I read this book after seeing a l l the buzz and a l l the hype for the past year on bookstagram and I was pleasantly surprised! I don’t think I was super drawn into the book, but I did enjoy seeing things unfold...like a tv show that you don’t necessarily seek out but… Continue reading Sky in the Deep
It took me nearly a month to read this slightly-larger-than-average book, and I think the main reason why is because I almost felt like I was two books at once. Seem confusing? Let’s unpack this... 🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉🐉 MCs: Lee sur (rider of) Pallor Antigone sur (rider of) Aela Atreus ~mysterious Tournament attendee* various side homies Setting:… Continue reading Fireborne (ARC) (Spoilers)
Heeeelllloooo Sunbeams! I come to you today with a list most frightful. In celebration of All Hallow's Eve approaching, I've compiled a list of books that are thrillery/spooky/mind bendy and perrrfect for the season! 1. One of Us is Lying (McManus) This was actually the first thriller/mystery I ever read and its remains my benchmark… Continue reading Spook-tober is Almost Over 🎃
Factoid 1: I reviewed this book on Goodreads. Check it out here. Tess is such a lovable character. She is a strong woman who's had a bit of a darkened past that causes her to see everything as "temporary"; friends, happiness, relationships, everything. So when she ends up pregnant (a very not temporary situation), you'd… Continue reading Awk-Weird (ARC) (Spoilers)
Ahh yes. Welcome back to another Fast Five! I took a few weeks off from this series to post some blog tours I was a part of but I have gotten more questions and I'm here with (my personal) answers. By no means are these "The Rules", just what I do. Today, we're taking lingo.… Continue reading Let’s Talk Lingo 🙂
Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters is a modernized retelling of the well-known Greek myth of Theseus vs. the Minotaur. Sure we all know he slays the Minotaur and that Princess Ariadne helps him out......but what if Ariadne didn't want to help? What if the Minotaur had a heart? 🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗🐗 The Good I loved the characters!… Continue reading Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters (ARC) (Spoilers)
I DNF’d (did not finish) this book. Usually that’s a bad thing, but not in this case. This book was visceral, so real, so true, I couldn’t continue. *this book features characters who struggle with mental health issues. Please consider yourself before reading this work. I only got about 20% in, and in that small… Continue reading Six Goodbyes we Never Said (ARC) (Spoilers)
What if instead of a president, America had a monarchy? And not just a monarchy....the first female ruler? American Royals explores that thought and then some! Below I’ll discuss sass and trash, as well as leave a general spoiler free review. 👑 👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑 Sass: I love that the whole story was told from (various) female… Continue reading American Royals (ARC) (Spoilers)
Remember a few months ago when I told you I've got some fun stuff coming up? ITS NOW. Tuesday, you'll see 2 posts: one from myself and one from one of my colleagues here at CBO. We're both on separate blog tours and the books we'll be sharing are sure to be a fun time!… Continue reading Blog Tours!
So you were fortunate enough to have pleased the almighty publishers and they granted you an ARC....YES! But your job isn't done yet. This week, we're going to talk about some of the after parts of requesting ARCs. 1. Read it. I feel like this is a no-brainer but you obviously asked for this book… Continue reading After the ARC: Now What?