Book Review: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

After a month and a half of feeling like everything I read was just okay, I am so happy to have picked up this cute romance. It was what I needed. The Bride Test is technically the second in a romance series by Helen Hoang, but each book can be read as a standalone and…… Continue reading Book Review: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Book Review: City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

I know I’m behind on the times with The Mortal Instruments series. But better late than never right? Even if it’s fifteen years late. In case you don’t know, The Mortal Instruments starts with City of Bones and follows Clary Fray, as she learns about a whole magical world that she is actually part of.…… Continue reading Book Review: City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

Book Review: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (Walker Books)

I finally went on to continue my exploration of the Shadowhunter series! Nope, these are not rereads. I never read these books before, though I have no idea why, except for the fact I just didn’t hear about them. Don’t ask me how. Maybe I was just too caught up in Twilight and The Hunger…… Continue reading Book Review: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (Walker Books)

ARC Review: The Threat Below by J.S. Latshaw (Fernweh Books)

Many thanks to Jason Latshaw, who reached out to me on Instagram wondering if I’d be interested in reading and reviewing his book. I said yes and I’m so glad I did. All thoughts, feelings, and ratings here are my own! Jason Latshaw grew up in Pennsylvania and worked for J.P. Morgan after college. But…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Threat Below by J.S. Latshaw (Fernweh Books)

How to Review Books

Though I have taken a little time off from proper book reviews here, I usually do a lot. I try to review every book I read. There isn’t perse a right or wrong way to review books; everyone finds different formulas that work for them. There are still some things I want to try; I’ve…… Continue reading How to Review Books

Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing (Corsair)

For the past couple of years, it seemed like everyone was raving about this book. Last year, I picked it up because it was on sale and I had heard of it, but not knowing what it was about I put it to the side to collect dust. But now the movie is out and…… Continue reading Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing (Corsair)

Book Review: Extasia by Claire Legrand (Katherine Tegan Books)

Last month, I ordered a one-time book box from the Unplugged Book Box. They are a book box focused on self-care, and in it I recieved beautiful smelling lotion and perfume as well as a copy of Extasia by Claire Legrand (published by Katherine Tegan Books). Due to the packaging, it made the read even…… Continue reading Book Review: Extasia by Claire Legrand (Katherine Tegan Books)

Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (Viking)

I recently joined a few virtual book clubs, and one of them was for booktokers in Ohio. For this month, we voted to read A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (published by Viking). This had been on my “want to read” shelf for a while, so I was so excited to read it! Deborah…… Continue reading Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (Viking)

ARC Review: My Life as a Clone by K.D. Van Brunt

First of all, many thanks to the author and to the Booktasters organization for letting me read and review this book and for having patience with me as it took me a long time to finish! K.D. Van Brunt is a lawyer in addition to his job as an author. He recieved his BA in…… Continue reading ARC Review: My Life as a Clone by K.D. Van Brunt

Book Review: Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury)

A couple months ago I ordered a box from “Now in Books” and received a beautiful hardcover of Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer. Last year, I read Brigid Kemmerer’s Cursebreakers series and loved it, so I was very excited to read this one. (You can read my review here of that series). I decided…… Continue reading Book Review: Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury)