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February’s Massive Diverse Book Haul

Once again I’ve fallen victim to fabulously irresistible book deals that have lured me into their traps! As such, I have a diverse book haul that consists of approximately 35 books!! On one hand, I’m extremely proud of myself for being able to discover so many awesome diverse titles. On the other hand, I’m kicking…… Continue reading February’s Massive Diverse Book Haul

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The Little Mermaid by Metaphrog – A Comic Review

The Little Mermaid by Metaphrog is a stand-alone, middle-grade, fantasy graphic novel that tells an illustrated tale based off of Hans Christian Andersen’s short story of a young mermaid who’s passionate about living in the world above the ocean, and on land. I was a little sceptical going into the novel because most illustrated renditions…… Continue reading The Little Mermaid by Metaphrog – A Comic Review

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My Top 11 Five-Star Reads of 2016! 🎄

Last week I created a list of books that I felt were some of my worst reading experiences for the year. This week I have returned with something that has a much better resonation to it: the best reads I’ve encountered in the past three-hundred-sixty-some odd days. While I glance over the scribbles on this…… Continue reading My Top 11 Five-Star Reads of 2016! 🎄

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Diverse & #OwnVoices Book Releases for 2017

Good afternoon my worldly book mates! With the end of December, 2016 will finally come to a close. On one hand, I’m so excited that this dreadfully fuck-shit of a year can be put behind us. Yet, another part of me, a small fuzzy part of me, will miss a tiny corner of 2016. It’s…… Continue reading Diverse & #OwnVoices Book Releases for 2017

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Not-Recommended · Reviews · World Lit

The Kouga Ninja Scrolls: Painfully Disappointing

This book had a lot of potential to be one badass piece of literature. I’m not sure if it was the translation that made this such an atrocious reading experience, or if it was originally written to be this appalling. But whatever the case, as it stands, I do not recommend the English translated version…… Continue reading The Kouga Ninja Scrolls: Painfully Disappointing

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The Rise: The Originals Book One – A Review

“You may be closer than ever to finding some quaint little hovel, brother, and Rebekah may still win us an army. But I’m building us an empire.” – Niklaus The Rise originally appealed to me because of my guilty-pleasure-like interest in Niklaus and Elijah. I find them to be devilishly delicious and this novel was…… Continue reading The Rise: The Originals Book One – A Review