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”

Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Overall Rating: 4.5/5 Addie LaRue is expected to follow the same path taken by all other young girls in 1714: get married and have a family. Stifled by societal norms and desperate for her independence, she strikes a deal with the devil to live out her life answering to nobody but herself. But with everyContinue reading “Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

Book Review: A Court of Silver Flames

Overall Rating: 4/5 Note: This review is spoiler-free It has now been two full days since ACOTAR fans were *finally* graced with A Court of Silver Flames and being the compulsive reader that I am, I abandoned all my school assignments to consume it on its day of release. I wanted to give it someContinue reading “Book Review: A Court of Silver Flames”

Book Review: We Were Liars

Overall Rating: 4/5 Cady Sinclair has always looked forward to her summers. Summer is when the wealthy Sinclairs gather on their private family island, providing each member with an escape from their troubles. But after a horrific accident one year, Cady finds herself being kept away from the island and from her best friends –Continue reading “Book Review: We Were Liars”

Book Review: The Wife Upstairs

Overall Rating: 3/5 I knew I had to read The Wife Upstairs when I learned that it is a reimagined twist on Charlotte Bronte’s classic (and one of my favorite novels), Jane Eyre. Set in the modern world, the novel follows a young woman, Jane, whose ambition is limited by dismal circumstances and spirit isContinue reading “Book Review: The Wife Upstairs”

Book Review: House of Earth and Blood

Overall Rating: 5/5 Sarah J. Maas does it again. I first read her books back in 2017 and despite the fact that I strongly associate them with taking the MCAT (it did not go well), they are some of my favorite books to this day. House of Earth and Blood might just be my absoluteContinue reading “Book Review: House of Earth and Blood”