Contemporary Literature · Romance

D’Vaughn and Kris Plan a Wedding

If this cover doesn’t catch your eye, I really don’t know what to tell you. Haha. But in all seriousness, I was feeling in the mood for a romance and this one was both on my TBR and available on the “new books” shelf at the library. D'Vaughn and Kris Plan a Wedding by Chencia… Continue reading D’Vaughn and Kris Plan a Wedding

ARC · Contemporary Literature · Mystery/Thriller

Portrait of a Thief

I, like many (I am sure), do love a heist movie. There is something so satisfyingly escapist about them and I revisit classics like Ocean's 11 and The Italian Job any time I'm looking for a comfort watch. Plus, I am a *huge* fan of the entire Fast and Furious franchise, #sorrynotsorry. (Which, after reading the Acknowledgements, it seems I have that… Continue reading Portrait of a Thief

Contemporary Literature

The Reckless Oath We Made

My very first ever book that I posted a review of on this blog was Greenwood's novel All the Ugly and Wonderful Things. It was (is) a pretty controversial read, but it emotionally devastated me. And, as my first review, I really did not have the frame of reference or general practice in critically thinking about what… Continue reading The Reckless Oath We Made

Contemporary Literature · Retellings · Romance

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors

One of my comfort genres is Jane Austen retellings (and movie rewatchings), especially Pride and Prejudice. I had seen mixed reviews for this one, so it wasn't at the very top of my TBR list, but I was recently feeling ready for a revisit to this story and decided to give it a try. Pride, Prejudice, and… Continue reading Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors