Tag: book review

Updates–COVID-19 Story and Nearing the End of My Pregnancy

Hello! Today’s post won’t be about desserts or books (boo). I want to express some upcoming changes in how I do things on this blog as a result of various situational changes, not least of which is the COVID-19 pandemic. I will continue to update this blog periodically, and as the times change, there may

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Pineapple Empanadas Paired With We Unleash the Merciless Storm

We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia is the action-packed sequel to We Set the Dark on Fire. While We Set the Dark on Fire made us fall in love with Carmen and Dani and set the stage for life in the dystopian world of Medio, this book really ramped up the drama

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Manhattan Cocktail Paired with The Nest

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney is a novel full of family drama centered around the Plumb siblings’ shared inheritance–”the nest.” The story is set in New York City and it follows the lives of the Plumbs, specifically the four adult siblings Leo, Beatrice “Bea,” Melody, and Jack. Once Leo is involved in a drug

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Chocolate Chip Waffles & Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Paired with The Night Country

The Night Country: A Hazel Wood Novel is the sequel to The Hazel Wood, both by Melissa Albert. (See my previous post on The Hazel Wood here!). I love the Hazel Wood books’ dark take on the fairy tale world, and truly, both novels have provided some strong fantasy escapism. The Night Country Review After

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February 2020 TBR Linkup!

Hello again! I took a break from the blog for a bit to brainstorm and refocus its direction, but I’m ready to dive back in! Each month, I’ll post a list of the books I aspire to read for that month, and I invite everyone to chime in with your own reading lists and add

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