Tag Archives: BookishFirst

Review: Dark and Shallow Lies by Ginny Myers Sain

Dark and Shallow Lies is the debut novel of Ginny Myers Sain, and guys – I am officially adding her to my auto-read list, as I was so blown away by this book. Continue reading

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Review: The Darkest Glare by Chip Jacobs

The Darkest Glare, written by Chip Jacobs is a true crime novel, one that, as the title promises, is full of murder, blackmail, and so much more. Continue reading

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Review: Ace of Spades by Faridah Abike-Iyimide

Ace of Spades is the debut novel of Faridah Abike-Iyimide, and holy cow! This novel is amazing! I never in a million years would have guessed that this was a debut, if you had simply handed it to me and provided no context. Faridah Abike-Iyimide’s voice is so strong and so powerful already, and I can’twait to see what she writes next. Continue reading

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Review: Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Author: Angeline BoulleyPublisher: Henry, Holt & Co.Released: March 16th, 2021Received: BookishFirstWarnings: Abuse, drug addiction, assault, discrimination, sexual assault Firekeeper’s Daughter is a debut novel that very much doesn’t feel like a debut novel. Written by Angeline Boulley, this is a … Continue reading

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Review: The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He

Add The Ones We’re Meant to Find to the top of my books read in 2021, please! It’s a brilliant novel, one that I cannot recommend enough. Written by Joan He, it promises to be a blend of We Were Liars, Black Mirror, and Studio Ghibli. Continue reading

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Review: The Girl in Cell 49B by Dorian Box

The Girl in Cell 49B is the second novel in Dorian Box’s Emily Calby series. As the series title probably gives away, this is a thrilling mystery series. One worth checking out. Continue reading

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Review: What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson

Cory Anderson’s debut novel, What Beauty There Is, will knock your socks off. It cuts to the quick and will leave an impression on your heart. Continue reading

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Review: The Electric Kingdom by David Arnold

David Arnold is back with another mind bend of a read in The Electric Kingdom. It’s a novel that merges speculative fiction with dystopian writing, and will leave you thinking for days to come. Continue reading

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Review: Waiting for the Night Song by Julie Carrick Dalton

Julie Carrick Dalton’s debut novel, Waiting for the Night Song, is a shockingly powerful and intense read, one that will pull you in right from the first page. Continue reading

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Review: The Princess Knight by G.A. Aiken

The Princess Knight is the second novel in The Scarred Earth Saga by G.A. Aiken, a chaotic and brilliant adventure like no other I’ve seen. Continue reading

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