Book Review

THIS IS MY AMERICA by Kim Johnson

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I had heard good things about THIS IS MY AMERICA by Kim Johnson, so was glad to pick up a copy of for the February #theboozybuddyread hosted by @theboozy.reader. THIS IS MY AMERICA follows Tracy, a teen with a big weight on her shoulders. Her father is in prison for a… Continue reading THIS IS MY AMERICA by Kim Johnson

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RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I picked up a copy of RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark when my friend friend Des @theboozy.reader gave it a raving review! When I was struggling to come up with an "ugly" cover on my TBR, I decided to manipulate the reading prompt a bit and go for a cover… Continue reading RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark

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PRETTY THINGS by Janelle Brown

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I picked up a copy of PRETTY THINGS by Janelle Brown when my friend Katie @katieneedsabiggerbookshelf recommended it. When another friend Des @theboozy.reader announced this as her January #theboozybuddyread pick, I knew I had to squeeze one more buddy read into my packed TBR! PRETTY THINGS gives us two alternating points… Continue reading PRETTY THINGS by Janelle Brown

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THE ANOMALY by Michael Rutger

Rating: 4 / 5 THE ANOMALY by Michael Rutger is a book that I picked up after seeing a few bookstagrammers discussing it last year. The main character was described as Indiana Jones meets X-Files so I was instantly intrigued. When I asked for suggestions for lesser known books that deserve more attention, this one… Continue reading THE ANOMALY by Michael Rutger

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THE SECRETS WE KEPT by Lara Prescott

Rating: 3.5 / 5 THE SECRETS WE KEPT by Lara Prescott is inspired by the true story of how the CIA plotted to smuggle Boris Pasternak's book DOCTOR ZHIVAGO out of the USSR during the Cold War in order to get the story with its commentary on the Russian Revolution published and distributed. In the… Continue reading THE SECRETS WE KEPT by Lara Prescott

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THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES by Suzanne Collins

Rating: 3.5 / 5 THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES by Suzanne Collins was the June book pick for my friend Des' #boozyreaderbookclub and this time I even remembered to get a drink in the picture! I really enjoyed the Hunger Games trilogy, so I was cautiously optomistic when I heard a new prequel was… Continue reading THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES by Suzanne Collins

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HIDEAWAY by Nora Roberts (Out 5/26/2020!)

I received a complimentary ARC of HIDEAWAY by Nora Roberts. Thank you to St. Martin's Press for the chance to read and provide an honest review. Release date: 5/26/2020 Rating: 4 / 5 HIDEAWAY follows Caitlyn Sullivan, the daughter, granddaughter and great-granddaughter of Hollywood royalty. At the age of ten, Cate is taken from her… Continue reading HIDEAWAY by Nora Roberts (Out 5/26/2020!)

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Margaret Atwood & Renee Nault

Rating: 4 / 5 My friend started a new #boozyreaderbookclub on Instagram, so of course I had to join. The inaugural book pick was THE HANDMAID'S TALE by Margaret Atwood. Since I had read this one in recent years, I decided this would be a great time to pick up the graphic novel adaptation (by… Continue reading THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Margaret Atwood & Renee Nault

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BEHIND EVERY LIE by Christina McDonald

Rating: 4 / 5 BEHIND EVERY LIE by Christina McDonald was the February book pick for the #notyomamasbookclub buddy read on Instagram. I read and enjoyed the author's prior book THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL so I decided to add this thriller to my February TBR. BEHIND EVERY LIE has protagonist Eva waking up in the… Continue reading BEHIND EVERY LIE by Christina McDonald