I’ve been sitting on this review of Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless for a while. Partly because I’m super busy with school + internship + work, but also partly because I’ve been trying to mull over my thoughts. You see, I was very excited about this book. The main character, Chloe, has type 1 diabetes. Like I do. This is something I haven’t yet seen in YA literature, like, anywhere. I was diagnosed at 17, so in the prime of my teenage years, and it flipped my life upside down. I kept it secret for months because I was ashamed to be associated with […]
If you know anything about me…at all…you’d know that I am a huge Jane Austen fan. Her books are like home to me, and I love them dearly. You’re probably wondering why, then, I chose to read this book, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, that seems to sully the great Pride and Prejudice classic with none other than zombies. Flesh-eating zombies. Mostly, I read this since the movie is coming out. But we also talked about it a little in my YA lit class last semester when we were talking about post-modernism. Basically post-modernism is a movement where artists and authors and […]
Classically Carlisa is a new feature where I talk about book that are, well, classics. I love classics but I find myself always choosing the newer titles over the old yet beloved. I’m hoping this feature will get me going so I can continue reading and loving various classics throughout English history. So I’m taking a YA literature class right now. For college credit. So, basically, I get to do what I do all the time anyways…but get a grade for it. Which kind of makes it more stressful but also kind of makes it more awesome. But the first book we […]
These are the five novellas that take place before the Throne of Glass series even begins. And this was my first introduction into the ToG world…and let me tell you. I fell swiftly and I fell hard into this fandom.
This book is so hard for me to review because I was so conflicted throughout its pages. Like honestly I’m about to start writing things here and I’m not completely sure what I’m going to say. But that’s why book reviews are fun sometimes. Sooooooo here we go: