Category: Books

The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

As someone who enjoyed The Night Circus, with its enchanting imagery and whimsical storytelling, I was excited about The Starless Sea, particularly after reading the intriguing synopsis. It sounded completely magical as an ode to storytelling and the tales that are told, with a labyrinth filled with secrets. Sadly, the reading experience didn’t quite match up […]

December 3, 2019 | 3 Comments
Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Even though I don’t really celebrate anything during the holiday season, I absolutely love gift giving. Carefully curating and selecting gifts for others is one of my favourite things to do and I also love gift wrapping. Although I haven’t been reading very much these past two years, I thought I would still share some […]

November 26, 2019 | 2 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Books
Toffee Review: Sarah Crossan at Her Finest

Toffee Review: Sarah Crossan at Her Finest

I’ve read all of Sarah Crossan’s books and Toffee is probably my favourite of hers. Like with her other books, Toffee tackles hard-hitting topics in verse and makes us feel all of the emotions. And because it’s written in verse, it’s a really quick but impactful read. Toffee is a beautiful story about families of choice and finding acceptance […]

November 15, 2019 | 1 Comment
By Jenna
Posted in 5 stars, Books, Reviews
Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Please take note of the trigger warnings before delving into this book because the depictions are incredibly detailed and dark. Trigger warnings: child rape and sexual abuse, date rape, drug and substance use, overdose, self-harm, murder, blood, gore, PTSD and grief  Like most of the blogosphere, Ninth House is one of our most highly anticipated books […]

October 18, 2019 | 6 Comments