Recipe for Persuasion: Brilliant Jane Austen Retelling

Do I even need to state how much I love a Jane Austen retelling? I LOVE THEM! And Sonali Dev's The Rajes series is one of my favorites. Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors was fantastic and when I saw the next book in the series was a Persuasion retelling, I almost died of excitement. And… Continue reading Recipe for Persuasion: Brilliant Jane Austen Retelling

Burn Our Bodies Down: I Am Never Going Near a Corn Field Again

UPDATE: Yep, here we are again. Based on multiple Twitter threads, Rory Power has been revealed to be a bully (at the very least) and to support racism and bashing an AOC. I will no longer be supporting her. Wilder Girls will be taken off my shelves and I will be supporting the authors she… Continue reading Burn Our Bodies Down: I Am Never Going Near a Corn Field Again

The Art of Theft: Charlotte Holmes is Robbing Mansions

Y'all know I love a Sherlock Holmes retelling and Sherry Thomas's Lady Sherlock series in one of my absolute favorites. So, when I saw the newest book in the series on Edelweiss, I immediately slammed down on the request button. Charlotte Holmes, her sister, Livia, Mrs. Watson, and Lord Ingram are such an intriguing group… Continue reading The Art of Theft: Charlotte Holmes is Robbing Mansions

The Good Luck Girls is Indescribably Perfect

Y'all...I was not prepared for this book. I was expecting badass girls, but The Good Luck Girls is way more than that. It blew me out of the water. And the ending...I haven't cried that much due to a book in a long time. This might be embarrassing but I totally hugged it when I was finished. I… Continue reading The Good Luck Girls is Indescribably Perfect

It’s a Whole Spiel: Maximum Jewishness and Absolutely Delightful

I've been waiting for this anthology for at least a couple of months. I saw it announced on Twitter and was immediately soooo excited. An anthology filled with Jewish stories by a bunch of Jewish authors? OMG, my younger self would have killed for a book like this, but I'm more than happy to read… Continue reading It’s a Whole Spiel: Maximum Jewishness and Absolutely Delightful

Dangerous Alliance: Jane Austen Doesn’t Have All the Answers *gasp*

Ok, this is akin to sacrilege for me but... Jane Austen doesn't know everything. *faints* Lady Victoria Aston finds this out when she needs to find a husband. Sure, Jane Austen was the queen of writing about women looking for husbands, but Victoria's situation is much more dangerous than anything Austen's heroines ever went through.… Continue reading Dangerous Alliance: Jane Austen Doesn’t Have All the Answers *gasp*