Book Review: The Guncle

Happy Tuesday, bibliophiles! If you are in the United States then I hope you had a lovely long weekend. It flew by far too quickly and I’m currently combatting the scaries by writing this post. At least it’ll be a four-day week…anyways, today I bring to you a review of what might be one ofContinue reading “Book Review: The Guncle”

ARC Review: The Stalker

Happy hump day, bibliophiles! If you are in North America and in sweltering heat with no air-conditioning…know that I am with you in spirit and manifesting a break in these terrifying weather patterns soon. Climate change is real y’all, but that’s a conversation for another time. I’ve currently got a bunch of ARC review draftsContinue reading “ARC Review: The Stalker”

Book Review: Malibu Rising

Happy Tuesday, everyone! I have been sooooo excited to write this review because it was one of my most anticipated reads and it lived up to the expectations. Name a better feeling than this one because I cannot. With that said, let’s jump right into it. Goodreads synopsis: Malibu: August 1983. It’s the day ofContinue reading “Book Review: Malibu Rising”

Book Review: Detransition, Baby

Overall rating: 4/5Pages: 337Genre: Fiction, LGBTQ+Pace: MediumRead if you loved: Never quite read anything like this, but The Mothers and The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett come to mind as books with comparable themesContent warnings: Miscarriage, abuse, fetishism, transphobia, abortion, HIV/AIDS phobia, suicide, animal cruelty (brief) Detransition, Baby follows the lives of three individuals –Continue reading “Book Review: Detransition, Baby”

Book Review: The Mothers

Overall rating: 5/5Pages: 288Genre: Bildungsroman, literary fictionPace: SlowRead if you loved: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, Conjure Women by Afia Atakora, Homegoing by Yaa GyasiContent warnings: Abortion, infertility, domestic abuse, r*pe (brief), suicide (brief), islamophobia (brief) 17-year old Nadia Turner is reeling from the unexpected loss of her mother. Eager to dim the pain,Continue reading “Book Review: The Mothers”

Book Review: Ruin and Rising

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: Fantasy, YA AdventurePace: FastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None As promised, the review for Ruin and Rising is here and wow do I have a lotContinue reading “Book Review: Ruin and Rising”

Book Review: Siege and Storm

Overall Rating: 3/5Genre: Fantasy, YA AdventurePace: Medium-fastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None Picking up right where we left off, Siege and Storm is the second novel in the GrishaContinue reading “Book Review: Siege and Storm”

ARC: The Dinner Guest

Overall rating: 4/5Genre: Mystery, Psychological Thriller, Domestic FictionPace: FastRead if you loved: The Guest List by Lucy Foley, The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine, Anxious People by Fredrik BackmanContent warnings: murder, pedophilia Charlie and Matthew are the instagram perfect couple. They are wealthy, successful, and doting fathers to their loving son, Titus. Enter RachelContinue reading “ARC: The Dinner Guest”

Book Review: Knight in Paper Armor

Overall rating: 3/5Genre: Science-fiction, DystopianPace: FastRead if you loved: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole, Stranger ThingsContent warnings: Antisemitism, racism, torture Billy Jakobek has lived his life as an experiment. Born with abilities to absorb the emotions and memories of everyone around him, he is keenly acquainted withContinue reading “Book Review: Knight in Paper Armor”

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: YA FantasyPace: FastRead if you loved: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna, A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas, Percy Jackson by Rick RiordanContent warnings: Torture, violence The first book in the Legacy of Orisha series, Children of Blood and Bone is a fast-paced adventure set in a segregatedContinue reading “Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone”