Build Your Own Book Box Wrap-Up: How Did the August Box Turn Out?

If you didn't see, I did something a little wacky and hypothetical and fun on Twitter by asking y'all to answer questions on what y'all would want in an imaginary book box. You had no control over which specific item or fandoms, only control over what you thought might be the item or fandom. And … Continue reading Build Your Own Book Box Wrap-Up: How Did the August Box Turn Out?

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The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad: A Richly Developed Fantasy Perfect for Fans of YA/Adult Crossover Fiction

I feel like The Candle and the Flame deserves so much more buzz and marketing than it currently has. It’s a great book. In the scope of all modern lit, The Candle and the Flame develops a complex story about not only Fatima Ghazala and her newfound powers, but also the entire City of Noor … Continue reading The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad: A Richly Developed Fantasy Perfect for Fans of YA/Adult Crossover Fiction

Best of 2018: Hidden Gems + Underappreciated Books

To end 2018, every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday left in the year will be dedicated to a list of 6 books that absolutely wowed me this year. Today is dedicated to all those hidden gems, partly inspired by Mackenzi Lee's awesome new trend, #HypeYour5 underrated 2018 books (which, I couldn't help but top and … Continue reading Best of 2018: Hidden Gems + Underappreciated Books