Book Review

FIVE TOTAL STRANGERS by Natalie D. Richards

Rating: 3.5 / 5 FIVE TOTAL STRANGERS by Natalie D. Richards was our first December book pick for the Saturday Booksta Club buddy read that I help host on Instagram. I didn't know a lot about this one when we picked it, but the premise promised a dark but seasonally appropriate story. FIVE TOTAL STRANGERS… Continue reading FIVE TOTAL STRANGERS by Natalie D. Richards

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SAVING RUBY KING by Catherine Adel West

Rating: 5 / 5 SAVING RUBY KING by Catherine Adel West is a December pick for the Not Yo Mamas Book Club on Instagram and a book that I have been wanting to read since it came out. I was able to pick up the audio and the ebook from the library so I signed… Continue reading SAVING RUBY KING by Catherine Adel West

Book Review

RAYBEARER by Jordan Ifueko

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I received RAYBEARER by Jordan Ifueko in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. This was a new to me book before opening the box, but the book is gorgeous and after checking out a few fantastic reviews I was excited to pick it up! RAYBEARER follows Tarisai, a young… Continue reading RAYBEARER by Jordan Ifueko

Monday Reading Check In

Monday Morning Reading Check In

Another week, another Monday... Allergies hit me hard last week resulting in a not so comfortable weekend, but I did get in some good reading in between napping and crashing out with some Christmas movies. I still need to psych myself up to make the final push on shopping, but I'm down to relatively easy… Continue reading Monday Morning Reading Check In

Book Review

TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM by Yaa Gyasi

Rating: 5 / 5 TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM by Yaa Gyasi was one of the book options in the Authentic Books subscription box and one of my highly anticipated reads so of course I decided to sign up for the box! I loved the author's HOMEGOING earlier this year, so was thrilled to get to dive into… Continue reading TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM by Yaa Gyasi

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A GATHERING OF SHADOWS by V.E. Schwab

Rating: 4.5 / 5 After rereading A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab last month to kick off a buddy read of the whole Shades of Magic series with one of my booksta besties, I was so excited to continue on with the series. I went into A GATHERING OF SHADOWS with high expectations… Continue reading A GATHERING OF SHADOWS by V.E. Schwab

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THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR by Rose Carlyle

Rating: 4 / 5 THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR by Rose Carlyle is a December pick for the Not Yo Mamas Book Club on Instagram and a book I had been hoping to get to so I immediately signed up and downloaded the audiobook from the library. I took the advice of some reviews I… Continue reading THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR by Rose Carlyle

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THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig

Rating: 4.5 / 5 THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig was an adult Once Upon a Book Club book box pick and I managed to squeeze it into my November reading when I needed a good change of pace book. This wasn't a book that had been on my radar prior to hearing it would… Continue reading THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig

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OATHBRINGER by Brandon Sanderson

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I have been participating in a readalong of Brandon Sanderson's The Stormlight Archive series over the past few months. These books are huge (the UK editions I picked up are actually split into two still hefty books), so I'm glad to be reading along with others. OATHBRINGER is the third book… Continue reading OATHBRINGER by Brandon Sanderson