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Tomorrow’s Bread by Anna Jean Mayhew

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: race and racism, death, gentrification, poverty. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: My IRL friend Amber from The Pedestrian Equestrian mentioned this book to me a few months ago, and I lucked… Read More ›

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Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

*Trigger Warning: This novel and book review discusses the following topics which may be triggers for some- death, adultery, and cancer. * Goodreads Rating: 3 Stars Review: I started Commonwealth via audiobook, and though I was intrigued and entertained my… Read More ›

Basic Witches: How to Summon Success, Banish Drama, and Raise Hell with Your Coven by Jaya Saxena & Jess Zimmerman

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: religion, spirituality. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: This was such a fun read! As you all know, I’m a huge fan of reading about the occult, and though I’m not sure… Read More ›

The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After by Clemantine Wamariya

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: loss of family, orphaning, war, war crimes, rape, death. Goodreads Rating: 3 Stars Review: This novel has been all over #bookstagram, reading lists, and bookstore recommendations, so when a friend of… Read More ›

Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman by Lindy West

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: dieting, bullying, emotional trauma. Goodreads Rating: 5 Stars Review: “You can’t listen to audiobooks and call it f*cking reading!” – Fran, Shrill (the TV show) Actually, Fran, yes I can. As… Read More ›

Between You and These Bones by F. D. Soul

Thank you to NetGalley and Andrews McMeel Publishing for providing this eARC in exchange for an honest review. Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: relationships, heartbreak, depression, mental illness, eating disorders, self acceptance, death. Goodreads Rating: 5… Read More ›

One Hour Investor: A Beginner’s Guide to Investing Wisely in Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Bonds by Vishal Reddy

Thank you to Reedsy Discovery and TCK Publishing for providing this DRC in exchange for an honest review. Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: financials, investing, money. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: This is my first Reedsy… Read More ›

Out East by John Glynn

Thank you to NetGalley and Grand Central Publishing for providing this eARC in exchange for an honest review. Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: LGBTQ, sex, partying, drinking, drugs, depression. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: While perusing… Read More ›

The Invited by Jennifer McMahon

Thank you to NetGalley and Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group for providing this eARC in exchange for an honest review. Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: ghosts, suicide, death, murder. Goodreads Rating: 5 Stars Review: Yet again, McMahon… Read More ›

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Trigger Warning: This novel and review discuss the following: depression, mental illness, suicide. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars Review: My book club buddy Jenna of Jenna Stop Reading has repeatedly said It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini was… Read More ›

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