Month: August 2020

  • Happy Trail

    Happy Trail

    A few years ago, romance author Penny Reid “opened up her Universe to allow several different authors to publish stories set there, either new stories about characters readers are already familiar with, or brand new characters.”  These books are being published under the Smartypants Romance publishing house and have allowed fans of Reid’s (like me!) […]

  • I Wish You All the Best

    I Wish You All the Best

    While I am not this book’s intended audience, if you identify as queer or as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community I could see this book being an essential read.  At times heartbreaking but still hopeful, this is a must read.

  • Party of Two

    Party of Two

    It has gotten to the point where Jasmine Guillory can do no wrong in my eyes.  Her books aren’t the most original romances out there but they are always charming and fun and the stories are delightful. This book is no different.  I will pick up any book she writes based on her track record […]

  • Beastars, Vol. 1

    Beastars, Vol. 1

    I don’t read a ton of manga but this one was recommend to me by a friend and I’m glad I read it. It has an interesting premise and was a good start to a series. I liked the main characters and am interested to see what happens to them.  I will definitely be continuing […]

  • The Wangs vs. the World

    The Wangs vs. the World

    I clearly missed something with this book because I found nothing funny about this “hilarious” and “outrageously funny” novel.  In fact, if I didn’t have to read this for a book club I was hosting, I would have stopped at around 15%.  But I soldiered on.  And in the end, while I didn’t hate this book […]