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Book Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Genres: literary fiction; magical realism; contemporary Why I read it: The description. I’m a sucker for magical realism, and this sounded like something very relevant right now. Who I’d recommend it to: I think this is one that I would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Genres: fantasy Why I read it: The description really intrigued me. I mean, what lives are like for the kids who go through magical doors and then come back to our world? Yes, please! Who I’d recommend it to: Almost … Continue reading

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Double Book Review: The Haunted/The Hunted by Cassie Alexander

                          Genres: erotica; BDSM (sort of) erotica; paranormal Why I read them: I was in the mood for something kind of mindless, and found these waaaay back in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Genres: literary fiction; contemporary Why I read it: I read a sample in Buzz Books back in 2015 (the publication year) and absolutely fell in love with Groff’s writing style. I’ve been itching to get a copy ever since and … Continue reading

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Book Review: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

Genres: mystery; contemporary; thriller Why I read it: Why wouldn’t I want to read it might be simpler. But, I entered and won a giveaway on goodreads for the audiobook, so that’s why I’ve read (listened to, whatever) this so soon. … Continue reading

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Book Review: love, & you by Gretchen Gomez

Genres: poetry Why I read it: I follow Gretchen’s blog, and I follow her on twitter, so I was anxiously awaiting release day for this one! (Then, of course, life happened and it took a month for me to actually … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mad Woman by Kat Savage

    Genres: poetry Why I read it: It’s been on my TBR for a long time, I follow Kat Savage on social media (instagram, twitter) so I was pretty sure I’d like her poetry, and she was recommended to me … Continue reading

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Book Review: Burntown by Jennifer McMahon

  Genres: mystery/thriller/suspense; a little horror; a touch of paranormal   Why I read it: I really liked The Winter People, so when I saw Jennifer McMahon’s newest book on NetGalley, I had to request it, and was lucky enough to be … Continue reading

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ARC Review: The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell

Genres: historical fiction; romance; mystery; magical realism(?) Why I read it: The cover caught my eye on Net Galley, and the description sounded really interesting. Who I’d recommend it to: Historical fiction fans (around WWII era), people who enjoyed The Lovely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Genres: sci-fi; YA; re-telling Why I read it: Everyone seems to love it and it’s been sitting on my shelf for a couple of years. I also used it for “A series you want to read (start and finish)” for … Continue reading

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