Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco || Book Review

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco || Book Review

"Roses have both petals and thorns, my dark flower. You needn’t believe something weak because it appears delicate. Show the world your bravery." Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads [...]

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow || Buddy Read Discussion

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow || Buddy Read Discussion

Hello beautiful people! So ... I accidentally posted this earlier this week ... without having Alex's answers. HENCE why this post might look familiar ha-ha! Any who ... Back in the summer of 2019, I pre-ordered The Uniquely Bookish Box for October 2019 ... and it was a GREAT DECISION! There were so many amazing [...]

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow || Book Review

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow || Book Review

"It is at the moments when the doors open, when things flow between the worlds, that stories happen." Synopsis: In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is [...]

The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky by Mackenzi Lee || Book Review

The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky by Mackenzi Lee || Book Review

"Then maybe I should have said it to you sooner--you needn't hide around us. I'm sorry you ever felt you had to. And that the world makes you feel as though you have to." Synopsis: In this funny and frothy novella that picks up where the New York Times bestselling The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice [...]

Lexi’s War by Rosie James || Mini ARC Review

Lexi’s War by Rosie James || Mini ARC Review

"In Cecilia's opinion, her daughter was still a child, far too young to be assuming any financial responsibility. There was plenty of time for all that." Synopsis: A family at breaking point. A nation at war… 1914. Young Lexi doesn’t want much – just her family’s happiness. She’s been working all the hours she can [...]

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee || Book Review

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee || Book Review

"Everyone has heard stories of women like us—cautionary tales, morality plays, warnings of what will befall you if you are a girl too wild for the world, a girl who asks too many questions or wants too much. If you set off into the world alone. Everyone has heard stories of women like us, and [...]

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, & Brodi Ashton || Book Review

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, & Brodi Ashton || Book Review

"But she was a writer, so while she did get this moment of thinking herself somewhat brilliant, it would soon be offset by a crippling doubt that she had a gift of words at all. Such is the way with all writers. Trust us." Hand, Meadows and Ashton's brilliantly written and utterly comical retelling of [...]

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee || Book Review

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee || Book Review

“We are not broken things, neither of us. We are cracked pottery mended with laquer and flakes of gold, whole as we are, complete unto each other. Complete and worthy and so very loved.” Remarkably witty and wildly adventurous, Mackenzie Lee's The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue is a beautiful edition to the realm [...]

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee || Book Review

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee || Book Review

“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” A truly remarkable coming-of-age novel, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is [...]