The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré

Book 3/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsMy first 5 star read of 2023 🤩It took me 5 days to read The Girl with the Louding Voice and that is because I was admitted to hospital for surgery on the day I started reading it and finished it the night before I was discharged. If … Continue reading The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré

The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Book 2/30. My rating: 2 of 5 starsTwo stars for book two 🥴🥴I have been a fan of James Patterson ever since I read (and watched the movie adaptations of) Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls 20+ years ago. Those two bangers set me on a course to read the entire Alex Cross … Continue reading The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Book 44/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsMy 2022 reading challenge goal was to read 44 books and my plan for book 44 was a romance novel because:1. The number 4 is incredibly significant to my relationship 😌2. I’m super into saving the best for last and so I chose to close the year with … Continue reading The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

The Forbidden Game by L.J. Smith

Books 41, 42 & 43/30. My rating: 2 of 5 starsWhew! The Forbidden Game trilogy was 750 pages of silliness and immaturity 🥴🥴🥴I enjoyed the four primary works in The Vampire Diaries series i.e. The Awakening & The Struggle and The Fury / Dark Reunion and in my review of The Fury / Dark Reunion, … Continue reading The Forbidden Game by L.J. Smith

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Book 39/30. My rating: 4 of 5 stars4 ½ stars.This was sooo good. So much so that I'm going to do something I rarely do which is give this an extra ½ star. I’ve mentioned a few times before that I’m not a believer in ½ stars when it comes to reviews, so this is … Continue reading Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Book 38/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsI almost never reread books but I decided to change that because I own wayyy too many amazing books to only read them once.This was my second time reading A Thousand Splendid Suns, the first time being in 2015 as part of my first ever structured reading challenge … Continue reading A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Book 37/30. My rating: 4 of 5 starsAmerican Dirt has the most riveting first chapter I have ever read!! It harrowingly sets the tone on what to expect from this fast-paced book about a mother and son forced to flee to America from the Mexican cartel. Unable to use any of the conventional methods of … Continue reading American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins