I must admit I only really knew the story of Ariadne through who she’s connected to. Mainly the Minotaur (not one I ever really knew either) and Daedalus and Icarus. So when I picked this book up thinking to just try a chapter I was drawn in fast. It’s a pretty readable book. Ariadne is … More Ariadne: A Beach Read Myth Retelling
The Project was one of my most anticipated reads this year. One of my all time favorite authors and two of my favorite book subjects: sister relationships and cults. And in the grand old expectation game I came away kind of cold. Nothing hitting like I expected it to.
The Deathless Girls By: Kiran Millwood Hargrave Lil and Kizzy are twin sisters on the verge of their divining day (having their futures told) when they find their camp attacked by soldiers families killed and the survivors taken and forced into slavery. The twins find themselves working in the Boyar’s kitchen and learning that the … More A Story for the Deathless Girls
Agnes at the End of the World By: Kelly McWilliams I’m a little torn on Agnes because for most of this book I was honestly LOVING it. Yes capitalized I was that into it.
Clap When You Land By: Elizabeth Acevedo I love the idea of books in verse and they are fun fast reads but when I’m done with them (especially the Acevedo ones) I’m usually left with the feeling of wanting more. And Clap When You Land is no different.
House of Salt and Sorrow By: Erin A. Craig Once there were 12 sisters living by the sea now after a series of increasingly tragic (and random) deaths there are only 8 left. 8 sisters who after years being shrouded in grief chase a myth through a hidden door that can apparently take them anywhere … More A Dance at the House of Salt and Sorrows
My Sister, the Serial Killer By: Oyinkan Braithwaite Grade: A At what point do you realize there might be a problem? That your sibling might actually be a serial killer? That maybe not all these guys where not abusive assholes trying to kill her who helpfully turned around to let her stab them in the … More What Would You Do?
The Witch of Willow Hall By: Hester Fox Grade: C Available: October 2nd After thinking about this book for a while it’s most like an origin story for a witch when said witch is the least interesting character. Also a love story. Also not that interesting. *Netgalley kindly provided me with a copy of the … More The Witch that Could Have Been…
Rule By: Ellen Goodlett Grade: A- The ill King brings his 3 illegitimate daughters to court to train them and pick one to be his heir. Said daughters all have secrets and launched into a court on edge they have to work together to survive and find out whose blackmailing them. I received this copy … More Blood Magic, Sisters & Blackmail