Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Book 18/30. My rating: 3 of 5 stars **teeny tiny spoilers below**3.5 stars.For the first three chapters I was so damn sure this would be my fourth 2 star read in a row because I was not feeling the author’s writing style AT ALL!!! On the back cover the prose is described as “vibrantly alive … Continue reading Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz

Book 17/30. My rating: 2 of 5 starsMy third 2 star read in a row 😒😐🙄 Wow! This was just so utterly unremarkable 🥴Enyewe, I have been duped by one too many books because they have “Oprah’s Book Club” written on the cover. Man this was more boring than I thought it would be. The … Continue reading Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Book 15/30. My rating: 2 of 5 starsSighhh!!! I thought I would like this much, much, much more than I did. I watched the movie adaptation starring Reese Witherspoon a few years back and I rather enjoyed it so I was confident I would enjoy the source material as well.Nonfiction is clearly NOT my thing … Continue reading Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

Book 14/30. My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is my fourth Kristin Hannah read (after The Nightingale, Firefly Lane and Night Road, in that order) and it is the first of her books that doesn’t get a 5 star rating from me and I’m realllllllyyyyyy feeling some typa way about that.Similar to The Nightingale, Winter … Continue reading Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Book 13/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsTHAT TWIST!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wow! Just, wow!!I enjoyed this unputdownable book sooo much!!! The twist at the end was EVERYTHING!!!!!!! and getting to it was such a great ride thanks to the short, punchy chapters that had me saying “just one more chapter.” I really loved getting to know all … Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

Book 12/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsSigh!! I thought I would like this sooo much more than I did. I’m even lowkey feeling bad that I’m giving this 3 stars because I really thought I would love this as Emily May wrote a beautiful, moving review about this book that made me shelve it … Continue reading Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick