REVIEW: THE DISAPPEARING ACT by CATHERINE STEADMAN

To read the book synopsis, click the following links to either Goodreads or The StoryGraph. First things first: I am not a huge thriller reader these days. I used to read them all the time, but got kinda burned out or something. But when this one showed up for free in the mail thanks toContinue reading “REVIEW: THE DISAPPEARING ACT by CATHERINE STEADMAN”

7 QUICK READS FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Something about a holiday weekend makes me want to squeeze in a whole book in a few days – and Memorial Day is extra special and fun as we kick off summer! Summer reading is my favorite for some reason. Maybe it evokes feelings of “school’s out for summer” or something? I compiled a listContinue reading “7 QUICK READS FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND”

10 DEBUTS FROM THE FIRST HALF OF 2021 YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS

There’s something about a debut author that makes me extra curious. The publishing industry seems to be a tough place to navigate, so to see someone who finally made their way through and got their book on shelves – that’s HUGE and I want to support them as best as possible. Every year, a debutContinue reading “10 DEBUTS FROM THE FIRST HALF OF 2021 YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS”

10 LATE SPRING/EARLY SUMMER RELEASES I HAVE PREORDERED

The humidity level is cranking up in Kentucky, and while I know the dog days of summer are ahead, I look forward to doing some great summer reading in 2021. While reading backlist books is my jam a lot of the time, I have quite a few summer releases I am super stoked for thisContinue reading “10 LATE SPRING/EARLY SUMMER RELEASES I HAVE PREORDERED”

BABY GOT BACKLIST: 10 BACKLIST BOOKS I LOVED

Buying brand new books takes a major hit on the wallet, right? I feel that in my SOUL. One of the ways I manage not going broke thanks to my reading habit (truly a challenge at times) is reading books published prior to the current year (aka backlist books). These books have often already goneContinue reading “BABY GOT BACKLIST: 10 BACKLIST BOOKS I LOVED”

REVIEW: ISLAND AFFAIR by PRISCILLA OLIVERAS

Click the following links to read the book synopsis Goodreads or The StoryGraph. Well this was just a breath of fresh sea salted air! This was my first book by Priscilla Oliveras and I loved the listening experience of the audiobook. Here’s 4 things I loved about this book: 1) The atmospheric writing – IContinue reading “REVIEW: ISLAND AFFAIR by PRISCILLA OLIVERAS”

REVIEW: LEGENDBORN by TRACY DEONN

To read the book synopsis, click the following links that will direct you to Goodreads or The StoryGraph. Another young adult fantasy for the win in 2021! I am so happy I read this book and that I was able to get swept away into this world. My thoughts on this book before I forgetContinue reading “REVIEW: LEGENDBORN by TRACY DEONN”

REVIEW: SHADOW & BONE by LEIGH BARDUGO

To read the book synopsis, click the following links to navigate to Goodreads or The StoryGraph. I’m the first to admit that fantasy is a new genre to me. I’ve not read a TON of it because it oftentimes leaves me feeling confused and discouraged. Enter Leigh Bardugo’s YA fantasy. This book had me hookedContinue reading “REVIEW: SHADOW & BONE by LEIGH BARDUGO”