Tag: contemporary

Friday Favorites – Funny Books

This week’s prompt is funny books, and while I read a lot of serious, dark, and twisty fantasy and thrillers, I also have a lighter side that I like to indulge with rom-coms and the occasional fantasy that incorporates humor that makes me bust out laughing. So in […]

TTT – Pride Month Reads

This week’s topic is supposed to be books with a unit of time in the title, but this turned out to be an unexpectedly difficult one for me. And since it is Pride Month and various states in the US have been working hard to pass anti-LGBTQ legislation, […]

People We Meet On Vacation

People We Meet on Vacation Author: Emily Henry Genre: Romance Publication Date: May 11, 2021  Publisher: Penguin Audio CONTENT WARNING: mention of death Two best friends. Ten summer trips. One last chance to fall in love. Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She’s […]

The Heart Principle

The Heart Principle Author: Helen Hoang Genre: Romance Publication Date: September 1, 2021 Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC Series: The Kiss Quotient #3 Thank you to libro.fm for providing me with an ALC of this audiobook. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. You can purchase this audiobook and […]

Before We Were Blue

Before We Were Blue Author: E.J. Schwartz Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Flux Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: eating disorder, antisemitism, bullying, mention of death, mention of […]

State Of The Arc #6

I finished July with 12 ARCs left to be read.  I got approved for a lot of new ARCs in August. I’m still caught up on reading books before they come out, and my ratio is currently 88%, so this is absolutely something to be happy with. I’m […]

A Constellation of Roses

A Constellation of Roses Author: Miranda Asebedo Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: November 5, 2019 Publisher: HarperTeen CONTENT WARNING: mention of abuse, mention of drug use, abandonment, death, suicide, mention of prostitution, death of a parent Trix McCabe is aimless, rootless, and on the run. At least, that’s […]

The Happiest Girl In The World

The Happiest Girl in the World Author: Alena Dillon Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: April 20, 2021 Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks CONTENT WARNING: sexual abuse of minors, disordered eating, emotional abuse, use of a racist slur For Sera Wheeler, the Olympics are the reason for everything. They’re […]

Fae Friday – Upcoming TBR

Here’s how it works: This week’s #FaeFriday post is all about looking to the future. What are some books that you can’t wait to read in the last half of the year? Not too long ago, I talked about the upcoming 2021 releases that I want to read, […]