Palmyra: An Irreplaceable Treasure is a beautiful telling of some of the history of Palmyra, Syria, and a telling that respected its unique culture and the beauty and loss of its ancient artifacts at the hands of ISIS.
This book broke my heart, remolded it, and broke it again, but in ways that left me thinking that maybe, just maybe, the stars are looking down at us and fate is real after all.
Tangleweed and Brine is a retelling of traditional fairytales. What drew me in was the promise of twelve dark and gritty stories with feminist undertones, which made me salivate at the thought of morbid and depressing characters and storylines.
I wasn't sure what to expect with Eleanor and Park, but I fell in love with them.
It's a good enough read, but it could have had more wildness to it.