Series review: The Flappers

The Flappers by Jillian Larkin Synopsis for Vixen (from Goodreads) Every girl wants what she can’t have. Seventeen-year-old Gloria Carmody wants the flapper lifestyle—and the bobbed hair, cigarettes, and music-filled nights that go with it. Now that she’s engaged to Sebastian Grey, scion of one of Chicago’s most powerful families, Gloria’s party days are over … Continue reading Series review: The Flappers

Book reviews: Shanghai Girls and Dreams of Joy

Shanghai Girls and Dreams of Joy by Lisa See Shanghai Girls, paraphrased from Goodreads In 1937, Shanghai is the Paris of Asia, a city of great wealth and glamour, the home of millionaires and beggars, gangsters and gamblers, patriots and revolutionaries, artists and warlords. Thanks to the financial security and material comforts provided by their … Continue reading Book reviews: Shanghai Girls and Dreams of Joy

Recommendations for… first books of series you could read as a standalone

Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. Today I'm doing recommendations of first books in series you could read as a standalone. AKA calling me out for never finishing series. Wither by Lauren DeStefano I actually don't … Continue reading Recommendations for… first books of series you could read as a standalone

Top Ten Tuesday March 13: books that surprised me

Happy Tuesday everyone!! Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is books that surprised me, in both good and bad ways. This was actually a lot harder than I was expecting. I'm generally pretty good at guessing which books I'll like and dislike, and I like to think I'm fairly smart and can figure things … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday March 13: books that surprised me