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The Queen’s Gambit | Book Review

Author: Walter Tevis Genre: Literary Fiction Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 Trigger Warnings: Drug abuse, suicide, alcoholism Summary After Beth Harmon loses her parents in a car crash, she is sent to an orphanage where she discovers her passion and talent for chess at the age of eight. But due to a mishap she is forced to stop […]

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The Ones We Keep | ARC Review

Author: Bobbie Jean Huff Genre: Literary Fiction Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌗/5 Publication Data: 18th Jan 2022 Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for an earc to review! All opinions are my own. Trigger Warnings: abandonment by a parent, losing a family member, drowning, alcoholism and mention of abortion Summary This book starts with Olivia and her […]

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Little Fires Everywhere | Book Review

Author: Celeste Ng Genre: Literary Fiction Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌗/5 Trigger Warnings: abortion, abandonment by a parent Summary The book starts with a bang where the Richardsons stand outside their house as they witness it turning into ashes. The only one missing from the scene is the youngest daughter, Izzy, who they suspect to the culprit behind […]

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Mini Book Reviews | Ep 1

1. The Silent Patient – Alex Michaelides Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 Genre: Psychological Thriller This book was everything I wanted while I read it. A short yet action packed book that will have me gasping at several parts of the book yet be easy for me to breeze through it. This book is about a woman who […]

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Normal People | Book Review

Author: Sally Rooney Genre: Contemporary Fiction Rating: ⭐⭐/5 Trigger Warnings: molestation, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, mental illness, depression Summary The book essentially revolves around two main characters, Marianne and Connell. Starting from their school days, Connell is a popular and star of the soccer team while Marianne is a lonely, private but extremely smart […]

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Malibu Rising | Book Review

Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌗/5 Trigger Warnings: sexual harassment, parental abandonment, cheating, alcoholism, abortion & miscarriage, death of a parent Summary The entire book has 2 shifting timelines: one with the backstory starting with how June and Mick met and fell in love followed by their married life and the other in […]