Book Review

THE PUSH by Ashley Audrain

Rating: 3.5 / 5 THE PUSH by Ashley Audrain was our first #SaturdayBookstaClub book pick for February. I do enjoy a good creepy child book, so had high hopes when we pick this one! THE PUSH follows Blythe, a woman who firmly believes that the women in her family are different and not destined to… Continue reading THE PUSH by Ashley Audrain

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ONE OF THE GOOD ONES by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite

Rating: 5 / 5 I was already struggling under the weight of my February TBR when ONE OF THE GOOD ONES by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite showed up on my library holds list as ready to pick up. I couldn't resist picking it up and adding it on to my list because I had… Continue reading ONE OF THE GOOD ONES by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite

Book Review, Month In Review

FABLE by Adrienne Young

Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for Kylee! Rating: 4.5 / 5 I received this beautiful special edition of FABLE by Adrienne Young in a Fairy Loot box. When a friend suggested a buddy read I added it to my February reading. FABLE follows the title character, a 17-year old girl who was left… Continue reading FABLE by Adrienne Young

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CRIMSON HEARTS by Nicole Reeves

Rating: 4 / 5 I was initially stumped when I first saw Popsugar's prompt asking for a book by a blogger, vlogger or other online personality. Then I realized that this was the perfect time to pick up a book produced by a bookstagrammer! CRIMSON HEARTS by Nicole Reeves has been on my list since… Continue reading CRIMSON HEARTS by Nicole Reeves

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THE COLOR PURPLE by Alice Walker

Rating: 4.5 / 5 THE COLOR PURPLE by Alice Walker was the February pick for the #classicsbuddyread that I help to host on Bookstagram. This is one that I read many years ago, but remembered very little about so I was happy for the chance to do the reread. THE COLOR PURPLE depicts the lives… Continue reading THE COLOR PURPLE by Alice Walker

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YELLOW WIFE by Sadeqa Johnson

Rating: 4 / 5 YELLOW WIFE by Sadeqa Johnson was an adult Once Upon a Book Club book box pick. This is another book that hadn't been on my radar before I got it in the box! YELLOW WIFE follows Pheby Brown. Pheby was born on a plantation in Virginia and has grown up knowing… Continue reading YELLOW WIFE by Sadeqa Johnson

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A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE by Josh Malerman

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I added A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE by Josh Malerman to my February TBR, then immediately proceeded to read it in January because I'm contrary like that! This has been on my shelves for quite a long while. A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE centers on… Continue reading A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE by Josh Malerman

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THIS CLOSE TO OKAY by Leesa Cross-Smith

Rating: 5 / 5 I really loved Leesa Cross-Smith's short story collection SO WE CAN GLOW so I immediately added her new book THIS CLOSE TO OKAY to my TBR when I saw it announced. When it came as a BOTM option, it was the easiest choice ever which book to grab! THIS CLOSE TO… Continue reading THIS CLOSE TO OKAY by Leesa Cross-Smith

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AMONG THE BEASTS & BRIARS by Ashley Poston

Rating: 4 / 5 I received this beautiful edition of AMONG THE BEASTS & BRIARS by Ashley Poston in my Owlcrate box. When I needed something to pick up at the end of January before jumping into my February TBR, I decided that this looked like a fun and quick read! AMONG THE BEASTS &… Continue reading AMONG THE BEASTS & BRIARS by Ashley Poston

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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