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Recently Read: To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters & Lanny by Max Porter

Today, I thought I'd chat to you about two books I recently read and my thoughts on them. I wasn't sure I'd have to say a lot for individual reviews, so I am joining them in a recently read post! One is a historical romance, and the other is a literary fiction so we are… Continue reading Recently Read: To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters & Lanny by Max Porter

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

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

2020 releases · fantasy

Time to Cry and Talk About Rin Making Wrong Decisions ONLY: The Burning God by R. F. Kuang Review

The time has come to talk about The Burning God and if it's too early for you, it was to early for this series to be over and here we are. This year has definitely been The Poppy War year for me and since November is almost over, I can say that this series will… Continue reading Time to Cry and Talk About Rin Making Wrong Decisions ONLY: The Burning God by R. F. Kuang Review

2020 releases · fiction

Blog Tour: Magic Dolls & Family Secrets (The Thief on the Winged Horse by Kate Mascarenhas)

Welcome to my stop on the The Thief on the Winged Horse Tour! I am so excited to tell you more of my thoughts on Mascarenhas' sophmore novel. I absolutely loved her first one – The Psychology of Time Travel, and it's a book I recommend all the time, so I was so excited to… Continue reading Blog Tour: Magic Dolls & Family Secrets (The Thief on the Winged Horse by Kate Mascarenhas)

2019 releases · fantasy

The Dragon Republic by R. F. Kuang Review

If you are following me somewhere else on the internet, you know by know that I developed a serious obsession with R.F. Kuang's The Poppy War series and the obsession is here to stay. I absolutely adored the first book in the series, it is definitely one of my top reads of this year and… Continue reading The Dragon Republic by R. F. Kuang Review

fiction

I Finally Read Circe and I Was Bored: Circe by Madeline Miller Review

Madeline Miller's books have been on my TBR for so long, I have built them up so much in my head that it's debatable whether or not the books could ever match my expectations. The Song of Achilles is one I get recommended more, but I decided to start with Circe, since I have that… Continue reading I Finally Read Circe and I Was Bored: Circe by Madeline Miller Review

2020 releases · YA

Review: This is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi

Can you think of a better premise than three girls working together throughout one day to save the bookstore they all work in? I can't. This is exactly what the premise of This is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi is all about, and when I first read it, I was super excited to… Continue reading Review: This is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi

2020 releases · fiction

Emotions Were Felt: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

You know when you read a book by an author and it's so good that you declare said author a favorite without ever reading another of their books? This happened to me with Backman. I read Beartown and I loved it so deeply that I knew that I was gonna love everything the author wrote.… Continue reading Emotions Were Felt: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman