Book Review, Netgalley

DON’T EVER TELL by Lucy Dawson

Scheduled Release: 6/25/2019 Rating: 4 / 5 DON’T EVER TELL by Lucy Dawson is a book that caught my eye on NetGalley as I’ve been craving more and more thrillers of late. The book follows Charlotte, a wife and mother of two who works from home as a thriller writer. On one level she seems… Continue reading DON’T EVER TELL by Lucy Dawson

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SUMMER OF THE MARIPOSAS by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Rating: 3 / 5 SUMMER OF THE MARIPOSAS by Guadalupe Garcia McCall is about a very interesting summer vacation! The book tells the story of five sisters who discover a newly deceased body floating in the river near their home in Texas. After contemplating their options and upon discovering that the man has an ID… Continue reading SUMMER OF THE MARIPOSAS by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

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HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado

Rating: 3.5 / 5 HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado is a collection of short stories. It has been critically acclaimed and as such it fulfills a few challenge prompts. It was a Lambda Literary Award winner (a prompt for the #readingwomenchallenge) and it was a National Book Award finalist (a #aroundtheyearin52books… Continue reading HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado

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THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS by Sara Blaedel

Rating: 3 / 5 I am a HUGE fan of used bookstores - I really couldn't afford to read as much as I do without getting a good deal on books in addition to using my local libraries! I have a fabulous little used book store that I have been visiting since I was in… Continue reading THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS by Sara Blaedel

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HOME FIRE by Kamila Shamsie

Rating: 4 / 5 As you can see, my copy of HOME FIRE by Kamila Shamsie has been very well broken in (it arrived pretty beat up from a used book distributor). I was a little bit disappointed in the condition when it arrived, but once I started reading the book I was completely enthralled… Continue reading HOME FIRE by Kamila Shamsie

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THE WEDDING DATE by Jasmine Guillory

Rating: 3.5 / 5 THE WEDDING DATE by Jasmine Guillory was my pick for the wedding prompt on this year’s Popsugar Reading Challenge. It also conveniently checks off the Romance square on the Reading Women's Podacast birthday bingo! This book follows Alexa and Drew, two strangers that meet when they get stuck in an elevator… Continue reading THE WEDDING DATE by Jasmine Guillory