Bookending Summer: Down and Acrostic

Bookending Summer is an event hosted by Sam of Fictionally Sam and Clo of Book Dragons in which book bloggers from all over get together to discuss books using summer themes. There are lots of great prompts I’m excited to respond to. Today’s prompt is by Isabelle of Bookwyrm Bites. I’ve chosen “beach umbrella” as [...]

The Book Bachelor

Lately, BookTube and book blogs have been filled with videos and posts of people doing relationship-based tags, from RIP It or Ship It to The Love Triangle Book Tag (and Love Triangle Game Part 2!). This week a new tag joined their ranks, this one called the Book Bachelor Tag. Invented by Ashley from A [...]

July 2018 Wrap-Up

This month has easily been one of the best reading months I've had all year. I finally feel like I'm hitting my stride again. Not only did I read more than I have been, but the content was overall pretty good. It's enough to remember why I was once such a big reader— it's fun! [...]

“Reaper” Reaps Its Rewards: A Review of “A Reaper at the Gates” by Sabaa Tahir

Official Summary: Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the [...]