Genre: Contemporary

Book Review : Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments

Book Review : Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments

  After finishing The Library of the Dead, I immediately picked up Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments, because I needed to know what trouble main character Ropa would get herself into next.  Before I knew it, Ropa was on the case of yet another magical mystery, this time involving hospitalized high school students who have gotten wrapped up in a notorious secret society.  With her on the case is her new friend and healer, […]

Posted April 5, 2022 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : Under the Whispering Door

Book Review : Under the Whispering Door

When I heard that the author of the resplendent and charming The House in the Cerulean Sea had written another novel, I didn’t skip a beat requesting it on NetGalley. And Under the Whispering Door is certainly a worthy follow up to the novel that surprised me with its beautiful story. Even if doesn’t quite reach the perfection of the previous novel, Under the Whispering Door has the same unique […]

Posted June 14, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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K-Drama Review : Crash Landing on You

K-Drama Review : Crash Landing on You

Crash Landing on You has a little bit of everything—forbidden romance, family drama, political strife, car chases, and comedy. The show boasts a large cast of characters, but stars Yon Se-jin as Yoon Seri, a South Korean Heiress and businesswoman, and Hyun Bin as Ri Jeong-hyoek, a Captain of the North Korean Special Police. Seri quite literally crash lands into Jeong-hyoek’s life, and the drama deals with the many, many […]

Posted October 16, 2020 in K-Dramas, Watch
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Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things

I was very intrigued by the premise of The Keeper of Lost Things, a book filled with characters who strive to unite lost objects with their owners, and put it on hold at my library. The synopsis made it sound like a serious journey, with characters finding themselves too on their quest to reunite these lost things, but instead it fell short. Though the book has moments of greatness and […]

Posted January 18, 2018 in Book Reviews, Mystery, Thrillers, and Horror
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Book Review: The Inheritor

Book Review: The Inheritor

The Inheritor is one of those books that is so bad, it’s good. This was not my first Marion Zimmer Bradley book, but if it had, it probably would have been my last. Unlike Mists of Avalon, Bradley’s King Arthur epic, The Inheritor is full of extremely flat characters that lack understandable motivations and any sense. If Bradley intended to create characters straight out of soap opera, then she definitely […]

Posted July 17, 2015 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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