Contemporary, Romance

The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay

I received this novel as an advance copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. One of the first classics I ever ready was Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I loved it so much that I read a bunch of her other novels. While I may not have loved all of them, I have fond memories of curling up…

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Historical Fiction, Romance

House of Shadows by Nicola Cornick

I received this novel as an advance copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I love historical fiction but I really don’t read much in the genre. Maybe because the most recent novels out there always seem to be either sci-fi/fantasy or mystery/thrillers. Either way, I relish the chance to read a historical fiction novel every now and…

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Fantasy, Romance

The Tiger’s Daughter by K Arsenault Rivera

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I absolutely adored the premise of this novel. It hinted at Mongolian and Japanese and Chinese influences, so I was really intrigued as to how the author would incorporate that into her story. Plus, fantasy is my all-time favorite and I’m always down for…

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Romance, Science Fiction, YA Fiction

Select by Marit Weisenberg

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Sometimes, all I really want is to read some YA fiction. Unfortunately, that doesn’t happen very often given my work and my looooong TBR list. Happily, this was one of the novels on that list so I could shoot two birds with one stone!…

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Fantasy, Romance

The Terracotta Bride by Zen Cho

I really wanted to read a short novel that had an interesting concept so when this one was recommended to me, I grabbed the chance! Here is my review: In the tenth court of hell, wealthy spirits bribe the bureaucrats of the underworld in order to avoid the torments of hell and not undergo reincarnation. It’s a comfortable place to…

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