Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of the ARC. I went into this one based on what I was hearing from others who were reading it (and enjoying it) so I was definitely intrigued. The Stalking Jack the Ripper vibes were strong with the description so I was excited at what the story would be like.
Last summer when Mackenzi Lee's book The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue came out, I jumped on it instantly. It was just the fun, queer story I was looking for at the time, so when she announced that there was going to be a sequel, it went on my list of books to pre-order on my birthday.... Continue Reading →
I have a rather intense weakness for books set during World War II, especially when it focuses on the people fighting the good fight at home rather in a battle field setting. I also have an even bigger weakness for WLW stories. Never Anyone But You is the fictional retelling of the very real lives of... Continue Reading →
I'm a sucker for war stories in general, but when I got emails from Netflix and Chapters talking about this book and it's adaptation, I absolutely couldn't say no. The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society is written by an aunt and niece duo and follows author Juliet Ashton as she seeks out the subject of her... Continue Reading →
Dreamland Burning from Jennifer Latham depicts two very different stories that intertwine over the course of almost 100 years. In the present, Rowan Chase discovers a corpse beneath the floorboards of her back house. In the past, William Tillman has a front row seat to the race riot of 1921 in Tulsa, Oklahoma that lead to the burning of the Greenwood community. This complex story of racism and bigotry is an uncomfortable one, but an important novel made even more so by recent events in the United States.