The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig pub. 2020

This was one of the best books I’ve read so far this year.

Haig starts the book off right away with telling the reading that the main character, Nora, is going to commit suicide. Not more than a few chapters in, she does just that. This act, instead of leaving…


The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner. Published March 2021

I love a historical fiction that takes place in different time periods. This story has three main characters. The first is an apothecary in 1791 London making poisonous tinctures and concoctions for women to kill men. The second is a young girl who meets this apothecary with questions about magic…


Final Girls by Riley Sager

Final Girls by Riley Sager. Published 2017
Final Girls by Riley Sager. Published 2017

Final Girls

By Riley Sager

Riley Sager consistently has me up too late reading her suspenseful twists and turns and Final Girls was no exception. …


The Bad Muslim Discount by Sayed M. Masood

The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood. Published February 2021

“All men are created equal. Except not really, because some men are created American. Other men are created rich. Some men are created American and rich and are still not content with the world they inherit, so they try to change it. …


Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid published December, 2019
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. Published December, 2019

This book frustrated me. I won’t lie. I read it in two days, mostly because I needed to get to the end and “figure it out” because I felt I had to be missing some huge plot point or idea. I got a little more than halfway through and I…


Advance Reader’s Edition of Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau. Publication date May 11, 2021

Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau

“I’d always had the feeling that it was impolite and conceited for a girl to actually like who she was.”

Calling Mary Jane a coming of age novel would be a vast understatement. It is the summer of 1975 and 14 year old Mary Jane has the opportunity to nanny…

Ashley Bohinc

Hey! I’m a South Carolina Ohioan teaching yoga and reading books. Here to share my thoughts and general book nerd-ness.

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