☀️ June Wrap Up ☀️

I feel like June was kind of a slow month for me, even though I was on vacation I spent more time in the pool than actually reading. But I managed to finish 20 books and FINALLY got my Netgalley percentage to 40%, it’s a steep mountain to climb y’all!  Pulse ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Kingdoms ⭐️⭐️Continue reading “☀️ June Wrap Up ☀️”

🐠 Vacation Review: The Maidens 🐠

“There was a word for this moment in Greek tragedy: anagnorisis – recognition – the moment when the hero finally sees the truth and understands his fate – and how it’s always been there, the whole time, in front of him.” ————————— So I was one of the few folks who didn’t think The SilentContinue reading “🐠 Vacation Review: The Maidens 🐠”

☀️ Vacation Review: The Safe Place ☀️

Finally, the perfect beach thriller!  When Emily’s dreams as an actress fail, she takes a temp job that seems to not be going any better. The day after she is fired she is offered a unique position as a live in personal assistant for a wealthy family but she must sign an NDA to start.Continue reading “☀️ Vacation Review: The Safe Place ☀️”

🌞 May Wrap up 🌞

The Henna Artist ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The Girl Who Died ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫The Dark Tide ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Of Women and Salt ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Mary Jane ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Cutthroat Cheerleader ⭐️⭐️The Jetsetters ⭐️⭐️⭐️Perfect Days ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The Plot ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫People We Meet on Vacation ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Ember of Night ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️A Theater for Dreamers ⭐️⭐️⭐️The Hunting Wives ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️How to Mars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫The Falling Woman ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫Hamnet ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Witches Steeped inContinue reading “🌞 May Wrap up 🌞”

☀️ REVIEW: People We Meet on Vacation ☀️

Well, you all know rom coms aren’t always my thing but I was really surprised by last year’s Beach Read by Emily Henry, so I was more than happy to grab this one when it became available on Book of the Month. It made the perfect pool read for this week. I love that theContinue reading “☀️ REVIEW: People We Meet on Vacation ☀️”

🌴 Pub Day Review: Mary Jane 🌴

“Where people were just doing what they wanted, without concern as to how it was seen. Maybe a person’s standing in the community was an illusion. Like the witch in the Cone house. An imagined evil that created unnecessary rules.” ———————————— Wow, well, what to say about Mary Jane… I get Mary Jane. Mary JaneContinue reading “🌴 Pub Day Review: Mary Jane 🌴”

🌺 REVIEW: Ariadne 🌺

“I know that human life shines more brightly because it is but a shimmering candle against an eternity of darkness, and it can be extinguished with the faintest breeze.” ————————- I love a mythology retelling and Ariadne did not disappoint! I actually think the name is a misnomer as while the story revolves around AriadneContinue reading “🌺 REVIEW: Ariadne 🌺”

REVIEW: Gods of Jade and Shadow

“Words are seeds, Casiopea. With words you can embroider narratives, the narratives breed myths, and there’s power in myth. Yes, the things you name have power.” ———————————– Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Mexican Gothic was one of my favorite reads of last year so I had high hopes going into Gods of Jade and Shadow and I wasContinue reading “REVIEW: Gods of Jade and Shadow”

Map Monday Review – The Poppy War

“Warfare was about absolutes. Us or them. Victory or defeat. There was no middle way. There was no mercy. No surrender.” ———————— The Poppy War is high fantasy at its very best. From page one, I could hardly put this book down. I’m so glad I waited until the entire series was out to startContinue reading “Map Monday Review – The Poppy War”

❣️ February wrap-up ❣️

Hi guys, I had a great reading month this month. I finished 23 books, 18 of which were ones where I had committed a review – I’m getting better at prioritizing these. I had my first DNF of the year, although I don’t think it was because the book was bad but more that itContinue reading “❣️ February wrap-up ❣️”