Hello again honeybees! I usually jump right into the review but since this is a bit of an unusual one. J.R.R. Tolkien is such a masterful writer but he's also very wordy and info-dumpy and it takes a long time for these novels to get going anywhere (if you've read The Hobbit and Fellowship, I'm … Continue reading Lord of the Rings Book Series Review | My First Time Reading A Beloved Series
Hello again honeybees! Long time no see, but I've been super touch and go on here for a year or so now and that joke is getting a bit old. But this month was a super long month and I spent the majority of it writing, as well as getting back into really loving reading! … Continue reading March Wrap Up: The Longest Month Ever??
Title: When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole Published: September 1, 2020 by William Morrow Paperbacks Rating: 4.5/5 stars Content Warnings: death, substance abuse, violence, killing Synopsis Copied from Goodreads The gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning… Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems … Continue reading Book Review: When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole | I Couldn’t Have Anticipated Any Of This
Title: On Skein of Death (Riverbank Knitting Mystery #1) by Allie Pleiter, Narrated by Brittany Pressley Published: June 1, 2021 by Penguin Audio Genre: Murder Mystery Rating: 2/5 stars Notes: Audiobook gifted to me by Penguin Random House via the Volumes App One sentence review: A predictable knitting mystery that could've been 10 chapters shorter, … Continue reading Blogmas Day 3 | Audiobook Review: On Skein of Death (Riverbank Knitting Mystery #1) by Allie Pleiter
Hello again honeybees! As you can discern by the title of this post, my month was pretty bad. There were two deaths in my family ontop of a bunch of other things I rather not get into. Some highlights: I moved out of my apartment, read good books, and drank Starbucks nearly everyday lol. Books … Continue reading August Wrap Up: This Month Sucked
Title: The Cabin by Natasha Preston Published: September 6, 2016 by Sourcebooks Fire Genre: YA Mystery/ Thriller Rating: 3.5 stars Note-worthy: Fast paced, murder mystery, Gossip Girl vibes Content warnings: heavy alcohol use, drugging, murder, stalking, drug use, graphic depictions of violence Links: Goodreads | Bookshop.org (both are unaffiliated links) Synopsis From Amazon A weekend … Continue reading Book Review: The Cabin by Natasha Preston
Hello again honeybees! I'm so excited about this wrap up because I haven't read this much in forever. It's not a ton, but it's so much more than what I'm used to!!! My initial goal for July was to read 5 books. I usually read a lot more in July (not 100% sure why) and … Continue reading July Wrap Up: I Exceeded My Own Expectations (For Once)
Title: The Diviners (The Diviners #1) by Libba Bray Published: December 3, 2013 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 Content warnings: heavy alcohol consumption, underage drinking, smoking, animal abuse, animal death (more content warnings can be found here, these are just the ones I remember). One sentence summary: Probably the best … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray