Recently Read Books | sisters, queer girls, and books that made me cry

I'm so excited to share these mini reviews, because I absolutely loved all of these books! They actually fit together quite well, since all of them are about queer women and have similar themes of family, identity, grief, etc. Not to mention that every single one of them made me cry, or at the very … Continue reading Recently Read Books | sisters, queer girls, and books that made me cry

Recently Read Books | adorable graphic novels, new favorite middle grade, and more

Okay, time for some mini reviews of six books I've read recently! Most of these were wonderful, including a new favorite. Let's get into it! Check, Please! Book 1: #Hockey and Book 2: Sticks and Scones by Ngozi Ukazu This graphic novel duology follows Eric "Bitty" Bittle during his four years at Samwell University, where … Continue reading Recently Read Books | adorable graphic novels, new favorite middle grade, and more

Recently Read Books | Hollywood, romances, and ghosts

Before we get to the end of this month, here are some mini reviews of four books that I've read recently! Three of these I read as ARCs, though two of those three have now been released as of May 26th. Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner Content warnings: sexual harassment goodreads When former child … Continue reading Recently Read Books | Hollywood, romances, and ghosts

Recently Read Books | ghosts, dragons, spaceships, and more

It's time to talk about some books I've read recently! I don't know how to write intros. All of these books are 3 or 3.5 stars. Let's get into my reviews! The Language of Spells by Garret Weyr “Everyone can look at the world. But only those who pause to see what is wrong can … Continue reading Recently Read Books | ghosts, dragons, spaceships, and more

Recently Read Books | unexpected favorites, beloved classics, and more

Hello, it's book o'clock! Intros are the worst. I'm just going to dive right in to give mini reviews for six books that I've read recently. Buckle up! Pet by Akwaeke Emezi “Truth does not care if it feels true or not. It is true nonetheless.” Content warnings: child abuse goodreads | indiebound In Pet's … Continue reading Recently Read Books | unexpected favorites, beloved classics, and more

Recently Read Books | sequels, novellas, and black SFF

I'm back to talk about books! Five of these books are by black authors, since that's what I've been focusing on during the month of February. And because of my reading tastes, I've been reading lots of sci-fi/fantasy. Can't complain about that! I've found a couple of great novellas, a short story collection, and two … Continue reading Recently Read Books | sequels, novellas, and black SFF

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 … Continue reading Recently Read Books | spaceships, speakeasies, and more

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

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

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