I got into a bit of a slump halfway through reading this, so take my rating with a grain of salt. I think I would have enjoyed this a lot more if I’d read it at a different time. It took me almost a week to read this and I had long breaks in between sessions, which lowered my enjoyment of this book. The Other Americans isn’t a happy story, so that didn’t help either. My review will be more of a mishmash of thoughts, since I’m not quite sure how I feel about this book.
I've been waiting to read People We Meet On Vacation for months and I'm happy to say that it didn't disappoint! It focuses on two characters, Alex and Poppy, who are complete opposites, but against all odds, become best friends in college. Adorable is the best word I can think of to describe this book. Now, let's get into the review.
I put this book on hold at my library as soon as I saw that it was on order, and to my surprise I was able to already have it in my hands a week after it came out. If I had known that was going to happen, I would have added it to my… Continue reading Book Review: The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
My review style is definitely influenced by the way I felt about the book. I've used "the good, the bad, and the ugly" for books I didn't love. Today, I'm using "bad, better, and best." I enjoyed this book a lot, but I also have some criticism, so let's get into it! Details Name: ShippedAuthor:… Continue reading Book Review: Shipped by Angie Hockman
This book is everything. I wish I knew about it when we were discussing toxic relationships in literature. I would have definitely used Evvie and Dean as the perfect example of a healthy relationship. Book: Evvie Drake Starts Over | Genre: romance, contemporary, adult fiction | Page count: 289 | Published: June 25, 2019 Blurb… Continue reading Evvie Drake Starts Over — 5 Star Book Review
I hope everyone has been having a lovely May! Today, I bring you my reading list for Gemini season, which runs from May 21st to June 20th. In true Gemini fashion, I'm covering a little bit of everything, contemporary, mystery, mythology/retelling, romance, historical fiction and non-fiction. Where’d You Go, Bernadette Bernadette Fox has vanished. When… Continue reading Gemini Season TBR
Book: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane | Genre: contemporary, literary fiction | Page count: 390 | Published: May 28th 2019 by Scribner Blurb (taken from Goodreads) A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the bond between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, the daily intimacies… Continue reading Book Review: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
Name: Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li Genre: fiction, contemporary Page count: 290 Published: June 19th 2018 - Henry Holt & Co Popsugar prompt #14: a book set in a restaurant Synopsis The popular Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland has been serving devoted regulars for decades, but behind the staff's professional smiles simmer… Continue reading Book Review: Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li
Happy Tuesday everyone! Top 5 Tuesday was created by The Bionic Bookworm and is now hosted by Meeghan Reads. The topic for this week is top 5 authors I want to try. *Cue Grammys by Drake* 🎶 Top five, no debatin' / Top five, top five, top five 🎶 Natalie Haynes I have a feeling… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Authors I want to try