ARC review: “Heaven” by Mieko Kawakami

“We’ll understand some things while we’re alive, and some after we die. But it doesn’t really matter when it happens. What matters is that all the pain and all the sadness have meaning”.  Publisher: Picador Author: Mieko Kawakami  |  Translator: Sam Bett and David Boyd Genre: Japanese Literature | Novel | Literary Fiction Sensitive Content: Includes abuse, bullying, violence. My rating: 5/5... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “Rule of Wolves” by Leigh Bardugo

“Love was the destroyer. It made mourners, widows, left misery in its wake. Grief and love were one and the same. Grief was the shadow love left when it was gone.” #RuleOfWolves #LeighBardugo #GrishaVerse #KingOfScars  Genre: #YA #Fantasy #Romance  My rating: 4 /5       GR: 4,24 /5     This is by far best book by Leigh Bardugo in... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “We Free the Stars” by Hafsah Faizal

“Sometimes, when you live a life of captivity, trapped for so long, freedom becomes a thing to fear.” #WeFreeTheStars #HafsahFaizal #SandsOfArawia #Farrar  Genre: #Fantasy #YA #Romance #ArabicFantasy  My rating: 4 /5       GR: 4,34 /5     I really wanted to love this book as much as I loved all books by S.Tahir and S.A. Chakraborty, but it didn’t happen. This book is... Continue Reading →

“We Hunt the Flame” By Hafsah Faizal

“If I told you my name, would you bow?” His voice was soft. A melancholy caress. He lifted his chin when understanding dawned on her face. “Or would you flee?” #WeHuntTheFlame #HafsahFaizal #SandsOfArawia  Genre: Fantasy / YA / Romance / Arabic Fantasy  My rating: 4 /5       GR: 3,87 /5     “Sweet snow below” ... Don’t know where to start this review.... Continue Reading →

ARC-review: “Broken Web” by Lori M.Lee

“From her blood came the shadowblessed, from her bone the humans, and from the fragment of her soul, the shamans were born.” #LoriMLee #BrokenWeb #Shamanborn #PageStreetPublishing Genre: #Fantasy #YA #AsianLiterature My rating: 4 /5 GR: 4,67 /5 This book is a great example of a good YA fantasy, without all the romance that often takes... Continue Reading →

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