2019 Books · Book Review · Books · Review

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing – Review

Hi friends. Today, I will be reviewing My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing. This was a disturbing, yet amazing read. I found it a bit similar to a book I've already read, but it was still interesting and unique in it's own way. Book: My Lovely Wife Author: Samantha Downing Rating: ★★★★☆ Summary: Our love… Continue reading My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing – Review

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The Liebster Award #2 – Thank You So Much!!

It's time for Tag Thursday! Today's tag (or I guess I should say award) is The Liebster Award! I was tagged by the always and forever amazing Meeghan @ Meeghan Reads. Go check her post and blog out and then come back to finish reading this! I guarantee that you'll love it! Thank you so… Continue reading The Liebster Award #2 – Thank You So Much!!

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Top Ten Tuesday – Most Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2019

Hello to all my amazing friends! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday!! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Hello to all my amazing friends! Today’s topic is: Most anticipated releases for the second half of 2019… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Most Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2019

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The Wicked King by Holly Black – Review

Welcome to another book review my dear friends!! Today, we'll be reviewing The Wicked King by Holly Black. This was so much better than The Cruel Prince. Jude and Cardan were a lot more interesting, and the plot twists were amazing. Book: The Wicked King Author: Holly Black Other book in the series: The Cruel… Continue reading The Wicked King by Holly Black – Review

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Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Books Released In the Last Ten Years

Hey guys!! It's time for Top Ten Tuesday!! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: Unpopular Bookish Opinions. I've kind of done this before. I did an Unpopular Opinion book tag back in January… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Books Released In the Last Ten Years

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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens – Review

I'M BACK!!!! I'm so happy to announce that I am back after my month long hiatus! I've missed blogging, and blog hopping and commenting and just seeing everyone's amazing content and I can't wait to jump right back in. I apologize in advance if I begin to bombard your posts with a lot of comments… Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens – Review

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Turtles All The Way Down by John Green – Review

Hey everyone! Welcome to my review of Turtles All The Way Down by John Green. This book was emotional, painful, sad, and an amazing story that deals with mental illness. I loved the main character Aza, and I felt fer her so much. Book: Turtles All The Way Down Author: John Green Rating: ★★★★★ Summary:… Continue reading Turtles All The Way Down by John Green – Review

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Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2019

Hi friends! I hope you are having a fantastic Saturday! Today, I'm going to share with you my Monthly Wrap-Up for April 2019. April has been a great month for me in terms of reading. I'm still ahead on my Goodreads goal, I managed to read a lot more books, and I've been catching up… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2019

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Diversity and Representation in YA feat. a rant about ‘Americanism’ – Discussion

Welcome everyone! Today, I want to talk about a very sensitive yet important issue in the world of Young Adult books: diversity and representation. This is very sensitive and has been the subject of many controversies in the YA community. I'll also be venting my anger about what I'm dubbing, 'Americanism'. It means people seeing… Continue reading Diversity and Representation in YA feat. a rant about ‘Americanism’ – Discussion

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The Liebster Award – Thank You So Much!!

Hey friends! Today, I'm doing The Liebster Award which I was tagged in by the amazing Umairah @ Sereadipity. I'm going to also be shortening the questions/nominees to five, so let's get started! Thank you so much Umairah!! The Rules: (1) Acknowledge the blog who nominated you and display the award. (2) Answer the 11… Continue reading The Liebster Award – Thank You So Much!!

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Top Ten Tuesday – Inspirational Book Quotes

Hey everyone! It is time for Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: Inspirational Book Quotes. I don't really know that many inspirational quotes. As far as I'm concerned, quotes… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Inspirational Book Quotes

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A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi – Review

Welcome guys! Today, I bring to you my review of A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi. I read this over the weekend after a friend of mine kept recommending it to me. This was an honest, painful, and cute read. Book: A Very Large Expanse of Sea Author: Tahereh Mafi Rating: ★★★★★… Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi – Review

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Top Ten Tuesday – First Ten Books I Ever Reviewed

Welcome back folks! It is time for Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: (First Ten) Books I Reviewed (These do not have to be formal reviews. A small sentence… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – First Ten Books I Ever Reviewed

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I Found You by Lisa Jewell – Review

Welcome back friends. It's Monday, and today I bring to you my review of I Found You by Lisa Jewell. I finished this last week Wednesday and though I guessed how the stories were woven together, I still thoroughly enjoyed it. There was one aspect that wasn't fully resolved, but it wasn't something that detracted… Continue reading I Found You by Lisa Jewell – Review

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Top Ten Tuesday – Rainy Day Reads

Hello and welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: Rainy Day Reads (submitted by Shayna @ Clockwork Bibliotheca). I think this is a great topic, because it is April… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Rainy Day Reads

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Into The Water by Paula Hawkins – Review

It's Monday guys! I hope you are having a fantastic start to your week. Today, I'm reviewing Into The Water by Paula Hawkins. This was a confusing, twisted, and messed up book. I thought there were too many characters and that the plot was messy, but the ending was great and explained a lot of… Continue reading Into The Water by Paula Hawkins – Review

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Stalking Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco – Review

Welcome bookworms! Today's review is of Stalking Jack The Ripper. I really enjoyed this, and I think for a debut novel, it was great. However, there were some aspects that annoyed me, or that I would have loved for it to be explored some more. Book: Stalking Jack The Ripper Author: Kerri Maniscalco Rating: ★★★★☆… Continue reading Stalking Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco – Review

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Mystery Blogger Award | Thank you!!

Welcome everyone! Today, I'm supposed to do a book tag, however, I was nominated to do the Mystery Blogger Award and I'm so excited!! The Mystery Blogger Award was created by Okoto Enigma. I was nominated by the ever amazing Meeghan @ Meeghan Reads and Bakes. Be sure to check her blog out before you… Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award | Thank you!!

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Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Covers

Welcome guys to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is actually: Outrageous/Crazy/Uncharacteristic Things I’ve Done for the Love of Books (i.e. skipped meals, camped outside a bookstore, broke up with someone… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Covers

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Watching You by Lisa Jewell – Review

It's Monday! Time for another book review my friends! Today, I'll be reviewing Watching You by Lisa Jewell. This was a slow but exciting read, and I thoroughly enjoyed it, especially the last 40 percent. Let's get right into the review! Book: Watching You Author: Lisa Scottoline Rating: ★★★★★ Summary: Melville Heights is one of… Continue reading Watching You by Lisa Jewell – Review

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In The Woods by Tana French – Review

Welcome bookish friends! I hope you are having a fantastic Friday. Today, I'll be reviewing In The Woods by Tana French. This was an okay mystery that went downhill at the end. The characters were meh and I wasn't feeling very attached to the book. Book: In The Woods Author: Tana French Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Summary:… Continue reading In The Woods by Tana French – Review

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Tag Thursday – The Bookish Adventure Tag

Welcome everybody to my first book tag in a long time! Tag Thursday is where I scour the internet and all things bookish to find interesting ‘quizzes’ to answer so that you get to know more about me and my blog. Today, I bring to you The Bookish Adventure Tag created by the amazing Umairah… Continue reading Tag Thursday – The Bookish Adventure Tag

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Top Ten Tuesday – Things That Make Me Pick Up a Book

Welcome to the first TTT of April! I hope you are all having a fantastic day! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: Things That Make Me Pick Up a Book. There a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Things That Make Me Pick Up a Book

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Vicious by V.E. Schwab – Review

Welcome to my first post of April. Today, I'm going to be reviewing Vicious by V.E. Schwab. Vicious is a part sci-fi, part paranormal, part fantasy story with an amazing anti-hero and a great plot. Book: Vicious Author: V.E. Schwab Rating: ★★★★☆ Summary: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who… Continue reading Vicious by V.E. Schwab – Review

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Top Ten Tuesday – Books On Hold and On My TBR

Hi friends, and welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Today's topic is: Books on My Spring 2019 TBR. I'm going to be honest, I don't exactly have books on my TBR that I wanted to read in spring. I just add books and read them whenever I can possibly get to them. So, here are the books that I have on hold right now from the library, and the five newest additions to my TBR!

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Top Ten Tuesday – Standalone Books That Need a Sequel

Hello and welcome back to another Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: Standalone Books That Need a Sequel Because I don't read that many standalone novels that have open endings, I'm going to do a mix of series and standalone novels that I think needed another book to properly wrap things up. Let's get started!

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Announcement!

Hey guys! How are you all doing? I just wanted to say that I'm taking a short hiatus as I am currently overwhelmed with school. I should probably be back by next week, but don't worry if I'm not before then as I will probably be caught in the evil clutches of the school system. Keep reading, and I'll see you soon! Yours truly, JR

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Top Ten Tuesday – 2019 Releases That I’m Still Waiting For

Bonjour and welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: Characters I’d Like To Switch Places With (submitted by Sara @ A Gingerly Review) However, I'm feeling slightly rebellious today. So instead, I am going to do: 2019 Releases That I'm Still Waiting For Let's get started!

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Tag Thursday – The Coffee Book Tag

Welcome back everyone to Tag Thursday. It's been a while since I did this (2 weeks, yikes!) and I'm glad to be doing this again. Tag Thursday is where I scour the internet and all things bookish to find interesting ‘quizzes’ to answer so that you get to know more about me and my blog. However, today's tag comes from the lovely Umairah @ Sereadipity (go check her out!) and is called The Coffee Book Tag. I am not a coffee drinker (the smell is is awful in my opinion) but I love the prompts, so let's jump right in!

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WWW Wednesday #12

Welcome to another WWW Wednesday post! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On A World of Words. The Three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Let’s get started!

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Top Ten Tuesday – Places Mentioned In Books That I’d Like to Visit

Hello! Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and The Bookish, and is now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is: Places Mentioned In Books That I’d Like to Visit (submitted by Georgia @ Just Read Them) I love travelling, and visiting/living in countries besides the US is a goal of mine anybody got some spare cash to give to a wannabe traveler? Today, I'm listing seven places from books that I would love to visit. Let's get started.