Jenna’s Gift Guide: Coffee Table Books

Jenna’s Gift Guide: Coffee Table Books

I absolutely love coffee table books and I can’t wait until the day I get my own place so that I have an excuse to amass even more coffee table books. Because I’ve been deep into holiday gift shopping lately, I wanted to share some of my recommendations for coffee table books that I think […]

November 20, 2018 | 1 Comment
By Jenna
Posted in Books
Liberty Review: Female Changemakers in Three Generations

Liberty Review: Female Changemakers in Three Generations

When we think about the challenges that we face as women today, including inequality, misogyny and the gender-pay gap, it’s easy to forget how far we’ve come throughout history. Covering three different women in different historical eras, Liberty reminds us of the sheer strength of female power when fighting odds that are against them – and […]

November 16, 2018 | 2 Comments
Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Trigger warnings: child sexual abuse, pedophilia, addiction I was completely unprepared for the journey that Sadie would take me on. It was intense and uncomfortable, and the story built up to such emotional end that I have to admit I spilled a few tears at the closing lines of the novel. It covers an incredibly important topic, […]

November 9, 2018 | 2 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 5 stars, Books, Reviews
Umbertouched By Livia Blackburne Review: End of A Conclusive, Quiet Duology

Umbertouched By Livia Blackburne Review: End of A Conclusive, Quiet Duology

Note: This is the sequel and conclusion to a duology, which you can find my review of the first book here. This review will contain minor spoilers! After reading and really enjoying Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne, I was super ready for Umbertouched! I couldn’t wait to dive back into Dineas and Zivah’s world and the […]

November 6, 2018 | 2 Comments
Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta: Too much exposition, too little action

Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta: Too much exposition, too little action

What happens when you get a fantasy story that’s bogged down with lore and plot elements and explanations? Well… Shimmer and Burn happens. And honestly, it’s a decent book. The world-building is quite descriptive, and the plot twists will keep readers on their toes. But maybe it’s the writing and me that just didn’t agree (or […]

October 19, 2018 | 1 Comment