Book Review: Instructions for Dancing

Book: Instructions for Dancing Author: Nicola Yoon Genre: Young Adult Rating: 9/10 Read if you like: young love, ballroom dancing, a bit of magic This photo is an affiliate link. By clicking it you will be taken to indigo.ca for purchase. I will make a small commission. See Contact page for disclaimer. I'm so glad … Continue reading Book Review: Instructions for Dancing

Book Review: Eight Perfect Hours

Book: Eight Perfect Hours Author: Lia Louis Genre: Romance Rating: 10/10 Release date: September 28th, 2021 Read if you like: books set in England, books with positive mental health talk, a really sweet love story. Trigger Warnings: severe anxiety, depression, sick parent, suicide, death of a friend, post postpartum depression. Thank you so much to … Continue reading Book Review: Eight Perfect Hours

Book Review: Mistress of Rome

Book: Mistress of Rome (The Empress of Rome #1) Author: Kate Quinn Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 8/10 Read if you like: stories set in ancient Rome, historical fiction with strong female leads. Trigger warnings: cutting, attempted suicide, suicide, extreme violence, sexual abuse, racial slurs against Jewish people. I have loved Kate Quinn for a while. … Continue reading Book Review: Mistress of Rome

Book Review: The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina

Book: The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina Author: Zoraida Cordova Genre: fantasy, witchy Rating: 9/10 Release date: September 7, 2021 Read if you like: witchy books, family sagas, magical realism Thank you to Simon and Schuster Canada for the advanced copy. I really enjoyed this one! It starts with an invitation from Orquidea Divina, a woman … Continue reading Book Review: The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina

Book Review: Behold the Dreamers

Book: Behold the Dreamers Author: Imbolo Mbue Genre: Literary Fiction Rating: 8/10 Read if you like: family stories, stories about struggle and triumph, stories about the immigrant experience. Good morning bookworms! I've got a short and sweet book review for you today. This was a really powerful read and I'm grateful it was recommended to … Continue reading Book Review: Behold the Dreamers

Book Review: The Empire of Gold by SA Chakraborty

Book: The Empire of Gold (Daevabad Trilogy Book #3) Author: SA Chakraborty Genre: Fantasy Rating: 9/10 I was so happy to finish this trilogy because I needed to know what happened to my baby Dara. I really love a tortured soul/morally grey character and Dara was just that. This trilogy starts with Nahri discovering she … Continue reading Book Review: The Empire of Gold by SA Chakraborty