(37) The Warrior Heir // Bookish Blurb

The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima

This is a YA fantasy story set in real life. The premise of the story is that Jack thinks he is a normal boy and then learns that there is a magical community all around him that wants to use him and/or kill him.

Although I did end up enjoying this story, I found it very hard to get into it. I just didn’t care about the characters or the situation but I’m glad I persisted. Continue reading “(37) The Warrior Heir // Bookish Blurb”

(33) Eat Pray Love // Bookish Blurb

Eat pray love by Elizabeth Gilbert.

After reading Big Magic I realized that this was by the same author and I wanted to read it. I used to not want to read this book because it got so much hype. But guess what, things usually get talked about for a reason. And this one is good.

Basically this book follows the author’s life after her divorce and a heartbreaking relationship when she decides to travel to Italy, India and Indonesia to rebuild herself. I realize that doesn’t sound super fascinating but oh this book was good. Continue reading “(33) Eat Pray Love // Bookish Blurb”

(32) In the Shadow of the Banyan // Bookish Blurb

15768648In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner

Like many books, I read this book on my mom’s recommendation. She was reading it for book club and thought I might like it. Basically this book is about the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia (something I basically knew nothing about) through the eyes of a seven year old girl. She starts off as the daughter of a prince and then a revolution occurs, one that wants to eliminate all remnants of the former leaders and generally create chaos. Continue reading “(32) In the Shadow of the Banyan // Bookish Blurb”

(30) Glinda of Oz // Bookish Blurb

glinda_coverGlinda of Oz by L Frank Baum

In this last Oz book, Dorothy and Ozma set out to try and stop a war between two hitherto unknown groups of people in Oz. Of course this ends up being much harder than they anticipate and all the other characters of the Oz books end up coming and having to save them Continue reading “(30) Glinda of Oz // Bookish Blurb”

(22) March // Bookish Blurb

13529March by Geraldine Brooks

This book takes the story of Little Women and tells the story of Mr. March when he goes away to be a chaplain during the civil war.

I was really intrigued by the premise of this book since I have fond memories of Little Women but ultimately that was my downfall concerning this book. Continue reading “(22) March // Bookish Blurb”