epic, sweeping chick-lit

Have you ever looked at some food and thought, “I am not going to like this, but I’m going to try it anyway” and then you end up loving it? Yes? Okay, that is me with this book. I considered putting it down, but I wanted to finish it for a fair review (I received…

beautiful covers that deliver

Are you judging this book by its cover? GOOD. DO IT. Because, unlike Starbucks, IT DELIVERS. This gem just dropped into the world on Tuesday, 9/18 but I was able to to review this book in advance (Thank you, NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing!) and I have been bursting at the seams to recommend this…

brain candy

Swipe Right Try this book: If you like authors like Marian Keyes, Emily Giffin, Jojo Moyes (and/or you liked their books) If you just need a quick read with minimal emotional investment and a happy ending (great pick if you just read a ton of heavy hitters), or a break from your normal genres Swipe…

psuedonym success

Swipe Right Try this book: If you casually like mysteries or want to dip your toe into the mystery genre without going back in history. (Agatha Christie is a great mystery writer, arguably one of the best, but if you prefer books set in a more present day, this is a good choice.) For a…

the sweetest revenge

Swipe Right Try this book if: You liked Big, Little, Lies by Lianne Moriarty (or in general if you like Lianne Moriarty as an author); It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover; orĀ other books picked by Reese Witherspoon’s book club. If you don’t catch on to plot twists easily (This is ME! I had friends…

hilarious or horrible?

Swipe Right If you read “We Are Never Meeting In Real Life” by Samantha Irby and liked it (it’s about the same level of “appropriateness”) You like other celebrity memoirs by comedians (Yes, Please; Bossypants, etc….) You are able to laugh about serious things and highly inappropriate things. (Inappropriate meaning I would never let my…

when mortals are the minority

Swipe Right Try this book: If you typically read and love genres such as: fantasy, YA fantasy, YA, romance, paranormal You like stories with magical creatures (specifically faeries, in this case), and/or just in general you like stories with an element of magic; You like Game of Thrones (this is not nearly as intricate or…