Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 5 ⭐ Review

Publication Date: 14 August 2018 Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 384 I love finding my five-star reads of the year, of which there are usually only a few. Last month I read Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens and enjoyed reading every page. It is so well-written, with strong characters and a vivid setting that … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 5 ⭐ Review

Favourite Books of 2021 / Books I read in January 2022

Is it February of 2022 and I'm only just posting this? Yes, that's right, and it's been several months since my last post. All of this is irrelevant, please enjoy the post regardless. Favourite Books of 2021 I had less-than-average reading years in 2019 (14 books) and 2020 (5 books), so I was happy that … Continue reading Favourite Books of 2021 / Books I read in January 2022

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang (review)

Publication Date: 7 May 2019 Publisher: Berkley Genre: Contemporary Romance Pages: 296 Synopsis Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that his autism means he just processes emotions … Continue reading The Bride Test by Helen Hoang (review)

Life on the Leash by Victoria Schade (Review)

Publication Date: 1 December 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Genre: Romance/Contemporary Fiction Pages: 352 Synopsis Cora Bellamy is a woman who thrives on organization. She’s successfully run her own dog training business for years, perfectly content with her beloved rescue pitbull as the main man in her life. She’s given everything to her business, and her lack of social … Continue reading Life on the Leash by Victoria Schade (Review)

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (Review)

The Carls just appeared. Coming home from work at three a.m., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship--like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armor--April and her friend Andy make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day April wakes up to a viral video and a new life. News quickly spreads that there are Carls in dozens of cities around the world--everywhere from Beijing to Buenos Aires--and April, as their first documentarian, finds herself at the center of an intense international media spotlight.

What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Review

Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things. But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store for them?