Hi friends! I thought I'd start a new series on this blog: mini reviews! I don't write full-on reviews for each book I read (although I'd like to), but for some of them, I'd still like to share my thoughts in a more detailed way than in a monthly wrap-up. Each mini-review post will include… Continue reading MINI REVIEWS: Unbirthday | Bear Necessity | In Five Years
It's a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon as I write this, I've just watched the Oscar-nominated short documentary film "A Concerto is a Conversion" starring Bridgerton composer Kris Bowers, I've retreated to Netflix to rewatch Bridgerton itself yet again...so obviously, I must also write a review of the whirlwind week in which I ran through a… Continue reading Bridgerton: Volume 1 by Julia Quinn | Series Review
Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret. But she can’t outrun her past or her destiny for long. The Darkling has emerged from the… Continue reading Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo | Book Review
Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment… Continue reading Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo | Book Review
In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has… Continue reading The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton | Book Review
A wrap-up not a month late! Just two weeks! What a concept! For such a short month, I feel like I got a lot of reading done in February. I somehow managed to listen to four HP audiobooks, scarf down the first three Bridgerton novels, and finally read a book I've been meaning to read… Continue reading February 2021 Wrap-Up!
🎉 Happy book birthday Perfect on Paper! 🎉 Darcy Phillips:• Can give you the solution to any of your relationship woes―for a fee.• Uses her power for good. Most of the time.• Really cannot stand Alexander Brougham.• Has maybe not the best judgement when it comes to her best friend, Brooke…who is in love with… Continue reading Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzales | Book Review
What? January? You're probably thinking that your feed has glitched if you are still seeing posts from January, but alas, you are fine. Here I am, forever being late with wrap-up posts. I shouldn't be, considering I had this drafted a month ago, but here we are (at this point it's more of a record… Continue reading January 2021 Wrap-Up!
London 1815. Though newly-widowed Lily Adler is returning to a society that frowns on independent women, she is determined to create a meaningful life for herself even without a husband. She's no stranger to the glittering world of London's upper crust. At a ball thrown by her oldest friend, Lady Walter, she expects the scandal, gossip,… Continue reading The Body in the Garden by Katharine Schellman | Book Review
Some legends never die… Traveling with her treasure-hunting father has always been a dream for Theodora. She’s read every book in his library, has an impressive knowledge of the world’s most sought-after relics, and has all the ambition in the world. What she doesn’t have is her father’s permission. That honor goes to her father’s… Continue reading The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett | Book Review