Publisher: Penguin

Mini Audio Reviews: Lovely War, Soulmate Equation, Crawdads

Mini Audio Reviews: Lovely War, Soulmate Equation, Crawdads
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

This was a book club pick, and something I would have never touched in a million years on my own. I have never been a fan of historical fiction and usually avoid it at all costs. So, I ended up being pleasantly surprised by this one! The audiobook was FANTASTIC! I didn’t enjoy the flashbacks a whole lot, because that’s where the historical part really shone through. I didn’t care all that much about Hazel and James or Aubrey and […]

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Audiobook Review: Secrets So Deep by Ginny Myers Sain

Audiobook Review: Secrets So Deep by Ginny Myers Sain
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Like many other reviewers have said, this book wasn’t nearly as good as Dark and Shallow Lies (which had a fantastic atmosphere, btw). But still, it was a decent read. I liked the summer camp setting and the fact that it was on the ocean. The pacing was rather slow for most of the book, but the little snippets we got here and there were enough to keep me interested. The audiobook narrator was pretty good, which also helped with […]

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Review: These Fleeting Shadows by Kate Alice Marshall

Review: These Fleeting Shadows by Kate Alice Marshall
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

I love how creepy and twisted this one was! There’s also a little mystery aspect to it, which keeps the pace moving nicely. I never knew what was going to happen next. I loved how atmospheric this book was, too. I read it for Horror October and it was the perfect vibe for Halloween! The Harrow house and the things that happened in it were super creepy! I wish I had connected to the characters better, though. I loved Bryony […]

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Audiobook Review: How to Survive Your Murder by Danielle Valentine

Audiobook Review: How to Survive Your Murder by Danielle Valentine
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

I have no idea how to rate this because I still can’t decide if I loved it or hated it?? I vacillated pretty wildly back and forth at various points of the story. The beginning was rougghhhh. I almost DNFed this book because the first 20% is PAINFULLY, in-your-face high school. Almost like it was trying wayyy too hard to feel like high school. To the point that it was nauseating. It was shallow and juvenile, and I was starting to wonder […]

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ARC Review: The Depths by Nicole Lesperance

ARC Review: The Depths by Nicole Lesperance
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

This book was so unique! I absolutely LOVED the atmospheric setting – Eulalie Island was fantastic! It’s creepy and unsettling and I never knew what was going to happen next. I adore dark and disturbing and this book definitely delivered on both points. The author brought the island to life in vivid detail! The descriptions made things so easy to picture without being too descriptive. Eulalie Island felt like a real place. This would make an awesome movie! I found a […]

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Review: Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao

Review: Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

It takes a monster to slay a monster. Holy. Freaking. CRAP. You guys, this book absolutely BLEW me away!! I mean just wow. I don’t remember the last time I enjoyed a book this much from the opening sentence to the very last page that wasn’t written by Jay Kristoff. I wish I could bottle up the sheer fierce joy I felt while reading this delightful book! It reminded me a lot of watching Pacific Rim for the first time […]

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