review post

The Golem and the Jinni review

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Decker Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 starsFormat: library eaudiobookSummary: Set in 1899 New York, this book focuses on two magical beings– a golem and a jinni, who both find themselves in a world they don’t understand.  Review: The description of this book led me to believe that this book… Continue reading The Golem and the Jinni review

review post

The Winters review

​<I>The Winters</I> by Lisa Gabriele  <b>Star rating</b>: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars<b>Format</b>: library eaudiobook<b>Summary</b>: The unnamed narrator moves from barely making ends meet to marrying a rich politician who was recently widowed. Her new stepdaughter turns out to be a bigger problem then she counted on.<b>Review</b>: I enjoyed this book a good deal. I liked that… Continue reading The Winters review

review post

Her Body and Other Parties review

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado Star rating: ★★☆☆ ☆ 2/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: A collection of short stories told from a feminist perspective. Review: I gotta admit, I picked this up solely for the green ribbon retelling. That story was the best of the collection and it wasn’t all… Continue reading Her Body and Other Parties review

review post

The Haunting of Hill House review

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Star rating: ★★★☆ ☆ 3/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Strangers gather together in Hill House to investigate claims that the house is haunted. Review: I don’t think it was bad per say, but it really wasn’t scary. At one point they encounter ghosts picnicking??? Um. Kay,… Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House review

review post

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before review

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han Star rating: ★★☆☆ ☆ 2/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Lara Jean’s method of moving on from a crush is to write a letter to the and then put it away in her hat box. When her letters accidentally get mailed out to the boys… Continue reading To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before review