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Murder At The Christmas Cookie Bake-Off

Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off Author: Darci Hannah Genre: Cozy Mystery Publication Date: October 5, 2021 Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation Series: Beacon Bakeshop #2 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: murder, […]

Monthly Wrap Up September 2021

Fall is finally here! I’m one of those people who love fall, so I’ve been reveling in pumpkin spice coffee and enjoying the cooler weather. September was a really busy month with a lot of Jewish holidays, and that meant a lot of downtime with the family and […]

A Faint Cold Fear

A Faint Cold Fear Author: Karin Slaughter Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: February 10, 2015 Publisher: HarperAudio Series: Grant County #3 CONTENT WARNING: racist slur, death, gore, suicide, antisemitic imagery, drug use, violence, domestic violence, rape, blood, murder An apparent student suicide has brought medical examiner Sara Linton to […]

State Of The ARC #7

I started September with 14 ARCs left to be read.  I got approved for 7 new ARCs in September. I struggled a bit with reading books before they came out this month, but really worked on it this month. My ratio is hovering at 89%. I’ve got quite […]

The Last Graduate

The Last Graduate Author: Naomi Novik Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 28, 2021 Publisher: Del Rey Books Series: The Scholomance #2 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: gore, murder, blood, mention […]

A Spindle Splintered

A Spindle Splintered Author: Alix E. Harrow Genre: Fantasy/Fairy Tale Retelling Publication Date: October 5, 2021 Publisher: Macmillan Audio Series: Fractured Fables #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ALC of this audiobook. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: implied rape, implied […]

How To Find What You’re Not Looking For

How to Find What You’re Not Looking For Author: Veera Hiranandani Genre: MG Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Kokila Thank you to BookishFirst for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, racism, ableism, xenophobia […]

Kisscut

Kisscut Author: Karin Slaughter  Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: February 10, 2015 Publisher: Harper Audio Series: Grant County #2 CONTENT WARNING: gun violence, blood, murder, death of a child, self-harm, rape, homophobia, suicide, mutilation, pedophilia, incest, trauma Saturday night dates at the skating rink have been a tradition in […]