Mini (ARC) Reviews #4: “The Midnight Lie” and “The Kingdom of Back”

I planned to write separate reviews for these books, but… That was before I took an unintentional two week mini-hiatus… So here we are.

I’ve been so eager to read these two books since they are by two of my favorite authors. It’s Lu’s first foray into historical fantasy, and I’ve been to multiple book signings with her in the past and always asked about The Kingdom of Back, so I was very eager to read this. Fortunately, I was able to get an ARC while I was at the Oklahoma Teen Book Con back in October of last year. I also did a trade via Twitter for an ARC of The Midnight Lie so here I am, feeling eternally blessed by the book gods.

Usagi happy clapping

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My Most Recent Audiobooks (+ Mini Reviews #3)

I feel like it’s been a bit since I did some reviews, and you know, I sometimes don’t actually say whether or not a book I review is an audiobook (until the wrap-up, that is.)

Anyway, I’m in the confident crowd who states without a doubt that audiobooks definitely counts as reading (anyone who says otherwise can fight me). To be honest they’ve been a huge life saver when it comes to helping me reach my Goodreads goal. Anytime I’m in the care, I’m usually listening to an audiobook (or jamming out to BTS, depends on my mod, LOL).

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Mini Review: “We Should All Be Feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

It’s not widely known that Adichie is one of my favorite non-YA writers. I read Purple Hibiscus when I was an undergrad and fell in love. As I grew older, I devoured her other books like Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. All these books touch on subjects and explore cultures I know very little about, so when I read Adichie’s books, it’s a learning experience as well. We Should All Be Feminists is not an exception.

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