ARC Review – Christmas in Vermont by Anita Hughes

Chick Lit, Romance| 304 pages | 10.15.2019 | St. Martin's Griffin 1 STAR I wanted to love this novel. I am a big fan of cheesy Christmas romances, Vermont, and snowy winters. The book had the right setting. It had theoretically great characters. It had the potential for a great 'we reconnected after many years'… Continue reading ARC Review – Christmas in Vermont by Anita Hughes

ARC Review – Curse of the Dead-Eyed Doll by Thomas Kingsley Troupe

Middle Grade, Horror| 136 pages | 09.01.2019 | Jolly Fish Press 2 STARS First of all, I love that middle-grade horror is starting to take off and is getting the attention it deserves. Thomas Kingsley Troupe's Haunted States of America Series is a lovely idea and a fun resource for any middle-grade library. I quite… Continue reading ARC Review – Curse of the Dead-Eyed Doll by Thomas Kingsley Troupe

ARC review – Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE Chick Lit, Romance| 320 pages | 08.13.2019 | St. Martin's Press 4 STARS This was delightful. It had depth, romance, a sliver of suspense, quirky characters, human emotions, and conflict. We all know firemen are hot. We all can imagine being rescued by a hunk of a man and… Continue reading ARC review – Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

ARC review – Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

NO MATTER Retellings, Fantasy| 347 pages | 08.01.2019 | Red Rogue Press 3 STARS An adaptation of Alice in Wonderland you say? Count me in! Ever since my introduction to Lewis Carrolls' excellent world building, I have loved Alice and her Wonderland. Giving her stories a dark twist makes it all the better. Ever Alice… Continue reading ARC review – Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

ARC review – No Matter by Jana Prikryl

NO MATTER Poetry| 96 pages | 07.23.2019 | Tim Duggan Books 4 STARS This collection of poems brings cityscapes to life. Emotions and the nature of a city can mimic each other - who would've thought The poems ooze the love the author feels for cities like New York, London, and Dublin. She doesn't sugarcoat… Continue reading ARC review – No Matter by Jana Prikryl

ARC review – Wilder Girls by Rory Power

WILDER GIRLS YA, Contemporary Lit, Horor| 353 pages | 07.09.2019 | Delacorte Press 3.5 STARS Wilder Girls is deliciously strange and unusual. It can't be molded into one genre with it's horror, sci-fi, and magical realism inspired plotline. The less you know about the story, the more you get sucked in. Where does it lead… Continue reading ARC review – Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Aaaand that’s a wrap

The #reversereadathon is officially over. I had a wonderful time and am really happy with my accomplishments. I had made no reading plans. The only goal I set myself was to get back into the swing of things and get out of my reading slump. I think I got there. I read nearly 950 pages… Continue reading Aaaand that’s a wrap