Book reviews

“Latitudes of Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup: ARC Review

First off, what?? I won a Goodreads giveaway!? What in the heck is up with that? I have never heard of anyone winning one of those things, likely due to the fact that the number of people entering is typically about 142,209,931 and the number of available copies is 1. Anyway, I got an ARC,… Continue reading “Latitudes of Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup: ARC Review

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Book review round-up: I have, in fact, reviewed some books

Hey! It's me again! Look at me go! I figured while I'm figuring out how to start my blog back up again that I would share some of the things I've been up to while I've been gone (besides snuggling). I actually wrote a few more book reviews for MuggleNet.com and their book blog. Several… Continue reading Book review round-up: I have, in fact, reviewed some books

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I’m on a roll! This time, a YA Book Review: “The Kingdom” by Jess Rothenberg — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley

Look at me, reviewing books again all bloggy-like! I'm a tad late re-sharing this post, but since this is one of those hot-bloggy-YA titles, I figured I would share it on here. It's worth noting that I wrote this review for a different site so I held back some snark that I'd normally use on… Continue reading I’m on a roll! This time, a YA Book Review: “The Kingdom” by Jess Rothenberg — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley

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Book Review: “The Time Machine” by H.G. Wells, Illustrated by Alessandro Lecis and Alessandra Panzeri — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley

Hey! I wrote another thing! I had the chance to review another book for MuggleNet's Book Trolley, so you should go read it 🙂 Illustrated by artists Ale + Ale, the world of H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine is brought vividly to life in this edition from Rockport Publishers’ new Classics Reimagined series. The story,… Continue reading Book Review: “The Time Machine” by H.G. Wells, Illustrated by Alessandro Lecis and Alessandra Panzeri — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley

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I’m alive and I wrote a book review! Book Review: “Literary Places” by Sarah Baxter — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley

OMG, it me! I'm alive! Here's proof: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bv7dameHahy/ I've been living in sunny Florida for over a year now, being a librarian, living with my boyfriend, and spending most of my time and money being a Disney passholder (see Instagram account, which is basically all Disney now). It is quite excellent. I still volunteer at… Continue reading I’m alive and I wrote a book review! Book Review: “Literary Places” by Sarah Baxter — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley

Book reviews, Rants & Reflections

So I read a Harlequin romance…

Yes! I read a Harlequin romance! Why? Well, I was required to. But I'm actually very glad I was. Explanation: this summer I took a course in Adult Popular Literature and Reader's Advisory (the librarian term for how to recommend books to people). For the course, we were required to read about 9 novels from… Continue reading So I read a Harlequin romance…

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“One for the Money” review: or, I listened to an audiobook! Here’s how that went.

One for the Money by Janet Evanovich. Recorded Books: 2011. Narrated by C.J. Critt. I read a Stephanie Plum novel! And I listened to an audiobook! Or rather, I listened to a Stephanie Plum audiobook! Woot! Explanation: I'm taking an Adult Pop Lit/reader's advisory class (which I've said before, sorry) and had to read many… Continue reading “One for the Money” review: or, I listened to an audiobook! Here’s how that went.

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“This One Summer” review: singing the song of purple summer

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki. First Second: 2014. Hello, blog! I miss you a lot. *hugs* Let's start catching up on reviews, shall we? I read This One Summer this summer because I had heard wonderful things about out it, and a YA graphic novel was quick enough to fit in among… Continue reading “This One Summer” review: singing the song of purple summer

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“Mirror in the Sky” Review: or, what happens when you force something into YA

Mirror in the Sky by Aditi Khorana. Razorbill: 2016. I read a book! It's called Mirror in the Sky, and it was written by Aditi Khorana. (I couldn't figure out an intro to this post - could you tell??) I heard about his book from Kristina Horner, a YouTuber who does a lot of BookTube stuff. She read it… Continue reading “Mirror in the Sky” Review: or, what happens when you force something into YA

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“Difficult Women” Review: not what I expected

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. Grove Press, 2017. Look at me cranking out blog posts! It's time for another review of a book I read for the Resist Readathon I'm running as part of an online book club I co-manage. This was our feminist pick. Difficult Women is a collection of short stories by Roxane Gay, a well-known… Continue reading “Difficult Women” Review: not what I expected