Book Review — Last Call (Murder on the Rocks #2) by Cathi Stoler

I received an advance review copy for free from Book Sirens, and I am leaving this review voluntarily. Rating: 4/5 Genre: Fiction, Murder Mystery, Amateur Slueth Published by: Level Best BooksPublish date: November 17, 2020Number of pages: 252 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.cathistoler.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! Bar None, set in the heart of New York City, …

Book Review — Somebody’s Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford

I received and Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of the audiobook from Netgalley and MacMillian Audio. This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: MemoirPublished by: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, MacMillian AudioPublish date: June 1, 2021Number of pages: 242 pagesAuthor’s website: http://www.ashleycford.net/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! For as long as …

Book Review — Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

I received and Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of this book from Netgalley and Feiwel & Friends. This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: YA ThrillerPublished by: Feiwel & FriendsPublish date: June 1, 2021Number of pages: 432 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.faridahabikeiyimide.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! “I’m so excited to be publishing ’Ace …

Book Review — While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory

I received an ARC from Netgalley and Berkley Books . This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: Romance, FictionPublished by: Berkley BooksPublish date: July 13th, 2021Number of pages: 336 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.jasmineguillory.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! Two people realize that it's no longer an act when they veer off-script in …

Book Review — The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

© Andrew Hayes-WatkinsI received an advanced audio copy of this book from Netgalley and MacMillian audio. Thank you! This review is given voluntarily. Genre: Thriller, Mystery, FictionPublished by: Macmillan Audio / Celadon BooksPublish date: June 15th, 2021Audio Length: 10 hoursNumber of pages: 352 pagesAuthor’s website: https://twitter.com/AlexMichaelidesSupport local! Buy the book on BookShop! Edward Fosca is a murderer. …

Book Review — Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook by Eric Ripert

I received and eARC of this cookbook from Netgalley and Appetite by Random House. This review is voluntary. Genre: CookbookPublished by: Appetite by Random HousePublish date: April 20th 2021Number of pages: 256 pagesAuthor’s website: http://www.aveceric.com/eric-ripertSupport local! Buy the book on BookShop! From one of the world's most renowned chefs, 110 essential recipes that bring out the beauty …

Book Review — Dear Azula, I Have a Crush on Danny Phantom by Azura Tyabji and Jackson Neal

Rating: 3/5 Genre: Poetry Dear Azula, I Have a Crush on Danny Phantom is a crossover of our coming of age universes. Exploring the interplay of adolescence and media, Dear Azula is a masterclass on how Generation Z see themselves reflected on screen, how they find themselves in characters when the world does not grant …

Book Review — The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Genre: Romance, FictionPublished by: Berkley Date First Published: May 30th 2018Number of pages: 323 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.helenhoang.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! This romance novel follows Stella Lane, an econometrician with Asperger's Syndrome, on her quest to learn how to be in a relationship especially the sexual aspects of a relationship. Reader, she is looking to find …

Book Review — JET BLACK: the prelude Volume 1 (Books 1-3) by Bre Ashley

Rating: 4-4.5/5 Genre: poetry [book 1], “shaded injustice” challenges you to find your identify places, people, and things in your life where injustice was covert or supervised. next, create your own vision for what equality, diversity, and justice look like for you. lastly, identify ways you can work to make this vision an everyday reality. …

Book Review —Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Fiction, Short Stories, (I listened to the audiobook) Set among the cities and suburbs of Florida, each story in Milk Blood Heat delves into the ordinary worlds of young girls, women, and men who find themselves confronted by extraordinary moments of violent personal reckoning. These intimate portraits of people and relationships scour …