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: 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 …

Book Review — Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Book 1 of Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery Series Genre: Mystery, Cozy Mystery, Amateur SleuthPublished by: BerkleyPublish date: May 4, 2021Number of pages: 304 pagesAuthor’s website: local! Buy the book on BookShop! The first book in a new culinary cozy series full of sharp humor and delectable dishes—one that might just be killer.... When Lila Macapagal moves …

Book Review — Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night by Morgan Parker

I received an ARC from NetGalley and Tin House Publishing. I am giving this review voluntarily. Rating: 4/5 Genre: Poetry Morgan Parker's Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night is being reprinted! This is the first collection of the author's. Her other notable works are There are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé and Magical …

Book Review — Where Hope Comes From: Poems of Resilience, Healing, and Light by Nikita Gill

I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and Hachette Books in exchange for an honest review. I am giving this review voluntarily and all thoughts are my own. Rating: 5/5 Genre: Poetry During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, poet Nikita Gill captures, the heartache, loss, hope, and other hosts of …

Book Review — How to Kill Your Best Friend by Lexie Elliott

I received an Advanced Reader's Copy from NetGalley and Berkley Publishing Group. This review is voluntary and thoughts are my own. Rating: 3.5/5 (rounded up to 4/5 on Goodreads) Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Fiction If you suspected your best friend, the person you were closest to in the whole world, was a murderer, what would you …

Book Review — Lawbreaking Ladies: 50 Tales of Daring, Defiant, and Dangerous Women from History by Erika Owen

I received an Advanced Reader's Copy from NetGalley and Tiller Press. This review is voluntary. Rating: 4/5 Genre: History, Women's History, Non-Fiction, True Crime Discover 50 fascinating tales of female pirates, fraudsters, gamblers, bootleggers, serial killers, madams, and outlaws in this illustrated book of lawbreaking and legendary women throughout the ages Many of us are …

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