Hey guys! It’s time to update you on all the Netgalley arcs I need to read. I am happy to share that I’ve either read or DNF’d the ones from the last time I did this. So that is very exciting! I currently have 14 books I need to read. I’m currently reading one of them right now. I have a couple of them on hold at the library. A couple of them have been released already. Since I’ve started blogging again, I’ve been trying to read them before release. Let’s dive in!
Hey guys! I am so excited to bring you my wrap-up for April. I’ve been doing so much reading this month. I’m very surprised since I did just start a new job right at the beginning. However, this has been allowing me to get a lot of reading in, so I can’t complain. I’m also not super stressed right now as I was with my old job. I think that really helps and actually makes me want to read more. So let’s dive in and see what I read!
Blogmas Day 11: My Most Anticipated Books of 2022
Hey guys!! I can’t get how December is just flying by. I swear so many things have happened this year that feel like they happened years ago. Overall it’s been a decent year. One of the things I look forward to is getting hyped for the new books of the new year. I have to say I haven’t been super up to date with what’s coming out. I haven’t been on Twitter a lot lately. I feel like I usually find out about new releases from Twitter. YouTube does help me out a lot with new releases as well. I do try to look up my favorite authors every once in a while to see. Sometimes things just slip through the cracks. So here are some of my most anticipated books of 2022 that are on my radar. Let’s dive in!
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Blogmas Day 3: October Wrap-up
Hey guys! So it is time for my October Wrap-up. I know that this is a bit late. I didn’t end up blogging during the month of November. I still wanted to update you guys on what I ended up reading in October. It did end up being a bit more than I remember. However I did read some short stories and some comics so that is part of it. I honestly felt like I read some of these books a while ago. My brain is definitely shot from this year. I do look forward to 2021 and starting a clean slate. I do hope it ends up being better. Anyway now let’s dive in to see what I read in October!
Hey guys! I am here with my September Wrap-up. I honestly have no clue where September went. I do feel September was a bit of a weird month for me. I made a bit of an ambitious TBR. Then when the time came to read I found myself not really interested in what I picked out. I also found myself not really wanting to read so I tried to resort to audiobooks. Overall I did find a couple new reads I liked so let’s dive in to see what books those were!
Book Review: Mexican Gothic By Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Mexican Gothic By Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Genre: Horror, Fiction, Gothic, Mystery, Fantasy, Historical, Adult, Thriller
Publication Date: June 30th 2020
Publisher: Del Rey
My Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars
Synopsis: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets
After receiving a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find – her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and Noemí knows little about the region.
Noemí is also an unlikely rescuer: She’s a glamorous debutante, and her chic gowns and perfect red lipstick are more suited for cocktail parties than amateur sleuthing. But she’s also tough and smart, with an indomitable will, and she is not afraid: not of her cousin’s new husband, who is both menacing and alluring; not of his father, the ancient patriarch who seems to be fascinated by Noemí; and not even of the house itself, which begins to invade Noemi’s dreams with visions of blood and doom.
Her only ally in this inhospitable abode is the family’s youngest son. Shy and gentle, he seems to want to help Noemí but might also be hiding dark knowledge of his family’s past. For there are many secrets behind the walls of High Place. The family’s once colossal wealth and faded mining empire kept them from prying eyes, but as Noemí digs deeper she unearths stories of violence and madness.
And Noemí, mesmerized by the terrifying yet seductive world of High Place, may soon find it impossible to ever leave this enigmatic house behind.
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My September TBR
Hey guys! August seriously came and went. I ended up reading everything on my TBR besides one book. I did squeeze in some comics as well. I have a pretty ambitious TBR for September. There are just so many books I want to read. I am trying to fit more audiobooks in there cause those help a lot. So let’s dive in and see what I want to read in September! Continue reading “My September TBR”
Waiting on Wednesday: The Broken Girls
The Broken Girls By Simone St. James
Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Thriller, Gothic
Pages: 336 pages
Release Date: March 20th 2018
Plot: Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming–until one of them mysteriously disappears. . . .
Vermont, 2014. As much as she’s tried, journalist Fiona Sheridan cannot stop revisiting the events surrounding her older sister’s death. Twenty years ago, her body was found lying in the overgrown fields near the ruins of Idlewild Hall. And though her sister’s boyfriend was tried and convicted of murder, Fiona can’t shake the suspicion that something was never right about the case.
When Fiona discovers that Idlewild Hall is being restored by an anonymous benefactor, she decides to write a story about it. But a shocking discovery during the renovations will link the loss of her sister to secrets that were meant to stay hidden in the past–and a voice that won’t be silenced. . . .
Why I Need This Book: I’ve had the arc of this book for a while. I have yet to read it. So far it’s been getting amazing reviews. I am so excited to start this book after my current read. It sounds different from the mysteries I usually read so I’m excited for it.
Have any of you guys gotten a chance to read this early? I would love to hear your thoughts on it. I seriously can’t wait to start it. What books are you looking forward to being released?