Category Archives: ARC

Review: One For All by Lillie Lainoff

The Three Musketeers, but OwnVoices, LGBTQ+, gender-bent, and with a leading lady that deals in chronic illness? Where do I sign up?!? One For All, written by Lillie Lainoff, makes a lot of big promises – and it nails every single one of them. Continue reading

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Review: Smile and Look Pretty by Amanda Pellegrino

Smile and Look Pretty is the first novel I’ve seen by Amanda Pellegrino, and I love giving new thriller authors a shot. The title is chilling in a painfully familiar way – something I feel like many readers could say. That was enough to grab my attention. Continue reading

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Review: Funny Farm by Laurie Zaleski

I’ll admit that I’m pretty trash about reading non-fiction novels. I’d love to change that, but I get distracted by yet another fantasy series every time I make that promise. Yet, there was something about Funny Farm that called to me. I’m confident it was the animal element, being a pet lover myself. Continue reading

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Review: This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel

Can we just take a minute to talk about this cover? This Might Hurt, written by Stephanie Wrobel, has an incredibly evocative cover. You can immediately tell that it’s suspense, quite possibly domestic suspense, before ever laying hands on the book. Continue reading

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Review: Beach Wedding by Michael Ledwidge

Beach Wedding by Michael Ledwidge is perhaps a bit of a paradoxical title, as who would ever picture something horrible happening at a beach wedding? And yet this read is very much a suspenseful thriller book, making it perfect for those that love the genre. Continue reading

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Review: The Night She Went Missing by Kristen Bird

You guys know I can’t resist a debut novel, especially not when it’s a thriller. I love finding new authors, and this time I spotted The Night She Went Missing by Kristen Bird. The pitch promised it would be perfect for fans who loved Big Little Lies, and that’s good enough for me. Continue reading

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Review: Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades

It’s debut time! But seriously, there’s nothing I love more than picking up a debut novel, especially if it is in one of my favorite genres. Written by Daphne Palasi Andreades, Brown Girls is one of those books that begs to be read. Continue reading

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Review: Burntcoat by Sarah Hall

Burntcoat wins the award for one of the most graphic novels I’ve read in 2022. And I don’t necessarily mean graphic in the gory sense. It’s a bit hard to describe – but anyone who has read Sarah Hall’s latest novel probably knows exactly what I’m talking about. Continue reading

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Review: Can’t Look Away by Carola Lovering

Many people have experienced an unhealthy love or relationship at some point. Carola Lovering captures these moments and feelings and stuffs them into a new thrilling tale, Can’t Look Away. Continue reading

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Review: Joan Is Okay by Weike Wang

Joan Is Okay is the latest novel by Weike Wang, and as her Chemistry novel is still stuck in my mind, I wanted to give this one a go. It’s a contemporary fiction novel addressing complicated women. Continue reading

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