The Family Upstairs

3/5 stars On Libby Jones’ 25th birthday, she receives the letter she’s been expecting her whole life. As an adopted person, she’s fantasized about who her birth parents are, but now she knows. She also learns that she’s the sole inheritor to the family mansion. With this new information, she can start on a path … More The Family Upstairs

Daisy Jones & The Six

5/5 stars “I think you have to have faith in people before they earn it. Otherwise it’s not faith, right?” (pg. 76)  Daisy Jones had something really special. Her natural talent and beauty solidified her fate to be a rock ‘n’ roll star. The Six, led by Billy Dunne, was a band on the brink … More Daisy Jones & The Six

Such a Fun Age

5/5 stars I may have just found my new favorite book! Emira is a 25-year-old black woman who is still figuring life out. She’s currently the babysitter of a quirky toddler. The toddler’s mother, Alix Chamberlain, is a privileged, white woman who encourages being a confident, independent woman. In fact, she has created an entire … More Such a Fun Age

The Mother-In-Law

4/5 stars This was originally published in Spring 2019, but St. Martin’s Press was kind enough to send me a copy ahead of the paperback release in exchange for an honest review.  Lucy always struggled for her mother-in-law’s approval. She knew Diana may never consider her worthy, but Lucy tried her hardest anyways. A shocking … More The Mother-In-Law

A Woman Is No Man

5/5 stars This is a powerful read that follows three generations of Palestinian women in America. In 1990, Isra struggles to please her mother-in-law, Fareeda. 20 years later Deya, Isra’s daughter, struggles to do the same while confronting her own identity of being a woman in America.  This was a moving and heavy read. I … More A Woman Is No Man

The Twin

3/5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and Random House Children’s for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Ivy isn’t going crazy. She just can’t convince anyone of that. Ever since her mother died, things have been odd. Ivy’s twin sister, Iris, comes to live with them when mysterious … More The Twin

P.S. I Still Love You

5/5 stars Lara Jean survived her secret love letters being sent out and a fake relationship. The next challenge? Being in a real relationship. She seems to have the hang of things until another boy from her past shows up. Now, she needs to sort out her feelings for two guys.  Han does it again … More P.S. I Still Love You

Dear Wife

3/5 stars Sabine is missing. No one knows where she is, but it’s clear she needs to get away from a troubled marriage. Meanwhile, Beth is running for her life. As we follow Beth’s escape and the search for Sabine, truths are slowly revealed and we find out just how Sabine and Beth are connected.  … More Dear Wife