New year, new format where I highlight my entire reading month just for you! My February consisted of 9 read books, 3,182 pages, 3 five star reviews and an average rating of 4.1.
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Feature Book Review of the MonthYou’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism by Amber Ruffin
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Reading is my self-care which is why I rarely read nonfiction unless it’s a true crime. Sometimes though, a book like You’ll Never Believe What Happens To Lacey comes along where the synopsis simply intrigues me.
I will NEVER regret the day I picked up this book. This book is SUPER real. Although Lacey and Amber use humor to make all of their points (their banter is hilarious), their experiences are absolutely heartbreaking. And the fact that Black people face situations like this DAILY is so disturbing. There is a chapter where Lacey and Amber discuss their experiences at JC Penney (JCP!!!) and that entire chapter sat with me for days. In fact, You’ll Never Believer What Happened to Lacey has not left my mind yet. It’s real. It’s raw. And EVERYONE, EVERYONE, EVERYONE needs to read it.
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Thanks For The LaughsFinlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Thank you Minotaur Books for the advanced copy!
You know that feeling when you need a super fun, lighter read to spruce up your mood or to ease your mind? Well, Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano is that kind of book, my friends!
Finlay Donovan Is Killing It is wildly entertaining, funny and charming. I feel Finlay’s struggles as a mom myself. It may look like us moms have our lives together but half of the time we don’t even know what day it is. Finlay is both quirky and quite frankly, a hot mess. But she’s also tenacious and does whatever she needs to do to keep her family together.
Plus, Elle Cosimano thought of the plot in PANERA of all places. PANERA. It doesn’t get any better than that.
I recommend this book to readers who:
* Love novels written by Janet Evanovich especially her Stephanie Plum series
* Want that deliciously soapy plot that includes murder and mystery and a little love
* For mothers who want to feel seen and laugh about it
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Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust and Murder in Queer New York by Elon Green: This book is a true crime lovers dream. It is so well researched and so well written. My Rating: 4 Stars | FULL REVIEW
Not For Me But Maybe It’s For You
A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas: I am still processing my thoughts on this one. After 757 pages, I think I have the right to do so. I will my full review soon. Until then, there are a lot of triggers in this book so be mindful before you read it. My Rating: ? Stars
The Part Where You Tell Me…..
March has only just begun and I am already reading a few amazing books. But tell me, did you read any amazing books in February? Do I need to add any to my TBR? Have you read any of these? Comment below.
And as always,