Hi fellow bookworms. I am so excited to be back blogging and talking about the book releases this quarter that caught my eye. Some of these will have already been released as April has obviously come and gone, and May nearly has too. But there are so many upcoming books releases and newly released books that sound SO GOOD and are giving me the absolute best dopamine rush. Let’s get into them ! 🎉Continue reading “My Most Anticipated Autumnal and Winter Book Releases”
A Court of Silver Flames – A Book Review
Nesta Archeron has always been prickly-proud, swift to anger, and slow to forgive. And ever since being forced into the Cauldron and becoming High Fae against her will, she’s struggled to find a place for herself within the strange, deadly world she inhabits. Worse, she can’t seem to move past the horrors of the war with Hybern and all she lost in it.
The one person who ignites her temper more than any other is Cassian, the battle-scarred warrior whose position in Rhysand and Feyre’s Night Court keeps him constantly in Nesta’s orbit. But her temper isn’t the only thing Cassian ignites. The fire between them is undeniable, and only burns hotter as they are forced into close quarters with each other.
Meanwhile, the treacherous human queens who returned to the Continent during the last war have forged a dangerous new alliance, threatening the fragile peace that has settled over the realms. And the key to halting them might very well rely on Cassian and Nesta facing their haunting pasts.
Against the sweeping backdrop of a world seared by war and plagued with uncertainty, Nesta and Cassian battle monsters from within and without as they search for acceptance-and healing-in each other’s arms.
When the premise of A Court of Silver Flames was initially announced, it stalled me in my tracks. Nesta’s bottled rage and brutal nature seemed senseless to me for a lot of the original trilogy, and I didn’t know how invested I was to read a 600-something-page book all about her.
In saying that… Sarah J. Maas quickly lured me into this story with her seductive narrative and the exploration of a more fragile Nesta’s, fleshing out some of the insurmountable trauma she’s faced in her time as a fae and as a human girl. Simultaneously, hooking me with winning characterisation and an unexpected redemption arc. (Because when do I not love those?)Continue reading “A Court of Silver Flames – A Book Review”
Hyping All of the Curvy Babe books on my TBR Right now
Okay yadda yadda, reading about curvy girls falling in love is a cornerstone of this blog, “we get it” I hear you all murmur. Well it’s not enough until I say it is. So let me hype these 15 something books for you all, but mostly for myself. Let’s make it fun and I’ll challenge myself to read all of them this year too.Continue reading “Hyping All of the Curvy Babe books on my TBR Right now”
Can’t Wait for Books of 2021 – Part I
Happy belated Valentines to the best people on the internet. (imo.) In honour of my favourite holiday, I wanted to pass the love to the new releases coming out in the first quarter of 2021 that have made it onto my radar.Continue reading “Can’t Wait for Books of 2021 – Part I”
Top 11 Best Books of 2020
I think the only joyous part of looking back at 2020 (or at least where I find the most joy when reflecting on the year that passed) were the books that made my year and the worlds I escaped too. I was really lucky to have enjoyed so much of what I read in 2020, but today I’ve picked the cream of the crop and the books that when I think about them, still make me absolutely giddy and excited about books and reading.Continue reading “Top 11 Best Books of 2020”