ARC Review: “My Last Love Story” by Falguni Kothari

“My Last Love Story” by Falguni Kothari Publishing Date: January 23, 2018 Genre: Romance, Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 304 pages (Netgalley copy) Synopsis: Simi Desai is thirty years old and her husband is dying of cancer. He has two last wishes in his final months: first, that she’ll have his baby so that a piece […]

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Book Review: “Juniper Leaves: The Otherworldly Tale of a Lonesome Magical Girl” by Jaz Joyner

“Juniper Leaves: The Otherworldly Tale of a Lonesome Magical Girl” by Jaz Joyner (2017) Genre: Fantasy, Fiction Page Length: 250 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis:  Kinky-haired blerd Juniper Bray used to believe in magic, until she lost her best friend: her grandmother. Now this 15-year-old shy girl is going on her dad’s research trip to a […]

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Blog Tour: “A Distant Heart” by Sonali Dev – Review & Giveaway!

Celebrate the Release of A DISTANT HEART! Infused with the rhythms of life in modern-day India, acclaimed author Sonali Dev’s candid, rewarding novel beautifully evokes all the complexities of the human heart in A DISTANT HEART. “Searingly asks its characters what they’re willing to do for the people they love… explores family dynamics, class issues, […]

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Monthly Comic Corner: December Edition

“Monthly Comic Corner” is a segment that compiles mini-reviews of comics, graphic novels, and manga that I’ve read for the month. Here are my reviews for the month of December which features a game of survival, a bookstore that brings up fond memories, and a classic tale. Anne of Green Gables by Mariah Marsden (2017) […]

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Book Review: “Into The Bright Unknown” (Gold Seer Trilogy #3) by Rae Carson

“Into The Bright Unknown” (Gold Seer #3) by Rae Carson (2017) Genre: YA, Fiction, Historical, Fantasy Page Length: 343 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Leah Westfall, her fiancé Jefferson, and her friends have become rich in the California Territory, thanks to Lee’s magical ability to sense precious gold. But their fortune has made them a target, […]

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Book Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

“The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas (2017) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, YA Page Length: 444 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her […]

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Book Review: “Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe” by Melissa de la Cruz

“Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe” by Melissa de la Cruz (2017) Genre: Holiday, Fiction, Retelling, Romance, Comtemporary Page Length: 225 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball stars and is never without her three cellphones—one for work, one for play, and one to throw […]

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ARC Review: “Roomies” by Christina Lauren

“Roomies” by Christina Lauren Release Date: December 5th, 2017 Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 368 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Marriages of convenience are so…inconvenient. Rescued by Calvin McLoughlin from a would-be subway attacker, Holland Bakker pays the brilliant musician back by pulling some of her errand-girl strings and getting him an audition with a big-time […]

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Book Review: “Water Into Wine” by Joyce Chng

“Water Into Wine” by Joyce Chng (2017) Genre: Sci-Fi, Fiction Page Length: 92 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: When war comes to your planet, everything changes.. perhaps even the meaning of family and identity. Xin inherits a vineyard on a distant planet, and moves there to build a life… but an interstellar war intervenes. Will Xin’s […]

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Romance Roundup: October Edition

Welcome to “Romance Roundup”where I share mini reviews of  3-4 romance novels that I’ve read recently. This month’s edition includes stories of marriage reality show, a friends to lovers tale, and a steamy romance thriller. Hope you enjoy these reviews! Fool for You (Crush on You #1) by Rina Gray Synopsis: Sports journalist Melanie Foster has achieved most of her […]

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