2021 year-long reading challenges ✧*

one reason that helped me achieve my strongest reading year ever is the year-long reading challenges that i had set out to complete at the start of 2020. i had the best time coming up with a tbr. stuck to some initial reads and changed others when i found necessary. though this might feel like… Continue reading 2021 year-long reading challenges ✧*

daughter of the pirate king & daughter of the pirate queen – tricia levenseller | duology review

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller Series: Daughter of the Pirate King #1Published February 28th 2017 by Feiwel and FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, Adventure Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: There will be plenty of time for me to beat him soundly once I’ve gotten what I came for.Sent on a mission to retrieve… Continue reading daughter of the pirate king & daughter of the pirate queen – tricia levenseller | duology review

keeping it chill in august | tbr

Hello! We're seven months into the year and I still feel like I'm in March. Why does this feel so exhausting? Although it's hard to find the silver lining in this already incredibly long marathon, I'm looking forward for an end to all of this mess we find ourselves in. Got fully vaccinated during the… Continue reading keeping it chill in august | tbr

dial a for aunties – jesse q. sutanto | review

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto StandalonePublished April 27th 2021 by BerkleyAge Range: AdultGenre: Contemporary, Mystery, RomanceRepresentation: Indonesian-Chinese cast Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: A hilariously quirky novel that is equal parts murder mystery, rom-com, and a celebration of mothers and daughters as well as a deep dive into Chinese-Indonesian culture, by debut author Jesse… Continue reading dial a for aunties – jesse q. sutanto | review

a curse so dark and lonely, a heart so fierce and broken, & a vow so bold and deadly – brigid kemmerer | trilogy review

A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer Series: Cursebreakers #1Published January 29th 2019 by Bloomsbury YAAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, RetellingRepresentation: cerebral palsy Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Fall in love, break the curse.Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year, Prince Rhen, the heir of Emberfall, thought he… Continue reading a curse so dark and lonely, a heart so fierce and broken, & a vow so bold and deadly – brigid kemmerer | trilogy review

check in for the first half of 2021 | mid-year freakout book tag

Can't believe half the year has gone just like that. Seems like everything is expedited because of the COVID situation. Even though nothing much really happened in my life from January to June, I'm enjoying life as it is. Certain days are easier than others… Continue reading check in for the first half of 2021 | mid-year freakout book tag

35 science fiction/fantasy standalone of july to december 2021

Moving past the halfway mark of 2021 means that I'm finally able to talk about the upcoming releases that are on my radar. For today's list, I've purposefully spotlighted standalone novels in the science fiction and fantasy genres. There's a mixture of middle grade, young… Continue reading 35 science fiction/fantasy standalone of july to december 2021

six crimson cranes – elizabeth lim | blog tour + arc review

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim Series: Six Crimson CranesExpected publication: July 6th 2021 by KnopfAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, RetellingRepresentation: Asian (Japanese & Chinese) cast Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally… Continue reading six crimson cranes – elizabeth lim | blog tour + arc review