Romance Week, Themed Posts

ROMANCE WEEK: Romance Novels Written by Black Authors [recommendations]

It's not really a secret that the romance genre, is overwhelmingly white. This Guardian article is worth the read if you are unfamiliar with that claim. The Ripped Bodice, an independent LA based bookstore, publishes an annual diversity report which shows this as well. I highly recommend you check it out and see which publishers… Continue reading ROMANCE WEEK: Romance Novels Written by Black Authors [recommendations]

Book Tags

BOOKTAG: The TBR Book Tag

I was not tagged in this, but I saw this tag on the blog And On She Reads and wanted to give it a go. Check out their post here.  I saw it right after Christmas and since I am always eager to talk about my massive TBR I made sure to save it for a… Continue reading BOOKTAG: The TBR Book Tag

All, ARCs, Review, Tree

BOOK REVIEW: The Ex Talk

The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn SolomonPublication Date: January 26, 2020 This novel follows Shay Goldstein who has been working in public radio for the past 10 years. She loves it and it was her saving grace when her dad died. However, when Dominic “I can’t stop name dropping my fancy master’s degree in journalism”… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Ex Talk

All, Miscellaneous

MISC: Books We Want to Read in 2021

During Blogmas we shared the 2021 releases we are hyped for, but we aim to pick up a few backlist books this year as well. Plus, who doesn't enjoy a good list? (Or two.) Bree: These are some of the books I had hoped to pick up in 2020, but ended up running out of… Continue reading MISC: Books We Want to Read in 2021

All, Miscellaneous

2021 Bookish Resolutions

Happy 2021! We miraculously made it to a new year, so we should probably make some new bookish resolutions. You can check out our goals from 2020 here. Wishing you all a Happy New Year! We hope 2021 is fabulous & full of fantastic reads! BREE: Last year's goals ended up being a mixed bag,… Continue reading 2021 Bookish Resolutions

Blogmas, Themed Posts

BLOGMAS DAY NINE: Books That Surprised Me

2020 has been a year full of surprises, most them them, not great. You would think, nothing would surprise me at this point. But, still some books managed to surprise me. My favorite books are the ones that I have no expectations for that BLOW ME AWAY. I love going into a story and hitting… Continue reading BLOGMAS DAY NINE: Books That Surprised Me

Blogmas, Themed Posts

BLOGMAS DAY ONE: Blogmas Announcement & End of the Year TBR

Happy Blogmas! We are not able to write enough blog posts to do the full 25 days of Blogmas, so instead we are doing The Ten Days of Blogmas! Check out all our past Blogmas posts here. Today we are sharing our end of the year TBRs. If you're new here, we are both big… Continue reading BLOGMAS DAY ONE: Blogmas Announcement & End of the Year TBR

All, ARCs, Review, Tree

MINI REVIEWS: YA Books with Elections!

I studied political science in college and reading books that discuss politics is something I love I also love reading books and watching TV shows with heavy election plots. Shoutout to my faves The West Wing and Red, White & Royal Blue. However, often fictional elections are more fun than real elections. Today is the… Continue reading MINI REVIEWS: YA Books with Elections!

ARCs, Blogtober, Joint, Review, Themed Posts

BLOGTOBER DAY THREE: Spoiler Alert Review

Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade Publication Date: October 6, 2020 TW: fatphobia, strained relationships with parents We both got ARCs of this one! Bree via a Goodreads giveaway & Tree via NetGalley. We then decided to buddy read it which DID NOT happen, but we still wanted to post a joint review since we rarely… Continue reading BLOGTOBER DAY THREE: Spoiler Alert Review

All, Blogtober, Themed Posts

BLOGTOBER DAY TWO: Books We Want to Finish In 2020

As we approach the end of the year, we are looking at all the TBRs we set throughout 2020 and wondering why we even bothered to make them. We did this post at the beginning of the year, so check it out if you want to see our lofty goals (that we absolutely faceplanted on)! Bree:… Continue reading BLOGTOBER DAY TWO: Books We Want to Finish In 2020