#makeoutmarrymurdermonday

Is there anything better than coffee and murder on a Monday morning?! Nope! What IS better is having the day off!!! Today is Memorial Day, for those of us living in the US. A day that a lot of us have off, but more importantly, it's a day in which we remember those who have [...]

Grace and Fury – Review

"It isn't a choice when you don't have the freedom to say no. A yes doesn't mean the same thing when it's the only answer you're allowed!" Serina Tessaro has trained her entire life to become a Grace. Beautiful and obedient, she hopes to catch the eye of the Heir and become of three Graces [...]

April Wrap Up

I meant to post this yesterday, for #Maythe4thbewithyou!!! But in all honesty, #RevengeoftheFifth is just as appropriate. I mean, we need the Force to power through all these book right? And when you look at the stack you just read and feel pretty accomplished. Only to be smacked in the face with the rest of [...]

The Summer Of Us – Review

"She realized that these were the things she was worried about forgetting -- these small familiar pieces of her old life. These fragments of things she would never get back again." Aubrey and Rae have been planning this trip around Europe since sixth grade. Along with their friends, Clara, Jonah, and Gabe, they are going [...]

The Cruel Prince – Review

"I can see why humans succumb to the beautiful nightmare of the Court, why they willingly drown in it." Oh boy. It's been nearly a month since I've read this and I still can't decide whether I like this book. I don't hate it, but I definitely don't love it. Even though I really want [...]

Let’s get feminist – an interview with Leni Zumas

Happy Monday!!! Hopefully you made it through April Fool's Day unscathed! If you celebrate with Easter or Passover, I hope that your celebrations were filled with love and joy. In February, we read Red Clocks on Instagram for our #awesomeAFbuddyreads 📖 The author, Leni Zumas, joined us for many of these discussions, which prompted me to [...]

Red Clocks – Review

"Two years ago the United States Congress ratified the Personhood Amendment, which gives the constitutional right to life, liberty, and property to a fertilized egg at the moment of conception." Red Clocks introduces us to a chilling future. Unlike most dystopians, though, this future is closer to modern day. As you read, you become aware [...]

The Power – Review

"The shape of power is always the same." The Power is such an amazing book! Anyone who enjoys reading about the complexity and reality of power, both perceived and enforced, implied and physical, will enjoy this novel. Absolute power corrupts absolutely, and The Power shows us the harsh truth in those four words. We open with [...]

Gunslinger Girl – Review

"She should have seen it coming. Six months and she'd be lawfully released from his control. But he couldn't let that happen easy, not him." From the very first moment I saw photos of this gorgeous book being released at BookCon, I knew I had to have this book. A dystopian with a Western twist? [...]

Today Will Be Different – Review

"Because the other way wasn't working. The waking up just to get the day over with until it was time for bed. The grinding it out was a disgrace, an affront to the honor and long shot of being alive at all." Today Will Be Different is exactly the book I needed to read! The [...]