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book review, Genres, Romance

Book (and Show) Review | The Duke and I (Bridgerton #1), by Julia Quinn

β˜…β˜…β˜… 3 / 5 Stars - Decent Synopsis: Can there be any greater challenge to London's Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried duke?- Lady Whistledown's Society Papers, April 1813By all accounts, Simon Basset is on the verge of proposing to his best friend's sister--the lovely and almost-on-the-shelf--Daphne Bridgerton. But the two of them know the truth--it's… Continue reading Book (and Show) Review | The Duke and I (Bridgerton #1), by Julia Quinn

book review, Genres, Literary Fiction

Book Review | The New Wilderness, by Diane Cook

β˜…β˜… 1.5 / 5 Stars - Dismal Genre: FictionPub: Aug 2020Page count: 416 (hardcover) Synopsis: A debut novel that explores a mother-daughter relationship in a world ravaged by climate change and overpopulation, a suspenseful second book from the author of the story collection, Man V. Nature.Bea’s five-year-old daughter, Agnes, is slowly wasting away. The smog and… Continue reading Book Review | The New Wilderness, by Diane Cook

Memes, Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday | My Top 10 Books of 2020

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Artsy Reader, highlighting your top ten choices/thoughts on various topics. This week's topic is Books I Meant to Read in 2020 but Didn't Get To. And there are... a lot. 😬 But that's nothing new for me. I tend to buy books and then stare… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday | My Top 10 Books of 2020

Wrap Ups

Weekly Wrap Up | Bridgerton took over my life

Jan 11 - Jan 17 Well I'm basically just like any other Netflix subscriber now and have started my deep dive into Bridgerton-world. I am not ashamed. It has sort of consumed my week, but here are some updates on my reading! The cover image links to the book’s Goodreads page!Symbols key: physical book (πŸ“˜),… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up | Bridgerton took over my life

book tag, Memes, Tag Thursday

Tag Thursday #3: This or That Bookish Tag

Woohoo! Back again with Tag Thursday, and the first one of 2021! I was tagged a while ago by Nehal @ Nehal Says. Thanks Nehal! The Rules: Mention the creator of the tag (Ayunda @ Tea and Paperbacks)Thank the blogger who tagged you!Tag other people to do the tag and spread the love! So here we… Continue reading Tag Thursday #3: This or That Bookish Tag

Memes, Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday | 2021 Reading Goals (part deux)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Artsy Reader, highlighting your top ten choices/thoughts on various topics. This week's topic is Resolutions (re: Goals)/Hopes for 2021. And I know, I know, I've already done this but that was nearly 3 weeks ago. I was younger then, full of hope... So here we… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday | 2021 Reading Goals (part deux)

6 Star Books, book review, Genres, Nonfiction

Book Review | A Life on Our Planet, by David Attenborough

β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… 6 / 5 Stars - All time favorite Genre: NonfictionPub: Oct 2020Page count: 272 (hardcover) Synopsis: I am 93. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary. As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world – but it was… Continue reading Book Review | A Life on Our Planet, by David Attenborough