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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 Blogger Recognition Award

The wonderful Riddhi has nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award this week! She’s amazing and a great blogger, so if you haven’t checked out her blog, Whispering Stories, you totally should do it now. Thanks Riddhi, I appreciate it.  The Rules: Thank the blogger/s who nominated you […]

Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver Author: Naomi Novik Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: July 10, 2018 Publisher: Del Ray CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, alcoholism, death of a child, death, child abuse, mention of rape Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s inability to collect his debts has left […]

Bookish Wishes

First of all, happy birthday to Jana! This week’s prompt is in honor of her birthday, and we’re talking about bookish wishes by sharing our own Amazon wishlists. This is a popular thing to do on Twitter, but today we’re blog hopping. List the top 10 books you’d […]

Where It All Lands

Where It All Lands Author: Jennie Wexler Genre: YA Romance Publication Date: July 6, 2021 Publisher: Wednesday Books Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: bullying, antisemitism, infidelity, mention of drug use, profanity, […]

House Of Hollow

House of Hollow Author: Krystal Sutherland Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: April 6, 2021 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers CONTENT WARNING: blood, bullying, mental illness, suicide, death, gore, sexual assault, alcoholism, drug use, vomit, violence, death or a child Iris Hollow and her two older […]

Why I DNF Books

Do you DNF? If you’re not familiar with the term, it stands for Do Not Finish, and refers to when you give up on a book for any reason.  I struggled with DNFing books for a while, and would force myself to plod through a book that I […]

The Hunger

The Hunger Author: Alma Katsu Genre: Horror/Historical Fiction Publication Date: March 6, 2018 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons CONTENT WARNING: death of a child, gore, blood, murder, suicide attempt, racism, homophobia, violence, infidelity, harm to an animal, incest, suicide, sexual assault on a child, cannibalism Evil is invisible, and […]

This Poison Heart

This Poison Heart Author: Kalynn Bayron Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 29, 2021 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Series: This Poison Heart #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: violence, gore, death Darkness […]

TTT – Summer 2021 TBR

This week we’re talking about books that are on my summer 2021 TBR. And I’ve got a LOT! I’ve been working on reading my NetGalley ARCs, but I also want to start paying more attention to my library books. This is important, because I have renewed them so […]