The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix – Book Review

If you’re looking for a fun, fast-paced light fantasy novel suitable for both YA and adult readers, I happily recommend Garth Nix’s latest novel The Left-Handed Booksellers of London. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher,┬áKatherine Tegen Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links [Read On]

On Fascism: 12 Lessons from American History by Matthew C MacWilliams – A Book Review

Authoritarianism is NOT a new threat to American democracy, Matthew C MacWilliams explains in his new book, On Fascism: 12 Lessons from American History. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher, St. Martin’s Press; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission [Read On]

Banned Books Week 2020 – Find Your Freedom to READ

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. This year, Banned Book Week runs from September 27 to October 3, 2020. Books are still being banned and challenged today. (For clarity: a challenge is an attempt to remove [Read On]

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman – Book Review

Fredrik Backman’s newest release titled Anxious People is a complete delight. Read on to see why I fell in love with it! I received an advanced digital copy of this book from Atria Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you [Read On]

The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins – A Belated Book Review

What happens when someone asks you for a book recommendation, and you when youearch for your review on a particular book, you discover you only raved about it on social media? (Apparently, you only wrote the review in your head and on NetGalley…) You write a belated book review to make up for it! In [Read On]

The Paper Daughters of Chinatown by Heather B. Moore – A Book Review

My historical fiction binging continues, and this one is yet another based on a true life store. The Paper Daughters of Chinatown by author Heather B. Moore is one of the most compelling historical fiction books I’ve read this year. I was provided an advanced copy from Shadow Mountain Publishing; all opinions are my own. [Read On]

Book Review: Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin

I’m on a historical fiction kick lately! Perhaps I’m finding stories of female resistance fighters particularly inspiring at the moment, maybe I just need stories with a strong female main character. Either way, Melanie Benjamin’s Mistress of the Ritz ticking all the boxes. All opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that [Read On]

My Life In The Fish Tank by Barbara Dee

The more books I read by Barbara Dee, the more of a treasure I think she is. She tackles difficult social topics in a way that is engaging and relatable! I am excited to share My Life In The Fish Tank, her wonderful new book. Read on to see why I love this story. I [Read On]

Missing Travel? 4 Books To Soothe Your Wanderlust

I love to travel because I think you learn as much about yourself as you do the place you visit. I’m longing to travel but not quite ready to venture too far with the ‘rona lurking. Instead of packing my bags, I’ve been pouring myself a glass of wine and settling into a comfy chair [Read On]

Past Due Book Review: Wilder Girls by Rory Power

When I wrote my review of Rory Power’s second novel Burn Our Bodies Down, I made a disappointing discovery. I hadn’t finished my review for her debut novel Wilder Girls here on the blog! In spite of how I shouted my love of it to the world on social media, I hadn’t finished the review [Read On]

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