• Book Review

    The Grimrose Girls

    Once upon a time, there were four girls and then one of them drowned. Was it suicide or was it murder?  My Thoughts  Thank you so much to the author, NetGalley, and Sourcebooks Fire for a copy of this ARC in exchange for an honest review. I went into this book completely blind and was so surprised by this unique concept and how much I enjoyed this slow burn thrill!  So this book was definitely a slowwwwwww burn and at first I was hesitant to continue the read. I was very overwhelmed by all the characters and their conflicting stories and I just didn’t know what to think. It was…

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    Little Thieves

    Once upon a time there was a horrible girl caught between Death and Fortune. They give her an impossible choice so she decides to steal her future back, by any means necessary.   My Thoughts   I am so grateful to NetGalley, Henry Holt, and the author for this copy in exchange for an honest review! This was such a crazy retelling from a story that I had never read, but has become one of my favorites! Margaret Owens has a way with telling a fantastic story and introducing us to female characters that are what I wish I had been introduced to when I was younger.  This was such a…

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    Payback’s a Witch

    Emmy Harlow has made a new life for herself without magic. But when a spellcasting tournament draws her back to her old life, she might realize that magic might not be so bad.  My Thoughts  Thank you so much to NetGalley, Berkley, and the author for this book in exchange for an honest review! This was the perfect book to get me in the witchy mood. It has everything you want for a way to get into the Halloween spirit, if you love Halloween, but don’t need to have a heartache from screaming.  First of all, let me start by saying that the setting is absolutely amazing and CAN I…

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    Crossbones

    The Pirate King is dead and so the trial for the Bone Crown begins. Out of six captains, who will be the next pirate king orrrr…. QUEEN?!?  My Thoughts  Thank you so much to NetGalley, Wattpad Books, and the author for this book in exchange for an honest review! If you are looking for your next pirate read, this is the book for YOU!  Wow, this book was such a great and refreshing read to start off my month of spooky reads. Although this read wasn’t spooky, it contained interesting magic and it was the adventure that I’ve been waiting for! This book started off with such a shocking bang…

  • Book Lists

    Top 5 September Reads

    I managed to read so many great books this month! I don’t know how I can choose, but these five books shocked me, made me laugh, made me cry and are books I will NEVER forget! Have you read any of these?  I am Dressed in Sin by C.M. Stunich  OMG…. I have been waiting for this read for sooooo long! It had been so long that I had to reread the first book to remember what happened before I read the second book. However, once I caught up, I just dove right in and devoured the entire read in one night. The main character just gets better and better…

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    Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow

    In the town of Sleepy Hollow, everyone knows the tale of the Horseman, but when 14 year old Ben Van Brunt discovers a body in the woods, it leads him on a path of discovery and heartbreak.  My Thoughts  Thank you so much to NetGalley and the author for this ARC in exchange for an honest review! I am so obsessed with this author and all her dark and twisted fantasies and this book DID NOT DISAPPOINT!!   I had read the classic story of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” when I was younger and have always been fascinated with it. The movie with Johnny Depp came out and I was…

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    Lakesedge

    Violeta Graceling has been fighting the shadows that have haunted her brother for as long as she can remember. But, when a handsome and sinister stranger demands for them to join him in his haunted family estate, the shadows become more familiar than she ever could have imagined.   My Thoughts  Thank you so much to NetGalley and the author for this ARC in exchange for an honest review! This gothic fantasy gave me spooky vibes that are perfect for fall and some handsome and dark figures I didn’t know that I needed.  I discovered this read through scrolling through NetGalley’s amazing collection of books and I am so happy I…

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    Powerful Purples

    The citizens of Winter suffer through a ceremony with deadly surprises and Harlow is caught up in the politics of Summer in a way that she never expected. Can our friends get their happy ending or will war overtake everything?  My Thoughts  Thank you so much to NetGalley and the author for this ARC in exchange for an honest review! What an amazing ending to such an action packed and unique series. This installment provided me with everything I wanted and things I didn’t even know I needed!  The last installment left me in such a funk because I had no idea where the story could possibly go from there.…

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    Stalking Shadows

    Marie and her sister Ama mix and sell perfumes during market day in their small town in hopes of making enough money for one sister to marry well. However, they have a secret and it is not how they make their perfumes….  My Thoughts  I am so grateful to NetGalley and the author for sending me this ARC in exchange for an honest review. I found the concept of the book extremely interesting and THE COVER IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! However, I had mixed emotions about the book and just wished the characters just gave a little more.  When I first started reading this book, I found the setting just amazing…

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    Velvet Was the Night

    In 1970, Mexico City was struggling to find peace within its political climate, but all Maite wanted to do is read her romance stories and dream about a better time. But, when her neighbor asks her to watch her cat, Maite is dragged into a world of communism, gangs, and corrupt politics she never wanted to enter.  My Thoughts   I received this read as an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thank you so much to NetGalley and the author for this opportunity. I’m such a huge fan of this author and I was so excited to get this read. Although there were some elements of the story…