Title: Normal People Author: Sally Rooney Publisher: Hogarth Format: Paperback, 304 pages Synopsis: Librarian's note: An alternate cover edition can be found here At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother… Continue reading Review: Normal People
Hello lovelies! I hope you all are having a great weekend so far! Top 5 Saturday is hosted by Devouring Books and today's prompt is: Retellings! I LOVE retellings -- Jane Austen, Sherlock Holmes and Alice in Wonderland especially. Not all of these were five star reads for me but I really did enjoy each… Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Retellings
Today V.E. Schwab’s Monsters of Verity duology got a re-release with these gorgeous new covers! This is one of my favorite duologies and I love these covers! I think they perfectly capture the story Schwab weaves throughout the pages of each book. This Savage Song was the second book by Schwab that I read, and… Continue reading Happy Re-release Day Monsters of Verity!
Title: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Author: Lewis Carroll Format: Audiobook performed by Scarlett Johansson Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is one of my favorite books. I loved having it read to me as a child, and now as an adult I try to read it at least once a year. But I've never… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
I, and I CANNOT stress this enough, would die for Gideon and Harrowhark Nonagesimus. I'd intended this post to be a review but as I tried to write it I realized that I needed to talk about Gideon and Harrow, and what they, and this book mean to me as a Queer reader, who had… Continue reading Finding Myself in Gideon the Ninth
Title: Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood Author: Sarah J Maas Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Format: Hardcover, 803 pages House of Earth and Blood on Goodreads Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MINOR PLOT SPOILERSThis book took me pleasantly by surprised and is probably my favorite Sarah J Maas book that I’ve read. The plot… Continue reading Review : Crescent City, House of Earth and Blood
Over the last few weeks life for a lot of us has gone from normal to practicing social distancing and then to living in quarantine. When I was laid off from my job I knew I’d need to find things other than Netflix and Disney+ to keep me going. But I also wanted to do… Continue reading 5 Audiobooks about Pandemics to Listen to While in Quarantine