Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Muslim · New Adult · Own Voices · Romance · YA

Book Review- City Of Brass: Jinns, Political parties, and a journey of self discovery

“ Greatness takes time, Banu Nahida. Often the mightiest things have the humblest beginnings” Basic Keywords and Intro: Own Voices: Muslim debut Novel New Adult Fantasy Novel Dual Narrative : Nahri & Ali Nahri lives in Cairo, and remembers nothing about her past. She is a 20 something  street healer by day, and con person…… Continue reading Book Review- City Of Brass: Jinns, Political parties, and a journey of self discovery

Bookish · Historical Fiction · Islam · Muslim · YA

Book Review of Blood & Ink: When Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism. (Are you cringing yet?)

Basic Keywords and Intro: Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism.( Are you cringing yet?) A Historical Fiction Novel: The 2012 coup in Timbuktu, Mali Ali belongs to the “Defenders of Faith” movement Ali begins to fall in love with Kadi What would he chose? Love or “ Faith” Points to address: Where do I even start?…… Continue reading Book Review of Blood & Ink: When Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism. (Are you cringing yet?)

Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Middle Grade

Book Review: The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

Title: The Mesmerist  Author: Ronald L. Smith Publisher:  Clarion Books Publication Date:  February 7th 2017  Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Historical Fiction  Format: Ebook My Rating: 3/5 stars     Blurb: Thirteen-year-old Jessamine Grace and her mother make a living as sham spiritualists—until they discover that Jess is a mesmerist and that she really can talk to the dead. Soon she…… Continue reading Book Review: The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · HMH Books for Young Readers · Mystery · YA

Book Review: The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy

Title: The Disappearances  Author: Emily Bain Murphy Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Publication Date: July 4th 2017 Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction, YA, Fantasy Format: Ebook My Rating: 5/5 stars   Plot: What if the ordinary things in life suddenly…disappeared? Aila Quinn’s mother, Juliet, has always been a mystery: vibrant yet guarded, she keeps her secrets beyond Aila’s reach.…… Continue reading Book Review: The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy

Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Sci-Fi · Time Traveling · YA

Book Review: Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Title: Invictus Author: Ryan Graudin Publisher: Little, Brown Books Publication Date: September 26th, 2017 Genre: YA, Sci-Fi, Historical Fiction Format: eARC My Rating: 4/5      Blurb: Time flies when you’re plundering history. Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in…… Continue reading Book Review: Invictus by Ryan Graudin