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”

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: 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: Always You by Caroline Khoury

Publisher: PenguinFormat: ebookRelease Date: 20th April 2023Genre: Contemporary – RomanticGoodreads DNF @ 20% I really wanted to like this but unfortunately struggled so much to get into it, and just wasn’t enjoying it at all. It has an interesting premise, but the pacing was incredibly slow, the characters felt strange, and in large part IContinue reading “Book Review: Always You by Caroline Khoury”

Let’s Talk Bookish: Reviews & Spoilers

Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly meme that was originally created and hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books starting in August 2019, and was then cohosted with Dani @ Literary Lion from May 2020 to March 2022. Book Nook Bits has hosted since April 2022. February 3rd: Do You Read Reviews and Spoilers Before or After? (Jillian @ Jillian the Bookish Butterfly) Prompts: DoContinue reading “Let’s Talk Bookish: Reviews & Spoilers”

Graphic Novel Review: World War Hulk

by Greg Pak, John Romita Jr.Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackGenre: Sci-Fi/FantasyRelease Date: May 21st 2008Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars Related Reviews The Ultimates Volume 1 / Volume 2 – The Ultimates 2 Volume 1 / Volume 2 Review Ah, World War Hulk. Like other Marvel comics/graphic novels/events from this time, this one feels very much rooted in thatContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: World War Hulk”

Book Review: Christmas Intrigue by Meredith Bond

Publisher: WOLF PublishingFormat: ebookRelease Date: October 18th 2022Genre: Romance – Regency – ChristmasGoodreadsPart of Naughty or Nice: A Holiday Regency Anthology – Once Upon an Aggravatingly Heroic Kiss Review / A Diamond for Christmas Review / The Governess Gamble Review / The Countess’s Christmas Groom Review / A Very Daring Christmas Review / Gentleman ofContinue reading “Book Review: Christmas Intrigue by Meredith Bond”