Red River Girl: the Life and Death of Tina Fontain by Joanna Jolly From Goodreads On August 17, 2014, the body of fifteen-year old runaway Tina Fontaine was found in Winnipeg's Red River. It was wrapped in material and weighted down with rocks. Red River Girl is a gripping account of that murder investigation and the unusual … Continue reading Mini review: Red River Girl
Hello friends, I hope your March was great! Mine felt like it went by super quickly, and I can't believe it's already April. AND I'm in my last month of law school!! It's going to be a pretty busy month as I have a lot to do, but I'm excited to be done! Last push. … Continue reading March wrap-up!
Hello, fellow book lovers! Today I'm reviewing two mystery/thriller books: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware and The One by John Marrs. Mystery/thriller is a genre I've struggled with in the past. I always find the plots super intriguing, but I find the execution usually lacking. I'm never scared or nervous, and the … Continue reading I actually enjoyed thrillers for once: two reviews
The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya From Goodreads Everyone talks about falling in love, but falling in friendship can be just as captivating. When Neela Devaki’s song is covered by internet-famous artist Rukmini, the two musicians meet and a transformative friendship begins. But as Rukmini’s star rises and Neela’s stagnates, jealousy and self-doubt creep in. With … Continue reading Book review: The Subtweet
Hello friends, I hope your February was great! I managed to read a few great books, so let's talk about those. Books Read Ragged Company by Richard Wagamese: 4.5 starsStay Gold by Tobly McSmith: 2 starsTies That Tether by Jane Igharo: 3.5 starsThe One by John Marrs: 4.5 starsFreedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela … Continue reading February wrap-up!
The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang Paraphrased from Goodreads When Rin aced the Keju, the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies, it was a shock to everyone. That she got into Sinegard, the most elite military school in Nikan, was even more surprising. But surprises aren’t always … Continue reading Mini review: The Poppy War
Hello friends, welcome to the first wrap-up of 2021! January was a pretty chill month for me; I had an intensive course, but it was super interesting and was not reading-heavy at all. So I managed to get a lot of reading a watching done! So without further ado, here's my January wrap-up. Books Read … Continue reading January wrap-up!
Hello friends, welcome to the last day of December and 2020, and my December wrap-up! This month's wrap-up is fairly short because I was mainly writing finals all month, and we're in lockdown here so I didn't get up to much. I did draft a ton of 2020 reading wrap-up posts though, which I am … Continue reading December wrap-up!
Hello friends! Happy December! November, once again, felt so fast and so slow at the same time. School has been insanely busy this month, so I haven't posted a ton. I'm also getting to the point in the year where I don't want to blog a ton, so that likely won't change any time soon … Continue reading November wrap-up!
Hello friends! Happy Halloween!!!! For once, October seemed like a normally-paced month. Things still happened very quickly, but it actually seems like the month happened. So without further ado, let's get into my wrap-up. Books Read The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang: 5 starsI Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver: 4.5 stars … Continue reading October wrap-up!
Hello friends! And yet here we are. This month was busy with school starting, and I am overwhelmed. But, let's get into what I read this month! Books Read She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore: 5 starsThe Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker: 4.5 starsI Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick: 4 starsOpposite … Continue reading September wrap-up!
Happy Friday, pals! Today, I'm reviewing three books I rated three stars! Usually, three-star reviews are fairly long, because I have a lot to say about the books to justify the three stars. But for these books, I honestly don't have that much to say. My rating for each of these can really be summed … Continue reading Three reviews of three star books