Graphic Novel Review

Bloom, The Prince & the Dressmaker, & The Tea Dragon Society

Title: BloomWriter: Kevin PanettaArtist: Savanna GanucheauPublished by: First Second (January 29, 2019)Pages: 369 (Paperback)Rating: 3.5/5 "I would love to have something like that to be on a team with someone and to be better together than you could be alone." Bloom is a cute graphic novel about Ari who is spending the summer after high school working in his family's bakery while… Continue reading Bloom, The Prince & the Dressmaker, & The Tea Dragon Society

Book Review

House of Salt and Sorrows

Title: House of Salt and SorrowsAuthor: Erin A. CraigPublished: Delacorte (August 6, 2019)Pages: 416 (Hardcover)Rating: 4.5/5 I didn't know much about this book going into it, but it was a Book of the Month selection, and I'm a sucker for a good fairy tale retelling. House of Salt and Sorrows is a loose retelling of The Twleve Dancing Princesses,… Continue reading House of Salt and Sorrows

Lists

Most Anticipated Releases I October – December 2019

Though I am really trying to read from my shelves this year, there are still some new releases that I can't pass up. Here is a short list of the books I'm the most excited about in the final quarter of 2019. »» The Library of the Unwritten by AJ HackwithOctober 1, 2019 by Ace… Continue reading Most Anticipated Releases I October – December 2019

Book Review

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Title: Gods of Jade and ShadowAuthor: Silvia Moreno-GarciaPublished: Del Rey (July 23, 2019)Pages: 352 (Hardcover)Rating: 5/5 Gods of Jade and Shadow is a gorgeous, #ownvoices historical fantasy set during the Jazz Age and inspired by Mexican Folklore. And, I have no doubt that this book will make my top 10 list this year. “Words are seeds, Casiopea. With words you… Continue reading Gods of Jade and Shadow

Book Review

Wicked Fox

Title: Wicked FoxAuthor: Kat ChoSeries: Gumiho (#1)Published: GP Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers (June 25, 2019)Pages: 429 (Hardcover)Rating: 4/5 Wicked Fox is a fast-paced #ownvoices YA urban fantasy novel based on Korean Mythology. And that cover? Gorgeous. "Gu Miyoung's relationship with the moon was complicated, as are most relationships centered around power." Set in… Continue reading Wicked Fox