I love the set up of this novel. Rather than reading like a typical story, I loved the use of letters, blog posts, emails, and journal entries to tell the story. I thought this novel was very well-written and engaging. Rather than being annoyed by the main character’s self-blindness, I found myself intrigued as to when she would realize that she is to blame rather than the rest of the world. I love the way the book ended and find myself hopeful for her future. I love that Mark never held things against her, he could see what was happening … Continue reading Confessions of a Curious Bookseller by Elizabeth Green
First I would like to thank NetGalley and Reedsy Discovery for a copy of this advanced reader ebook! There are potential spoilers ahead. I was very pleasantly surprised by this book! When I first started reading it, I found it hard to engage with. It felt forced and I just wanted to finish it. However, once I reached about 30%, I struggled to put it down. The book picked up and I found myself devouring it all at once. While it was hard for me to relate to the main character, it was easier to relate to the storyline of … Continue reading The Pastel Effect by Arly Carmack
First off, thank you to NetGalley for an advanced copy of this ebook! It always disappoints me when I do not like a book and sadly, that is what happened with A Girl Like You. The beginning felt slow and I had a hard time being engaged with it from page one. I loved the dynamics of the mother and her children. I loved seeing how close they are and how much they support each other. The idea of all 3 online dating was also an intriguing concept. I honestly kept expecting the mom and daughter to end up going … Continue reading A Girl Like You by Cari Scribner
So for 2020, I had a hard time finding books that I wanted to read, staying engaged in various books, and simply having the motivation to read. It ended up being my worst year to date as far as number of books that I did read. One thing that has worked in the past for me to stimulate my book excitement, is doing reading challenges! So here are the reading challenges that I want to complete for 2021! I will also be trying to keep track of my progress on Instagram. If anyone has any other challenges I should check … Continue reading 2021 Reading Challenges!