Review | LET’S TALK ABOUT LOVE by Claire Kann

Let's Talk About LoveTitle: Let’s Talk About Love

Author: Claire Kann

Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.5 Stars)

Publisher: Swoon Reads

Release Date: January 23, 2018

“Love shouldn’t hinge solely on exposing your physical body to another person. Love was intangible. Universal. It was whatever someone wanted it to be and that should be respected as such.”

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Marvel Avengers Book Tag

Anotehr Sunday, another book tag.

So like many people, I loved the latest installment to the MCU Black Panther, and the trailer for Infinty Wars just dropeed. So I thought this tag I saw over @BookAllure would be perfect to do! Continue reading


Book Tag | 3 Quotes, 3 Days – Day 2

I’m actually kinda excited to do this tag because I love quotes so much!!!! So a massive thank you to Haadiya @TheStarlitReader for tagging me! Make sure you show her some love. Continue reading


ARC Review | THE WICKED DEEP by Shea Ernshaw

The Wicked DeepTitle: The Wicked Deep

Author: Shea Ernshaw

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Release Date: March 6, 2018

“The knowing of what’s coming, the death that creeps up over the town like fate clawing at the door of every shop and home. I can feel it in the air, in the spray of the sea, in the hollow spaces between raindrops. The sisters are coming.”

This book took me forever to read. Honestly, it was less than a week, but it felt like forever. And my trend of becoming more disinterested as I read continued here unfortunately. The Wicked Deep showcases how small town secrets and a little bit of danger combine to make an atmospheric and fun read, even though I did have my issues.

Things I Liked 
This books is so beautifully constructed visually. The cover, the book naked, the chapter headings – they all help establish this witchy and atmospheric story.

I loved the named chapters that were used intermittently through the story. They were so beautifully atmospheric (are you sensing a theme here) while also helping to establish background and characters.

I really liked the idea of the Swan Season and the dark curse that’s plagued this town for centuries. I like the rule and how the curse operated – they felt logical and grounded which is important for me in a paranormal story.

Things I Didn’t Like 
I wasn’t the biggest fan of the romance in the story. It was just a little too much. A little too quickly for me.

I thought the Swan Sisters were a little lacking. I feel like I didn’t know enough about Marguerite and sister #2 (I honestly can’t even remember her name). They felt a lot more like background characters who happened to be involved with the main plot. I also didn’t like Hazel at all. We do actually get to know her more, I feel like we’re supposed to sympathize and connect with her, but I didn’t. I really just didn’t care about the characters in general. Also, I don’t think they were witches so that was kinda disappointing.

I was also pretty meh about the ending. I called the big reveal, so it didn’t have an impact or buildup for me. I would have loved for the book to be one chapter shorter. I thought that the chapter “The Harbor” was a solid ending, but the “Land and Sea” the actual last chapter, just highlighted my annoyances and left me on a bit of a sour note.

Once again I wanted to like this story more than I did, but I do think that a lot of people will enjoy this. If you’re in the mood for an atmospheric read, you should definitely pick this up. And I honestly might have liked this more is I wasn’t in a funky reading mood. But The Wicked Deep is story that sweeps you away and carries you on a twisty and dark ride.

I received a copy of the book from the Simon Pulse via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.



Book Tag | 3 Quotes, 3 Days – Day 1

I’m actually kinda excited to do this tag because I love quotes so much!!!! So a massive thank you to Haadiya @TheStarlitReader for tagging me! Make sure you show her some love. Continue reading


ARC REVIEW | FURYBORN by Claire Legrand

Furyborn (Empirium, #1)Title: Furyborn (Empirium #1)

Author: Claire Legrand

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Publisher: SourcebooksFIRE

Release Date: May 22, 2018

“This is what I was made for. The thought arose as naturally as breathing. She flexed her fingers, felt power gathering hot in her palms. No, not hot – vital. Her power was not an intangible thing, a trick of the mind. It was the power of the world itself, and all that lived inside it.”

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WWW Wednesday #37

WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam@TakingOnAWorldofWords and was formerly hosted by MizBADailyRhythm and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three question. It’s open to anyone to participate, even without a blog you can comment on Sam’s post with your own answer. It’s a great way to share what you’ve been reading! All you have to do is answer three questions and share a link to your blog in the comments of Sam’s blog.


What are you currently reading?

What did you recently finish reading?

What do you think you’ll read next?

As always, click the book’s title to go to the Goodreads page!

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Top 10 Tuesdays | Most Surprising Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature formerly hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and is currently hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl

This week’s Top 10 Tuesday topic is all about books that surprised us. And today I’m going to be sharing 5 books that surprised me in a positive manner, and 5 books that surprised me in a negative one. Continue reading


Review | DEAR MARTIN by Nic Stone

Dear MartinTitle: Dear Martin

Author: Nic Stone

Rating:  ★★★★☆

Publisher: Crown BFYR

Release Date: October 17, 2017

“Last night changed me. I don’t wanna walk around all pissed off and looking for problems, but I know I can’t continue to pretend nothing’s wrong.”

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