Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover

“We are all of us more complicated than the roles we are assigned in the stories other people tell.”   Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping … Continue reading Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover

My Big Bad Wolf Haul 2020 (Part 1)

It has been weeks since the Big Bad Wolf packed up their magical book wonderland, but I know a lot of Filipino bookworms are still on a book hoarding high from the recently held Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Manila 2020. I decided to divide my haul in two parts because I don't want this … Continue reading My Big Bad Wolf Haul 2020 (Part 1)

Book Review: “100 Days of Sunlight” by Abbie Emmons

"No one has ever seen the light by being told there are darker places out there."   When 16-year-old poetry blogger Tessa Dickinson is involved in a car accident and loses her eyesight for 100 days, she feels like her whole world has been turned upside-down. Terrified that her vision might never return, Tessa feels … Continue reading Book Review: “100 Days of Sunlight” by Abbie Emmons

INTL Blog Tour: Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez (ARC)

"Words empowered by justice can never be silenced." A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revolución, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history. Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lost everything when the usurper, Atoc, used an ancient relic to summon ghosts and drive the Illustrians … Continue reading INTL Blog Tour: Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez (ARC)