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Kiss & Tell ARC Review // unexpected and bold

Oy! Happy Wednesday! Do you know what the best part of spring break is? (Besides the avoidance of forced human interaction at school and sleeping, obvi.) Time to live my main character life. Yep. I am absolutely vibing. It involves getting dressed up and being fancy for no reason (and not having to commit to… Continue reading Kiss & Tell ARC Review // unexpected and bold

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Love, Decoded ARC Review // a coming-of-age story with lots of shenanigans, women in STEM, and a bit of matchmaking

Happy Saturday! It's been a hot minute, hasn't it? Well. Got through finals, but that was nearly three months ago. Now, instead of counting down to Spiderman No Way Home, I'm counting down to spring break. Which will be filled with college visits and April grappling with reality and the future. Soooo funnnnnn!! The whole… Continue reading Love, Decoded ARC Review // a coming-of-age story with lots of shenanigans, women in STEM, and a bit of matchmaking

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These Violent Delights vs. the hype-o-meter // violent, delightful, and wonderful

Oy! How are we doing on this charming Saturday morning? I'm currently at a speech tournament as I put the final touches on this post. I have been up for too many hours already, seriously, I'm running on coffee and fumes at this point. Kind of nervous, but also incredibly excited. While it is going… Continue reading These Violent Delights vs. the hype-o-meter // violent, delightful, and wonderful

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Down Comes the Night Review // so. many. feelings. AHHHHHHH

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH SCREAMING AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH CRYING AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH OBSESSED Yep. That is my intro. It captures the absolute emotional wreck I’ve been since finishing this masterpiece.  Book: Down Comes the Night Author: Allison Saft Published March 2nd 2021 by Wednesday Books Format: ebook content warnings graphic depictions of surgical procedures, gore, including descriptions of wounds, blood, and corpses,… Continue reading Down Comes the Night Review // so. many. feelings. AHHHHHHH

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Defy the Night Review// welcome to the world of political intrigue and top tier romance

Fall fantasy season is offically here! I don't know about you, but I'm a huge seasonal mood reader. The warm summery/spring months are fully contemporary mode, with the fall being dedicated to spooky reads and a bit of fantasy. I've accumilated quite the list of delightful reads that I am so excited to dive into!!!… Continue reading Defy the Night Review// welcome to the world of political intrigue and top tier romance

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The Inheritance Games vs the Hype-O-Meter // back for part three

I have a riddle. I’m feeling the annual puzzle solving, sweater wearing, cozy murder mystery vibes right now, so you betcha that I’m sharing the wealth with a good ole riddle. Ok, so. You are chilling on a boat. The wheels on the boat go round and round, ya de ya de ya da. There… Continue reading The Inheritance Games vs the Hype-O-Meter // back for part three

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The Other Merlin ARC Review // wizards, fun, and banter for days

Oy! I'm backkkkkk!!!!! (NOTE: please read this in a sing songy voice for the full effect) Ok. Technically it's only been like a week since I last posted. But it has been a solid month since I've had my head in the blogging game. The last month or so has felt very... foggy. There was… Continue reading The Other Merlin ARC Review // wizards, fun, and banter for days

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We Hunt the Flame vs. The Hype-O-Meter // *cue the epic showdown music*

Question of the day: how many times does April need to check out We Hunt the Flame from the library before she finally starts reading it??? 7. Plus 3 more to finish it. I know people normally say 3rd time's the charm, but this time, 10 times was the charm. And charming it was. When… Continue reading We Hunt the Flame vs. The Hype-O-Meter // *cue the epic showdown music*

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Perfect on Paper // I found a new favorite

Expectations are the leading cause of bookish disappointment, according to a recent self-analysis conducted by April. More times than not, a person will be expecting something specific, or maybe just greatness in general, only to have their feelings liquid-fied and stomped on. And when I say liquid-fied, I mean that in the worst way possible,… Continue reading Perfect on Paper // I found a new favorite