The Booktube Prize 2019 Finals

If you’ve been following this page for a while, you’ll recall that I’ve been judging the Booktube Prize.  In May, I shared a post about the quarterfinals round which you can read here  and in July I posted about judging the semifinal round, which you can read here. Now that the Booktube Prize winner has…

Judging the Booktube Prize Semifinal Round

Earlier this year in May, I published a blog post detailing my criteria for judging a round of the Booktube Prize. Click here to read how I ranked the books I read for the quarterfinal round  I was again invited to judge the semifinal round of the Booktube prize, which consisted of a couple of…

West by Carys Davies | Book Review 81/2019

Cy Bellman has a dream. He’s got wanderlust so at first he convinced his wife Elsie to move from England to the Northeastern United States. But now that Elsie has died, the thirty-five year old is ready to go west in search of the great creatures. Famous explorers have tried and failed to confirm the…

The Incendiaries by R. O. Kwon | Book Review 77/2019

Meet Phoebe. The teenager is recovering from a lifetime of devoting herself to piano and realizing that, no matter what her mom says, she will never be great at it. While Phoebe is driving home, there is an accident and her mother is killed. So how does she process the grief? By blaming herself and…

May 2019 TBR

My readathon of choice for May is #AsianReadathon which means I will be trying to read books by Asian authors, and specifically from as many different Asian countries as possible (Books for the Asian Readathon are marked with *) I’m also participating in other reading challenges as well as I am judging a round of…