Review #108

Title- People We Meet on Vacation Author- Emily Henry Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- first person, present tense from heroine’s POV only Trope- friends to lovers Similar Books/Comps- Unhoneymooners Cover– (this is one of the first books for a while that I wish had a different title. It was somewhat relevant at the end,Continue reading “Review #108”

Review #107

Title- Believe Me Author- Tahereh Mafi Rating– 5/5 Genre- Young Adult, fantasy, romance POV- The biggest thing this series taught me was how to write better with emotions in deep first person POV. Trope- happily ever after novella Cover– Gorgeous My emotions-  happy, satisfied, comforted Comments- It was the perfect way to end the series.Continue reading “Review #107”

Review #105

Title- The Unhoneymooners Author- Christina Lauren Rating– 5/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- first person Trope- If you like “fake relationships,” “forced to be together,” and “enemies to lovers” than this is a great book for you. Cover- I don’t like bright colors since they clash with my natural/neutral décor at home. I wouldn’t buy thisContinue reading “Review #105”

Review #104

Title- The Keeper of Night Author- Kylie Lee Baker Rating– 5/5 Genre- dark fantasy POV- first person Similar Books/Comps– The Book of Lost Things My emotions-  shivers up my spine Comments- If you want to voyage to the land of the Underworld with a pair of soul sucking Reaper siblings, then this is the storyContinue reading “Review #104”

Review #101

Title- The Nature of Witches Author- Rachel Griffin Rating– 5/5 Genre- YA, fantasy POV- first person, present tense My emotions-  in love with every sentence Characters– Clara- the world’s only Everwitch Sang- a hottie Spring witch who loves botany Paige- Clara’s ex Comments- Writing a novel is not easy, but Rachel Griffin makes it lookContinue reading “Review #101”

Review #93

Title- Verity Author- Colleen Hoover Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- thriller, suspense POV- first person, present tense. It switches back and forth between Lowen/Laura and another character I won’t say here. Trigger- child death. I don’t like to think about the situation with Chastin and Harper Similar Books/Comps– The Silent Patient My emotions-  freaked out (in aContinue reading “Review #93”

Review #89

Title- The Story Hour Rating– 3/5 Genre- Contemporary POV- First person, present tense Trope- therapist, psychology, second chances, mental health, relationships Similar Books/Comps– Passage West, This Close to Okay My emotions-  a bit bored Characters– Maggie- An experienced psychologist, Lakshmi- Cut off from her family in India, Plot/Blurb- Maggie carefully maintains emotional distance from herContinue reading “Review #89”

Review #87

Title- Looking for Alaska Rating– 3/5 Genre- YA Contemporary POV- First person, past tense Trope- Boarding school, teen friendships, coming of age, the meaning of life Similar Books/Comps– Falling for You, A Song for a Soldier My emotions-  A bit blah, but overall an average read. I wasn’t sucked in and I didn’t connect withContinue reading “Review #87”

Review #85

Title- The Trouble With Hating You Rating– 3/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- alternating two POV, first person past tense Trope- arranged marriage, forced to work together, “bickering to lovers” Characters– Liya- successful biochemical engineer, takeout enthusiast, and happily single woman. Jay- gorgeous, charming, lawer All the overbearing mothers, fathers, and well-wishing aunties who won’t mindContinue reading “Review #85”

Review #83

Title- The Water Dancer Rating– 3.5/5 Genre- Literary Fiction POV- First person, past tense Similar Books/Comps– A Shadow Bright and Burning, The Gilded Ones My emotions-  defeated, wanting to be more hopeful Plot/Blurb- Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her—but wasContinue reading “Review #83”