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Review: “Beautiful Bad,” Annie Ward

Thank you to BookishFirst and Park Raw Books for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Beautiful Bad starts with a frantic call to 911, and blood all over a kitchen.  Slowly, through a series of flashbacks, we learn about exactly what happened the night of that phone call.… Continue reading Review: “Beautiful Bad,” Annie Ward

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Book Wrap-Up: February 2019

In the month of February, I read only books by black authors, in honor of Black History/African Heritage month. I read 26 books total, and I'm excited to tell you about them! MeatySamantha Irby This is Irby's first published collection of essays, in which she talks about work, dating, men, women, her family, health, growing… Continue reading Book Wrap-Up: February 2019

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Review: “The Bird King,” G. Willow Wilson

Hey, book world! My apologies for being MIA for the last couple weeks--February has been a very busy month, and I haven't had time to pull together good content. I've also been preparing a couple of reviews that I haven't been excited to write, so it was hard to get motivated. This is my first… Continue reading Review: “The Bird King,” G. Willow Wilson

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Book Wrap-Up: January 2019

Hey, book nerds! I'm here and ready to deliver my first book wrap-up of the year! In January, I read a whopping 27 books. I'm super excited to talk about them, so let's dive right in! The Haunting of Hill HouseShirley Jackson Four strangers wind up at the infamous Hill House. Everyone is here for a different reason--and what… Continue reading Book Wrap-Up: January 2019

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Review: “The Silent Patient,” Alex Michaelides

Hello, all! I'm coming to you this morning with another book review. Looking for the next great thriller? Take a look below! Thank you to BookishFirst and Celadon Books for an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Six years ago, Alicia shot her husband in the face--five times.  She hasn’t spoken… Continue reading Review: “The Silent Patient,” Alex Michaelides

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2018 in Review: POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

Hey, everyone! Today's post is pretty straightforward--it's just my POPSUGAR list for this year. 🙂 Every year, starting in 2016, I've tried to read 50 unique books that meet the challenges POPSUGAR puts out. This year was more rough for me than some have been, but I think I did pretty well! Regular Challenges A… Continue reading 2018 in Review: POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

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2018 in Review: Favorite Reads of the Year

Hey, everyone! As promised, here are my favorite reads of 2018. I wouldn't necessarily consider these to be the "best pieces of literature" of the year (although I'm willing to argue that point, too). These are just the books that I think will stick with me the longest--the ones that had a huge impact on… Continue reading 2018 in Review: Favorite Reads of the Year

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2018 in Review: Least Favorite Reads of the Year

Hey, Book Nerds! I'm finally getting around to reviewing my 2018 reading year. It's been a lot of fun to look back on the 206(!) books I read last year! Today, I'm bringing you my least favorite reads of 2018. These are ones that really disappointed me. I found them lacking in one or more… Continue reading 2018 in Review: Least Favorite Reads of the Year

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Book Wrap Up: December 2018

Happy New Year, Book Worms! I took a much-needed week off to spend time with my family, but I've been hard at work planning out some fun 2018 wrap-up posts for January! I'll be filling you all in on my favorite books I read last year, books I didn't like, and my POPSUGAR completed challenge… Continue reading Book Wrap Up: December 2018

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Review: “The Red Address Book,” Sofia Lundberg

Hey again, everyone! I'm coming to you with a new review! I picked this ARC up right away because I realized it was set at the beginning of winter, and assumed it would be a nice, lighthearted read leading into Christmas. I was wrong. But that doesn't mean I didn't love it! Without further ado,… Continue reading Review: “The Red Address Book,” Sofia Lundberg