BookPage Review December 2020

Welcome to my monthly post where I find books from the pages of BookPage and share which ones I'm interested in reading. Usually I get the paper version, but lately due to Covid, I've been looking at their online site. CrosshairsCatherine Hernandez Crosshairs Catherine Hernandez I love a good dystopian. This book is about the…

My Blog Goals for 2021

Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom on Pexels.com https://soundcloud.com/sareh-lovasen/my-blog-goals-for-2021 I actually originally created this blog in 2016 for a design class I had in college where we had to create a WordPress site and get hosting and everything. Then I focused mostly on my professional website and it wasn’t until this year when I remember I had…

Who were the Onna-Bugeisha and Onna-Musha?

Utagawa Kuniyoshi [Public domain] Wikimedia Commons This is part of a series exploring Japan while I research the history and culture of Japan for my book series, The Messengers. Feel free to point out any errors or if you have anything to add! In my series on famous Japanese women and their roles, I would…

Book Review: Soul of the Sword by Julie Kagawa

One thousand years ago, a wish was made to the Harbinger of Change and a sword of rage and lightning was forged. Kamigoroshi. The Godslayer. It had one task: to seal away the powerful demon Hakaimono.Now he has broken free. Kitsune shapeshifter Yumeko has one task: to take her piece of the ancient and powerful scroll to…

My Anticipated Books of 2021!

I have included links to the Goodreads pages as well as their pitches for review. The Gilded Ones(Deathless #1)by Namina Forna Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays…

20 Ways to promote a book or author without buying anything.

Photo by mentatdgt on Pexels.com I think readers these days- especially when they find a book or author they love, you want to do everything you can to support them. However, I think it's important to remember that there are other ways to support an author without always having to buy their books. We can…

Book Review- Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor (Repost)

This is a repost of a book review from my old blog. Please feel free to reach out if you notice any issues. By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her, if there…