(11) Ramona Blue // Bookish Blurb

Image result for ramona blueRamona 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”

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Another walk around the University of Stirling // Scotland

CIMG0751xAs 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”

(10) A Wizard of Earthsee // Bookish Blurb

Related imageA 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┬áthe 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”

(9) Turtles All The Way Down // Bookish Blurb

Image result for Turtles All The Way Down by John GreenTurtles 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”

(8) The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender // Bookish Blurb

18166936The 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.┬áThis book gripped me. It pulled me in and wow. Continue reading “(8) The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender // Bookish Blurb”