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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 Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Author: Suzanne Collins Genre: YA Sci-Fi, Dystopian Publication Date: May 19, 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Press Series: The Hunger Games #0 AMBITION WILL FUEL HIM. COMPETITION WILL DRIVE HIM. BUT POWER HAS ITS PRICE. It is the morning of the reaping that will […]


I was originally planning to write this as three separate reviews. But I was busy working on a project at the time and didn’t have the time to devote to writing a review when I finished the first book (or the second), and I don’t know about you, […]

Fae Friday – Shapeshifters

Here’s the rules: Did you know that faeries have been known to shapeshift into animals? The prompt for this week is: What is your favorite book that features a shapeshifter? I honestly thought this post would be so much easier to write, until I sat down and realized […]

The Orphan Collector

The Orphan Collector Author: Ellen Marie Wiseman Genre: Historical Fiction, Adult Fiction Publication Date: August 4, 2020 Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp. Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am providing my opinion voluntarily. TRIGGER WARNING: pandemic, xenophobia, death, off-page suicide, kidnapping, […]

Don’t Call The Wolf

Don’t Call the Wolf by Aleksandra Ross is a Polish-inspired YA fantasy debut with a fairy tale feel. CONTENT WARNING: gore, suicide When the Golden Dragon descended on the forest of Kamiena, a horde of monsters followed in its wake. Ren, the forest’s young queen, is slowly losing […]

Fae Friday – Secondary Characters

Here’s the rules: Faeries have been known to stand back and observe. This week’s prompt is: What secondary character is your favorite, or even outshined the main character? While I loved Vasya, the main character in the Winternight Trilogy by Katherine Arden, Solovey definitely stole my heart. He […]

Ninth House

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo absolutely blew my mind in the best way possible. TRIGGER WARNING: surgery, sexual assault, substance use, vomit, consumption of feces Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex […]

TTT Books I Abandoned

This week’s topic is the last 10 books I abandoned, and the idea came from Claire @ Book Lovers Pizza. When I abandon a book, it’s either because I’ve started reading it and just didn’t finish, or decided to take it off my TBR for some reason. So […]