I know what you’re thinking right now: Kaya, why would you put such a negative post in the midst of such hopeful times? My answer to your question? I always like to put the disappointments before announcing my favorite books … Continue reading trees died for you??? // ft. the books i disliked the most in 2022
Ninth House has been read! Well, it was read back in June…this review is quite late. Later than it usually is but that’s because I’ve been non-stop on classes ever since graduating high school in May. Anyways, I’m here to … Continue reading Ninth House Review! // alex and darlington are no kaz and inej that’s for sure
After reading some mediocre fantasy by white authors last month, I was more than ready to jump into a story told by a POC. And I really enjoyed it! Also, I buddy-read this with the amazing Rachel!! 📖 Retelling of … Continue reading Strike The Zither ARC Review! // Is This Joan He’s Best Book Yet???
Just when I thought standalone YA fantasy would be the end of me, this book came along to renew all my hope in the genre! It’s a Halloween miracle*! *and no, this book has nothing to do with Halloween LOL … Continue reading Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove ARC Review! // one of the best fantasy standalones I’ve ever read???
Gothic horror is the genre of my heart*. So since Spooktober is coming up (already?) I’m excited to share my review of a book that falls into that genre! *well besides magic schools but that’s a trope. oh also fairytale … Continue reading Little Eve ARC Review! // a gothic Scottish castle, and a family with secrets
When I found out I won a giveaway for The Atlas Paradox, I have to admit that I did an insanely deranged happy dance. And now I get to talk about it and I’m trying not to scream in all-caps … Continue reading The Atlas Paradox ARC Review! // What A SEQUEL
Stephanie Garber’s books are always incredible, but this particular book might just be my favorite she’s ever written. Sort of, because it absolutely destroyed me. 🧚Fairytale vibes 🦊 Fun characters 💔Broken hearts…or true love? A huge thank you to the … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Ballad of Never After Review // I’m speechless
Sometimes, I consider how much I enjoy true crime podcasts, horror movies, and thriller novels. Is it healthy? Is it a product of being a Gen Z-er in a world (well, country) often desensitized to violence? These are all great … Continue reading How To Survive Your Murder Review! // slasher fans unite
Do you ever read a book’s synopsis and think: wow, I must be fated to like this book? Yeah, that happened to me with Belladonna by Adalyn Grace. 🥀 A gothic setting 👻A girl who can see ghosts…and Death 🔎Murder-mystery … Continue reading Belladonna ARC Review! // Jane Eyre meets Knives Out and I’m Obsessed
Usually, I don’t love anthologies but guys, I found the perfect one for Halloween*! I’m also going to be ranking the stories at the end in case you’re wondering which ones are my favorite. In case you’re missing the vibes … Continue reading Three Kisses, One Midnight ARC Review! // Three Witchy Halloween Stories