Book Review: The Wrong Mr. Darcy by Evelyn Lozada and Holly Lorincz

All I wanted was a fun modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice that maybe tackled some social issues. But this...why...why... I don't even want to write a prelude like why I picked it up. Let's just go...prepare for a rant. Release: Aug. 2020 Page Count: 288 Format: Audiobook Synopsis: (from Goodreads because I'm to lazy … Continue reading Book Review: The Wrong Mr. Darcy by Evelyn Lozada and Holly Lorincz

Book Review: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown (an unpopular opinion)

Look at me, finally reviewing a book which isn't a classic. I'm so proud of myself. Anyways, I picked this book up for two reasons. One, I mean, look at the gorgeous cover. I admit it, I'm a sucker for beautiful covers. Second, because this is a fantasy book based around West African folklore. I … Continue reading Book Review: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown (an unpopular opinion)

Book Review: Marley by Jon Clinch

Growing up, I was a massive fan of The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I have not only read the book multiple times, often around Christmas, but I've seen at least a dozen of the many adaptations of the book (some far better than others). So when I stumbled upon this book, which purported to … Continue reading Book Review: Marley by Jon Clinch

Book Review: Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer

So this book...it...hmm... I fully acknowledge that part of the reason I didn't like this book was because I knew nothing about it before picking it up from the library. It was released about a month ago, and I had heard of Jeff VanderMeer being an interesting writer and I randomly read it. I did … Continue reading Book Review: Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer

Book Review: Storm Front (The Dresden Files #1) by Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher is another one of those authors I see everywhere and get recommended by everyone. And whenever I ask/look to see which is the first book by him I should read, pretty much everyone agrees this book. This book and its subsequent series might be categorized as urban fantasy, which I've heard kind of … Continue reading Book Review: Storm Front (The Dresden Files #1) by Jim Butcher

Book review: Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo

Why do I enjoy inflicting pain on myself? Why did I think it was a good idea to read one of the most famous tragedies in history? Never have I been more frustrated than in reading Romeo and Juliet. It's probably my own fault, but this book has been on my TBR for so many … Continue reading Book review: Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo

Book Review: Jane by April Lindner

Yes, I did succumb to reading yet another classic book retelling, this one of Jane Eyre. And yes, I regret everything. So, this book has been on my TBR probably since I kept keeping a TBR notebook. As indicated by my last week's review of a Les Mis retelling, I am obsessed with reiterations of … Continue reading Book Review: Jane by April Lindner

Contenders for the Second Book Curse

We've all felt that sensation as readers. You discover a book and fall in love with it. Everything is perfect. Then you learn it's the first book of the series. And you wait with anticipated breath for the second book to be released (or be delivered to your library, if you discover a series already … Continue reading Contenders for the Second Book Curse

Manga Series Review: Death Note

Right...where should I start with this series? It's a manga, released from 2003 to 2006. It took the world by storm. By the world, I am being serious. It has prompted many tv and movie adaptations, both in Japan and America. If you ask any anime/manga fan which series is probably the most popular, this … Continue reading Manga Series Review: Death Note

Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (unpopular review)

Why is it whenever I read the most popular books coming out, I always end up hating them? I have heard universally good things about Celeste Ng's books. I was debating reading this one or her debut novel Everything I Never Told You, but I decided on this one because I read several people saying … Continue reading Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (unpopular review)