fantasy, fiction, posts, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Shadow of the Fox by Julie​ Kagawa | Book Review

​ Synopsis: The first book in a brand-new series set in ancient Japan from New York Times bestselling author Julie Kagawa. Enter a beautiful and perilous land of shapeshifters and samurai, kami and legends, humans and demons…a world in which Japanese mythology and imagination blend together. When destiny calls, legends rise. Every millennium the missing… Continue reading Shadow of the Fox by Julie​ Kagawa | Book Review

fantasy, fiction, literary fiction, posts, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson | Book review

Synopsis: A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts—even as she falls in love with a faerie prince—in this gorgeous debut novel. Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a… Continue reading An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson | Book review

adult, Adult Fiction, Book Club, Crime, diverse reads, fiction, Mystery, Mystery/Thriller, POC characters, posts

My Sister, ​The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite | Book Review

​ Synopsis: "Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer." Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede's practicality is the sisters' saving grace. She… Continue reading My Sister, ​The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite | Book Review

Book Club, contemporary, diverse reads, fantasy, fiction, Lists, Mystery/Thriller, paranormal, posts, romance, Romantic suspense

Update: Book mails, Current reads, and TBR

Hello everyone! This is a post about recent book mails I've received, what I am currently reading or listening and of course, my nemesis the TBR list. Also, check out Fictionally Sam's blog for an awesome giveaway (open for everyone!) here. MY BOOK MAIL : Can you see the beautiful spines of A Madness so… Continue reading Update: Book mails, Current reads, and TBR

fantasy, fiction, Historical fiction, paranormal, posts, witches

#HorrorOctoberBooks: The Witch Of Willow Hall (audiobook review )

Synopsis: Years after the Salem witch trials one witch remains. She just doesn’t know it… yet. Growing up Lydia Montrose knew she was descended from the legendary witches of Salem but was warned to never show the world what she could do and so slowly forgot her legacy. But Willow Hall has awoken something inside her…… Continue reading #HorrorOctoberBooks: The Witch Of Willow Hall (audiobook review )

diverse reads, fantasy, fiction, Indian authors, literary fiction, posts, Retellings, romance, Uncategorized, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review:​ The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Synopsis: Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only seventeen? Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole… Continue reading Review:​ The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

fantasy, fiction, Historical fiction, literary fiction, posts, Retellings, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review: My Plain Jane by Cynthia H.,​ Brodi A. & Jodi M.

Synopsis: You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding Mr. Rochester. Despite their significant age gap (!) and his uneven temper (!!), they fall in love—and, Reader, she marries him. (!!!)… Continue reading Review: My Plain Jane by Cynthia H.,​ Brodi A. & Jodi M.

adult, Adult Fiction, contemporary, fiction, posts, romance

Review:​ Fight or Fight by Samantha Young

Synopsis: The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. She's flying home to Boston for the saddest of reasons when her emotional cloud becomes a real one - of volcanic ash. Stranded, her last-ditch attempt to salvage the trip is thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then… Continue reading Review:​ Fight or Fight by Samantha Young

Adult Fiction, fantasy, fiction, Lists, literary fiction, Magic, Mystery/Thriller, paranormal, posts, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Five books to read this month

Hello everyone! Welcome to another "list" post. Today marks the beginning of October -which means Durga Puja season for us (Bengalis) but Halloween for almost everyone else. I thought to mix up my blog posts. I will do full length reviews alongside "list" posts like these . If you have a different idea for blog posts,comment… Continue reading Five books to read this month

diverse reads, fantasy, fiction, literary fiction, Magic, posts, romance

Want to read a Japanese Fantasy?​ Try Empress Of All Seasons

Empress Of All Seasons by Emiko Jean Synopsis: Each generation, a competition is held to find the next Empress of Honoku. The rules are simple. Survive the palace’s enchanted seasonal rooms. Conquer Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Marry the prince. All are eligible to compete—all except yōkai, supernatural monsters and spirits whom the human emperor is… Continue reading Want to read a Japanese Fantasy?​ Try Empress Of All Seasons

fantasy, literary fiction, Magic, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review: The Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner

Synopsis: Captivating and boldly imaginative, with a tale of sisterhood at its heart, Rena Rossner's debut fantasy invites you to enter a world filled with magic, folklore, and the dangers of the woods. Raised in a small village surrounded by vast forests, Liba and Laya have lived a peaceful sheltered life - even if they've… Continue reading Review: The Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner

fantasy, Historical fiction, Retellings, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

A hilarious tale of Royals and…animals| Review of My Lady Jane by C, ​B,& J

Synopsis: Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather be planning for his first kiss than considering who will inherit his crown… Jane (reads too many books) is Edward’s cousin, and far more interested in books than romance. Unfortunately for… Continue reading A hilarious tale of Royals and…animals| Review of My Lady Jane by C, ​B,& J

contemporary, fantasy, Lists, literary fiction, Magic, paranormal, posts, romance, Science fiction, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Ten books I’m excited​ to read this fall

Hello everyone and welcome to Book Rambler's brand new post about most anticipated fall reads. There so many books coming out this fall that I am overwhelmed at the thought of reading them all. Sequels are coming out as well as new reads-standalone or series. Have I pre-ordered any of them? No, I did not. I… Continue reading Ten books I’m excited​ to read this fall

fantasy, fiction, literary fiction, Magic, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Caraval lives on with Legendary||Review of Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Synopsis: A heart to protect. A debt to repay. A game to win. After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her sister, Scarlett, from a disastrous arranged marriage. The girls should be celebrating, but Tella isn’t yet free. She made a desperate bargain… Continue reading Caraval lives on with Legendary||Review of Legendary by Stephanie Garber

adult, Adult Fiction, fantasy, fiction, literary fiction, Magic, posts, Retellings, romance, Women's fiction

Mini-reviews:​ ARC edition

Hello everyone! In this article, I will do bite-sized reviews of four e-ARCs I received from NetGalley. One of these titles have already published, and the rest have yet to be released. 1.) Emma And The City by Amy Hilliges(picture above) → Released 18 Sep 2018 Synopsis: It-girl and blogger Emma Worth has it all: beauty, brains,… Continue reading Mini-reviews:​ ARC edition

adult, Adult Fiction, contemporary, literary fiction, romance, Women's fiction

Review: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Synopsis:  Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome; 2) A person’s undoing; 3) Joshua Templeman. Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive-aggressive… Continue reading Review: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

fantasy, fiction, literary fiction, Magic, Retellings, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review: Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

Synopsis: Everyone knows what happens in the end. A mermaid, a prince, a true love’s kiss. But before that young siren’s tale, there were three friends. One feared, one royal, and one already dead. Ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. A freak. A curse.… Continue reading Review: Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

fantasy, Magic, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review of Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Synopsis: The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat… Continue reading Review of Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Indian authors, Mental Health, Non fiction

Review: Finding Your G-Spot by Geetika Saigal

Synopsis: The Probability of your parents' meeting: one in a million. The Chance that they had you and not another genetic version of you: one in 4 million billion. (yeah, that's a number too!) The Number of moments you have lived (knowing that any of us could pop-off any moment): ~9.4 million in our lifetime.… Continue reading Review: Finding Your G-Spot by Geetika Saigal

fantasy, fiction, Magic, romance, Uncategorized, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review of Siege And Storm by Leigh Bardugo

  Synopsis:  Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret. She can’t outrun her past or her destiny for… Continue reading Review of Siege And Storm by Leigh Bardugo

fantasy, fiction, Magic, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Synopsis: Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment… Continue reading Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

fantasy, fiction, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review:​ Everless by Sara Holland

Fans of Victoria Aveyard, Kendare Blake, and Stephanie Garber will devour this lush novel's breathtaking action, incredible romance, and dangerous secrets. Synopsis: In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending… Continue reading Review:​ Everless by Sara Holland

adult, Adult Fiction, Book Club, contemporary, fiction, Health, literary fiction, Mental Health, Uncategorized, Women's fiction

Eleanor Oliphant deserves 5 stars and an ovation.

Synopsis: No one's ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant deserves 5 stars and an ovation.

fantasy, fiction, Historical fiction, posts, Retellings, romance

The Wrath & The Dawn is a riveting tale, ​but not without flaws

Synopsis: One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad's dearest friend falls… Continue reading The Wrath & The Dawn is a riveting tale, ​but not without flaws

fantasy, fiction, posts, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Review of The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross

Synopsis: In this epic debut fantasy, inspired by Renaissance France, an outcast finds herself bound to a disgraced lord and entangled in his plot to overthrow the king. Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be chosen by a patron. Growing up in Valenia at the renowned Magnalia House should have… Continue reading Review of The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross

fantasy, fiction, posts, romance, Young adult

Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor deserves the mantle of most hyped books of 2017.

Synopsis: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in… Continue reading Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor deserves the mantle of most hyped books of 2017.

dystopia, fantasy, paranormal, posts, Science fiction, Young adult

Review of This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) by Victoria Schwab

Synopsis: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake. The first of two books.… Continue reading Review of This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) by Victoria Schwab

fantasy, fiction, Historical fiction, paranormal, posts, romance

The Night Circus is a dream that I would hate to wake up from.A must read!

Review: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition… Continue reading The Night Circus is a dream that I would hate to wake up from.A must read!

posts, Young adult

Dumplin’ is a downer with great writing

Synopsis:  Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked…until Will takes a job at… Continue reading Dumplin’ is a downer with great writing

fantasy, fiction, literary fiction, Magic, posts, romance, Young adult, Young adult fantasy

Caraval is unlike any carnival I’ve been to …

Synopsis: Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella it represents freedom and an escape from their ruthless, abusive father. When the sisters'… Continue reading Caraval is unlike any carnival I’ve been to …

posts, romance

So many words for “Love and Other Words”

Synopsis: Love, loss, friendship, and the betrayals of the past all collide in this first fiction novel from New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren (Autoboyography, Dating You / Hating You). The story of the heart can never be unwritten. Macy Sorensen is settling into an ambitious if emotionally tepid routine: work hard… Continue reading So many words for “Love and Other Words”

Book Tags, Lists, literary fiction

Get To Know Ya Book Tag | My first Book Tag post

Thank you Brittany@PerfectlyTolerable for tagging me and I am loving your blog posts! This is my first book tag participation and I am a tad nervous . *So much pressure!!!!!* Favorite Book of All Time The Complete Sherlock Holmes is a treasured book as it was gifted by my late grandfather. Favorite Book Five Years Ago Five… Continue reading Get To Know Ya Book Tag | My first Book Tag post

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