Empire of Storms ~ S. J. Maas

Rating: 5/5 This was by far my favorite in the series. Aelin is such a badass, and the entire cast of characters stole my heart one at a time and then broke it. There was a lot of heartache involved in reading this story, as it feels like one tragedy after another befalls our band … Continue reading Empire of Storms ~ S. J. Maas

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Parable of the Talents ~ Octavia Butler

Rating: 5/5 Parable of the Talents is the sequel to Parable of the Sower, and I found I liked this one even better than the first. Lauren, going by Olamina now, finds more success and more trouble in this second installment in the duology. She and Bankole have their beautiful daughter, Larkin, and they revel … Continue reading Parable of the Talents ~ Octavia Butler

Top 8 Non-Fiction Titles I Read in 2018

Womanish by Kim McLaren is my favorite non-fiction this year, as it hit me just at that nostalgic feeling where you feel motivated to self-examination and creating resolutions for yourself. A collection of essays, McLaren has a powerful and wise voice, and she shares her understanding of the way the world works with readers freely. … Continue reading Top 8 Non-Fiction Titles I Read in 2018