Ever since uni has started back up again I feel like I’ve been running around like crazy. I always have something to do, and splitting my time between homework, writing, bookstagram, friends, riding my horse, and obligations for my service sorority has been an absolute nightmare. I’m having fun and I’m loving school, but I feel like I’m constantly doing what I have to do instead of what I love.
I just do not understand why I am one of the only people to not like this book? Honestly is no one else seeing the problems with it or just the sheer boringness?? It definitely should have been a stand alone or this book should have been split into 2 and made into a duology. It’s way too long and drawn out and I can’t even imagine reading the next too books.
I really don’t understand why this book is getting such poor reviews!! I really really enjoyed it! I got this book in my owlcrate awhile ago and never picked it up until this summer because I was afraid I would hate it but gah I was blown away! I’m rarely if ever pleasantly surprised with a book I think I’m not going to like but this is a beautiful exception.
I cannot even BEGIN to describe my love for this book there are literally no words to describe its perfection GAH I’M OBSESSED!! You know how rare it is that I give a book five stars, and I literally would give this book 5000 stars if I could. It wins in literally every single element that makes a good novel. Character development, plot, action, romance, humor, writing style, realistic relationships, all 5/5 stars.
I definitely felt like I overhyped this book a bit, but I still enjoyed it! I had a few issues and really debated back and forth on my star rating, but ultimately I’m settling on 3/5 stars (which is not a bad star rating from me at all! some people think that three stars from me means I didn’t like the book which is definitely not true).
I had the lovely opportunity to interview Tarun Betala, author of “The Things We Don’t Know”. Tarun is such a kind person and although I was not able to read his book for review, I’m so happy he agreed to interview with me!
Dingle was my favorite place we visited in Ireland!!! Sorry for the spam of travel posts but I just miss it soooooo much. I was literally planning my trip back to Ireland earlier today lol 😀
I was literally so excited to see the cliffs of Moher and seriously they didn’t disappoint! Even mobs of tourists couldn’t take away from the beauty. We also stopped by a little castle on the way there it was the cutest!
This was my favorite day of the Ireland trip!! We drove from Galway to Ashford Castle in Cong, Ireland. We went horseback riding and did a hawk walk where we got to fly the falcons from the falconry school! Then we took a walk around the castle grounds through the gardens and we took soooo many pics gah it was the best day ever.
I’ve been very disappointed with the books I’ve been reading lately, mainly because my expectations got too high and then the books just fell short. I had high expectations with Winterson but I tried not to get my hopes up, but man this book was AMAZING!! This book is such a beautiful read and very transportive. This book felt incredibly unique and was very dark and eerie, which I loved. 4/5 stars!