Now I Rise

She’s a Prince, not Princess


Now I Rise by Kiersten White


The second novel in The Conqueror’s Saga, Now I Rise follows the siblings Lada and Radu after the defining choice each had made at the end of the first book. Though the two go on very different journeys, their struggles and their relationship remains at the forefront of their stories.

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Swimming Lessons

The truth doesn’t always equal answers

Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller


This book was read within a day. There is so much within this novel that you could talk about but for this post, I’d like to focus one of the overwhelming themes of truth and imagination, what is real and what has been made up? This is a question that is brought up a lot when the characters and the readers wonder what really happened to Ingrid, a woman who disappears one day, leaving behind a complicated history with her husband and two children. But the more we read, the more we see that this is not, in fact, the question that matters. Continue reading “Swimming Lessons”