Book Review

SERPENT & DOVE by Shelby Mahurin

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I have had my eye on SERPENT & DOVE by Shelby Mahurin since it first came out. When some friends were putting together a buddy read for April I tried to resist adding another book to my already full TBR, but then in the space of about a week I received… Continue reading SERPENT & DOVE by Shelby Mahurin

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IF YOU WANT TO MAKE GOD LAUGH by Bianca Marais

Rating: 5 / 5 I absolutely loved HUM IF YOU DON'T KNOW THE WORDS by Bianca Marais earlier this year and was lucky to get to participate in an author chat about that book which touched on her second book as well. I have been eager to read her second book IF YOU WANT TO… Continue reading IF YOU WANT TO MAKE GOD LAUGH by Bianca Marais

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THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT by Charlie Jane Anders

Rating: 3.5 / 5 THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT is set in a unique world. Without any rotation, the planet is divided into a zone of endless day with baking temps and a zone of endless night which is a frozen wasteland. In some distant future, people have settled into this world,… Continue reading THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT by Charlie Jane Anders

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HEIDI by Johanna Spyri

Rating: 4 / 5 HEIDI by Johanna Spyri was April's pick for the #classicsbuddyread hosted by @freefallinreader a last minute substitution after a group consensus that present days called for picking a light and uplifting read for the month. It was also a perfect pick for a book that I expected to make me happy… Continue reading HEIDI by Johanna Spyri

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SAVE ME THE PLUMS by Ruth Reichl

Rating: 4 / 5 I have a fondness and a weakness for food, so when I spotted this foodie memoir at Book Outlet I immediately added it to my cart, especially knowing that there was a book about food reading challenge prompt in my future! SAVE ME THE PLUMS is a memoir by Ruth Reichl,… Continue reading SAVE ME THE PLUMS by Ruth Reichl

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THE STARLESS SEA by Erin Morgenstern

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I really enjoyed Erin Morgenstern's THE NIGHT CIRCUS, so I was very excited when THE STARLESS SEA was announced. It got added to my endless TBR, but when a friend announced she was scheduling a buddy read for the book over March and April, I finally had an excuse to pick… Continue reading THE STARLESS SEA by Erin Morgenstern

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THE GARDEN OF SMALL BEGINNINGS by Abbi Waxman

Rating: 4 / 5 After reading a couple of really heavy books, I needed something a bit lighter and the cover for THE GARDEN OF SMALL BEGINNINGS by Abbi Waxman said happy springtime to me! I loved THE BOOKISH LIFE OF NINA HILL last year and immediately picked up a few more of her books,… Continue reading THE GARDEN OF SMALL BEGINNINGS by Abbi Waxman

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TOIL & TROUBLE edited by Jessica Spotswood & Tess Sharpe

Rating: 3.5 / 5 When I asked for anthology suggestions featuring female authors. I got a couple recommendations for TOIL & TROUBLE, so when I saw it was available on my library shelf, I immediately added it to the stack of holds I was picking up. Edited by Jessica Spotswood and Tess Sharpe, this combines… Continue reading TOIL & TROUBLE edited by Jessica Spotswood & Tess Sharpe