my top 10/100 reads of 2022

Hi everyone! I finally completed my goodreads challenge of 100 books! Last year I made a post listing my top 10 of the 100 books I read that year, and I wanted to do that again because it was so fun last time! How this works is I used this tutorial to make a sorter … Continue reading my top 10/100 reads of 2022

6 reasons I love The Raven Boys // celebrating its’ 10 year anniversary

Hi everyone! Today marks the 10 year release anniversary of The Raven Boys, the first book in the four book series The Raven Cycle. It's so strange to think that the series started 10 years ago; I still remember picking up the book not long after its' release, after finding it in my local library. … Continue reading 6 reasons I love The Raven Boys // celebrating its’ 10 year anniversary

ARC Review: The Red Palace

recommended for: fans of historical fiction, clever mysteries, and a slow-burn romance.

The Red Palace is June Hur's third novel, and is an expertly woven mystery that incites both fear and excitement in the reader. Hur has outdone herself in this novel, creating a fantastic mystery that had me engaged the entire time. [continue reading]

2021: my year in books

Hi everyone!

I thought I'd take the time to post a little summary of my reading in 2021, and my favourite books across the months!

I know, I know, I'm perhaps one of the last people to make a post on this. I've been planning this post for a few weeks now and honestly, time just got away from me and this post has ended up much longer than I expected.

Review: When All The Girls Are Sleeping

recommended for: people who love solving mysteries, true life paranormal stories, and dark academia vibes.

When All The Girls Are Sleeping is an amazing mystery that takes place in a prestigious boarding school, full of intrigue and ominous vibes, and touches on just what it's like to be a lost teenage girl trying to find her way in life. This is possibly one of the most compelling mysteries I've read this year, made for fans of mysteries who love putting the pieces together. [continue reading]

Review: The Ghosts We Keep

The Ghosts We Keep is a moving and devastating story about our main character, Liam, dealing with the loss of their brother and all the things that come with grief and sadness from losing a loved one. The whole book is raw and genuine. Deaver says in the author's note that this is a personal story to them, and you can feel it on the page, in every moment of heartbreak, in every chapter. [continue reading]