The Guest List by Lucy Foley – A Review

The Guest List by Lucy Foley Mystery | Thriller Published by William Morrow Released March 19, 2020 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: One of the things that I love about Book of the Month is that the service prompts me to read outside of my comfort zone. I’ve been surprised several times in the past, but with […]

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No Bad Deed by Heather Chavez – A Review

No Bad Deed by Heather Chavez Thriller | Mystery Published by William Morrow Released February 18th, 2020 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free finished copy of this book from the publisher. This in no way affects my opinions. Most of us like to think of ourselves as good people, as the kind of […]

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The April Book Releases That I’m Most Excited About

The world is scary and complicated right now, but at least we still have books, right? April has quite a few new releases that I’m really looking forward to. And for some reason, almost all of them are coming out on April 7th! Like many people, I’m not financially secure enough to run out and […]

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The Best Books I Read in 2019

2019 was a great reading year for me. A couple of these books have become all-time favorites of mine, and I’m looking forward to reading them over and over again. It was hard to narrow this list down to ten books, so here are my top 15 books of 2019. 15. $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost […]

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My March 2020 TBR

It’s finally March (my birthday month!!), and to celebrate I’ve put together an extra-long TBR! I tend to set very, very unrealistic goals for myself, as you can see with this TBR. Will I be able to finish 31 books in 31 days? Probably not, but it’s a goal for me to strive towards! One of the […]

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All the Books I DNFed in 2019

Looking back over the books I’ve read in 2019, I’ve had a pretty damn good reading year. I’m working on my best-of and worst-of lists right now, and can’t wait to share them with you guys. Today, though, let’s talk about the books that I DNFed this year. If you don’t DNF books, think about […]

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Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – A Review

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie Fiction | Contemporary | Magical Realism Published by Random House Released September 3rd, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this novel from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. “Every quest takes place in both the sphere of […]

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The Best Books I’ve Read in One Year of Book Blogging

As I mentioned in a previous post, today is the one year anniversary of Read Yourself Happy.  As part of the celebrations, I wanted to share the top ten best and worst books I’ve read and discovered in the first year of my book blogging journey.  Here are the ten best books I’ve read in my […]

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New Book Releases for August 27th, 2019

It’s Tuesday! Here are the new books coming out today! The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich by Ibi Zoboi Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks Rage (Stormheart #2) by Cora Carmack Trans+: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You by Karen Rayne and Kathryn Gonzales The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri […]

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Interview with Author Robert McCaw – Friday Favorites

Robert McCaw is the author of the Koa Kāne Hawaiian Mystery series, the second book of which I reviewed last week. The series is focused on Hilo police detective Koa Kāne as he works to uncover mysteries and crimes. After reading the interview, take a look at my review for Off the Grid (Koa Kāne Hawaiian Mystery #2) or […]

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Lost You by Haylen Beck – A Review

Lost You by Haylen Beck (pseudonym for Stuart Neville) Mystery | Psychological Thriller Published by Crown Publishing Group Upcoming Release: August 6, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I received a free finished copy of this novel from Crown Publishing in exchange for an honest review. “Even though logic and reason told her otherwise, she knew the moment […]

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New Book Releases for July 30, 2019

It’s Tuesday! Here are the new books coming out today! The Ascent to Godhood (Tensorate #4) by J.Y. Yang How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor and illustrated by Tana Ford The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson Speaking of Summer by Kalisha Buckhanon The Book Charmer (Dove Pond, #1) by […]

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2019 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Last week, on July 23, the longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize (previously known as the Man Booker Prize) was announced, and there are some really spectacular books on this list. The shortlist will be announced on September 3, 2019, with the winner being announced on October 14, 2019. The most noticeable aspect of this […]

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Where to Find High-Quality Essential Oils: Foxy Links, July 15, 2019

Daily Quote “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby News & Links Consumers Advocate has a great list of where to find high-quality essential oils in 2019. They tested eleven different companies to find out what was in their oils. It’s important to […]

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New Book Releases for June 11, 2019

It’s Tuesday! Here are the new books coming out today! Bunny by Mona Awad The Good Sister by Gillian McAllister Honestly, We Meant Well by Grant Ginder The Paper Wasp by Lauren Acampora Recursion by Blake Crouch Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson The Book of Disappearance by Ibtisam Azem Bunny by Mona Awad Call Your Daughter Home by Deb […]

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