Hi friends! I know this a few days late, but I didn’t want to miss the chance to recap one of my best reading months. July was a pretty busy month and I thought I only read 4 books because that’s what it felt like, but I was WRONG. I hope you enjoy my short wrap up!
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Hey everyone! Before I share this readathon TBR, I want to apologize for my absence on here. I started my new job in July and I’m still adjusting to the role and schedule. Despite my absence, I still managed to find time to read, so I’ll have my July wrap up posted soon and will be writing a couple reviews this week. Continue reading “Magical Readathon: N.E.W.T.s 2018 TBR”
Hey everyone! I can’t believe we’re halfway through the year. 2018 is flying by, but that means we’re closer to my most anticipated read of the year – Queen of Air and Darkness! June wasn’t my best reading or blogging month because of moving; however, I read five books and I enjoyed all of them. I read two contemporary books and three fantasy. My average rating was 4.8, which is quite high. Most of the books I read this month made it on my list for 2018 favorite reads. Without further ado, let’s get into the wrap up.
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Hi everyone!!! I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since I logged on here or even thought about my blog. The last two weeks were pretty busy and exhausting. I took a hiatus to focus on packing and moving to a new city for work and now that I’m settled, I’m happy to be back. I was tagged by Kelly at Another Book in the Wall to do this tag and I thought this would be perfect comeback post. Writing this tag was a great opportunity for me to reflect on the books I’ve read so far -38- and my 2018 reading goals. So, let’s get started!
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Happy Sunday! Weekly Wrap Up is a recap of books I read, current reads, blog posts, and updates from my week. This week wasn’t my best reading week, but it was an exciting week personally.
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Happy Thursday! I’m back with another edition of short reviews. These two audiobooks are complicated stories that mirror each other and talk about black womanhood, marriage, race, and other social issues. I hope you enjoy!
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“War doesn’t determine who’s right. War determines who remains.”
The Poppy War is a debut military fantasy novel inspired by modern Chinese history. I heard about this book a few weeks ago on Twitter because of some drama that unfolded around the targeted audience and content. That discussion plus the rave reviews piqued my interest and I started reading it right in the bookstore. After reading it, I can wholeheartedly say The Poppy War is worth the buzz it has received and unlike anything I’ve ever read. It’s well written, engaging, and incredibly layered. I can also tell you, this book is for an older audience because it’s brutal, graphic, and doesn’t pull its punches.
Continue reading “Review: The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang | An Addictive Story About War and Vengeance”