Month In Review

A Look Back at March…

Another month, another time of me saying wait... didn't that month JUST start? It was a great month for reading. I participated in the The Final Book Support Group week long readathon hosted by Steph Loves and wrapped up six series and the Magical Readathon gear up hosted by G to prepare for April's month-long… Continue reading A Look Back at March…

Book Review

MY CONTRARY MARY by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I really loved the The Lady Janies series by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows, so I was excited pick up the first in their new Mary series, MY CONTRARY MARY. As with the prior series, each book takes a figure from history or literature and gives their "real" story… Continue reading MY CONTRARY MARY by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

Book Review

THE BLACK PHONE by Joe Hill

I received a gifted copy of THE BLACK PHONE by Joe Hill from William Morrow Books. Rating: 4 / 5 THE BLACK PHONE is a short story collection originally published as 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS. It is getting a reissue because a movie adaptation of the "The Black Phone" story in the collection is getting a… Continue reading THE BLACK PHONE by Joe Hill

Book Review

FOUR AUNTIES AND A WEDDING by Jesse Q. Sutano (Out 3/29/2022)

I received a gifted galley of FOUR AUNTIES AND A WEDDING by Jesse Q. Sutano for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing for the opportunity! Rating: 4.5 / 5 Publication Date: 3/29/2022 FOUR AUNTIES AND A WEDDING is the second book in the author's Aunties series. After the action of book one, Meddy… Continue reading FOUR AUNTIES AND A WEDDING by Jesse Q. Sutano (Out 3/29/2022)

Book Review

WAHALA by Nikki May

I received a complimentary copy of WAHALA by Nikki May from Custom House / William Morrow Books for an honest review. Rating: 3.5 / 5 WAHALA by Nikki May follows the alternating POVs of three Anglo-Nigerian women, Ronke, Boo, and Simi. The three are close friends who share all the ins and outs of their… Continue reading WAHALA by Nikki May

Book Review

BOYFRIEND MATERIAL by Alexis Hall

Rating: 3.5 / 5 BOYFRIEND MATERIAL follows Luc, a young man with famous parents. His father is a rock star who left him and his mom, leaving behind just enough fame for Luc to get into trouble. His job working at a nonprofit protecting the dung beetle is in trouble after he makes too many… Continue reading BOYFRIEND MATERIAL by Alexis Hall

Book Review

THE SPANISH DAUGHTER by Lorena Hughes

Rating: 4 / 5 I received THE SPANISH DAUGHTER by Lorena Hughes in my adult Once Upon a Book Club. I did not know much about this one, but the chocolate theme had me intrigued! THE SPANISH DAUGHTER Begins with Puri, a young woman who is making her way from Spain to Ecuador. Her father… Continue reading THE SPANISH DAUGHTER by Lorena Hughes

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DAUGHTER OF THE MOON GODDESS by Sue Lynn Tan

Rating: 4 / 5 I received this gorgeous edition of DAUGHTER OF THE MOON GODDESS by Sue Lynn Tan in a Fairy Loot box. I had heard mixed things about this one but was excited to pick it up! DAUGHTER OF THE MOON GODDESS follows Xingyin. Xingyin has grown up with her mother on the… Continue reading DAUGHTER OF THE MOON GODDESS by Sue Lynn Tan

Book Review

BLUEBIRD by Sharon Cameron

Rating: 4 / 5 I received BLUEBIRD by Sharon Cameron in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. I didn't know anything about this one, but it was a perfect pick for my prompt for a book with a reflected image on the cover. BLUEBIRD follows two time streams. In 1946, a young girl… Continue reading BLUEBIRD by Sharon Cameron