Book Review

IN THE QUICK by Kate Hope Day

I received a gifted copy of IN THE QUICK by Kate Hope Day from Random House! Rating: 4 / 5 IN THE QUICK follows June, a young girl with a special gift for mechanical invention. Her gift is nurtured by her uncle who worked on fuel cells for space exploration. Her uncle passed away when… Continue reading IN THE QUICK by Kate Hope Day

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FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER by Angeline Boulley

Rating: 5 / 5 FIREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER by Angeline Boulley was one of our #SaturdayBookstaClub book picks for April. I had heard all good things going into this one and the cover is absolutely stunning, so I was super hyped to read it. I also received a complementary ALC copy of this one from Macmillan Audio… Continue reading FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER by Angeline Boulley

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GOOD GIRL, BAD BLOOD by Holly Jackson

Rating: 4.5 / 5 The #SaturdayBookstaClub group read A GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO MURDER by Holly Jackson last year and really enjoyed it, so we decided to put the extra Saturday in May to use to read the sequel, GOOD GIRL, BAD BLOOD. I've been holding on to this one since it came out in… Continue reading GOOD GIRL, BAD BLOOD by Holly Jackson

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ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman

Rating: 5 / 5 I have become a huge fan of Fredrik Backman so I immediately added ANXIOUS PEOPLE to my TBR when it was announced. Still, somehow, I never got the opportunity to pick it up. When a friend announced that she was doing a BOTM backlist readathon in April, I put this one… Continue reading ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman

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MAZIE by Melanie Crowder

Rating: 4 / 5 I received MAZIE by Melaie Crowder in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. This is a book I wasn't at all familiar with before the book hint came out. It isn't my usual type of read, but that's the fun of this book box! MAZIE follows the title character… Continue reading MAZIE by Melanie Crowder

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ARSENIC AND ADOBO by Mia P. Manansala (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of ARSENIC AND ADOBO by Mia P. Manansala for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 5/4/2021 Rating: 3.5 / 5 ARSENIC AND ADOBO follows Lila, a young woman who has moved back home to help her… Continue reading ARSENIC AND ADOBO by Mia P. Manansala (Out Today!)

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 5/4/2021 Rating: 4.5 / 5 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA follows three women. In Gilded Age New York,… Continue reading THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton (Out Today!)

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DO NO HARM by Christina McDonald

Rating: 4 / 5 I won a copy of DO NO HARM by Christina McDonald. Since I had really enjoyed the author's previous novels, I was excited to pick it up! DO NO HARM follows a woman in an impossibly heartbreaking situation. Emma is a wife, mother and doctor living a fantastic life, but things… Continue reading DO NO HARM by Christina McDonald

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THE SILENCE OF THE GIRLS by Pat Barker

Rating: 4 / 5 I added THE SILENCE OF THE GIRLS by Pat Barker to my TBR back when it was on the Women's Prize for Fiction list in 2019. When it came up as my randomly generated TBR pick for March, I didn't remember much about it, but was happy to find a copy… Continue reading THE SILENCE OF THE GIRLS by Pat Barker

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DIAL A FOR AUNTIES by Jesse Q. Sutanto (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of DIAL A FOR AUNTIES by Jesse Q. Sutanto from Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for an honest review. Publication Date: 4/27/2021 Rating: 4.5 / 5 DIAL A FOR AUNTIES centers on Meddelin Chan. Meddy is the good child of the family, the lone daughter who has stayed home to… Continue reading DIAL A FOR AUNTIES by Jesse Q. Sutanto (Out Today!)