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…

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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…

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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…

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