I Don’t Care About What You Thought About Social Media in 2016

Spoiler warning. I talk about the entire plot of Killer Content by Kiley Roache. I also talk about suicide and harassment. When it comes to internet trends, I've never really been that in touch. I didn't get TikTok until around October 2021, purposely avoiding that timesink as long as I could until I started working… Continue reading I Don’t Care About What You Thought About Social Media in 2016

We Were Never Here, or a distilation of what i don’t like in thrillers

We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz is a 2021 thriller and the author's 3rd novel. I read her first book back in 2019, read that similar tale about toxic friendship between women, and it in fact made it to my worst books of 2019 list, not that that said list ever made it onto… Continue reading We Were Never Here, or a distilation of what i don’t like in thrillers

muddying the water, or Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

Mister Impossible is the sixth book set in the universe built in the the Raven Cycle. It as a universe that is well-loved, and it follows one of the most beloved characters from the original series—Ronan Lynch. And it was a massive disappointment, at least for me. This review will contain spoilers for the entirety… Continue reading muddying the water, or Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

review // the hollow places by t. kingfisher

I received a e-arc of this book from the publisher via netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Any links to purchase the book included in this review will be affiliate that will earn me a commission if you use them to purchase the book. This review contains spoilers, probably, because I have no idea… Continue reading review // the hollow places by t. kingfisher

review // the Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

I received an e-arc from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affected my opinion of the book. triggers: abuse, manipulation, gaslighting, fire, murder, imprisonment, alcoholism The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins is a 2021 release and a retelling of Jane Eyre, following a young woman who enters into a… Continue reading review // the Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

review // Mayhem by Estelle Laure

cover artist: Nicole Rifkin // cover designer: Kerri Resnick I received an e-arc from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affected my opinion of the book. triggers: abuse, rape (mentioned), death of a spouse, the ocean/bodies of water, suicide, grief, drug use & withdrawal I read Mayhem by Estelle… Continue reading review // Mayhem by Estelle Laure

The Times I Knew I Was Gay, or the Value of Lesbians Sharing Their Experiences

note: I received The Times I Knew I Was Gay as an e-arc from the publisher. cw for the book: lesbophobia, use of the d slur, disordered eating. body image issuescw for the post: discussions of lesbophobia I didn't realize I was a lesbian until the summer before my junior year of high school. I… Continue reading The Times I Knew I Was Gay, or the Value of Lesbians Sharing Their Experiences