(TWs for trauma, suicide, PTSD, stalking, attempted murder, blood, gunshots.) Marianne's Review: Just when I think Thea de Salle is done surprising me, she does it again with The Queen of Dauphine Street. Dauphine focuses on Maddy, our pansexual and eccentric heroine, and Darren, a Texan gentleman who cracks jokes, both of whom are tackling … Continue reading The Queen of Dauphine Street by Thea de Salle [Review]: What Are You Waiting for to Pick Up this Series?
I have been blessed to encounter Contemporary Romance books this year that I love, this one being a definite 5 stars at the top. Alex, Approximately was hooking from the first page, especially with the many movie references, as well as quotes at the start of every chapter. The main character, Bailey Rydell aka "Mink" … Continue reading Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett [Review]: A Cinematographic & Romantic Wonder
Hi, everyone! Marianne & Camila here. It's August, and we'll be participating in three very fun-sounding readathons to motivate us to tackle our tbrs! First up is #ARCAugust! Hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat, the goal of this readathon is to tackle as many ARCs (or Advanced Reading copies) as you can! We both have a long … Continue reading It’s August! Check Out the Reading Challenges We’re Joining!
I requested this on a whim and I can honestly say it was one of the best decisions I’ve made this year. Ether is everything I love in a graphic novel: beautiful, engaging art; amazing storytelling; characters I want to root for; that urgent need for more at the end. Boone is a wonderful hero. … Continue reading Ether, Vol. 1: Death of the Last Golden Blaze: Graphic Novel Review
Considering my bad luck lately with Romance books, I was kind of dreading going into this one. That quickly changed when I realized my favorite trope being used. Eye Candy is a friends-to-lovers story mixed with an office romance that surprisingly made things even better. Jackie and Vince are both divorcees with their own jaded … Continue reading Eye Candy by Jessica Lemmon: Mini Review!
I'm a bit late in the game but I'm in desperate need of a good reading marathon to catch up on my reads and voila! BooktubeAThon it is! This year's challenges (video over here!) are pretty cool and fit my TBR perfectly so here goes: 1. Read a book with a Person on the Cover … Continue reading Guess Who Is Joining #BooktubeAThon?!
I don’t consider myself a big fan of summer contemporaries simply because I live on an island where it's practically summer every single day. I always find them cliche and predictable, especially with the whole tourist aspect which I hate. If Birds Fly Back is the complete and total opposite of what I just described. … Continue reading If Birds Fly Back by Carlie Sorosiak ARC Review: A Contemporary Worth Remembering.