*I received this book from NetGalley and in no way shape or form does that affect my opinions. *CW: Suicide, Abuse As with Fiona Davis' previous novels, The Chelsea Girls blends two different storylines together seamlessly. This is a story of friendship, heartbreak, betrayal, and art in Post World War II America. We have the stories of … Continue reading #June19Review3



I thought it would be a good idea to update my followers on how I’m doing with my goals and challenges, and in a way, I feel like doing this holds me accountable.  You can find my 2019 Goals post here, it also includes links to the challenges that I will be doing. Reading goals: 47 out … Continue reading #MidYear19GoalUpdate


*THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS, READ AT YOUR OWN RISK!!! Today's review is for the book Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson *Disclaimer: seek out Own Voices reviews for representation. When I finished reading this book, I had a somewhat difficult time being able to fully form a concrete review, other than the fact that … Continue reading #June19Review2


Today's review is for The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James by Ashley Herring Blake. *Disclaimer: I am not a member of the LGBTQIA+ community. If you want to know how the community is represented I highly suggest seeking out Own Voices reviews. CW: Alcoholism I absolutely loved this book. The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James is … Continue reading #June19Review1


Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books, and Flavia at Flavia the Bibliophile, and will now be hosted by Katie at Never Not Reading, and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads. It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. (Information from Katie at Never Not Reading) Each month there is a new … Continue reading #June19CalendarGirls


Today's review is for Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco. Oh boy, I did not see the twist or the ending coming. What I loved is how much Audrey and Thomas have grown as characters and how much their relationship has grown. I also loved how there were so many possibilities for suspects. And dare I say … Continue reading #May19Review4


Top 5 Wednesday was originally created by Lainey from Gingerreadslainey and is now hosted by Sam from Thoughts on Tomes. There is a Goodreads group which lists the topics.  I will only be participating in this meme at least once a month, maybe more if it’s a topic that I’m really excited about. This week’s topic is books about mental … Continue reading #Top5Wednesday56


Today's review is for Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini. While this book is short, the story is extremely impactful, and not only the story but the dedication. The dedication reads: "This book is dedicated to the thousands of refugees who have perished at sea fleeing war and persecution." The story is a heartbreaking letter from a father … Continue reading #May19Review3