ARC Review: The Donut Trap by Julie Tieu

Title: The Donut Trap Author: Julie Tieu Publisher: Avon Release Date: 11/2/21 Genre: Fiction Age Range: Adult Rating: ★★★★ They say you can’t judge a book by it’s cover, but I was intrigued immediately byThe Donut Trap when I saw its adorable cover that features two people sitting on a pink sprinkled donut. My absolute favorite genre of novel is … More ARC Review: The Donut Trap by Julie Tieu

ARC Review: If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy

Title: If the Shoe Fits Author: Julie Murphy Publisher: Hyperion Avenue Release Date: 8/3/21 Genre: Fiction Age Range: Adult Rating: ★★★★ I am a massive fan of a Cinderella story. I love the 1950 Disney film and grew up watching Ever After all of the time. When I saw Disney started a series of adult books of modern adaptations of … More ARC Review: If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy

ARC Review: We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Title: We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This Author: Rachel Lynn Solomon Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Release Date: 6/8/21 Genre: Fiction Age Range: Young Adult Content Warnings: depression, anxiety, OCD, mentions of anti-semitism and racism Rating: ★★★★★ I recently fell in love with Rachel Lynn Solomon’s The Ex Talk, and I was thrilled that I got the … More ARC Review: We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

ARC Review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: Malibu Rising Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Publisher: Ballantine Books Release Date: 6/1/21 Genre: Fiction Age Range: Adult Trigger Warnings: drugs, alcoholism, estranged father, adoption, death of a parent, stroke, drowning, fire, abandonment, infidelity Rating: ★★★★★ Every year, Nina Riva and her siblings (Jay, Hud, and Kit) throw a massive end of summer party. Anyone who is anyone is there. … More ARC Review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

ARC Review: Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft

Title: Down Comes the Night Author: Allison Saft Publisher: Wednesday Books Release Date: 3/2/21 Genre: Romantic Fantasy Age Range: Young Adult Rating: ★★★★ Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft centers around Wren Southerland, a healer in the Queen’s Guard whose reckless use of magic and disregard for rules has left her in disgrace. She is invited by the mysterious … More ARC Review: Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft

ARC Review: Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder by Joanne Fluke

Title: Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder Author: Joanne Fluke Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation Release Date: 2/23/21 Genre: Cozy Murder Mystery Age Range: Adult Rating: ★★★ I have been reading Joanne Fluke’s Hannah Swensen series for many years, and they are always delightful reads. The 27th book in the series, Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder is no different. In this book, Lake Eden, … More ARC Review: Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder by Joanne Fluke

ARC Review: Deadly Delights by Laura Jensen Walker

Title: Deadly Delights Author: Laura Jensen Walker Publisher: Crooked Lane Books Release Date: 6/8/21 Genre: Cozy Murder Mystery Age Range: Adult Rating: ★★★★ In Laura Jensen Walker’s second Bookish Baker Mystery, writer and amateur baker Teddie St. John enters a baking contest in her small town of Lake Potowatomi, Wisconsin. Teddie discovers the body of one of the contest judges, … More ARC Review: Deadly Delights by Laura Jensen Walker

ARC Review: The Dressmaker of Paris by Georgia Kaufman

Title: The Dressmaker of Paris Author: Georgia Kaufman Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Release Date: 1/28/21 Genre: Historical Fiction Age Range: Adult   Rating: ★ Trigger Warnings: Sexual assault, anti-Semitism The Dressmaker of Paris follows Rosa through decades of her life from her childhood in the Italian alps to her illustrious career as a dressmaker and designer. The story is told from … More ARC Review: The Dressmaker of Paris by Georgia Kaufman

ARC Review: Kisses and Croissants by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau

Title: Kisses and Croissants Author: Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: 4/6/21 Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult, Romance, Rom Com Age Range: Young Adult   Rating: ★★★★ Kisses and Croissants was a charming and fun read that was exactly what I needed in this time. The book follows Mia, an aspiring ballerina, who heads to Paris for an exclusive summer … More ARC Review: Kisses and Croissants by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau