Book Review: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 A true crime loving Southern book club faces off against a vampire—but is it really a vampire, or just a conglomeration of their fears and boredom? Holy shit this was terrifying. And I'm not talking about the vampire. "You'd rather get stabbed forty-one … Continue reading Book Review: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires

Book Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune

The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 A northern barbarian is sent south to marry the emperor. Once she bears a son, she's sent into exile with only her faithful servant at her side. But her story doesn't end there. Her story is just beginning. Angry mothers raise daughters fierce enough to … Continue reading Book Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune

Double Review: If I Never Met You & The Honey-Don’t List

If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane 🌺🌺🌺.5/5 When her partner over a decade leaves her, Laurie is left reeling. Not just because they work at the same firm—but because he got his new girlfriend pregnant almost immediately, after telling Laurie he didn't want to have kids with her. Laurie is trying to recover, … Continue reading Double Review: If I Never Met You & The Honey-Don’t List

Double Review: What I Like About Me & The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly

What I Like About Me by Jenna Guillaume 🌺🌺🌺🌺/4 Maisie Martin never thought she'd enter a beauty pageant. Everything this summer is going to shit—from her dad staying home while she and her mom head to the beach to her best friend hooking up with the boy Maisie's loved her entire life to annoying as … Continue reading Double Review: What I Like About Me & The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly

Double Book Review: Witchmark and Stormsong

This duology (hopefully a trilogy or series!!) swept me out of the room and into the Edwardian-inspired fantasy world of Aeland, filled with a secret society of mages, persecuted witches, and a long-standing world war with Laneer. And queer rep in spades! Witchmark by CL Polk 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Miles Singer has a secret. The mild-mannered psychologist … Continue reading Double Book Review: Witchmark and Stormsong

Book Review: Docile

Docile by KM Szpara 🌺🌺🌺.5/5 In the future, the majority of the population is so riddled in debt that they must sell themselves into indentured servitude for a term to work off their debt with years of service. The people who buy the debt? Trillionaires. Elisa's family is three million in debt—several lifetime's accumulations that … Continue reading Book Review: Docile

Book Review: Upright Women Wanted

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Esther is a stowaway—a stowaway who got caught. After trying to convince the Librarians—those upright, morally virtuous distributors of Appropriate Materials—that she belongs and needs to join them, Esther begins to realize that the Librarians aren't as just as they pretend to be. They're part of the resistance, … Continue reading Book Review: Upright Women Wanted