My Plain Jane…✧✧✧/5

Title: My Plain Jane
Author: Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Start date: February 21, 2018
Finish date: March 7, 2018
Note: Special thanks to Harper Collins for providing an ARC for review.


At last! I was anticipating the next book after reading My Lady Jane so this one was a high priority on my TBR list. I more than nabbed it right away when I opened up the delightful box Harper Collins kindly sent (I technically hoarded it right away and didn’t allow anyone else to set their eyes upon it. Perks of the job I suppose.)

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The Astonishing Color of After…✧✧✧✧✧/5

Title: The Astonishing Color of After
Author: Emily X.R. Pan
Start date: February 9, 2018
Finish date: February 9, 2018
Note: Special thanks to Hachette Books for providing a digital copy for review.


I love, love, LOVE THIS BOOK. This has everything I love in it: beautiful and lyrical writing, an accurate representation of Taiwanese culture, wonderful characters who develop and mature through the novel, a slow burning romance that does not take away the grief and identity of our protagonist, and I could go on, which I will in this review.

This was the type of book I wish I had read as a teenager because it does an incredible job of flawlessly depicting Taiwanese culture, and I was sorely missing that during those years. So far, I can think of one novel that does a good job at it, but it doesn’t excel at it nearly as much as Emily X.R. Pan’s debut novel. WHERE HAS THIS BOOK BEEN ALL MY LIFE? It’s safe to say I could not put this book down for many reasons.

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Title: Everless
Author: Sara Holland
Start date: December 18, 2017
Finish date: December 22, 2017
Note: Special thanks to Harper Collins for providing a copy for review.


I started out my winter holidays right by picking up this ARC (thank you so much Harper Collins for sending it!)

I had a hard time putting Everless down and that’s something that doesn’t happen often. When I was busy with other things, all I could think about was this damn book. I was actually speeding errands along just so I could find out what happens next.

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