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TTT – Most Recent Reads

This week’s topic is my ten most recent reads, and share a quick, one-sentence review to go with them. I read a ton of books last month, and for some reason, the ones I read towards the end of the month were the highest rated. If you want […]

Rule Of Wolves

Rule of Wolves Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: March 30, 2021 Publisher: Orion Children’s Books Series: King of Scars #2 CONTENT WARNING: addiction, gore, suicide, confinement, mention of rape, medical experimentation, death, war The wolves are circling, and Ravka’s time is running out. The Demon […]

April 2021 Monthly Wrap Up

The months have been going by quickly, but April felt like it went by fastest out of all of them. This was an incredible reading month for me, and I enjoyed a lot of the books I read. The weather is getting warmer here in New York, and […]

State Of The ARC #2

I’ve actually made some progress on my ARCs since I posted this for the first time last month. After reading and reviewing 6 ARCs, my current ratio is at 79%. I made it to 80%, but immediately got approved for one, putting me back under the magic number. […]

We Free The Stars

We Free the Stars Author: Hafsah Faizal Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: January 19, 2021 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Series: Sands of Arawiya #2 CONTENT WARNING: blood, death of a parent, confinement, torture, gore, violence, murder Darkness surged in his veins.  Power bled from her bones. The […]

The Bride Test

The Bride Test Author: Helen Hoang Genre: Romance Publication Date: May 7, 2019 Publisher: Berkley Series: The Kiss Quotient #2 CONTENT WARNING: mention of death, grief Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but […]

The Intimacy Experiment

The Intimacy Experiment Author: Rosie Danan Genre: Romance Publication Date: April 6, 2021  Publisher: Berkley Series: The Roommate #2 CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, antisemitism, misogyny Naomi and Ethan will test the boundaries of love in this provocative romance from the author of the ground-breaking […]

TTT – Animals From Books

I’m definitely an animal lover in real life, so naturally, I love when animals are featured in books. This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is perfect for me, so thank you to Paige @ paigesquared and Jennifer Y. @ Never Too Many to Read for this week’s prompt, […]

Firekeeper’s Daughter

Firekeeper’s Daughter Author: Angeline Boulley Genre: YA Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: March 16, 2021 Publisher: Macmillan Audio CONTENT WARNING: racism, drug use, grief, gun violence, death, violence, addiction, rape, kidnapping, confinement Debut author Angeline Boulley crafts a groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen who must root out the […]

Death By Dumpling

Death by Dumpling Author: Vivien Chien Genre: Cozy Mystery Publication Date: March 27, 2018 Publisher: JournalStone LLC Series: A Noodle Shop Mystery #1 CONTENT WARNING: murder, infidelity Welcome to the Ho-Lee Noodle House, where the Chinese food is to die for. . . The last place Lana Lee […]