Two Reviews- The Subtweet and All Boys Aren’t Blue

The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya Everyone talks about falling in love, but falling in friendship can be just as captivating. When Neela Devaki’s song is covered by internet-famous artist Rukmini, the two musicians meet and a transformative friendship begins. But as Rukmini’s star rises and Neela’s stagnates, jealousy and self-doubt creep in. With a single […]

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Review- The Boyfriend Project

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon “Alexa, play Drake.” There is something about The Boyfriend Project that felt like a breath of fresh air. It was a reminder for me that I need to read romances every once in awhile- they are good for my soul! The romance in The Boyfriend Project was sweet, but […]

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MY SUMMER TBR

It has been awhile since I participated in Top Ten Tuesday, but I am finally finding a balance that allows me to focus more energy on my blog. I say this every single time that I share a TBR, but I am terrible at sticking to them. I know that all of my fellow mood […]

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Review- The Groom Will Keep His Name

THE GROOM WILL KEEP HIS NAME” AND OTHER VOWS I’VE MADE ABOUT RACE, RESISTANCE, AND ROMANCE BY MATT ORTILE A debut collection of tender, biting essays on sex, dating, and identity from a gay Filipino immigrant learning to navigate race and resistance in America.When Matt Ortile’s family moved from Manila to Las Vegas, the locals […]

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Review- The Jane Austen Society

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner Just after the Second World War, in the small English village of Chawton, an unusual but like-minded group of people band together to attempt something remarkable. One hundred and fifty years ago, Chawton was the final home of Jane Austen, one of England’s finest novelists. Now it’s home […]

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Review- The Guest List

The Guest List by Lucy Foley The bride – The plus one – The best man – The wedding planner – The bridesmaid – The body On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. […]

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Review- Still Life

Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache) by Louise Penny As the early morning mist clears on Thanksgiving Sunday, the homes of Three Pines come to life – all except one… To locals, the village is a safe haven. So they are bewildered when a well-loved member of the community is found lying dead in the […]

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Series Review- The Illuminae Files

Illuminae, Gemina, and Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Four years after having first read Illuminae, I can finally say that I have completed The Illuminae Files. I am kicking myself for waiting this long. I decided it was finally time to read Gemina and, after finishing it in less than two days, I […]

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Review- A River in Darkness

A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea by Masaji Ishikawa The harrowing true story of one man’s life in—and subsequent escape from—North Korea, one of the world’s most brutal totalitarian regimes. Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when […]

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Review- The Happy Ever After Playlist

The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez Two years after losing her fiancé, Sloan Monroe still can’t seem to get her life back on track. But one trouble-making pup with a “take me home” look in his eyes is about to change everything. With her new pet by her side, Sloan finally starts to […]

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