Review: “Saints and Misfits” by S.K. Ali

This book was equally heart-warming and heart-breaking. I found myself unable to put this book down, and I found it wholly a good thing.

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Review: “Gemina” by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

There was no doubt in my mind that I would continue listening to this series via audiobook. It’s absolutely fantastic. I simply adore that there’s a full cast of voice actors along with sound effects and this oddly catchy tune that haunts the characters throughout the entire book, lol.

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Review: “Always and Forever, Lara Jean” by Jenny Han

I definitely did not expect to enjoy this like I did. Granted, there were parts I thought just dragged on but the story as a whole was adorable and its heart was amazing. I was glad to dive back into Lara Jean’s world, to see her family again and experience the sisterly love and the new addition to their family, and to see her with Peter, all the while experiencing these new and sometimes final things throughout her senior year of high school.

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ARC Review: “In Real Life” by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang

So, I’m really confused at this book. I requested in via NetGalley and the publisher lists the release date as February 13. But when I check on Goodreads, it’s been out since 2014! I don’t know if there are content changes or it’s being released by a new publisher. But I’m going to go ahead and label this as an ARC review.

Thanks NetGalley and First Second / Square Fish Books for giving a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review.

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ARC Review: “The Belles” by Dhonielle Clayton

wanted to love this book so much. First off, the cover is absolutely stunning. It provides just a hint of the lush, magical world of The Belles. And yet… Well, when authors I love rave about this book as well, it makes me all the more excited. This is the first book by Clayton that I’ve read, her fantasy debut. While I enjoyed it for the most part, there were also some glaring issues which prevented me from clutching the book to my heart in merriment.

Thank you to NetGalley and Disney Book Group for giving me a free, digital copy in exchange for an honest review!

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January 2018 Wrap-Up & Book Haul!

What a fun beginning to the new year! I can’t believe January is already over! I felt like it just started!

Anyway, this was a fun month for me. I celebrated my 29th birthday by buying books! Okay, well, I bought myself one book and the rest were bought with gift cards or were given to me as gifts! And I actually surprised myself by reading my normal average number of books. I doubt I’ll do so well the rest of the months due to personal issues and a general hiatus I plan on taking (more on that in a later post).

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