Malibu Rising

MALIBU RISING Written by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Ballantine Books, June 1, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel;…

The Mid Year Freak Out Tag – 2021

What’s that? A tag? I bet you’re surprised! What’s that? I’m late? No one is surprised….. I’ve been meaning to get to this tag for a few weeks now and I’m FINALLY getting around to it! My reason for not getting to it this week is that i’ve managed to finish THREE books this week!…

She Who Became The Sun

SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN Written by Shelley Parker-Chan Published by Tor Books, July 20th, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In a famine-stricken village on a dusty yellow plain, two children are given two fates. A boy, greatness. A girl, nothingness… In 1345, China lies under harsh Mongol rule. For the…

A Psalm For The Wild Built

A PSALM FOR THE WILD BUILT Written by Becky Chambers Published by Tor.com, July 13th, 2021 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: It’s been centuries since the robots of Earth gained self-awareness and laid down their tools.Centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again.Centuries since they faded…

One Last Stop

ONE LAST STOP Written by Casey McQuiston Published by St Martin’s Griffin, June 1, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go…

Off The Grid Readathon – July 2021 edition!

It’s that time again folks – and, once again, life got busy and I left everything to the last minute. I should win an award for the worst readathon host in the history of hosts lol. If you’re not aware of what the Off The Grid Readathon is, it’s a quarter readathon run by yours…

June 2021 Wrap Up

What this month lacked in quantity, I think it made up for it with quality…. don’t burst my bubble here…. I’m trying to remain positive here! I only managed to finish 4 books this month. Definitely not my best month. The dreaded reading slump came back with a vengeance and I couldn’t for the life…

Sisters Of The Snake

SISTERS OF THE SNAKE Written by Sasha and Sarena Nanua Published by Harper Teen, June 15, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: A lost princess. A dark puppet master. And a race against time—before all is lost. Princess Rani longs for a chance to escape her gilded cage and prove herself. Ria…

The Radium Girls

THE RADIUM GIRLS: The dark story of America’s Shining Women Written by Kate Moore Published by Sourcebooks, May 2, 2017 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From…