Science Fiction

Review: The First Sister by Linden A. Lewis [ARC]

I rarely read science fiction, and that too space opera. But the cover and premise of this novel was too good to resist. I buddy-read this with Emily@Moonlight and Moths and it was great to go through my thoughts with her! This book will be counting towards ARC August, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat.  Rep: LGBTQ+, Latinx, Japanese My Review: Solid Start, Messy…

Continue Reading

Fantasy, Science Fiction

Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth [ARC]

I was excited to receive an ARC for Veronica Roth’s first adult book! I actually buddy read this with the lovely Natalia and you can check out her review here! This book will count towards ARC August, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat.  TW: Suicide, depression, PTSD, emotional abuse, trauma Rep: Black representation, LGBTQ+ representation My Review: Decent Story … but SO VAGUE! This book…

Continue Reading

Discussions

Using CAWPILE For My Ratings

Ratings. We all use them, whether it’s for shows or books, or even for restaurants! Ratings and reviews help us make decisions about how we spend our money and our time. Over the years, I’ve reviewed and rated loads of books. However, one thing that always bugged me was my lack of a proper standard for these ratings. True, I…

Continue Reading

Uncategorized

IndianLit Readathon – My Connection to India

Growing up, I struggled to make sense of my Indian heritage while living in a Western country. It didn’t help that most books I read had no connection to anything Indian. I knew I wanted more opportunities to read books that showcase Indian mythology and culture. I am so happy that I found such an amazing readathon to join and…

Continue Reading

Mystery/Thriller

Lies, Lies, Lies by Adele Parks [BLOG TOUR]

Here is an excerpt from this highly-anticipated thriller: Prologue May 1976 Simon was six years old when he first tasted beer. He was bathed and ready for bed wearing soft pyjamas, even though it was light outside; still early. Other kids were in the street, playing on their bikes, kicking a football. He could hear them through the open window,…

Continue Reading