The beginning of Shatter Me was an exquisite mix of beautiful, unique prose, complex character, and expert soft worldbuilding. But after that big bang beginning, it gets...soggier. I think if anything, I'm more disappointed by the lost potential than by the actual product. Because I really did enjoy myself in the reading...
It would be a bald-faced lie to say I every completely follow my TBR. Here's hoping, because I have high hopes for all of these books. Do you plan on reading any of these? Drop a comment—I want to know what YOU'RE reading next!
It didn't help that some of my choices were slow moving and didn't motivate me to pick them back up.
Brooding inner turmoil and big muscles do not excuse stripping someone naked in public, biting them when they beg you not to, or general assault.
Connecting to these characters is hard, and not necessarily rewarding, even at the end. But that empty kind of discomfort...it reminded me of how modern netizen-dom can feel.
I think booktok is just doing me dirty at this point, because how is this book popular? This one was talked about a lot, so I had semi-high expectations. But when I started it...I shit you not, I didn't think I was going to be able to get through the first chapter. Here are some … Continue reading Den of Vipers Book Review: WTF??
How do Paul Atreides and Eren Yeager redefine the classic corruption arc?
Reading this novel as a woman was a humiliating experience.
It would be a bald-faced lie to say I every completely follow my TBR. Here's hoping, because I have high hopes for all of these books. 1. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Juliette hasn't touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up … Continue reading August: CHAOS (a TBR)
This post is brought to you by the fact that I finally got Kindle unlimited. All covers are linked to the amazon page. I will be using affiliate links so please use them if you can because I spend way too much time on this blog rather than my actual job. Gilded Cage by Nicole … Continue reading Books Tiktok Made me Read: Part 1…