I don’t wanna talk about the first half of the title (cries) but the second half I’m more than ready for*! Today, I’m ranking my favorite reads of the year! I’m narrowing this down to a TOP TEN but I’ll … Continue reading bts might be going to the military but hey at least i loved these books // ft. my faves of 2022
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
After highly anticipating (and uh getting rejected for the ARC) Stacy Willingham’s debut thriller, A Flicker in the Dark, I forgot to read it this year*. BUT I absolutely jumped at the chance to read her sophomore novel, and guess … Continue reading All The Dangerous Things ARC Review! // complex characters??? in a thriller??? who knew!
Sometimes, you read a book at the wrong time in your life. Other times, you read it at the right time. And still other times you read a book and it quite literally changes the course of your life*. And … Continue reading Begin Again ARC Review! // now THIS hit on a personal level
Guess who has read approximately none of the books nominated this year??? Okay, that’s a lie. But it feels like I’ve read none! I would love to comment on multiple categories but today, I’m only going to be discussing the Fantasy category, the Young Adult Fiction category, and Young Adult Fantasy and Sci-Fi category. the fantasy category! Nominees: 20 Number I’ve Read: 1/20💀 Number on my TBR: 7/20 As you can see, I voted for The Atlas Six, although I hypothetically should not have. It’s definitely not the best fantasy book of the year, and I say that having not … Continue reading talking about the 2022 goodreads choice awards!
I’ve already completely blundered my way past reading so many of the books I’ve been anticipating and talking about all year, so what’s one more post to try and convince myself that I’m going to read this in a timely … Continue reading november + december books i am so excited to read!!!!
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???
I was tagged to do this by the wonderful Aster! I’ve done this tag before but it was so long ago, and my stash of unpopular opinions has grown since 2018. So let’s do this! 1. A popular book/series that … Continue reading unpopular opinions: 2022 edition! // the one where i get heated
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