Recently Read Books | spaceships, speakeasies, and more

It's been a while since I've done one of these! Today I'm giving mini-reviews of five books that I've read (sort of) recently. All of these are YA, but we've got genres and ratings all over the place. Let's get into these reviews! Crier's War by Nina Varela “Justice was a god, and Ayla didn’t …

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Recently Read Books #12 | cute romance, feminist memoirs, and more

It's time to talk about six of the books I've read recently! Not a ton of variation among these ratings, as all ended up somewhere between 3 and 4 stars. But let's not get too ahead of ourselves... Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks goodreads | indiebound Every October, Deja and Josiah resume …

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Recently Read Books #11 | catching up on series, spooky books, and more

It's time to talk about six of the books I've read recently! I've managed to finish/catch up on two series and read some spooky books for the Halloween season. Let's get into my reviews! The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin (The Broken Earth #3) “But for a society build on exploitation, there is no greater …

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Recently Read Books #10 | Parisian ghosts, fairy tales, and more

Time to talk about a few of the books I've read recently! One is an anthology, one is an ARC, one was a book club read, and one is a sequel. We've got some ratings all across the board here. Let's get into all of my thoughts! The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales edited by Dominik …

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Recently Read Books #9 | mythology retellings + amazing nonfiction

I'm back with more mini reviews of books that I've read recently, including a few retellings of Greek mythology, a surprise nonfiction favorite, and more! Persephone by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky, translated by Edward Gauvin goodreads | indiebound This graphic novel retelling of the Persephone myth from Greek mythology is set in a fantasy world that's divided …

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Recently Read Books #8 | new genres + a couple of disappointments

Back with more mini reviews on some books I've read recently! Many of these ended up being disappointments, sadly - which is why I ended up rereading the one that I rated 5 stars. Let's get into my thoughts on these books! Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison Content warnings: gore, mentions of rape, …

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Recently Read Books #7 | sequels, novellas, retellings, and more

I'm back to talk about five of the books I've read recently! I'm really happy that four of these books are rating four stars or more, with only one outlier. Hooray for finding awesome books! Now let's get into my thoughts. Damsel by Elana K. Arnold “This is how he likes me best ... when …

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