Buy the book here Page Count: 800 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, Historical Fantasy My most anticipated book of 2023 is here! Cassandra Clare's Shadowhunter Chronicles have been a long-time resident of my bookshelves. I was first introduced to this series in middle school (shoutout to public libraries for making books accessible!) and it is one… Continue reading Review: Chain of Thorns by Cassandra Clare
Review: Book Lovers by Emily Henry
Nora is an ambitious woman. She's a literary agent that makes dreams come true for authors, but that doesn't come without professional ruthlessness. Romance has never worked out for her, and she knows she'll never be the small town girl from so many stories.
Review: The Catch by Alison Fairbrother
The Catch by Alison Fairbrother ★★★★★ Buy the book here Page Count: 288 Genre: Literary Fiction Alison Fairbrother's The Catch follows a young woman through the early days of grieving the sudden loss of her father. When a young DC journalist's father suddenly passes, she returns to his home for the funeral and will reading… Continue reading Review: The Catch by Alison Fairbrother
Buying Used Books at Baldwin’s Book Barn
Situated in the Philadelphia suburbs is the historic and unique Baldwin's Book Barn. This bookstore sells used, rare, and antique books in a variety of genres. Baldwin's Book Barn is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The barn itself is just over 200 years old, and it has been transformed into a dream bookstore for readers… Continue reading Buying Used Books at Baldwin’s Book Barn
To All the Books that Stayed in My Suitcase
Reflections on a week vacation in Aruba A quick glance at this blog might lead one to believe that I'm an experienced traveler, but the truth is that before 2022 I hadn't been to that many places far away from where I live. My family vacation to Aruba felt like a hazy dream in the… Continue reading To All the Books that Stayed in My Suitcase
Review: Milk Blood Head by Dantiel W. Moniz
Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz is a short story collection that dives into the minds and lives of Floridians of all ages.
My 2022 Year in Books
Happy New Year, readers! Thank you to everyone who has stuck along with my blog these past few years. I'm looking forward to telling you all about new books and book adventures in 2023! 2022 was a wild year from me. I spent the first half of the year living in London and exploring Europe,… Continue reading My 2022 Year in Books
Exploring the Friends of the Library Book Sale
One of my favorite events in Ithaca, New York, is the Friends of the Library Book Sale. This event takes place over three weekends every fall and spring. Members of the local community and beyond line the block for a turn to wander through the shelves of used books, records, DVDs, and more. The book… Continue reading Exploring the Friends of the Library Book Sale
Review: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca is a masterclass in riveting imagery, suspenseful scenes, and fascinatingly unreliable characters. I'm happy to add another book to my list of five star reads.
Review: One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Emma seems to have the perfect life. She marries her high school sweetheart Jesse, travels the world with him, and settles far away from her hometown. But Emma's world is turned upside down when, on their first wedding anniversary, Jesse's helicopter goes missing over the pacific.