Adult, Magical Realism, Reviews, YA

Review: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

"To many, I was myth incarnate, the embodiment of a most superb legend, a fairy tale. Some considered me a monster, a mutation. To my great misfortune, I was once mistaken for an angel." This is one of those books that I think most people either hate or love. For me, I can´t decide which… Continue reading Review: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

Contemporaries, Reviews, YA

Review: Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant

Imagine having visions every time you touch someone. Imagine seeing a fractal, a mathematical pattern that somehow reveals a person's deepest and darkest secrets as soon as you pick up their jacket. Then imagine finding the one person ever who doesn´t cause that reaction. "I envy how touch is, for most people, as easy as… Continue reading Review: Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant

Adult, Fantasy, NA, Reviews

Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

"For a moment, I let myself see past the glamour that concealed the tattoo on my right hand and forearm. The markings of my true heart. My true title. High Lady of the Night Court." It´s stunning. I don´t know what more to say. I´ve been putting off writing this review for a week now… Continue reading Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Adult, Classics, Historical Fiction, Reviews

Review: Miss Julie by August Strindberg

(this review will contain spoilers for the entire play) As a woman, as a feminist and as a believer in equality it truly pains me to have to admit I find some of the themes from this play still in existence today. The play was originally written over a hundred years ago by a man… Continue reading Review: Miss Julie by August Strindberg

All ages, Fantasy, Reviews, YA

Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

After reading the first few pages of this dream of a book, I felt like screaming aloud "this is what good writing is!". Of course, I didn´t. Cause you know, might not be appropriate to wake my family at 1 am by screaming. But I wanted to, okay. And I think the fact that I… Continue reading Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor