Book Review: What You Never Knew by Jessica Hamilton

What You Never Knew by Jessica Hamilton ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ท (three stars as rated in cameras with the pesky habit of photographing stuff you’d rather no one else knew about) I was given a free Advanced Reader Copy of this book by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Alright, I thought this bookContinue reading “Book Review: What You Never Knew by Jessica Hamilton”

Book Review: The Guncle by Steven Rowley

The Guncle by Steven Rowley I was given a free copy of this book by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Um, so this book is adorable!!!Following the death of their mother, Maisie and Grant are sent to Palm Springs to spend the summer with GUP (gay uncle Patrick) also knownContinue reading “Book Review: The Guncle by Steven Rowley”

Book Review: Malice by Heather Walter

Malice by Heather Walter ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ (three four stars, as rated in angsty little teenage chaos demons that are literally gonna snap ANY MINUTE NOW!) I received a free advanced reader copy of this book by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. EDIT I have updated my rating now that it has beenContinue reading “Book Review: Malice by Heather Walter”

Book Review: Sarahland by Sam Cohen

Sarahland by Sam Cohen ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‘‘ (five stars as rated in crowns because “Sarah” means PRINCESS, y’all! Don’t @ me, cuz it’s true) I was given a free advanced copy of this book by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Okay, I was really hoping to love this book. But, people, IContinue reading “Book Review: Sarahland by Sam Cohen”

Book Review: 100 Boyfriends by Brontez Purnell

100 Boyfriends by Brontez Purnell ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿค˜ (three stars, as rated in rock and roll hands because of the ending. ๐Ÿ™Š) I was given a free advanced reader copy of this book by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. My, oh my. How to go about reviewing this. My words here areContinue reading “Book Review: 100 Boyfriends by Brontez Purnell”

December Reading Wrap-Up

A day late but… This month (last month?) boasted a lot of winners! Woot! The circumstances of 2020 aside, I flew through a ton of books this year and am rather pleased with myself for it. Without further delay, here’s what I enjoyed (or not) in December. Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐ŸธContinue reading “December Reading Wrap-Up”

Book Review: Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver

Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ (four stars as rated in classy-ass martinis, darling) I was given an advanced reader copy of this book by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Ashley Weaver, you evil genius. Giving out free โ€œARCโ€™sโ€ of the first book in your deliciously bingeable seriesContinue reading “Book Review: Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver”

Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ (five stars, as rated in lab mice) At the outset, I worried that I would not enjoy this book. And even a good third of the way in, I wouldnโ€™t have said that I was terribly invested in it. But Bahni Turpinโ€™s narration was reliably persuasive, and thank goodnessContinue reading “Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi”

Book Review: Where Dreams Descend (Kingdom of Cards #1)

Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ (four stars, as rated in mystical crystal balls) Janella Angeles, you evil genius. My, oh my, oh my. I was NOT expecting this book. First, talk about some serious Phantom of the Opera vibes but with a bit of The Night Circus built in. Basically, queue up theContinue reading “Book Review: Where Dreams Descend (Kingdom of Cards #1)”

Girl on a brand new site!

Hi! To whomever is reading this, let me just say that I’m SO glad you’re here! I’ve taken a few swings at blogging before but always felt – if I’m honest – a bit out of my depth. My last blogging pursuit was a page that still holds a piece of my heart titled, “GirlContinue reading “Girl on a brand new site!”