“For the boat rockers, the rulebreakers, and the troublemakers. No one ever became a legend by blending in.” I had been putting this one off for so long. I will admit that because it was more of a western had me hesitant to pick it up. Thankfully, Whitney @ WhitReadsLit suggested a buddy read and … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: My Calamity Jane by Hand and Layla by Colleen Hoover
This was a recommendation to fill out a challenge prompt. This is my first book by Haddix and it was a really quick read. It is intended for a much younger audience and it's apparent. It was quite simplistic in plot and character development but I did enjoy my time with it. I was really … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: Fangirl vol. 1, Running out of Time, Stage Dreams, & Twenty-one Truths about Love.
It's been a few weeks since I've finished this one. I have dropped my rating from 3.5 to 3 stars. This one was just an okay read for me. I loved Mina's story 100% more than Margot's. I actually found myself quite annoyed with Margot several times. The amount of times she talks about how … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: The Last Story of Mina Lee & The Unraveling of Cassidy Holmes
I'm so grateful that I've been able to do audiobooks lately. I'm still only able to do memoirs but it's helped me with this slump! I really enjoyed listening to this one! I saw someone post about this and it sounded great. I had no idea that these ladies had a podcast!! I loved how … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: Recent Audiobooks!
Title: The Vanishing Half Author: Brit Bennett Publisher: Riverhead Books Published: June 2, 2020 Pages: 343 Format: Hardcover, BoTM I bought this because so many people were raving about it. They were not wrong. This book is intense, heart breaking, sad, and hopeful. I actually love the brilliance of this title. Is the vanishing half: … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: The Vanishing Half & Ella Enchanted
Title: Red, White & Royal Blue Author: Casey McQuiston Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Published: May 14, 2019 Pages: 421 Format: Library e-book I am so sad. I wanted to love this but I just thought it was okay. I was on the fence for SO long because I didn't know if I would like all … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Red, White & Royal Blue, & Luster
Here we go again with some min-reviews!! So sorry guys. If you follow me on twitter, you know that I've been struggling with reviews. Reading has not been a struggle and I just keep reading. I'm so behind with reviews that I have to do some mini-reviews. 🙂 Title: Love & Gelato (#1) Author: Jenna … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: Love & Gelato, Furiously Happy, & Every Heart A Doorway
Title: Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2) Author: Julie Kagawa Pusblisher: Inkyard Press Pages: 480 I enjoyed the plot of the first book more. This book is all set up for the finale, which could be awesome. I definitely enjoyed getting to know the characters a bit more. The ending of this … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Soul of the Sword, The Hate U Give, & You’re Never Weird on the Internet
This graphic novel was so beautiful. It was heart breaking, emotional, inspirational and moving. This is a story that will stick with me for such a long time. It's gut wrenching how refugees are treated. This story is about a daughter who is looking into her parents past to understand them. We get a lot … Continue reading Mini Reviews: The Best We Could Do & Sandman Vol. 1,
I remember watching this movie and thinking it was absolutely terrible. It was part of the reason it took me so long to read the books. I should have known better. This was so good. I loved Tyson so much. There was a lot of action in this book and I never found myself bored. … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Sea of Monsters, & Wishful Drinking