The Bookish Alphabet | Tag

After scouring wordpress for the pass few days looking for bookish tags to do, I came across The Bookish Alphabet tag! I’ve originally saw it off of KinmSiang’s WordPress account, and I decided to do this tag since I’ve been wanting to diversify my blog a little. Do more stuff on this blog aside from book reviews all the time. So without further do: The Bookish Alphabet tag!

The Rules for this tag are:
Pick a book that is on your shelf or one that you have read in the past and fill out each letter of the Alphabet. The idea is to use books that you have either read or that are on your TBR list.

Seems easy! Continue reading

Queen of Someday by Sherry D. Ficklin | Book Review #42

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One girl will bring an empire to its knees….

Before she can become the greatest empress in history, fifteen-year-old Sophie will have to survive her social-climbing mother’s quest to put her on the throne of Russia–at any cost.

Imperial Court holds dangers like nothing Sophie has ever faced before. In the heart of St. Peters burg, surviving means navigating the political, romantic, and religious demands of the bitter Empress Elizabeth and her handsome, but sadistic nephew, Peter. Determined to save her impoverished family–and herself–Sophie vows to do whatever is necessary to thrive in her surroundings, but an attempt on her life and an unexpected attraction threatens to derail her plans. 

Alone in a new and dangerous world, learning who to trust and who to charm may mean the difference between becoming queen and being sent home in shame to marry her lecherous uncle. With traitors and murderers lurking around every corner, her very life hangs in the balance. Betrothed to one man but falling in love with another, Sophie will need to decide how much she’s willing to sacrifice in order to become the empress she is destined to be. 

In a battle for the soul of a nation, will love or destiny reign supreme?’

Queen of Someday; I believe, has some reviews saying that they really liked this book. I however, did not.

On a whim, I was online and was combing through the Young Adult section of my local library. I searched ‘Russia — Juvenile Fiction’ and the first book that came up was this one! Queen of Someday is a Historical Young Adult Fiction novel that -obviously- takes place in Russia. Continue reading