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Ivy Book Bindings · 4d ago

Review: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Title: The Hating Game Author: Sally Thorne Rating: 3 Stars My shameful weakness is the hate-to-love trope, especially when it's done in an office setting and involves elevator kisses--all of which The Hating Game promised. But while it sounds like i...
Ivy Book Bindings · 1W ago

Series Review: Nameless by Jennifer Jenkins

Title: Nameless (Nameless, #1) & Clanless (Nameless, #2)Author: Jennifer JenkinsRating: 4 Stars & 2.5 StarsNOTE: This joint review contains NO SPOILERS for the series that are not already mentioned in the synopses of these books.Clanless was a mixed ...
Ivy Book Bindings · 2W ago

Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Title: HomegoingAuthor: Yaa GyasiRating: 5 StarsI love Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED talk, titled "The Danger of a Single Story," and I thought of it often while reading Homegoing. In fact, the absolute best aspect of this novel is that it doesn't f...
Ivy Book Bindings · 3W ago

Monthly Rewind: January

3 Things About My Life This Month1. My first week in Budapest was really, REALLY tough. It seems like such a first-world problem to be traveling to a foreign country and have difficulty fitt...
Ivy Book Bindings · 4W ago

Review: Kulti by Mariana Zapata

Title: KultiAuthor: Mariana ZapataRating: 4.5 StarsKulti was such an unexpected gem. Jasprit brought this to the top of my TBR with her review and I have to echo her sentiments: I loved this book! Sal Casillas is a professional and soccer is her life...
Ivy Book Bindings · 1M ago

Review: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

Title: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava LavenderAuthor: Leslye WaltonRating: 4 StarsWhy did I wait so long to read this book? The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender is equal parts amusing and heartbreaking. The first half of the n...
Ivy Book Bindings · 1M ago

ARC Review: The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman

Title: The Dark Days Pact (Lady Helen, #2)Author: Alison GoodmanRating: 4.5 StarsRelease Date: January 31st, 2017I think The Dark Days Pact might be my favorite of all Alison Goodman's novels to date. This sequel picks up promptly where The Dark Days...
Ivy Book Bindings · 1M ago

Review: The Cursed Queen by Sarah Fine

Title: The Cursed Queen (The Imposter Queen, #2)Author: Sarah FineRating: 3 StarsI have to echo other readers on this one--The Cursed Queen is a disappointing sequel to The Imposter Queen. Fine set up a rich, intricate fantasy world with the latter t...
Ivy Book Bindings · 1M ago

ARC Review: A Crown of Bitter Orange by Laura Florand

Title: A Crown of Bitter Orange (La Vie en Roses, #3) Author: Laura Florand Rating: 4 Stars Release Date: January 24th, 2017 NOTE: This review is spoiler-free for the entire La Vie en Roses series. Every book can be read as a stand-alone and are simp...
Ivy Book Bindings · 1M ago

Monthly Rewind: December

Where did the year go? I can't believe the holidays flew by so quickly and now we're alrea...