November Reads and December TBR

November Wrap-Up Turns out, putting a goal into writing really does help motivate you to get it done! My original TBR list for November was slightly different from what I actually read, but I changed it due to a self-imposed book-buying ban. I put Throne of Glass and Shadow of Bone (two books I REALLY want … Continue reading November Reads and December TBR

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Painted Girls was not quite what I expected. I didn't dislike it, but I wasn't completely enthralled with it either... The book follows Marie and Antoinette van Goethem as they struggle to survive in Paris in the 1800s. With their father dead, their mother spending her … Continue reading The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close

Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close Stars: ⭐️⭐️ “A little day drinking never hurt anyone, no?” Girls in White Dresses “follows” the lives of three friends, Isabella, Mary, and Lauren, as they navigate through countless dates, wedding showers, babies, and life in general. I say “follows” because it sort of flips back and forth … Continue reading Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee Stars: ⭐️⭐️ “This is your fault, Henry. At least try to fix things.” I was rather looking forward to reading this book, and am sadly disappointed with the result. There’s been so much hype for … Continue reading The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Book Review: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “‘Keep it,’ he said, his gaze boring into hers like he’d seen Shah Rukh Khan do to a dozen different actresses in a dozen different Bollywood movies. ‘Remember me.’ He paused. ‘And don’t tattle.’” This book was insanely adorable! … Continue reading Book Review: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Book Review: the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur

the sun and her flowers by rupi kaur The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “what is the greatest lesson a woman should learn/that since day one/she’s already had everything she needs within herself/it’s the world that convinced her she did not” I have never cried while reading a book before, but … Continue reading Book Review: the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur

Book Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Just because I studied cadavers didn’t mean I couldn’t appreciate beautiful garments.” I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. I will admit, I read it mainly because of the intriguing title. I mean "Stalking Jack the Ripper"! Who wouldn't want to read that? … Continue reading Book Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco