Saturday, October 26, 2019

Summer of '69

Title: Summer of '69
Author: Elin Hilderbrand
Publisher: Hachette
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: A great summer read, but I had a lot of trouble remember it took place in the past and then historical elements would through me when mentioned.

Rating: 3/5

Stacking the Shelves: 10/20-10/26

For possible review (on Bookloons):
War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Stacking the Shelves: 10/13-10/19

LibraryThing Early Review:
Cursed by Furies by Diedra Drake

The Gown

Title: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding
Author: Jennifer Robson
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: 9780062891983
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Perfect for fans of Fiona Davis and modern British history.

Rating: 4/5

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Stacking the Shelves: 10/6-10/12

For possible review (on Bookloons):
The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White

City of Girls

Title: City of Girls
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Incredibly fun historical fiction about theatre in 1940, but then the second half meanders too much.

Rating: 4/5

Monday, October 7, 2019

With the Fire on High

Title: With the Fire on High

Author: Elizabeth Acevedo
Publisher: HarperTeen
ISBN: 9780062662835
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Unlike any YA story I have ever read in the absolute best way possible.

Rating: 5/5

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Red at the Bone

Title: Red at the Bone
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
Publisher: Riverhead
ISBN: 9780525535270 

Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: A quick, moving, and very poetic read.

Rating: 5/5

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Stacking the Shelves: 9/8-10/6

For possible review (on Bookloons):
Gravemaidens by Kelly Coon

Received from Owl Post:
Charmed by Michelle Krys
Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger

Friday, October 4, 2019

Ella Dethroned

Title: Ella Dethroned

Author: Brandon Barr
Publisher: self
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: For a prequel, this seemed to start in the middle and thus it was very hard to figure out and even care about the characters.

Rating: 1/5


Title: Internment

Author: Samira Ahmed
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316522694
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Scary dystopian future, but parts seemed to either hold back or go unbelievable far.

Rating: 2/5

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Most Fun We Ever Had

Title: The Most Fun We Ever Had

Author: Claire Lombardo
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: For Fun
Thoughts: Rather melancholy family saga in which none of the women are very sympathetic.

Rating: 2/5