Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters – A Review

Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters Romance | Contemporary Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Released December 3rd, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion. The biggest surprise of 2019 for me has […]

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Contemporary-a-thon Wrap-up

Last week, I shared my TBR for Contemporary-a-thon, round 5. I had planned on reading at least four books: Again, but Better by Christine Riccio The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston In the end, however, I only finished one – Again, but Better – because I […]

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Again, but Better by Christine Riccio – A Review

Again, but Better by Christine Riccio Contemporary | New Adult | Romance Published by Wednesday Books Released May 7th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “So—why didn’t something happen?” Because of me. Because I let fear make decisions for me. Because I’ve chosen to let the world push me around instead of pushing my way through the […]

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Contemporary-a-thon TBR, Round 5

Contemporary fiction is a genre that I don’t pick up often because I tend to choose a lot of science fiction, fantasy, or historical fiction when I’m looking for my next read. I found out this morning that today is the start of Round 5 of the Contemporary-a-Thon, so I figured it would be a […]

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Let’s Call It a Doomsday by Katie Henry – A Review

Let’s Call It a Doomsday by Katie Henry Contemporary | Mental Health | Young Adult Published by Katherine Tegen Books Released August 6th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Words matter. Words are important, their definitions and histories are important, they mean something. Words tell every story that has ever been told, by fires in caves and […]

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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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All the Water in the World by Karen Raney – A Review

All the Water in the World by Karen Raney Contemporary Fiction Published by Scribner Released August 6, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this novel in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. Karen Raney’s All the Water in the World isn’t the sort of book that […]

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Winter Flower by Charles Sheehan-Miles – A Review

Winter Flower by Charles Sheehan-Miles Contemporary Fiction Published by Cincinnatus Press Released June 4, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received this as a free ebook from the author in exchange for an honest review. A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about what trigger warnings are and whether or not they were […]

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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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If We Had Known by Elise Juska – A Review

If We Had Known by Elise Juska Contemporary Fiction Published by Grand Central Publishing Released April 17, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: If We Had Known by Elise Juska is a book surrounding a mass shooting in a mall in a small college town in Maine. We primarily follow Maggie, a writing professor at that college, who […]

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas – A Review

  The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Contemporary | Young Adult Published by Balzer + Bray Released February 28, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give deserves all the hype surrounding it. It’s a well-written, thoughtful, and important book that deals with difficult topics, and I’m certain this book is going to be […]

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Book Review: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

We were determined to ignore whatever needed to be ignored, to build a new world from nothing if nothing in our world could be salvaged. The Book Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer Goodreads What It Is Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is am an ambitious child, spending his time inventing, learning, acting, making […]

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