Book Reviews - Stacia

Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters (ARC) (Spoilers)

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? πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ—πŸ— The Good I loved the characters!… Continue reading Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters (ARC) (Spoilers)

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Book Reviews - Sarah

Well Met by Jen DeLuca

Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to the small town of Willow Creek, Maryland, for the summer to help her sister recover from an accident, but who could anticipate getting roped into volunteering for the local Renaissance Faire alongside her teenaged niece? Or that the irritating and inscrutable schoolteacher in charge… Continue reading Well Met by Jen DeLuca

Book Reviews - Sarah

(ARC) Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In return for her scholarship, she must support the rising women's suffrage movement. Her charge: recruit men of influence to champion their cause. Her target:… Continue reading (ARC) Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

5 star reads - Courtney

(Audiobook) Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the bond between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, the daily intimacies of marriage, and the power of forgiveness. Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope, two rookie cops in the NYPD, live next door to each other outside the city. What… Continue reading (Audiobook) Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Monthly TBR - Sarah

August Possibilities

Alright, we’re already well into August so this is a little late, but instead of a monthly TBR list I’ve decided that I’m going to start doing a possibility list or a hopeful list!  I also recently decided that I needed those book cart vibes in my life, so my boyfriend got me an adorable… Continue reading August Possibilities

4 star reads - Courtney

(AudioBook) Three Women by Lisa Taddeo

Desire as we’ve never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting. It thrills us and torments us. It controls our thoughts, destroys our lives, and it’s all we live for. Yet we almost never speak of it. And as… Continue reading (AudioBook) Three Women by Lisa Taddeo

Discussions - courtney

Mid Year Netgalley/Edelweiss Check-in

So....I said I wasn't going to do as many e-arcs this year and my accounts say I lie.... I'm Honestly the worst because I keep telling myself that I can read every book and have a 10 book wrap-up every month when in reality I read 2-5 at most. Like why do I dig myself… Continue reading Mid Year Netgalley/Edelweiss Check-in

2 star reads - Courtney

(AudioBook) Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

  A literary courtroom thrilled about an immigrant family and a young single mother accused of killing her autistic son, Miracle Creek is a powerhouse debut about how far we'll go to protect our families, and our deepest secrets. In rural Miracle Creek, Virginia, Young and Pak Yoo run an experimental medical treatment device known… Continue reading (AudioBook) Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

5 star reads - Courtney, Uncategorized

(Audiobook) Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey Mcquinston

A big-hearted romantic comedy in which First Son Alex falls in love with Prince Henry of Wales after an incident of international proportions forces them to pretend to be best friends... First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz is the closest thing to a prince this side of the Atlantic. With his intrepid sister and the Veep’s genius… Continue reading (Audiobook) Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey Mcquinston

4 star reads - Courtney

(AudioBook) with the fire on high by Elizabeth Acevedo

With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni Santiago has to make the tough decisions, and do what must be done. The one place she can let her responsibilities go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magical to everything she cooks, turning her… Continue reading (AudioBook) with the fire on high by Elizabeth Acevedo