BookSparks #YAWRC2019 Review: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

I was THRILLED to get a copy of The Gilded Wolves as part of being a @BookSparks ambassador for the YA Winter Reading Challenge #YAWRC2019 and my eagerness to get my hands on this book was very much justified! The Gilded Wolves is a fantastical, mystical treasure hunt - like a magical Da Vinci Code … Continue reading BookSparks #YAWRC2019 Review: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Book Tour, Review & Giveaway! Christmastime 1939 by Linda Mahkovec

Who doesn't love a sweet heartwarming Christmas story?? I mean, this has all the makings of a really good Hallmark movie... and did you know there are SIX books total in the Christmastime series by Linda Mahkovec? That's six times the Christmas people! The entire Christmastime series is mostly set in New York City during … Continue reading Book Tour, Review & Giveaway! Christmastime 1939 by Linda Mahkovec

Review: Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas-Contreras

This extremely personal story had me fully absorbed from the very beginning. I was unaware of the extreme brutality and uncertainty many Columbians faced in the era of Pablo Escobar, and many still face today. Enthralled by this story of fear, class, violence, and family - I didn't realize until the very end that the … Continue reading Review: Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas-Contreras