Goodreads TBR Cleanup

I didn't do a TBR cleanup post last month, so I have some catching up to do. I have 391 books in my Goodreads TBR. I normally don't get fussed about it, but when I'm not reading an ARC, it's nice to have an organized TBR to choose a book from. So I don't choose… Continue reading Goodreads TBR Cleanup

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Favorite Reads 2022-Part 1: Literary, Historical, SciFi, and Thriller

Yay! It's that time of year when I share my favorite reads with you. But first, a few reading stats. I have read 265 books this year, with a total of 84,048 pages read. The genre I read most was YA, with Mystery/Thriller as a close second. I usually share with each book the blurb,… Continue reading Favorite Reads 2022-Part 1: Literary, Historical, SciFi, and Thriller

10 New Releases to Look Forward to in October

I'm in awe that we're already turning to October. This is a month of many birthdays, including my own. It's a month of apple picking, canning applesauce and vegetables, and readying the house for winter. We're already reaching the 40s in the morning, and I just want a summer repeat. While time travel currently isn't… Continue reading 10 New Releases to Look Forward to in October

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

This year I’ve found myself reading a lot of classic retellings and The Daughter of Doctor Moreau is no exception. With a small cast of characters that widens the more you discover Moreau’s experiments, this one has the reader sympathetic with many of the characters. However, it took me a while to get into the… Continue reading The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Four Treasures of the Sky, Jenny Tinghui Zhang

“I am not afraid of death. I am afraid of no longer living.” Daiyu lived a simple life with her parents until her life wasn’t simple at all. Put through horrific trials, Daiyu never gave up hope. She has kept secrets all to protect her life and her future. Four Treasures is lyrically written. From… Continue reading Four Treasures of the Sky, Jenny Tinghui Zhang