Book Review: Hello, Summer by Mary Kay Andrews

Book Review: Hello, Summer by Mary Kay Andrews

Lately I’ve felt a desperate, renewed desire to get outside and enjoy the warmer months as best as possible. Perhaps it’s because of the pandemic restrictions, but even though it’s only mid-July I’m worried that summer is slipping away without...
Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

I had wanted to read this book for awhile now, and when I saw the author speak at a Wordfest event earlier this year I was struck by how eloquent and honest she was, which finally convinced me to pick it up. Joanne Ramos immigrated to America from the Philippines when...
Book Review: Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane

Book Review: Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane

I don’t read (or watch!) a lot of romantic comedies, but whenever I do, I always remember why I love them and why they’re so popular; they make you feel good! Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane is adorable, the protagonist Georgina has a...
Book Review: There’s a Word For That by Sloane Tanen

Book Review: There’s a Word For That by Sloane Tanen

I’ve been on a reading streak of chick-lit/contemporary women’s fiction lately (I basically use those terms interchangeably now) and I’ve noticed a few trends within the genre, one of them being the inclusion of a rich or celebrity-like character in...
Book Review: Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers

Book Review: Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers

Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers is one of those books that takes place over a specific, short period of time; in this case, it’s the Memorial Day long weekend in the United States. This type of timeline usually works to add heightened drama to the...