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I'm Leah! The woman behind Leah's Books, a blog where I write book reviews and post other bookish content.

The Light Of The Midnight Stars

The Light of the Midnight Stars Author: Rena Rossner Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fiction Publication Date: April 13, 2021 Publisher: Orbit Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, murder, death, grief, rape (off-page) An […]

An Anonymous Girl

An Anonymous Girl Author: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: January 9, 2019 Publisher: Macmillan Audio CONTENT WARNING: infidelity, sexual assault, suicide Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed. When Jessica Farris signs up for […]

Rebel Daughter

Rebel Daughter Author: Lori Banov Kaufmann Genre: Historical Fiction  Publication Date: February 9, 2021 Publisher: Delacorte Press CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, slavery, blood, animal sacrifice, murder, death, violence, death of a parent, death of a child, mention of torture, mention of rape A young woman survives the Jewish revolt […]

Upcoming Jewish OwnVoices Books

Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, was yesterday. It’s an important day for my family, since my father was a Holocaust survivor. We all say “never again,” but the harsh reality is that antisemitism hasn’t gone anywhere. People don’t even bother to hide it, and it comes from everywhere. […]

Zodiac Sign Book Tag

Thank you so much to Becky @ Becky’s Book Blog for tagging me in this! It’s been a while since she invited me to do this, but better late than never, right? RULES: Link back to the creator, Just Dreamland Link back to the person who tagged you! Answer all the prompts. […]

The Woman In Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10 Author: Ruth Ware Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: June 30, 2016 Publisher: Simon Schuster Audio CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer and chemotherapy, unwanted sexual advance, alcohol use, anxiety/panic attacks, vomit, murder, blood In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s works, Lo […]

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone Author: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Publisher: Macmillan Audio CONTENT WARNING: suicide, rape, child abuse, animal death, mention of cancer and chemo, murder Shay Miller has three strikes against her: no job, no apartment, no love in […]

State of the ARC #1

This is normally to be posted at the end of the month, but my ARCs have been getting out of control. It seems like every time I made some progress on the backlog, I get approved for some more, keeping my ratio under 80%. So I figured that […]

Felix Ever After

Felix Ever After Author: Kacen Callender Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray CONTENT WARNING: substance use, parental abandonment, deadnaming, emotional abuse from a parent, transphobia, homophobia Felix Love has never been in love — and yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. […]