Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara Rutherford

★★★★ A childhood accident left Nor with a scar which has made her 'valueless' compared to her perfect twin sister who is arranged to be wed to the Prince. But when her sister Zaddie gravely injures herself, Nor must go in her place using magic to disguise her scars or else her village is at… Continue reading Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara Rutherford

August Wrap-Up

I managed to read a lot of books this month with my time off from school, which I am super happy about. Since school starts again in September I can expect that this pattern won't continue. I've been struggling with reading fantasy but managed to read some good ones this month. I highly recommend checking… Continue reading August Wrap-Up

July Wrap-Up

I read some incredible books this month and some not so much. Subscribe to get a notification for when my reviews for the release. I have been struggling with fantasy so I might try to stick to contemporary romance this August. I can't believe summer is almost over, but it just means fall releases are… Continue reading July Wrap-Up

June Wrap-Up

School has been tough so I wasn't able to read as many books as I wanted this month. But I did get to read some amazing LGBTQIA+ books this month to celebrate pride. Some of these books I've wanted to read for awhile, so I am super happy to have finally gotten to read them.… Continue reading June Wrap-Up

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto

★★★★★ Genre: Diverse, Romance, Thriller “My eyes fill with tears. All these years, I have never seen it that way, but Ma’s right. I did grow up with four mothers, and it really has been amazing. There’s been so much love in my life that I took for granted.” An (accidental) murder, thousands of wedding… Continue reading Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto

The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

★★★★★ Genre: Romance, LGBTQIA+, Contemporary "Was that sarcasm? What? you're capable of sarcasm now?" " My system must have upgraded". Dev Deshpande helps people get them happily ever after on a show called Ever After (Similar to the Bachelor). Charlie doesn't believe in true love but agrees to be the bachelor to rehabilitate his image.… Continue reading The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

May Wrap-Up

This was a great month with a lot of really great stories. With everything going on in the world I was super happy to participate in the Asian Readathon. Especially since I recently found out through 23&Me that I am 100% Central and South Asian which made reading these diverse stories with Asian characters even… Continue reading May Wrap-Up

Life’s Too Short by Abby Jimenez

★★★★★ Genre: Romance, Contemporary “I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all, I still know quite certainly, that just to be alive, is a grand thing.” Vanessa is a Youtuber that has travelled the world and lives life on her own terms. But after her… Continue reading Life’s Too Short by Abby Jimenez

The Intimacy Experiment by Rosie Danan

★★★★ Genre: Romance, Contemporary “She looked like the first meteor shower he’d ever seen—impossible and brilliant, so far away but somehow also right inside his chest.” Ethan a Rabbi and Naomi an ex-pornstar join forces to host a steamy sex-positive seminar series on Modern Intimacy, at Ethan's synagogue. They both gain from this partnership but… Continue reading The Intimacy Experiment by Rosie Danan

A Dark and Hollow Star by Ashley Shuttleworth

★★★ Genre: Fantasy, Romance, LGBTQIA+ “Heroes went through so much hardship. Heroes were the stuff of tragedies.” Four queer teens hold a key piece of the truth behind murders happening in Toronto. They must form an alliance to track down the killer, if they fail, they risk the destruction of the world. As a queer… Continue reading A Dark and Hollow Star by Ashley Shuttleworth