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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.

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. […]

Fae Friday – Mischievous Characters

Here’s the rules: Yesterday was April Fool’s, a day known to be full of mischief and pranks. So the prompt for this week is: What are some of your favorite mischievous characters? I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to mention my boy Nikolai Lantsov, from the Girshaverse books […]

March 2021 Monthly Wrap Up

Is it just me, or did March fly by? Even so, I managed to get more reading done than I did in February, and a lot of it was really good. I’m also getting more comfortable writing reviews for audiobooks, even though it still doesn’t come as easy […]

The Empire Of Gold

The Empire of Gold Author: S.A. Chakraborty Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: June 30, 2020 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: The Daevabad Trilogy #3 CONTENT WARNING: torture, genocide, blood, gore, gun violence, death, violence, slavery, mention of rape Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its […]

The Ex Talk

The Ex Talk Author: Rachel Lynn Solomon Genre: Romance Publication Date: January 26, 2021 Publisher: Berkley CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, misogyny Shay Goldstein has been a producer at her Seattle public radio station for nearly a decade, and she can’t imagine working anywhere else. But lately […]

The Kiss Quotient

The Kiss Quotient Author: Helen Hoang Genre: Romance Publication Date: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Series: The Kiss Quotient #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer Stella Lane comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases — a job that has given her more money than she knows what […]