"There's a kind of freedom in defiance." Sirscha Ashwyn comes from nothing, but she’s intent on becoming something. After years of training to become the queen’s next royal spy, her plans are derailed when shamans attack and kill her best friend Saengo. And then Sirscha, somehow, restores Saengo to life. Unveiled as the first soulguide … Continue reading INTL Blog Tour: Forest of Souls – Shamanborn #1 by Lori M. Lee (ARC)
Proudly Pinoy and independently produced, I highly recommend this to all fans of animation, horror and good stories with a social conscience.
"We don't remember what we want to remember. We remember what we can't forget." Journalist Taddeo reports on the risks women take to fulfill their sexual desires. The result of eight years and thousands of hours of interviews, the book describes how each of her three subjects is undone by an intimate relationship that eventually … Continue reading Pages Review: “Three Women” by Lisa Taddeo
“There was a great difference, I said, between the things I wanted and the things I could apparently have, and until I had finally and forever made my peace with that fact, I had decided to want nothing at all.” A woman writer goes to Athens in the height of summer to teach a writing … Continue reading Pages Review: “Outline” by Rachel Cusk
“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