November 2019 Wrap-Up

***This post contains affiliate links. I get a small commission when you use my link to buy from Book Depository (at no extra cost to you). CODE: renstrange*** For someone who spent half the month in a reading slump, I had a pretty damn good reading month. I read five novels (two of which were [...]

Is “Six of Crows” the Best YA Series Ever Written?

If you’ve spent any time in the online book community within the past few years, you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase, “No mourners. No funerals.” Or maybe you’ve heard, “The heart is an arrow. It demands aim to land true.” Or perhaps, “My darling Inej, treasure of my heart, will you please do me the honor [...]

Writing This Good is Improbable, But Not Impossible: A Review of “King of Scars” by Leigh Bardugo

Official Summary Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances, and stop [...]

The Hamilton Book Tag

What’s based on songs from a musical but came two years too late? This tag! Okay, technically this tag has existed since Hamilton was the Big Thing, but I’m only just now doing it. And I picked it in honor of the Mean Girls cast recording coming out yesterday. I know there’s not really a [...]