*First Line Friday 9/9/22* Spells for Forgetting- Adrienne Young

A deeply atmospheric story about ancestral magic, an unsolved murder, and a second chance at true love. Emery Blackwood’s life changed forever the night her best friend was found dead and the love of her life, August Salt, was accused of murdering her. Years later, she is doing what her teenage self swore she never […]

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*Goodreads Monday 8/29/22* Leech- Hiron Ennes

Goodreads Monday was hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.   It’s now hosted by Budget Tales Book Blog.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading. In an isolated chateau, as far north as north goes, the baron’s doctor has died. The doctor’s replacement has a mystery to […]

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*Book Review* I’m Glad My Mom Died- Jennette McCurdy

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life. Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition. Her mother’s dream was for her […]

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*First Line Friday 8/19/22* Kingdom of the Feared- Kerri Maniscalco

Two curses. One prophecy. A reckoning all have feared. And a love more powerful than fate. All hail the king and queen of Hell. Emilia is reeling from the shocking discovery that her twin sister, Vittoria, is alive. But before she faces the demons of her past, Emilia yearns to claim her king, the seductive […]

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*Goodreads Monday 8/15/22* Your Driver is Waiting- Priya Guns

Goodreads Monday was hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.   It’s now hosted by Budget Tales Book Blog.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading. In this electrifyingly fierce and funny social satire– a gender-flipped reboot of the iconic 1970’s film “Taxi Driver”–a ride share driver is […]

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*Review* The Depths- Nicole Lesperance

A tropical island full of secrets. Two Victorian ghosts, trapped for eternity. And a seventeen-year-old girl determined not to be next. Eulalie Island should be a paradise, but to Addie Spencer, it’s more like a prison. Forced to tag along to the remote island on her mother’s honeymoon, Addie isn’t thrilled about being trapped there […]

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*Goodreads Monday 8/8/22* It Looks Like Us- Alison Ames

Goodreads Monday was hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.   It’s now hosted by Budget Tales Book Blog.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading. The remote terror of THE THING meets the body horror of WILDER GIRLS in this fast-paced Antarctic thriller. Shy high school junior […]

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*First Line Friday 8/5/22* Leech- Hiron Ennes

A surreal and horrifying debut, Hiron Ennes’s Leech defies our understanding of identity, heredity, and bodily autonomy. “A wonderful new entry to Gothic science fiction, impeccably clever and atmospheric. Think Wuthering Heights… with worms!”—Tamsyn Muir MEET THE CURE FOR THE HUMAN DISEASE In an isolated chateau, as far north as north goes, the baron’s doctor has died. The […]

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*Goodreads Monday 8/1/22* The Second Death of Edie and Violet Bond- Amanda Glaze

Goodreads Monday was hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.   It’s now hosted by Budget Tales Book Blog.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading. Deliciously chilling and edge-of-your-seat suspenseful.” —Nina LaCour, Printz Award–winning author of We Are Okay Sacramento, 1885 Edie and Violet Bond know the truth […]

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*Goodreads Monday 7/25/22* All’s Well- Mona Awad

Goodreads Monday was hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.   It’s now hosted by Budget Tales Book Blog.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading. Miranda is a theatre professor whose life is less than satisfactory. After falling during a performance early in her acting career, she […]

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