Lovely War by Julie Berry (Book Review)

Author: Julie Berry

Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance

Published: 2019

Pages: 857 (Note: this is for the Thorndike Press Large Print edition of the book)

Rating:  5/5

Summary:They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as told by goddess Aphrodite, who must spin the tale or face judgment on Mount Olympus, is filled with hope and heartbreak, prejudice and passion, and reveals that, though War is a formidable force, it’s no match for the transcendent power of Love.

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Attachments by Rainbow Rowell (Book Review)

Author: Rainbow Rowell

Genre; Romance

Published: 2011

Pages: 338

Rating: 3/5

Summary: It’s 1999 and for the staff of one newspaper office, the internet is still a novelty. By day, two young women, Beth and Jennifer, spend their hours emailing each other, discussing in hilarious detail every aspect of their lives, from love troubles to family dramas. And by night, Lincoln, a shy, lonely IT guy spends his hours reading every exchange.

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August Wrap Up

Hello! I know that its been a while since I last posted but a lot has happened, and due to everything I haven’t wanted to post anything, I was even in a reading slump for a couple months. I’m back now though and ready to start poster regularly again!

 I actually managed to read a total of 6 books this month with a total of over 2900 pages.

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Carry On – Book Review

Published: May 9th 2017

Author: Rainbow Rowell

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, LGBTQ

Pages: 522

Rating: 5/5

Synopsis: Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen.
That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right.
Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here — it’s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up.

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