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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.

Sugar, Smoke, Song

I received an advanced review copy of this book from Edelweiss, and I’m voluntarily providing a review. I was intrigued by so many facets of this collection of stories. Reema Rajbanshi’s debut novel Sugar, Smoke, Song was a beautifully written work that was deeper than it appeared to […]

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

I finally got around to reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, a true story that I have been meaning to read for ages, but have been putting off due to personal concerns, which I’ll address after my trigger warning. EDIT: I’ve updated this review after being […]

October 2019 New Releases

There are a lot of books being released this month that I’m looking forward to. While I have joined some sites that provide copies to bloggers to review before they are actually released for sale (YAY!!), I have missed the boat on most of the books on the […]

Remembrance

I received an Advanced Reader Copy of this book through Bookish First. I am providing this review voluntarily. Remembrance by Rita Woods was an intriguing and moving debut novel that was a breathtaking mix of historical fiction and magic. The characters and the story stuck with me after […]

Where The Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing is a debut novel by Delia Owens that left me breathless in a way that no book ever has before, and I think sets a high standard that very few books will ever meet. I do not say this lightly. This book is the […]

Girl Desecrated

I received a copy of this book for free from Book Sirens and I am providing this review voluntarily. TRIGGER WARNING: use of derogatory terms for mental illness, physical and psychological childhood abuse, violence, murder, promiscuity, rape. Girl Desecrated by Cheryl Cowtan was the story of Rachel on […]

A Gentleman In Moscow

I had seen a lot of buzzing about A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles on social media, and it sparked my curiosity. When I looked up the description and discovered that it is set in post-revolution Russia, I absolutely knew that I had to get my hands […]

The Wicked King

The Wicked King by Holly Black is the incredible follow up to The Cruel Prince, and it delivers on everything I had expected and then some. SPOILER ALERT: While I pride myself on not including any spoilers in my reviews, this is the second book in a trilogy. […]