The Iliad Review

★★★★ I was excited to read this after having become more interested in Greek mythology, and I ended up enjoying it and being very surprised by some aspects of it. I expected it to be slower and less engaging, considering the age of the book and the length, but this was not at all the… Continue reading The Iliad Review

Popular Books That Didn’t Live Up to the Hype

I've been thinking about making this post for ages, especially since I noticed that I seemed to have some unpopular opinions about certain books during writing the post, My Favorite and Least Favorite Books of 2021 So Far. I wanted to make a full list of them and discuss them, so I made a list… Continue reading Popular Books That Didn’t Live Up to the Hype

The Paying Guests Review

★★★★ I had some mixed feelings about the first Sarah Waters book I had read last year, Fingersmith, but I decided to give her another try with The Paying Guests, which I found very enjoyable and memorable. The book takes place in 1922 near London, and it focuses heavily on the postwar aspect of those… Continue reading The Paying Guests Review

Ranking All of Tillie Walden’s Graphic Novels

I had the idea to do a ranking post a while back, but I had some trouble picking the perfect author for this post. I've finally decided on Tillie Walden, who is, if you don't know, the author and illustrator of a few graphic novels. She's my favorite author of graphic novels, she writes great… Continue reading Ranking All of Tillie Walden’s Graphic Novels

Charlotte Review

★★★★ This book drew me in right from the first page with its beautiful writing style and detailed insight into Charlotte Salomon. It recounts the life of Charlotte, while also including parts of the author’s thoughts on his interest of her and what he learned about her through his research. One of the strong points… Continue reading Charlotte Review

October TBR: Reading Some Backlist Books and 2021 Releases

For this month, I'm looking to read some backlist books that have been on my TBR for quite some time now, and to read some new releases that I've been looking forward to. I've made a list below of the ones I'm most looking forward to reading, though I have a 30 book list of… Continue reading October TBR: Reading Some Backlist Books and 2021 Releases

Let’s Talk Bookish: Series vs. Standalone

Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly meme hosted by created and hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion, where we discuss certain topics, share our opinions, and spread the love by visiting each other’s posts. I tend to prefer standalones overall, however, I don't mind reading certain types of series sometimes (which is not often).… Continue reading Let’s Talk Bookish: Series vs. Standalone

September 2021 Wrap-Up

As I say every month, this month has gone by so quickly. Despite that, I still managed to read a decent amount of books, which I'm happy about. This month has felt really normal, it's almost like life before the pandemic, which is nice but also feels strange. I got really used to pandemic life,… Continue reading September 2021 Wrap-Up