Jade City

Politics moved slowly and blades moved fast. Jade City by Fonda Lee   For r/fantasy‘s book of the month for March, we present Jade City! It came out last November 2017 from Orbit. I think the book picks this year are actually all from Orbit so far, which is good! Although I’ve been meaning to…

American Gods

All your questions can be answered, if that is what you want. But once you learn your answers, you can never unlearn them. American Gods by Neil Gaiman   I bought American Gods last year right when I saw its beautiful classic, almost comic-esque, book cover. It’s been my goal to collect those editions to further…

Peril in the Old Country

Moping is the favorite pastime of teenagers, especially those who’ve not yet decided what perceived injustice they want to rebel against. Peril in the Old Country by Sam Hooker **I requested and received a free digital advanced reader’s copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.**   Peril in the Old Country is the…

The Court of Broken Knives

Soldiers do not believe in gods until they do something to offend them. The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark   This novel is the first of the trilogy, Empire of Dust Series. It came out around June 2017 and the next book (which I’m very excited for and will probably pre-order as…

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling   I’ve been reading books lately together with its audio book edition. It’s either go through it till the end or not go…

Yes, Please

Saying “yes” doesn’t mean I don’t know how to say no, and saying “please” doesn’t mean I am waiting for permission. Yes, Please by Amy Poehler   I know Amy Poehler through watching Parks and Recreation and has been my idol ever since. She is a very independent, smart, funny and capable woman. When I…

Blackwing

The treacherous bastards were about to understand why you do not, not with the backing of princes, not with the backing of Darlings or Kings or the spirits of hatred themselves, fuck with Ryhalt Galharrow. Blackwing by Ed McDonald   Blackwing is the first book of the Ravens’ Mark series by Ed McDonald. As far…

The Lost Knight

How am I supposed to save the world when I’m not strong, not brave, not smart, and not particularly good at most things? The Lost Knight by Candy Atkins I requested a digital copy from ebooksforreview.com in exchange for an honest review.   This is the first book to the Lost Knight series. I’ve seen…

Bride of Alvar

The first time I shared my big secret with someone didn’t go very well Bride of Alvar by Silver Reins   It’s been four (or maybe five) years since I last opened my Wattpad account and I was kind of surprised to find some pretty decent reads there. I read a lot of fan fictions…

Murder on the Orient Express

The murderer is with us—on the train now . . . Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie   I attended the Manila International Book Fair 2017 last September 16 (also my birthday!) and hauled a grand total of ten books. I really splurged on that one, but then again I promised myself that…

Ekata: Fall of Darkness

The pain will never leave you, not completely. But one day you’ll wake up and it will be bearable. This I promise you. Ekata: Fall of Darkness by Dominique Law   I requested a digital copy from NetGalley.com in exchange for an honest review. Summary (from Goodreads): On Ekata, a utopian world where violence is…

The Revenant

One of the great tales of the nineteenth-century West. – The Salt Lake Tribune The Revenant by Michael Punke It’s been so long since I planned to read when it went big on the cinemas. I knew immediately this would be a great book. I mean, Oscar’s. Right off the bat, this disturbed me. But not…