2020 reading challenges

Hello everyone! I can't believe it's already 2020. Time flew so quickly. So, it's the time of the year when I scout for multiple year-long reading challenges to participate. In the new year, I'm going to participate in 5 main challenges. That is, until I find more in the upcoming weeks. Without further ado, here's …

the library of fates – aditi khorana | review

The Library of Fates by Aditi KhoranaStandalonePublished July 18th 2017 by RazorbillGenre: fantasy, young adult, romance, indian mythology, ownvoices rating: ★★★★ summary: No one is entirely certain what brings the Emperor Sikander to Shalingar. Until now, the idyllic kingdom has been immune to his many violent conquests. To keep the visit friendly, Princess Amrita has offered …

miracle creek – angie kim | review

Miracle Creek by Angie KimStandalonePublished April 16th 2019 by Sarah Crichton BooksGenre: adult, mystery, thriller, contemporary, ownvoices, mental illness rating: ★★★★ summary: How far will you go to protect your family? Will you keep their secrets? Ignore their lies? In a small town in Virginia, a group of people know each other because they’re part of …

the bride test – helen hoang | review

The Bride Test by Helen HoangSeries: The Kiss QuotientPublished May 7th 2019 by BerkleyGenre: romance, contemporary, adult, ownvoices, mental illness rating: ★★★★.5 summary: Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks …

we hunt the flame – hafsah faizal | review

We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah FaizalSeries: Sands of ArawiyaPublished May 14th 2019 by Farrar, Straus and GirouxGenre: fantasy, young adult, magic, ownvoices rating: ★★★★.5 summary: People lived because she killed.People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her …

when dimple met rishi – sandhya menon | review

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya MenonSeries: Dimple and RishiPublished May 30th 2017 by Simon PulseGenre: young adult, romance, contemporary, ownvoices rating: ★★★★ summary: Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” …

three dark crowns – kendare blake | review

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare BlakeSeries: Three Dark CrownsPublished September 20th 2016 by Quill Tree BooksGenre: fantasy, young adult, magic, romance, royals rating: ★★★★ summary: When kingdom come, there will be one. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor …

summer bird blue – akemi dawn bowman | review

Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn BowmanStandalonePublished September 11th 2018 by Simon PulseGenre: contemporary, young adult, lgbt, mental illness, ownvoices rating: ★★★★★ synopsis: Rumi Seto spends a lot of time worrying she doesn’t have the answers to everything. What to eat, where to go, whom to love. But there is one thing she is absolutely …