Recently Read Books | the highest highs and the lowest lows

I'm so behind on reviews right now it's not even funny, but here's me trying to catch up at least a little! Most of these are books that I read over a month ago. Oops. We're all over the place here in terms of ratings! Some books I loved, some I strongly disliked. Let's just … Continue reading Recently Read Books | the highest highs and the lowest lows

Recently Read Books | flamingos, monkeys, and ghost dogs (oh my!)

Let's talk about some of the books I've read recently! I still don't know how to do intros for these things. Moving on! The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta “This book is a fairy tale in which I am the prince and the princess. I am the king and the queen. I am my own … Continue reading Recently Read Books | flamingos, monkeys, and ghost dogs (oh my!)

Recently Read Books | space travel, creepy faeries, and kindness

Hey look at me, finally writing reviews that I've been putting off for weeks! So here we are: mini reviews for six books I've read recently(-ish). Let's just get into it! The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers “The universe is what we make of it. It’s up to you to … Continue reading Recently Read Books | space travel, creepy faeries, and kindness

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