REVIEW: On the Savage Side

Oh dear lord, is this book heartbreaking. I should have known after reading Betty. But I didn’t imagine that every single page could be so devastating. I borrowed this audiobook from the library and had to renew my loan three times. I knew I wanted to hear the whole story, but it was entirely tooContinue reading “REVIEW: On the Savage Side”

REVIEW: The Endless Vessel

Charles Soule has an interesting mind. This one kept me wondering the whole time. It is a bit of a heavy handed commentary on the greediness and misery of humanity, but I loved the unique package it is delivered in. We get two distinct timelines. A slightly future Hong Kong where Lily lives and works asContinue reading “REVIEW: The Endless Vessel”

REVIEW: Alone with You in the Ether

“I like it,” he said. “What?” He loosened the wine from his lips. “Your brain.” ——————— “I think you carry around a sadness from another life,” she said. “From centuries ago.” She traced his mouth, his cheeks, his eyes, practicing for something he would never understand. “You’ve just been carrying it around for so longContinue reading “REVIEW: Alone with You in the Ether”

Pub Week REVIEW: The Broken Hearts Club

High school is hard. Dating in high school is even harder. Imogen has it even harder as she can see people’s auras, particularly when they are in love. This means too much pressure for any boy who might fancy her. So she creates a fake insta relationship with a boy she meets once. She feltContinue reading “Pub Week REVIEW: The Broken Hearts Club”

May wrap up

This month I read 33 books with 3 DNFs. 📱 The Ferryman* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 🎧 Love, Pamela ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📱  The Broken Hearts Club* ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 🎧  The Salt Grows Heavy* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📘  The Half Moon* ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 🎧  Yellowface* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 🎧 Booth ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📗 The Sea of Tranquility* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 📱 Pod – DNF 📕 Dead Romantics ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 📱 Clytemnestra* ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐ 📱Continue reading “May wrap up”

REVIEW: Big Gay Wedding

Barnett is from small town Louisiana, grew up on a sheltered farm in a little bigoted town. He knew he was gay, but had to move away in order to be himself. Now he is back. His mother thinks he’s back to take over the farm now that his father has passed. But he’s reallyContinue reading “REVIEW: Big Gay Wedding”

REVIEW: Lucky Turtle

Cindra is a teenage girl who gets herself, caught up in a bad situation. Since she is white with no priors, she is offered the opportunity to go to a behavioral modification camp in Montana rather than serve jail time. Quite quickly she is a fish out of water, but she finds refuge in oneContinue reading “REVIEW: Lucky Turtle”

REVIEW: The Garden of Lost Secrets

WWII had an impact on so many people’s lives. Stasia is a young girl from Rotterdam who visits her grandparents’ farm in France for the summer. While there she meets a young man and they form a friendship that leads to young love. When the war breaks out we follow them both, Nicolas goes offContinue reading “REVIEW: The Garden of Lost Secrets”

REVIEW: French Holiday

Merry’s best friend is marrying her sister, that sounds like a dream come true, if only she weren’t in love with him herself. After years of pining away for him, her sister, who has stolen everything she loves all of her life, has taken him as well. She decides to go to a French chateau ownedContinue reading “REVIEW: French Holiday”

Pub Day REVIEW: Killing Moon

Harry Hole is a disgraced detective drinking himself to death exiled from Norway to LA. He tries to help a friend and gets himself caught up in scrape that sends him straight back to Oslo. There he is hired for a big fee to solve some murders being pinned on a rich bigwig. Along theContinue reading “Pub Day REVIEW: Killing Moon”