Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer – a Review

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safron Foer Contemporary and/or Historical Fiction Published by Mariner Books Released April 4, 2006 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: This review was originally published on September 11, 2018. While I have made a few updates to formating and everything you see above this statement, everything that follows is the […]

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City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab – A Review

Note: This is a repost of a review published last year. The sequel to City of Ghosts, Tunnel of Bones, is now available. “Every time I get nervous or scared, I remind myself that every good story needs twists and turns. Every heroine needs an adventure.” The Book City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab Amazon | […]

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Roar by Cora Carmack – A Review

Roar (Stormheart #1) by Cora Carmack Fantasy Published by Tor Teen Released June 13, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Cora Carmack’s Roar is a book that has been on my radar for a while because the weather-based magic system sounded really cool. I finally made time for it this month, as it’s the chosen book for Chelsea Palmer‘s Page […]

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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo – A Review

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Grishaverse Trilogy #1 Fantasy Published by Square Fish/Macmillan Released June 5, 2012 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I read the Six of Crows duology and adored everything about it last year (read my reviews here). At the time, I didn’t know that the GrishaVerse trilogy existed, but looking back, I wish I had […]

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Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy – A Review

Once and Future

Once & Future (Once & Future #1) by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy Fantasy | Retelling | Science Fiction | Young Adult Published by Little, Brown and Company Released March 26, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Those of us in the book community who follow countless book-centric blogs, YouTube channels, Instagram accounts, etc., need to be […]

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The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick – A Review

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick Contemporary Fiction | Romance Published by Sarah Crichton Books Released September 2, 2008 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: When I was diagnosed as having bipolar disorder, I wanted to understand more about it. Since I’m obsessed with books, that resulted in trying to find books with bipolar characters. I typed […]

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Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days by Chris Guillebeau – A Review

Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days by Chris Guillebeau Non-Fiction | Self-Help | Personal Finance Published by Crown Business Released September 19, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: My number one goal in life is to work for myself. I’ve never been a fan of corporate 9-5 desk jobs or customer service jobs. It […]

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Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone – A Review

Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone Young Adult | Contemporary Published by Disney-Hyperion Released June 16, 2015 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Synopsis Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never […]

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Becoming by Michelle Obama – A Review

Becoming by Michelle Obama Non-Fiction | Memoir Published by Crown Released November 13, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I feel the need to preface this review by admitting a bit of bias. I have a massive crush on Michelle Obama. When Barack Obama ran for the presidency in 2008, I was in college studying political science. […]

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Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer – A Review

Echo North

Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer Young Adult | Fantasy | Fairy Tales Published by Page Street Publishing Released January 15, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The only two things I knew about this book when I added it to my Goodreads TBR list were that it has an absolutely amazing cover and that it’s a fairy tale […]

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Not My Bag by Sina Grace – A Review

Not My Bag by Sina Grace Graphic Novel | Fiction | LGBT Published by Image Comics Released October 30, 2012 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Working in retail, or any type of customer service, is difficult. You have to deal with the messiest, rudest people imaginable, and the work is rarely fulfilling. I worked in retail for […]

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Doctor Strange: The Fate of Dreams by Devin Grayson – A Review

Doctor Strange: The Fate of Dreams by Devin Grayson Young adult | Supernatural | Superhero Published by Marvel Released October 18, 2016 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: While I knew that DC Comics had published various novels based on their iconic comic book characters (such as Catwoman, Batman, and Wonder Woman), I wasn’t aware that Marvel had […]

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The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton – A Review

The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton Paranormal| Magical Realism | Young Adult Goodreads | Amazon Published by Candlewick Press Released March 13, 2018 Rating: Leslye Walton’s The Price Guide to the Occult follows the Blackburn women on an island in the Pacific Northwest. Eight generations of this family have lived on Anathema Island, founded by […]

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Shelf Life by Suzanne Strempek Shea – A Review

Shelf Life: Romance, Mystery, Drama, and Other Page-Turning Adventures from a Year in a Bookstore by Suzanne Strempek Shea Non-Fiction | Memoir Goodreads | Amazon Published by Beacon Press Released May 15, 2004 Rating: As a book lover, I take a lot of pleasure in hearing other people talk about their love of books, which is […]

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Trouble No Man by Brian Hart – A Review

Note: This review was originally published in December 2018, but I wanted to repost it in honor it being released today. It was one of my favorite books from 2018, and now that it’s finally out, I definitely recommend picking it up.  Trouble No Man by Brian Hart Fiction | Post-Apocalyptic Goodreads Published by Harper Perennial […]

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