What I Read in 2017

What I Read in 2017

Hi there! Happy New Year! It's that time of year when everyone analyzes what we did last year and what we wanna do this year. And, it's that time of year when we booknerds analyze all the books we read last year and plan out all the books we wanna read next year. So, I've compiled this post full of graphs and lists to take a look at what I've read these past twelve months.

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir | Review

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir | Review

Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire’s impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They’ve seen what happens to those who do.