I love how the couple grows--of course, it's all cliche, he being a reserved, brooding man, and she a friendly, bubbly woman. But there's something about the two of them together that had me reading the book all day long. And of course, there's drama. And the drama really spiced things up a bit.
This one is called The Lion and the Red Jewel and features a lion who isn't what he seems to be.
With fall just around the corner, there's something about the gothic, or at least, dark atmosphere that is the backdrop to many dark academia novels that is just what we need. Coupled with the quarantine, there's nothing quite like settling in with a book with intellectual characters getting into all sorts of trouble.
The book is more character study than anything else, and though I don't always enjoys those sorts of books, I did this one.
A thrilling retelling that follows a survivor of the Titanic as she finds herself as a war nurse on Titanic's sister, HMHS Britannic.
"...there are only two things you must do with your first fifty pages, only two large-scale tasks...:
Ahlan wa sahlan! Thank you for joining in with us in the Year of the Middle Eastern Reading Challenge (YMERC).
There was a man and a woman, married for years who were wise to believe in the evil eye. They knew spirits that were made of smoke, not flesh, roamed the earth, looking for ways to cause mischief.
The pearl tree stood alone in the center of a poor man’s garden. It dropped iridescent pearls every morning, but if the man got too close, branches whipped out to slap him. Pearls at his feet, and not one to sell in the markets. Still, the man tried every so often to snatch just one pearl. But each effort left him with a welt across the face and a gash on his arm. One day, the man grew so angry he decided to cut down the tree....
Here's a list of fall-themed, fall-inspired, or cozy fall reading books. Fall in love with these books, and may the forest be with you.