february wrap up

Stats: Books read: 4 ARCs: 3Own: 1Library: 0 Average Rating: 3.55 stars Unhauled Books: 0 Favorite book(s): Bright Burning Stars by A.K Small Least Favorite book(s): None Books Read: Heart Fever by Bob Van Laerhoven The Queen’s Fortune by Allison Pataki Bright Burning Stars by A.K Small Escape by Deana Birch The Breakdown: Guess who … Continue reading february wrap up

book review: obsidio by amie kaufman and jay kristoff

3.5 stars! tw: bombing, mass graves, acts of terrorism (or rebellion depending on how you look at it), possible murder, unfit living conditions, trauma, mass murder, spousal abuse, grief, murder of a child So I adored the first two books of this series. I was so intrigued by the way it was written. It wasn’t … Continue reading book review: obsidio by amie kaufman and jay kristoff

book review: furyborn by claire legrand

2 stars! tw: mention of murder, suicide, drugging, false imprisonment, actual murder, toxic family relationships, animal death (pretty graphic. Like incredibly graphic), child abduction  Alright, my friends. Buckle up because this is going to be a rough review. We’ve haven’t had a negative review in quite a while so I know we are overdue for … Continue reading book review: furyborn by claire legrand

book review: escape by deana birch

4 stars! tw: mentions of human trafficking, drugging, drug use, toxic relationships, drugs, sexual assault, threats of rape, extreme poverty, kidnapping, mentions of abortion I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily from Book Sirens.  I recently joined a website called Book Sirens. It has eARCs available and … Continue reading book review: escape by deana birch

arc review: finding ashley by danielle steel

3.5 stars! tw: terminal illness, child death, extreme grief, cheating, parental death, alcoholism, toxic relationships, arson, forced adoption, use of word Indian, rape (graphic description), cohesion of sexual acts, helicopter crash resulting in death A special thank you goes to Netgalley and Random House publishing for allowing me to read this eARC. All thoughts and … Continue reading arc review: finding ashley by danielle steel

book review: the queen’s fortune by allison pataki

3.5 stars! tw: war, parental death, sexual harassment, cheating, slut shaming, slavery, spousal abuse, false imprisonment, blood, gore, threats of animal abuse, murder, rioting that turned violent, unjust laws against women, bullying, attempted suicide, cancer If you aren’t aware, I absolutely adore anything historical fiction. And Allison Pataki is one of my favorite historical fiction … Continue reading book review: the queen’s fortune by allison pataki

book review: starfish by akemi dawn brown

5 stars! tw: racism, toxic parental relationships, unwanted kissing, anxiety attacks, underage drinking, sexual abuse, attempted suicide, emotional abuse, cheating I have started and restarted this review at least four different times. I really struggled to put into words what this book means to me. It’s up there with Turtles All the Way Down and … Continue reading book review: starfish by akemi dawn brown

end of year survey: about blogs, bookstagram, etc

1. New favorite book blog/Bookstagram/Youtube channel you discovered in 2020? I recently discovered a blog called Trigger Warning Database. It’s a blog solely dedicated to putting trigger warnings on books. I think it’s a remarkable thing and I think they deserve all the attention and recognition.  2. Favorite post you wrote in 2020? The review … Continue reading end of year survey: about blogs, bookstagram, etc