Hands Down by Mariana Zapata Review of a book I so wanted to love but fell short

Synopsis Before he was Big Texas, he was Zac the Snack Pack.Bianca Brannen knows time—mostly—heals all wounds. Including those your once loved ones might have unintentionally given you. (Those just take longer.) She thinks she’s ready when a call has her walking back into her old friend’s life. Or at least as prepared as possible […]

Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim . Darker, desperate, very good but completely different from Spin the Dawn. Review

Synopsis The thrilling sequel to SPIN THE DAWN, a magical series steeped in Chinese culture.Maia Tamarin’s journey to sew the dresses of the sun, the moon and the stars has taken a grievous toll. She returns to a kingdom on the brink of war. The boy she loves is gone, and she is forced to […]

The Empire of Gold by SA Chakraborty has surpassed all my wildest dreams! Review #AudiobookChallenge2020

Synopsis The final chapter in the bestselling, critically acclaimed Daevabad Trilogy, in which a con-woman and an idealistic djinn prince join forces to save a magical kingdom from a devastating civil war.Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader Banu Manizheh and her resurrected commander, Dara, must try […]

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Audiobook review for a new series crush. #AudiobookChallenge2020

Synopsis Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book […]

Beach Read by Emily Henry was a sweet serious read! Review. Read with The Bookish Ladies Club.

Synopsis A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything they believe about happily ever afters.Augustus Everett is an acclaimed author of literary fiction. January Andrews writes bestselling romance. When she pens a happily ever after, he […]

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary confirms Beth as my new crush author! Review

Synopsis Tiffy and Leon share a flat Tiffy and Leon share a bed Tiffy and Leon have never met…Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs cash. Their friends think they’re crazy, but it’s the perfect solution: Leon occupies the one-bed flat while Tiffy’s at work in the day, […]