January 2, 2018

Sing, Unburied, Sing is Jesmyn Ward's senior novel. While I've had her Hurricane Katrina-related Salvage the Bones on my to-read list for a long time, when this book debuted as a Book of the Month offering, I immediately chose it, mostly due to the high praise it has received from numerous outlets and respected reviewers. I usually avoid uber-hyped books, but find I often regret doing so, so into the story I dove.

This dark, gritty story takes place in southern Mississippi, and f...

April 3, 2016

From the mortal world to the Otherworld, Roshani Chokshi's The Star-Touched Queen will take you on a magical adventure, full of exquisite dialogues and passages, witty banter, a heroine you want to root for from the beginning, a romance that will make you swoon, and world-building that will set your imagination ablaze. This is one of my favorite reads of 2016 thus far!

 

As a fan of both Greek and Indian culture and mythology, I was thrilled to receive an Advance Reading Copy of The Star-Touched Q...

March 16, 2016

Lucas is a seventeen-year-old gringo from Houston, who spends his summers in Puerto Rico with his father, a big-shot developer of beachfront hotels. He has grown up hearing the stories of the old señoras about the mysterious, high-walled house at the end of Calle Sol, where a mad scientist lives with his cursed daughter. According to local lore, the girl has green skin and grass for hair, but perhaps most interesting, she is said to grant wishes from behind her wall of stone and poison plants. L...

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook App Icon
  • Pinterest App Icon
  • Twitter App Icon
  • Instagram App Icon
What We're Reading
Words to Live By

I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague, voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically. - Anais Nin

 

Are you a fellow book lover? Author? Publisher? Contact Katie & Prachi!

© 2023 by The Book Lover. Proudly created with Wix.com

  • Facebook B&W
  • Twitter B&W
  • Pinterest Black Square