June Giveaway! Win a $15 Amazon GC!

We do not own this image. Image from HERE Almost half of the year has passed by and June is finally upon us. I’m not sure about you Western folks, but here in the Philippines, it means going back to school and the daily routine of academe life! When I was younger, the 3rd week […]

Review: Firefly Hollow (Firefly Hollow #1) by T.L. Haddix

Rating: **** / 4 out of 5 Genre: Adult, Romance, Paranormal Published September 23, 2012 by Streetlight Graphics Publishing Goodreads | Amazon Owen Campbell holds himself apart from other people. Badly scarred from emotional wounds that have never healed, he doesn’t expect to find true love or happiness. He remains isolated in a prison of […]

Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Rating: ***** / 5 out of 5 Genres: Adult, Magical Realism, Paranormal Published April 23, 2013 by Harper Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master-the husband who commissioned her-dies […]

Review: The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) by Julie Kagawa

Rating: **** / 4 out of 5 Genres: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Action, Dystopian Published April 24, 2012 by Harper Teen Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository  Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one […]

Review: Written in Red (The Others #1) by Anne Bishop

Rating: ***** / 5 out of 5 Genres: Adult/Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Published March 5, 2013 by NAL Hardcover Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository   As a cassandra sangue, or blood prophet, Meg Corbyn can see the future when her skin is cut—a gift that feels more like a curse. Meg’s Controller […]

December Giveaway Winner!

The contest is finally over! We have now picked a winner and we would like to congratulate #36 Rachel R. for winning our giveaway contest! She’ll receive three books, Lauren Oliver’s The Spindlers,  Charlie Higson’s The Enemy and Nicolas Sparks’ True Believer. Awesome Christmas gift, eh?If you didn’t win this month, fear not! We’ll be […]

A contemporary TV adaptation of Anne of Green Gables. Forgive me for being skeptical.

First thing’s first. I’d like to take a moment to thank Faye for that nice introduction. Also, as Faye has said, our literary genres are very different and as a pre-warning, I’m telling the followers of this blog in advance that my reviews will mostly be about novels of the French Romanticism, Belle Epoque, historical […]

The Social Potato Reviews

I’ve started reviewing this year and have reviewed a total of 50 books so far. I like doing it because I’m into books and when I finish one my feelings get a bit intense. It’s hard to describe but one way for me to get “rid” of it is to review them. My GoodReads profile […]