*Please bear with me as I post some older reviews from my drafts! Olivia Foster hasn’t felt alive since her little brother drowned in the backyard pool three years ago. Then Kara Hallas moves in across the street with her mother and grandmother, and Olivia is immediately drawn to these three generations of women. Kara… Continue reading Resurrection Girls by Ava Morgyn | Book Review
Paris, 1927. In the heady years before the crash, financiers drape their mistresses in Chanel, while expatriates flock to the avant-garde bookshop Shakespeare and Company. One day in July, a young American named Rafaela Fano gets into the car of a coolly dazzling stranger, the Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka.Struggling to halt a downward… Continue reading The Last Nude by Ellis Avery | Book Review
Reclusive Hollywood icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant to write her story, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career, Monique listens in fascination. From making her… Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review
*Please bear with me as I post some older book reviews from my drafts! When 16-year-old poetry blogger Tessa Dickinson is involved in a car accident and loses her eyesight for 100 days, she feels like her whole world has been turned upside-down. Terrified that her vision might never return, Tessa feels like she has… Continue reading 100 Days of Sunlight by Abbie Emmons | Book Review
*Bear with me as I post older reviews from my drafts! I will get to more recent ones, soon, I promise! Miss V. Conroy is good at keeping secrets. She likes to sit as quiet as a mouse, neat and discreet. But when her father sends her to Kensington Palace to become the companion to… Continue reading My Name is Victoria by Lucy Worsley | Book Review
Hello, friends. It has been 515 days since we last spoke. That's a pretty long time. It's more than I thought it was going to be. In some ways, it doesn't feel that long. In other ways, it really, really does. Anyway, during this pandemic I've really picked up my reading, as I imagine a… Continue reading I’m Back + Pride 2020 Reads
Happy February loves! It has been a hot minute since I last posted. It's like I posted a 2018 wrap-up and then disappeared! But I haven't gone, I promise. Around the middle of January I broke my ankle, and even though I basically couldn't move for a whole week which you would think meant I… Continue reading January 2019 Wrap-Up!
Hello loves! Just as I was wondering what I was going to write about today, this end-of-year survey created by Jamie @ The Perpetual Page Turner came across my radar like it was almost fate. I did leave out the sections on blogging and looking ahead, but I didn't want to make this post terribly… Continue reading 2018: A Year in Books
Happy 2019 loves! Personally, I am really looking forward to this year. 2018 was really great for me and I'm starting this year with a positive outlook. I have some great plans and ideas for myself for this year (not all reading related!) and I'm really excited about them. However, today I'd like to dramatically… Continue reading The Results are In: Did I Complete My 2018 Bookish Resolutions?
Happy New Year's Eve everyone! (Or, if you are in Australia, Happy New Year!) It's been over a week since I last posted, but I had a nice little holiday with my family and just really didn't feel like writing any posts. It was great to disconnect from the internet for a bit. December was… Continue reading December 2018 Wrap-Up!