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December in Review

A Taste for Love by Jennifer Yen — 4 stars Pride and Prejudice meets The Great British Bake Off in A Taste for Love! This modern, romcom reimagining is a fun take on Jane Austen’s classic novel. It’s full of family expectations, drama, first love, and a messy…

March 20, 2022
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November in Review

Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco —  4.5 stars One of the series I wanted to finish in 2021 was Stalking Jack the Ripper, and so I finally read Capturing the Devil! I love this series so much—Audrey Rose and Thomas have been a…

February 14, 2022
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October in Review

If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka — 5 stars I loved If I’m Being Honest! It’s a loose retelling of The Taming of the Shrew, and the main character, Cameron, is the high school mean girl. This is not a perspective I…

January 10, 2022
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September in Review

A Phở Love Story by Loan Le — 4 stars A Phở Love Story is a cute romcom about two teens whose families have competing Vietnamese restaurants! I especially loved the focus on family and the role they played within in the story. You…

January 2, 2022
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August in Review

Sunkissed by Kasie West — 4.5 stars Sunkissed is a YA romance perfect for summer! It’s super sweet like all of Kasie West’s other books and also has a focus on family, especially the relationship between two sisters. I loved the summer camp setting +…

December 30, 2021
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July in Review

My Epic Spring Break (Up) by Kristin Rockaway —  4 stars Even though it’s set during a high school spring break, My Epic Spring Break (Up) will make an awesome addition to any summer TBR! It’s a fun, quick read filled with coding, Taylor Swift…

December 11, 2021
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June in Review

Heartstopper Vol. 3 by Alice Oseman —  4.5 stars The Heartstopper series is so sweet! I loved reading volume 3 and watching Nick and Charlie become even closer and navigate coming out to their friends. They head to Paris on a class trip in this volume,…

December 7, 2021
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May in Review

Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon — 4 stars I love Sandhya Menon’s YA romances, so I was excited to read her adult romance debut (as Lily Menon), Make Up Break Up! It’s such a fun rivals-to-lovers romcom! I loved Annika and her…

November 27, 2021
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April in Review

The Good Girls by Claire Eliza Bartlett — 4 stars The Good Girls is a solid mystery! I listened to the audiobook and loved the full cast narration, which was perfect for the multiple POVs, police interviews, and journal entries. Bread crumbs are left carefully…

November 5, 2021
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March in Review

The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon — 5 stars I couldn’t stop listening to The Ex Talk audiobook. I loved it SO MUCH! A workplace hate-to-love romance with a bit of fake dating thrown in? So fun!! Fake dating is my fave trope, so I loved…

October 26, 2021
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February in Review

All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban — 2 stars Not going to say a lot about All Your Twisted Secrets other than I was disappointed in it because there’s problematic content. I do want to give this author a second chance in the future,…

October 13, 2021