The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Young Adult Synopsis: A magical debut novel for readers of Naomi Novik’s Uprooted, Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus, and Neil Gaiman’s myth-rich fantasies, The Bear and the Nightingale spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent with a gorgeous voice. At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of…

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Genre: Young Adult, Children  Synopsis: Alone and lost–on the North Slope of Alaska Miyax rebels against a home situation she finds intolerable. She runs away toward San Francisco, toward the pen pal, who calls for Julie. But soon Miyax is lost in the Alaskan wilderness, without food, without even a compass. Slowly she is accepted by…

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Synopsis:  Audrey can’t leave the house. she can’t even take off her dark glasses inside the house. Then her brother’s friend Linus stumbles into her life. With his friendly, orange-slice smile and his funny notes, he starts to entice Audrey out again – well, Starbucks is a start. And with Linus…

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Thriller Synopsis:  Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker has been offered wealth beyond his wildest dreams. But to claim it, he’ll have to pull off a seemingly impossible heist: Break into the notorious Ice Court (a military stronghold that has never been breached) Retrieve a hostage (who could unleash magical havoc on the world)…

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

Genre: Poetry, Feminism, Non-fiction, Adult, Romance, Mental health Synopsis: “milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose, deals with a different pain, heals a different heartache. milk…

ARC Review: Greenlight by Kalpana Swaminathan

Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by the author in exchange of an honest review. However, that does not affect the following review in any way. All opinions stated are my own and fully honest. Genre: Crime fiction, mystery. Synopsis: Pinki was the first to go. It was past six when her mother noticed Pinki…

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Synopsis: Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact, that she has never left the house in all of her seventeen years. But when Olly moves in next door, and wants to talk to Maddie, tiny holes start to appear in the protective bubble her mother has…

Read in 2016

January (0)  February (9) The Catcher in the Rye : J. D. Salinger And the Mountains Echoed : Khaled Hosseini The Night Circus : Erin Morgenstern Confess : Colleen Hoover Ugly Love : Colleen Hoover Maybe Someday : Colleen Hoover Maybe Not : Colleen Hoover The Girl on the Train : Paula Hawkins Throne of Glass : Sarah…

Instagram January Book Challenge

For 2017, @literatos_apprentice and I have decided to host a book challenge! We’re all excited and hope you join us! This post is basically a breakdown, explaining what you have to do for each day to help out the ones who are confused. If you have anymore questions you can DM me or @literatos_apprentice on…

December Book Haul

Afterimage (The Enertia Trials, #1): Author: J. Kowallis Synopsis: Reggie’s dreams . . . aren’t dreams. Visions of the future flood her mind like shards of broken puzzles. Caged in her cell, every morning begins the same. She’s drugged, tortured, and images are torn from her memory by Public One. Until the morning everything changes. The…

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Genre: Science Fiction, Humour, Fantasy. Synopsis: “Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work…