Goodreads Monday | 1.11.21

It’s been a while since I did one of these posts, but I figured it’d be fun to do. Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme that was started by Lauren’s Page Turners. The meme is pretty easy to follow; to participate simply choose a random book from your TBR and explain why you want toContinue reading “Goodreads Monday | 1.11.21”

The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: When Graham Barnett named his diner The Tourist Trap, he meant it as a joke. Now he’s stuck slinging reindeer dogs to an endless parade of resort visitors who couldn’t interest him less. Not even the sweet, enthusiastic tourist in the corner who blushes every time he looks her way…Continue reading “The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler | Book Review”

Well Played by Jen DeLuca | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Stacey is jolted when her friends Simon and Emily get engaged. She knew she was putting her life on hold when she stayed in Willow Creek to care for her sick mother, but it’s been years now, and even though Stacey loves spending her summers pouring drinks and flirting withContinue reading “Well Played by Jen DeLuca | Book Review”

Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Budding photographer Josie Saint-Martin has spent half her life with her single mother, moving from city to city. When they return to her historical New England hometown years later to run the family bookstore, Josie knows it’s not forever. Her dreams are on the opposite coast, and she has aContinue reading “Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett | Book Review”

Author Appreciation | Jenn Bennett

I’m back with another Author Appreciation post, where I spend some time gushing over my favorite authors. I want to give some attention to authors who I love that might not be getting the attention they deserve. Their books make me so happy, and I can’t help but gush over them. And Jenn Bennett isContinue reading “Author Appreciation | Jenn Bennett”

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history andContinue reading “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab | Book Review”

The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: The secrets lurking in a rundown roadside motel ensnare a young woman, just as they did her aunt thirty-five years before, in this new atmospheric suspense novel from the national bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls. Upstate NY, 1982. Every small town like Fell, New York, has aContinue reading “The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James | Book Review”

The House in the Cerulean Sea by R.J. Klune | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing theContinue reading “The House in the Cerulean Sea by R.J. Klune | Book Review”

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves,Continue reading “The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo | Book Review”

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Her story is a phenomenon. Her life is a disaster. In the real world, Eliza Mirk is shy, weird, and friendless. Online, she’s LadyConstellation, the anonymous creator of the wildly popular webcomic Monstrous Sea. Eliza can’t imagine enjoying the real world as much as she loves the online one, and sheContinue reading “Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia | Book Review”