Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy
I didn’t know much about this book when I started it but basically this is a queer love story. We follow Ramona as she discovers the complexity of her own sexuality while trying to keep her family afloat. Continue reading “(11) Ramona Blue // Bookish Blurb”
As you may (or may not) remember I spent a semester at the University of Stirling in Scotland and took a bunch of pictures. Here are just a few that I took while I went on a walk one day. Continue reading “Another walk around the University of Stirling // Scotland”
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K LeGuin
I heard about this book because the author recently died and apparently lots of people liked her books and I had never read any of them. I decided to go with the ya fantasy series since that seemed a bit more up my alley than some of her other works.
This book is about a boy with magical powers who accidentally creates a major problem and then has to fix it. It’s very much the first book in a series with a lot of character development and not a ton of plot. It’s also written in a very interesting style without a lot of dialogue and to some extend it does feel like epic fantasy. At times I definitely forgot that the characters were supposed to be young. Continue reading “(10) A Wizard of Earthsee // Bookish Blurb”
Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
I’ve read all the other John Green books so I thought I should give this one a try and I actually liked it. Not that I’ve hated his other books but I liked this book more than I was expecting to.
Roughly this book follows Aza who has OCD and although there is kinda a plot, the book mostly is centered around the way her disorder affects her life. Continue reading “(9) Turtles All The Way Down // Bookish Blurb”
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
This book kinda follows the story of Ava Lavender, a girl born with wings, but it also tells the story of her mother and her grandmother each who have experienced strange (and painful) things. This book gripped me. It pulled me in and wow. Continue reading “(8) The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender // Bookish Blurb”