The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Book 33/30. My rating: 3 of 5 stars Well this was disappointing 😐Not long into The Alice Network I started to seriously question why Kate Quinn didn’t just set the story in 1915 during the Great War. This would have easily been a 5 star read if she did, but alas the 1947 storyline dragged … Continue reading The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Book 32/30. My rating: 5 of 5 stars It took me five days to get through my fifth 5 star read of the year and I’m loving all the fives in this sentence 🤩😅I initially wasn’t planning on reading Where the Crawdads Sing as Emily May, the only person I follow on Goodreads, DNFd it … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book 30/30. My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was my second Taylor Jenkins Reid read, the first being the extraordinary, unputdownable The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo that was my book 30/30 in 2019. I say all the time that I like to start and end my reading challenge on a high, and while … Continue reading One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Book 29/30. My rating: 3 of 5 stars The Guest List is set off the coast of Ireland and the island, together with The Folly where the wedding was held, was quite atmospheric and made for a good locked-island murder mystery. The best thing about this whodunnit is the mystery is not only about who … Continue reading The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Book 28/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsWhew! This book had no business being so goddamn sad. My goodness 🥺🥺🥺 if I was a “book crier” I’d have the reddest, puffiest eyes ever because 💔💔💔Before We Were Yours is based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals in which Georgia Tann, director of a … Continue reading Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton

Book 26/30. My rating: 2 of 5 starsWhew! The exercise in bleakness that was A Map of the World 🥴🥴🥴This was my first Jane Hamilton read, and 100% my last. The only good thing about this book was the writing. Aspects of it were very Taylor Swift and I LIVE for TayTay’s writing so that … Continue reading A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

Book 25/30. My rating: 4 of 5 starsI was a bit apprehensive going into this because while I loooooooved the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two was some B+ fanfiction 😅 but I quite liked this.It took me a minute to get into the format as I haven’t … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling