Depression · Journal · Mental Illness · Through the Shattered Glass

Through the Shattered Glass #5 / #MentalIllnessMonday

About the series : In case the title didn’t give it all, Through the Shattered Glass is going to be my Grey Journal. I am going to document my lowest, darkest moments in life. It is also a Journal, but it will only display my darkest days, perhaps even a bit about the aftermath.   **************************************…… Continue reading Through the Shattered Glass #5 / #MentalIllnessMonday

Book Review · Bookish · Contemporary · Fiction · Han Kang

Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang, Deborah Smith (Translator)

    My Review: This book was able to show, in a very vivid way, different ugly aspects of the human nature. The vegetarian is a collection of three novella, all of which revolve around Yeong-hye; however, we don’t always see things from her perspective. In the 1st novella, it is told from her husband’s…… Continue reading Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang, Deborah Smith (Translator)

Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Mental Illness · Mystery · Thriller · YA

Book Review: Fix Me by Lisa M. Cronkhite

Title: Fix Me Author: Lisa M. Cronkhite Publisher:  Flux Publication Date: November 28th 2017 Genre: YA, Mystery, Thriller Format: Ebook My Rating: 3/5 stars   Plot: Penelope Wryter’s life has been a mess ever since her sister committed suicide a year ago. Now Pen’s hooked on Fix, an illegal drug that makes her feel, think, and see differently.…… Continue reading Book Review: Fix Me by Lisa M. Cronkhite

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 · Fairy Tale Retelling · Fantasy · Graphic Novel

Graphic Novel Review: The Little Red Wold by Amélie Fléchais

Title: The Little Red Wold  Illustrator: Amélie Fléchais Publisher:  Diamond Book Distributors Publication Date: October 3rd 2017  Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy, Fairy tale retelling Format: Ebook My Rating: 4/5 stars   Plot: Lose yourself in in the dark forests of Amelie Flechais’ spectacular artwork. A young wolf, on a journey to bring his grandmother a rabbit, is charmed by the…… Continue reading Graphic Novel Review: The Little Red Wold by Amélie Fléchais

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 · Contemporary · Diversity · Kensington · Own Voices · Thriller · WOC · YA

Book Review: Girl on the Verge by Pintip Dunn

Title: Girl on the Verge Author: Pintip Dunn Publisher: Kensington Publication Date: June 27th, 2017 Genre: YA, Contemporary, Thriller Format: Ebook My Rating: 4/5 stars   Plot: How far would you go to belong? In her small Kansas town, at her predominantly white school, Kanchana doesn’t look like anyone else. But at home, her Thai grandmother chides her for being too westernized.…… Continue reading Book Review: Girl on the Verge by Pintip Dunn