• The Switch
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    Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

    I heard so much about Beth O’Leary’s The Flatshare online so when I saw that NetGalley was offering The Switch for review I immediately sent in a request to read it. So what did I think about this book? Read on to find out! About The Book Eileen is sick of being 79.Leena’s tired of life in her twenties.Maybe it’s time they swapped places… When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen’s house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to turn eighty. She’d like a second chance at love, but…

  • Geekerella by Ashley Poston
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    Book Review: Geekerella by Ashley Poston

    I had no idea that Geekerella was a retelling until I read it for myself. If I knew it was a Cinderella story I would have read it sooner. I know the title is quite similar to cinderella but it never clicked in my mind before. Read on to find out what did I think about this book. About The Book Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale. Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic…

  • Getting started on NetGalley
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    Getting Started On NetGalley

    If you read my book reviews, you would see that I get most of my books from NetGalley. So what is it and can you get your books from there? Read on to find out how to get started on the site. I will also include my tips on how to maintain your reader ratio, which will in turn help you get more books. First off, what is NetGalley? NetGalley is a website that helps promote books. They have tied up with publishing houses and authors to provide ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) to book bloggers and reviewers. Anyone who can “influence” book purchases and who can create buzz for new…

  • Girl, Serpent, Thorn
    Books

    Book Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

    I finished reading Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust yesterday and let me tell you that I am still not over it. I love fairy tales and stories that are inspired by them. About The Book There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story. As the day of her twin brother’s wedding approaches, Soraya must decide if she’s willing to step outside of the shadows for the first time. Below in the dungeon is a…