This is the second book I read by Serle, and I knew this book would make me cry (and it did!) so I chose to read it in the comfort of my home instead of on the train commuting to work.
"The Damned" follows Bastien as he comes to terms with being a vampire. The world that Adieh builds so so lush, and amazing. It feels as if you stepped through a mirror right into this world.
Remember Me By Estelle Laure I received this eARC from NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Goodreads Synopsis: If you could erase all of your painful memories, would you? Blue Owens wakes up one day with the strangest feeling that something is very wrong. Everyone’s acting …
I wanted to love The Memory Collectors, it had a lot of promise and potential, but I was let down - I felt as if something was missing. Maybe this was the case of the right book at the wrong time, which seems to be a frequent occurrence in my reading.
Life in the City of Dirty Water By Clayton Thomas-Muller This book is on the Shortlist for CBC Canada Reads 2022. Goodreads Synopsis: There have been many Clayton Thomas-Mullers: The child who played with toy planes as an escape from domestic and sexual abuse, enduring the intergenerational trauma of Canada's residential school system; the angry …
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab Goodreads Synopsis: A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life …
I enjoyed this novel immensely. The world-building isn’t heavy-handed at the beginning - it’s very easy for the reader to get quickly immersed.
I received a copy of this book from Netgalley and the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. The Adler’s seemingly had a perfect life – a beautiful house, a well-maintained yard, and status-symbol cars. Viv and Thomas Adler are an incredibly hard-working couple that makes sure their appearances are impeccable. But behind closed doors, everything slips away and is not as perfect as it seems. Each family member is dealing with ugly secrets of their own and is hiding them from each other.
I got a copy of this book from Netgalley and the Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
There are some content warnings to be aware of before reading this book which includes: bullying, mental health, drug and alcohol abuse, self-harm to name a few.
Naema gets her own novel in this sequel, and while I didn't like her in A Song Below Water, I think her actions and who she is as a character get explained more.