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May 16, 2020

Stranded by Jessica Frances was gifted to me, by NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.

4.75 Stars!

YouTuber and vlogger Conner Sherwood is having a not so mid-life, “mid-life” crisis after turning thirty. He has found fame on the internet that has allowed him to p...

May 4, 2020

Unscripted Love (Road to Blissville #1)    5 stars 

Someone to Call My Own (Road to Blissville #2)    5 stars

Nobody's Prince Charming (Road to Blissville #3)    5 stars

This Time Around (Road to Blissville #4)      4.25 stars


Above and beyond is the story of two men broken in different ways finding solace in each other and coming to terms with their pasts. Zach is Lucky's older man crush and has been since he was a teen. Zach is repressed, not in regards to his sexuality, but from a past fi...

This is an interactive graphic novel about escape from the Vietnam War. My sister-in-law was vietnamese and was tortured, as a young girl by the VC, for working for the Americans. Her body was marred by white skin where she had been burned. Maybe knowing her story made...

March 8, 2020

Heartbreaking, sweet, sad, and frustrating this story is gorgeously written. I had so many feeling reading this and it has stuck with me even after putting it down. I appreciate that the author did not take the easy way out by making it seem like the magic of a relati...

January 28, 2020

Secrets, intrigue, political and religious drama, violent men who buy what they cannot easily dominate, and in the middle of it all Nona. Oh! Did I forget to mention assassin nuns? Yes my friends, assassin nuns!

Mark Lawrence honed a tale, that is weaved slowly. The wo...

January 20, 2020

"But what kind of adult says gay people are a bad influence on Children? What if their child is gay? What if they want to... come out? If the people closest to them are their first enemies in their new uncertain's too cruel." ~Gengoroh Tagame

That quote say...

August 24, 2019

I had to take a few days to gather my thoughts on this book. While I gave it 3 stars, I believe on some level, it does deserve 3.5 or even 4. I continue to vacillate between 3, 3.5, and 4 stars for this book because it does some things so very well and other things wer...

May 8, 2019

There is something to be admired about stripping back poetry to its raw core, using imagery crafted with purposeful metaphors, not meant to distract from the lack of depth or need to shock. The content...The rawness...The realness stands on its own merit woven like a...

October 27, 2018

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars - 

"Congratulations, by the way.

When young, we're anxious - understandably - to find out if we've got what it takes. Can we succeed? Can we build a viable life for ourselves? But you - in particular you, of this generation - may have noticed a c...

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