I’m about halfway through Lobizona by Romina Garber. I’m just swept away by the reality of the Miami, Florida setting and the Argentinian folklore woven into the story. I’m sure it’s going to be quite a ride once things pick up!
I did discover one thing that I’m not too thrilled about…nothing story related, but the face that the publication date is pushed back to August. I should have expected it, considering the pandemic we’re all experiencing has caused delays and postponements all around. I was surprised about the news, but I can wait. It will just build up the excitement!
Today I began reading ‘Lobizona’ by Romina Garber. It’s a YA novel handling the relevant issues of immigration and family separation intensely. Thank you to NetGalley and Wednesday Books for providing me a digital copy!
I’m about 30% through, and it’s revealed quite a lot about Manu and her existence. She’s lost so much and gained so much knowledge within a 24 hour span. I’m curious to see what happens next as the book progresses!
The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo I purchased the audiobook for The Light We Lost a few months back. I was drawn to the NYC backdrop, and the fact that major life events seem to shape Lucy and Gabe’s relationship.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern This book was simply stunning, from the animated descriptions of the circus to the way the characters’ emotions jumped off the page. I truly enjoyed it!
I’m at Chapter 52 at ‘We Hunt the Flame’. I don’t know why this book is taking me so long to read through, because I really enjoy it! It involves a young woman names Zafira, masquerading as a man in order to restore peace. She goes on a quest to obtain an artifact which will restore magic to the world of Arwiya. The story is told in two perspectives: Zafira and Nasir, known as the Prince of Death, yet he wants no part of this title.
Both Nasir and Zafira are handling the task with avenging the deaths of someone dear to their lives. Their approach to relationships are cold and aloof, yet their hearts long for a deeper connection to life. Nasir wishes to be free from the moniker of an assassin, while Zafira longs to be free from hiding her femininity in order to be taken seriously. As I get more involved in the story, I’m hoping to see a breakthrough in their journeys.