flowers for Algernon was a…

Book Review: Hate List, Jennifer Brown

Hate List by Jennifer Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars This. This is what I wanted when I read This is Where it Ends, but I didn’t get it then. I have so many feelings about this book, both good and bad, but my god, was it fantastic. This book didn’t discuss anything particularly…

Book Review: The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Oh my god, that was amazing. Darn you, English class, for making me read October Sky instead of this gem! Review to come later. Edited 9/20/2015 Hm, where do I even begin with this book? It was amazing, and made me feel all the…