Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

It's hard for me to figure out where to start with this one. I've been putting off writing this review for weeks, because I really disliked this novel. I was expecting to love it. I finally read Jane Eyre last winter, and it completely blew me away. I was hoping Wide Sargasso Sea would enter... Continue Reading →

The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian

The Ruin of A Rake is the third installment in Cat Sebastian’s Turner Series, a trilogy of queer Regency romances. This one is about Julian Medlock, a man who has spent years cultivating his reputation as a Very Proper Gentleman and Lord Courtenay, who has spent years cavorting around the Continent without a care for... Continue Reading →

Heat Wave by Elyse Springer

I couldn't connect with this one. I'm starting to realize that I'm actually somewhat particular about my romances--I like them angsty (the angstier the better), and I like them best with a secondary plot. This one was neither angsty nor especially plot driven, and there were some problematic elements that left me feeling uneasy. The... Continue Reading →

Libraries for Life: March 15th

With all the library holds I've got coming in, I've temporality abandoned my "read the books you own" project. I probably could have predicted this. However, I have not put ONE BOOK ON HOLD in the past two weeks! This is a pretty big deal. I've still got 9 open holds, but most of those... Continue Reading →

What A Week: March 5th-11th

I'm currently fighting off a cold, so I've been curled up on the couch all weekend. It's meant plenty of time for reading, but the sun is finally out after days of rain, so I'd much rather be out enjoying the sunshine and ocean. On top of that, I learned today that the historic African... Continue Reading →


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