A look back at May…

May was somehow both a long feeling month and then a really really fast one in the end! It was full of a good reading and a few fun readathons which helped up my motivation as they usually do! Getting back to my beloved character Fitz in FOOL'S ASSASSIN by Robin Hobb made that a… Continue reading A look back at May…

Book Review

THE HANDLER by M.P. Woodward

I received a gifted galley of THE HANDLER by M.P. Woodward for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 5/31/2022 THE HANDLER starts with a plane being shot down. On board is a young woman who is the daughter of one of… Continue reading THE HANDLER by M.P. Woodward

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CIRCUS OF WONDERS by Elizabeth Macneal

Rating: 4 / 5 I received CIRCUS OF WONDERS by Elizabeth Macneal in my Once Upon a Book Club. I did not know much about this one, but it wound up the perfect pick for one of my book prompts! CIRCUS OF WONDERS is set in 1866. Nell was born with birthmarks across her skin,… Continue reading CIRCUS OF WONDERS by Elizabeth Macneal

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Rating: 4.5 / 5 THESE HOLLOW VOWS by Lexi Ryan follows Brie. Brie is doing whatever she needs to do in order to make ends meet for herself and her younger sister, even if they aren't all above board. She's long hated the Fae after her mother abandoned them to go live among them. When… Continue reading THESE HOLLOW VOWS by Lexi Ryan

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I received a gifted audiobook of LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY by Bonnie Garmus for an honest review. Thank you to Penguin Random House Audio! When I gave my friend Katie @katieneedsabiggerbookshelf the opportunity to pick a book for my TBR, this was the one we settled on since it was one of her recent faves! Rating:… Continue reading LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY by Bonnie Garmus

Book Review

SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I received SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. I didn't know anything about this one, but I was very intrigued and when I needed a book starting with an "S", it was a perfect pick! SKIN OF THE SEA follows Simi,… Continue reading SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen

Book Review

CULTISH by Amanda Montell

Rating: 4 / 5 CULTISH by Amanda Montell takes a look at the influence of cults on language and culture. She looks at entities like Scientology most commonly associated with the term "cult" to things like MLMs, exercise and diet empires, and the world of social influencers on platforms like Instagram. She interviews those who… Continue reading CULTISH by Amanda Montell

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THE CLUB by Ellery Lloyd

Rating: 3 / 5 THE CLUB is a story of adults behaving badly. The Home Group owns and operates a series of exclusive clubs for celebrities where they are guaranteed privacy with whatever they choose to pursue. Island Home is the new luxury resort with a launch party in the works. While getting on the… Continue reading THE CLUB by Ellery Lloyd