Laura’s January Reads

Pony by R.J. Palacio ★★★★☆ A sweet (and surprisingly deep), middle-grade book about a boy and his companion, a ghost named Mittenwool, who set out to rescue the boy’s father with help from a pale-faced pony that seems to have some “mystic qualities” of its own. I really enjoyed this one. I picked it upContinue reading “Laura’s January Reads”

OWWR Pod February She Wrote Recommendations

Ben from Literature and Lofi is doing a month of reading books with people who use she/her pronouns! In honor of that, Laura and Hannah prepared a few authors that are worth reading! Ryka Aoki: Why not start the month off right and kill two birds with one stone. Read Ryka Aoki’s works. Hannah andContinue reading “OWWR Pod February She Wrote Recommendations”

Hannah’s October Reads

It should be known that I am terrible at reading on brand. If it is a “spooky season” I forget because I am under a mass amount of books that fall in my to be read pile. I am more of a “let’s see what we have this year.” I feel like when I tryContinue reading “Hannah’s October Reads”

Laura’s October Reads

October was a pretty good reading month for me. I took some time to mood read and check out some things that just made me happy. I also met my yearly reading goal (50 books)! Here’s how the month stacked up (books are in the order that I read them not how much I enjoyedContinue reading “Laura’s October Reads”

Gideon the Ninth – Tamsyn Muir

Hannah recently finished Gideon the Ninth and it was a romp. What a fantastic book to add to any TBR. The book follows Gideon, an indentured servant on the Ninth Planet. She has been raised on this harsh planet with one other person her age, the Reverend Daughter of the Ninth House, Harrowhawk, a necromancerContinue reading “Gideon the Ninth – Tamsyn Muir”

OWWR Favorite Non-Fiction

We admit, non-fiction is not OWWR strong suit. We love a good escapist novel that makes us feel for characters and feel joy or pain for them. But that doesn’t mean that we are blind to non-fiction or choose to never read non-fiction. So without further ado, here is a list that Hannah and LauraContinue reading “OWWR Favorite Non-Fiction”

Books to Get You Ready for Spooky Season

As fall descends (or waits to descend on us), Laura and Hannah prepared a list of horror films that at least one of them enjoyed. Some of these are lighter on the horror, but are atmospherically fall. One of us has read each of these books and approve of them for this list. Hannah’s favoriteContinue reading “Books to Get You Ready for Spooky Season”