REVIEW INDEX

Hello friends!

With my book blog and reviews, my aim is to share my thoughts on the books I’ve loved, and thus introduce as many incredible books to fellow readers and spark meaningful conversations/ effusive rants!

As a busy student, it is virtually impossible for me to write full-length, thoughtful reviews on all the books I’ve read, hence I normally prefer to publish those that I gave higher ratings of. (Also, I suck at roasting books without sounding like a hypocrite so 🀑)

If you would like to read my short (often full of raw screaming) reviews for ALL the books I read, inclusive of favourites and disappointments, please friend/follow me on Goodreads! πŸ₯°

That being said, my reviews are where I voice out all my thoughts, both good and bad, but I am never disrespectful. My reviews also do not contain spoilers unless indicated so please read with ease. I hope that you’ll find some brilliant books for your tbr! ❀️

Click on the book titles to take you to the review, if they haven’t been hyperlinked yet, fret not, a review is in the writing!

YOUNG ADULT FANTASY

The Keeper of Night

Kylie Lee Baker

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Spin the Dawn

Elizabeth Lim

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The Gilded Ones

Namina Forna

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An Ember in the Ashes

Sabaa Tahir

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The Cruel Prince

Holly Black

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The Queen of Nothing

Holly Black

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Descendant of the Crane

Joan He

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Six Crimson Cranes

Elizabeth Lim

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The Wrath and the Dawn

RenΓ©e Ahdieh

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A Torch Against the Night

Sabaa Tahir

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The Wicked King

Holly Black

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We are the Fire

Sam Taylor

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YOUNG ADULT HISTORICAL

These Violent Delights

Chloe Gong

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Lovely War

Julie Berry

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Salt to the Sea

Ruta Sepetys

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Our Violent Ends

Chloe Gong

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We are Not Free

Traci Chee

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YOUNG ADULT SCI FI

The Infinity Courts

Akemi Dawn Bowman

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The Ones We’re Meant to Find

Joan He

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Skyhunter

Marie Lu

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Divergent
(series)

Veronica Roth

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YOUNG ADULT CONTEMPORARY

The Half Orphan’s handbook

Joan F. Smith

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Paper Towns

John Green

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Geekerella

Ashley Poston

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ADULT FANTASY

The Poppy War (series)

R.F. Kuang

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Jade City

Fonda Lee

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

V.E. Schwab

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She Who Became the Sun

Shelly Parker-Chan

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The Boy With Fire

Aparna Verma

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ADULT HISTORICAL

Pachinko

Min Jin Lee

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The Alice Network

Kate Quinn

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We Were the Lucky Ones

Georgia Hunter

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The Mountains Sing

Nguyα»…n Phan QuαΊΏ Mai

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All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr

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ADULT GENERAL FICTION

The Midnight Library

Matt Haig

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Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Cho Nam-Joo

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RATING SYSTEM

I rate the books on a 5 star scale, please note that my ratings are subjective, and are not fixed, they can change with time and is just my personal take which would definitely differ from that of other reviewers!

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I’m quite stingy with these perfect 5 stars but that means that if you see one, that book is absolutely brilliant and lives in my mind and heart rent free. πŸ’–

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I still consider 4 stars as an excellent meaning! This is for books which powerful messages and themes which resonated with me, apart from other elements. would highly recommend! ✨

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I did enjoy this one, perhaps some elements displeased me, but as a whole, it was worth my time!

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This book wasn’t bad, it probably got dry in the middle or i had some major issues with certain elements.

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I didn’t like this one at all unfortunately, and would not recommend it to anyone… this is not to say that the book is trash, but simply that I’m not the correct audience.

DNF

I had difficulty completing the book and put it down. It may not be that it rocked me to sleep but sometimes because of triggering events or foul language used which made me uncomfortable… however I do believe in preserving and giving all books a chance.


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