Book Review: The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Publisher: PenguinFormat: ebookRelease Date: February 2nd, 2023Age: Young AdultGenre: Romance – HistoricalGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars This was a really good read! It’s YA Historical Romance, centred around a Black family during a turbulent time of American history. It’s been compared to Bridgerton, and I can most definitely see the parallels; I would absolutely love toContinue reading “Book Review: The Davenports by Krystal Marquis”

Audiobook Review: Mad and Bad: Real Heroines of the Regency by Bea Koch

Narrated by: Rengin AltayGenre: Non-Fiction – HistoryAge: AdultPublisher: Grand Central PublishingFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: September 1st, 2020 Rating: 5/5 Stars This book is a series of biographies on various women from the Regency era, paying particular attention to difference between the popular portrayal of the era from Romance novels and shows like Bridgerton, to the actualContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Mad and Bad: Real Heroines of the Regency by Bea Koch”

Graphic Novel Review: Ultimate X-Men Collection, Book 1

by Mark Millar, Geoff JohnsPublisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackGenre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/SuperheroesRelease Date: July 26th 2006Goodreads Rating: 3/5 Stars I was trying to put my finger on why I didn’t click with this as much as, say, The Ultimates, and a large part of it boils down to my feelings about the characters. I don’t have a huge attachmentContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Ultimate X-Men Collection, Book 1”

Book Review: Mystic Bonds by C.C. Solomon

Format: ebookRelease Date: March 5th, 2019Genre: Fantasy – ParanormalGoodreads Rating: 2/5 Stars I really wanted to like this one. Normally I can forgive a lot in Paranormal Romances, and I don’t mind if some elements are weaker as long as others are stronger – the plot can be a bit basic, but if the charactersContinue reading “Book Review: Mystic Bonds by C.C. Solomon”

Audiobook Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Narrated by: Arielle DeLislePublisher: Audible AudioFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: April 11, 2017 Rating: 5/5 Stars I am so, so glad I finally got around to this one. And glad I listened to it, as the narration here was really great. The book itself is brilliant too, and like Kate in Waiting I found myself relating aContinue reading “Audiobook Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli”

Book Review: Memphis Mayhem by David A. Less

Publisher: ECW PressFormat: ebookRelease Date: October 6th, 2020Genre: Non-Fiction – History – MusicGoodreads Rating: 2/5 Stars I admit I struggled to get through this. I was really excited to pick it up, as I love seeing the way entertainment developed, the history of a particular aspect of it and the society around it that helpedContinue reading “Book Review: Memphis Mayhem by David A. Less”

Book Review: Small Town Girl by Donna McLean

Publisher: Hodder StudioFormat: ebookRelease Date: February 3rd, 2022Genre: Non-Fiction – MemoirGoodreads Rating: 5/5 You ever read certain books and once you finish it, feel angry more attention wasn’t paid to it on its release? Like it deserves attention as much as the latest celebrity biography, no matter who the focus is. Small Town Girl shouldContinue reading “Book Review: Small Town Girl by Donna McLean”

Audiobook Review: Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Narrated by: Elizabeth Acevedo and Melania-Luisa MarteGenre: ContemporaryAge: YAPublisher: Hot Key BooksFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: May 5th, 2020 Rating: 5/5 Stars This book is beautiful, a novel-in-verse that was absolutely great to listen to as an audiobook. The two narrators here bounce off each other really well, and the characters of Camino and Yahaira shine throughContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo”

Book Review: The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling

Publisher: Headline EternalFormat: ebookRelease Date: September 20th, 2022Genre: Romance – ParanormalAge: AdultGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars The Ex Hex (Book 1) Review I was so excited to get approved for this on NetGalley. I loved The Ex Hex, and was excited to return to the town of Graves Glen, as well as the Jones and PenhallowContinue reading “Book Review: The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling”

Book Review: The Runaway Girls by Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Doubleday ChildrensFormat: ebookRelease Date: January 1st, 2021Genre: HistoricalAge: Children’s/Middle GradeGoodreads Rating: 3/5 Stars There’s a lot of Children’s/Middle Grade books out there that adults can enjoy as well as children, and with this being an offering from Jacqueline Wilson, one of my favourite authors when I was a teenager, I thought I’d really enjoyContinue reading “Book Review: The Runaway Girls by Jacqueline Wilson”