Review #124

First review of 2022!!!!! Title- The Hating Game Author- Sally Thorne Series- standalone- turned into a movie Rating– 5/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- first person, present tense, one POV Trope- office romance, happily ever after Steam level- 2/5 spice Cover– cute, fits the genre Plot/Blurb- Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a personContinue reading “Review #124”

Review #121

Title- The Book of Lost Names Author- Kristin Harmel Rating– 5/5 Genre- historical fiction with a few contemporary flashforward chapters POV- 2005- first person, present tense & 1942- third person, past tense  Trope- war Similar Books/Comps- The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Steam level- (0- no sex, 5- erotica) Cover– beautiful and captivating for a bookworm.Continue reading “Review #121”

Review #117

Title- Daughter of the Deep Series name– The Children of Lyr Author– Lina C. Amarego Rating– 4.8/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- first person, past tense. Trope- this book had everything- Pirates, enemies to lovers, forced marriage, second chance romance, avenging family murder Similar Books/Comps- Fable and Namesake Steam level- 1/5- fade to dark Cover– gorgeous.Continue reading “Review #117”

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 #91

Title- This Time Next Year Rating– 5/5 Genre- Contemporary romance POV- Third person, past tense Trope- cute baker/chef Similar Books/Comps– One Day in December, the two Lives of Lydia Bird. My emotions-  Calm, content, satisfied Characters– It’s hard to write a novel where the antagonist is the self, so Sophie Cousens did a great jobContinue reading “Review #91”

Review #78

Title- The Art of Racing in the Rain Rating– 5/5 Genre- Contemporary POV- First person, past tense Trope- Family drama, Relationships, Dogs! Similar Books/Comps– A Dog’s Purpose My emotions-  Invested, connected Vibe– soul mates, compassion, philosophical (from the mind of a dog) Characters– I love how real they felt Plot/Blurb- MEET THE DOG WHO WILLContinue reading “Review #78”