Monthly Wrap Up June 2022

June was a busy month for me, and it was still pretty stressful. I’m so grateful for my friends and good books, because they’ve kept me from completely falling apart. In other news, America officially sucks and I’m so embarrassed to live here. Reading has become an escape […]

The Change

The Change Author: Kirsten Miller Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: May 3, 2022 Publisher: HarperAudio CONTENT WARNING: misogyny, sexual assault, murder, violence, blood, suicide, mention of rape, suicide, eating disorder Big Little Lies meets The Witches of Eastwick—a gloriously entertaining and knife-sharp feminist revenge fantasy about three women whose midlife crisis […]

State Of The ARC #16

I finished May with 25 ARCs left to be read.  June was an amazing reading month for me, and I really focused on reading ARCs, since I was becoming a bit overwhelmed by how many I had. My ratio went from 88% to 91%, and I was able […]

Wild Is The Witch

Wild is the Witch  Author: Rachel Griffin Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: August 2, 2022 Publisher: Sourcefire Books Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcefire Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: blood, off-page unintentional harm to a […]

Queen Of Volts

Queen of Volts Author: Amanda Foody Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Publisher: Inkyard Press Series: The Shadow Game #1 CONTENT WARNING: blood, violence, gore, mention of suicide, murder, gun violence Return to the City of Sin, where the final game is about to begin…and winning […]

The Book Of Gothel

The Book of Gothel Author: Mary McMyne Genre: Folklore/Fairytale Publication Date: July 26, 2022 Publisher: Redhook Thank you to Redhook and Orbit for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: mention of miscarriage, ableism, blood, death of a parent, grief, […]

Keya Das’s Second Act

Keya Das’s Second Act Author: Sopan Deb Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: July 5, 2022 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Thank you to Simon and Schuster for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: mention of domestic violence, racism, violence, […]

Violet Made Of Thorns

Violet Made of Thorns Author: Gina Chen Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: July 26, 2022 Publisher: Delacorte Press Series: Violet Made of Thorns #1 Thank you to NetGalley and Delacorte Press for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: […]

Friday Favorites – Summer Reads

Who doesn’t adore a good summer read? I’m definitely a mood reader, and wile I tend towards darker, moodier reads in the winter, my summer reads trend towards romance and cozy mysteries. Light-hearted reads seem to rule my summer months, and here’s some of my recent favorites for […]