“He tried eating his two favorite foods – McDonald’s chicken nuggets and macaron…

“He tried eating his two favorite foods – McDonald’s chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese- but couldn’t keep them down.” 💛 • This was a solid addition to the conversation about the opioid crisis in America. The subject matter is important and absolutely worth reading about and understanding. I like the human interest angle because … Read more

“She picked grapes out of a plastic bag, chewing as she spoke.” • So many laye…

“She picked grapes out of a plastic bag, chewing as she spoke.” ❤️ • So many layers to this book. The premise is Polly, an undocumented Chinese worker, goes to work at the nail salon one day and does not return. She has an eleven year old son, Deming, and this book explores what happens … Read more

“Her caramel brownies became the talk of the marquee.” • Perfectly delightful …

“Her caramel brownies became the talk of the marquee.” 💙 • Perfectly delightful holiday read! I love a good romance read during the holiday season and this one fit the bill. It’s set in a little town called Blexford in the UK and the small town setting just works for all the cozy feels. Quite … Read more

“Evie, I brought you General Tso’s chicken. If you want it, you will have to do …

“Evie, I brought you General Tso’s chicken. If you want it, you will have to do what normal people do and have conversations.” 💙 • This was a really cute and funny enemies-to-lovers romance that was heavy on the pranks, light on the romance. I found it to be sweet and liked that the relationship … 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

“As she sat down, he slid a bag of peanut M&M’s toward her.” • It’s always fun…

“As she sat down, he slid a bag of peanut M&M’s toward her.” 💖 • It’s always fun to reunite with characters from a first book and this was no different. My favorite part of this book was probably seeing the sisters, Beatrice and Samantha, grow up and grow closer. But ack! I think I … Read more

“‘What was your go-to bagel order?’ he asked, deftly changing the subject. ‘Blue…

“‘What was your go-to bagel order?’ he asked, deftly changing the subject. ‘Blueberry, with extra cream cheese…’” 💙 • So much fun!!! I kept telling my daughter that I would save this book for her to read in a few years. It’s an alternate history YA romance that imagines America with a Royal family instead … Read more

“I’ve got half a bag of salt and vinegar chips stuffed in the glove box.” • Su…

“I’ve got half a bag of salt and vinegar chips stuffed in the glove box.” ❤️ • Such a unique read – it alternates between Sadie’s POV and a podcast by a fictional host, West McCray. It’s a heartbreaking story and there’s a lot of intense content so please look for trigger warnings before picking … Read more

“Opening the freezer door, she found a half gallon of Neapolitan ice cream.” •…

“Opening the freezer door, she found a half gallon of Neapolitan ice cream.” 🧡 • This one was hard to rate because initially, I had a difficult time with this book because the dad was SO unlikeable and it was taking away from my enjoyment of the book- honestly! I did not love all the … Read more

“Dad turns to look at me from his seat at the table, his big hands curled around…

“Dad turns to look at me from his seat at the table, his big hands curled around a cup of tea.” 💙 • So torn on this because I loved the love interest, Jake SOOOO much but really couldn’t stand our main girl, Leila! The whole time I felt like she didn’t deserve Jake so … Read more