Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

I'm scrambling to catch up on my reviews, so please anticipate several combined reviews on a theme. What's the theme here, you ask, besides books that start with M? Or that I gave them both four stars? Well, if you read my April Wrap-Up, you'll know that these two books are about summer vacation, albeit … Continue reading Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy

She Drives Me Crazy by Kelly Quindlen 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 After an epic loss on the basketball court to her ex-girlfriend and her new team, followed by an embarrassing fender bender with her enemy, Scottie needs a win. She needs something to get her groove back. Turns out her enemy (and head cheerleader) needs something too. Together, … Continue reading Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy

Book Review: Defekt

Defekt by Nino Cipri 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 When "Don't Be Evil" Fails, Try "Don't Be Boring": It's worked for us since 1958. Derek is LitenVärld's most loyal employee—he lives and breathes the store. He practices customer service mantras in the mirror. He even lives in a shipping container graciously provided by the company in the back lot. … Continue reading Book Review: Defekt

Book Review: Fugitive Telemetry

Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 (Hey, I don't want me, either, but I'm stuck with me.) Murderbot is on Preservation Station, and trying to find a place for itself among the annoying humans. When a dead human is found in one of the alleys, all signs point to Murderbot—until Dr Mensah steps in and … Continue reading Book Review: Fugitive Telemetry

Book Review: Bruised

Bruised by Tanja Boteju 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 TW: Self-harm, emotional abuse, parental death, grief Ever since her parents' deaths in a horrifying car accident, Daya has pushed the world away. She's repressed her feelings, choosing physical pain over grief, using bruises to push down her underlying guilt. Until she's introduced to the world of roller derby, and … Continue reading Book Review: Bruised