Thanks to and for giving me the opportunity to join the fun in the ! This b…

Thanks to mystery.book.club jordys.book.club bostonbookfanatic and stmartinspress for giving me the opportunity to join the fun in the ! This book will be out January 5th,2021. I’ve started it and it’s already grabbed my attention- review to come! 💙 • Check out the synopsis: A delicious twist on a Gothic classic, Rachel Hawkins’s The Wife … Read more

[ ] Thank you to and for this copy of by which came out 11/24/2020! • I t…

[ ] Thank you to bibliolifestyle and kensingtonbooks for this copy of by which came out 11/24/2020! 💙 • I took a break from WW2 books for a bit but when I saw the synopsis for this one, I knew I wanted to pick it up! It’s the story of Irene Sendler who was a … Read more

“Ivy brought her coffee and croissant to the beach.” • I featured this book pr…

“Ivy brought her coffee and croissant to the beach.” 🧡 • I featured this book previously but came back to review this 5 star read ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️! This was so good – suspenseful for sure because I felt like I held my breath for so much of this book. It’s kind of a dark coming of … Read more

Made this Polenta soup with Kale and Parmesan for this week’s hosted by from C…

Made this Polenta soup with Kale and Parmesan for this week’s hosted by cookinglikeimeanit from Cookish, the newest Milk Street Cookbook ! Thank you voraciousbooks for this gifted book 💛 This was a creamy and homey treat. Perfect for a cold day and the polenta really gave it a wonderful thick texture. I used my … Read more

“Jasmine stole some of Michelle’s fries.” • First, I love the title !!!! Fun …

“Jasmine stole some of Michelle’s fries.” ❤️ • First, I love the title !!!! 😍 Fun and steamy romance with great Latinx representation and characters who are celebrating the Latinx representation on their TV show in the novel! Yay! I loved protagonist Jasmine Lin Rodriguez and I thought she was just a sweet romantic lead. … Read more

“I sat with my beer and my curry, as Eiju shook, trembling slowly, and I did my …

“I sat with my beer and my curry, as Eiju shook, trembling slowly, and I did my best not to move.” 💙 • Thank you gmabookclub for sending me a copy of this book so I could read along this month! It was a 5 star read for me. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I fell in love with … Read more

“While my friends ordered fancy fusion plates, I ordered regular pho.” • [ ] …

“While my friends ordered fancy fusion plates, I ordered regular pho.” 💙 • [ ] Thank you to bibliolifestyle and harperperennial for this copy of Barely Functional Adult by coming out this Tues 11/24/2020! In the introduction to this book, the author says “There is a strange but potent comfort in the discovery that someone … Read more

“He came over that night for a coffee.” • This is a quiet, heavy and heartbrea…

“He came over that night for a coffee.” ❤️ • This is a quiet, heavy and heartbreaking multigenerational story of a Métis family. At the center of the story is a crime that impacts the members of this First Nations family of mostly women. It’s told through multiple perspectives and from those stories we get … Read more

“Open another barrel of vodka!” [ ] Thank you for the ARC copy of Tsarina b…

“Open another barrel of vodka!” ❤️ [ ] Thank you stmartinspress for the ARC copy of Tsarina by ellenalpsten_author Wow, this was an epic historical fiction read! Russian history feels really complicated to me and I’ve never really tackled any historical fiction set in Russia but this story of Catherine I was a great escape … Read more

“There’s a juice box and a bag of potato chips on my desk in my cell” • I’ve b…

“There’s a juice box and a bag of potato chips on my desk in my cell” 🧡 • I’ve been loving reading books in verse – I think it’s such a powerful format and can reach a wide audience . I know there are many students who attend the charter high schools I work for … Read more