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Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag (is this a comeback? probably not)

i guess my new thing is posting every three months and then disappearing. you love to see it. i have been doing the mid-year book freak out tag for AGES and i love doing it, so i figured i should revive the blog to feel something AND to do the tag again, so there's a… Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag (is this a comeback? probably not)

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Kidnapping Can Be Something so Personal Actually: Vladimir by Julia May Jones

Goodreads blurb: “When I was a child, I loved old men, and I could tell that they also loved me.”And so we are introduced to our deliciously incisive narrator: a popular English professor whose charismatic husband at the same small liberal arts college is under investigation for his inappropriate relationships with his former students. The… Continue reading Kidnapping Can Be Something so Personal Actually: Vladimir by Julia May Jones

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Judging Books By Their Covers: March 2021 Releases

The old saying goes “Don’t judge a book by the cover” but that’s what we are here to do. Every month, I pick some books with pretty covers and then I show the ones with best blurbs to you. Basically, I spend a lot of time on Netgalley, and scouring the Internet for new releases,… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: March 2021 Releases

2021 releases · fiction

Book Review: Fake Accounts by Lauren Oyler

Goodreads blurb: On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, a young woman snoops through her boyfriend's phone and makes a startling discovery: he's an anonymous internet conspiracy theorist, and a popular one at that. Already fluent in internet fakery, irony, and outrage, she's not exactly shocked by the revelation. Actually, she's relieved—he was always a… Continue reading Book Review: Fake Accounts by Lauren Oyler

2021 releases · YA

Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

Goodreads blurb: Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs.But on the day of the ceremony, her… Continue reading Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

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Judging Books By Their Covers: February 2021 Releases

The old saying goes “Don’t judge a book by the cover” but that’s what we are here to do. Every month, I pick some books with pretty covers and then I show the ones with best blurbs to you. Basically, I spend a lot of time on Netgalley, and scouring the Internet for new releases,… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: February 2021 Releases

2021 releases · fiction

Book Review: Land of Big Numbers by Te-Ping Chen

Goodreads blurb: A debut collection from an extraordinary new talent that vividly gives voice to the men and women of modern China and its diasporaGripping and compassionate, Land of Big Numbers depicts the diverse and legion Chinese people, their history, their government, and how all of that has tumbled—messily, violently, but still beautifully—into the present.Cutting between… Continue reading Book Review: Land of Big Numbers by Te-Ping Chen

2021 releases · fiction

Double Trouble: Kink edited by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell and Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz

There are two very exciting short story collections coming our way in February! I read and enjoyed both of them, but reviewing a short story collection extensively is hard for me, so I thought it'd be great to combine the two reviews!  Kink: Stories Edited by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell Goodreads blurb: Kink is a… Continue reading Double Trouble: Kink edited by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell and Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz

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Judging Books By Their Covers: January 2021 Releases

The old saying goes “Don’t judge a book by the cover” but that’s what we are here to do. Every month, I pick some books with pretty covers and then I show the ones with best blurbs to you. Basically, I spend a lot of time on Netgalley, and scouring the Internet for new releases,… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: January 2021 Releases

judging books by the cover

Judging Books By Their Covers: October 2020 Releases

The old saying goes “Don’t judge a book by the cover” but that’s what we are here to do. Every month, I pick some books with pretty covers and then I show the ones with best blurbs to you. Basically, I spend a lot of time on Netgalley, and scouring the Internet for new releases,… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: October 2020 Releases

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Judging Books By Their Covers: September 2020 Releases Edition

The old saying goes “Don’t judge a book by the cover” but that’s what we are here to do. Every month, I pick some books with pretty covers and then I show the ones with best blurbs to you. Basically, I spend a lot of time on Netgalley, and scouring the Internet for new releases,… Continue reading Judging Books By Their Covers: September 2020 Releases Edition