A Bewitching Green Tea Solstice Recap: September 27, 2021

Photo by Mike on Pexels.com On Green Tea Librarian: I presented my Fall 2021 TBR for Top Ten Tuesday. I reviewed: Wonton Terror and A Very Large Expanse of Sea. On Solstice Enthusiast: I shared my thoughts on Spider Man: Homecoming and Doctor Strange. On Bewitching Writer: I wrote the poem, "Workshop."

Review: A Very Large Expanse of Sea

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi Harper, 2018 YA Contemporary Romance Summary: This book is set relatively soon after the 9/11 attacks, Shirin and her family have moved again for her dad's work and she isn't interested in engaging socially with anyone. As a Muslim teenager who wears hijab, she faces a…

Review: Wonton Terror

Wonton Terror 4th Noodle Shop mystery by Vivien Chien St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2019 Adult Murder Mystery Summary: Lana is at the night market helping advertise her family's noodle shop when Wonton on Wheels explodes. Lana isn't hurt but someone is dead and she chooses to get involved in investigating especially because some of the suspects…

Review: Snow

Snow 2nd in the Underworld books by Sophie Lark 2020 Adult Dark Romance Summary: Snow is an underground boxer in Russia with dreams of competing in the U.S. Sasha wants to be a doctor. When her family gets into massive debt with the local mafia, she is instead forced to use her skills for them…

Review: Cinderella Is Dead

Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron Bloomsbury, 2020 YA Fantasy Summary: Sophia doesn't want to go to the King's ball, she wants to marry the woman she loves but everyone has to follow the rules or face death (and the deaths of their family members too). When Sophia meets Constance in Cinderella's tomb, she finally…

Review: Dark Waters

Dark Waters 3rd in the series by Katherine Arden G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2021 Middle Grade Supernatural Adventure Summary: I'll try not to spoil this one but I will spoil the previous two. Brian and his friends try to forget about their terrifying foe while sailing on the lake. But the Smiling Man has a…