Review- Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

Goodreads Summary- Love grows such strange things. For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, their lovers vanish. But then, after generations of vanishings, a strange …

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Mini Reviews: Truly Madly Deeply & The History of Bees

I have been enjoying reading other bloggers' mini reviews lately, so I have decided to start writing my own.  I am hoping that this helps me to stay on top of reviews, because ideally I would love to review every book that I read. I plan to also include aesthetics for the majority of the …

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Quick Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Goodreads Summary- Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. …

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Review- I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Goodreads Summary- At first, Jude and her twin brother Noah, are inseparable. Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude wears red-red lipstick, cliff-dives, and does all the talking for both of them. Years later, they are barely speaking. Something has happened to change the twins …

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The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

Goodreads Summary- Set in Victorian London and an Essex village in the 1890's, and enlivened by the debates on scientific and medical discovery which defined the era, The Essex Serpent has at its heart the story of two extraordinary people who fall for each other, but not in the usual way. They are Cora Seaborne and Will …

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Review- The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Goodreads Summary-At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died... Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to …

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