• Adult,  Contemporary,  Fiction,  Humor,  Reviews,  Romance

    The Secret Bridesmaid – A Cute Story of Friendship That Needed More Romance

    🌸 Title: The Secret Bridesmaid🌸 Author: Katy Birchall🌸 Release Date: May 4th, 2021🌸 Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Fiction, Adult, Humor🌸 A non-major spoilers review.🌸 I received an ARC copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. “I know you’re supposed to wait until midnight. But, right now, I don’t care. It’s like Cordelia says. Sometimes it’s fun to break the rules. -Katy Birchall, The Secret Bridesmaid Goodreads summary: Matrimony meets mayhem in a modern British romcom about a young woman charged with pulling off the biggest aristocratic wedding of the year––and the misadventures that ensue. Sophie Breeze is a brilliant bridesmaid. So brilliant, in fact, that she’s made it her…

  • Wrap Ups

    February and March Wrap-Up—Surprising DNF’s and more!

    Hello, lovelies! I know my wrap-up is a tad late, so I’ve decided to put both my February and my March wrap-ups in the same post. Things have been so busy for me lately—a new set of classes have begun, my internship, my other internship, and trying to balance it and also have some personal time has been hard. Don’t worry, we got this. Maybe. Hopefully. I’m also fully vaccinated now, so that’s some good news. We (my boyfriend, myself, and my roommate) are planning a small trip in May that hopefully will get us out of the funk that has been this past year and a half. However, I’m…

  • ARC Reviews,  Fantasy,  Fiction,  New Adult,  Paranormal,  Reviews,  Romance

    The Crown of Gilded Bones – A Heart Wrenching and Amazing Addition to the From Blood and Ash Series

    🌸 Title: The Crown of Gilded Bones (Book 3 of FBAA)🌸Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout 🌸Release Date: April 20th, 2021🌸Genre: New Adult, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Paranormal🌸 A non-major spoilers review.🌸 Read my review for From Blood and Ash here. “You are the foundation that helps me stand. You are my walls and my roof. My shelter. You are my home. -Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Crown of Gilded Bones The Crown of Gilded Bones continues off from where A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire ended—Poppy after being attacked, the crown at her feet. Poppy just wanted to go to Atlantia with Casteel, her heartmate, but fate has other plans. A long-forgotten organization will…

  • Book-related,  Recommendations,  Release Blitz

    The Crown of Gilded Bones Release Blitz

    “Jennifer L. Armentrout has absolutely blown me away with this entire series! I’ve turned into a swooning fangirl! — Larissa Ione, New York Times bestselling author    The day you’ve been waiting for is FINALLY here!  The Crown of Gilded Bones, the highly anticipated third book in bestselling Blood and Ash series from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout is out now! She’s been the victim and the survivor…  Poppy never dreamed she would find the love she’s found with Prince Casteel. She wants to revel in her happiness but first they must free his brother and find hers. It’s a dangerous mission and one with far-reaching consequences neither dreamed of. Because Poppy is the Chosen, the…

  • ARC Reviews,  Contemporary,  Fantasy,  Fiction,  Reviews,  Romance,  Sci-Fi,  Young Adult

    The Infinity Courts – What does it mean to be human?

    🌸 Title: The Infinity Courts 🌸Author: Akemi Dawn Bowman 🌸Release Date: April 6th, 2021🌸Genre: YA, Fantasy, Fiction, Contemporary, Sci-Fi, Romance🌸 A non-major spoilers review.🌸I received an ARC copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. “And in this moment, I’m not a spy or a person without a family. I’m one half of a star, bursting across the sky with the only boy that makes my heart feel like it’s on fire.” -Akemi Dawn Bowman, The Infinity Courts The Infinity Courts follows eighteen-year-old Nami Miyamoto as she seemingly is living a good life. She has her best friend turned boyfriend, a loving family, and she just graduated high school. But…

  • ARC Reviews,  Book Rants,  Fantasy,  Fiction,  Mystery,  Retellings,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Lost in the Never Woods – The tension lacked and nothing really happened

    🌸 Title: Lost in the Never Woods🌸Author: Aiden Thomas🌸Release Date: March 23rd, 2021🌸Genre: YA, Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Retellings🌸 A non-major spoilers review.🌸Note: I received an ARC copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review “I thought you weren’t afraid of anything?” Wendy heard herself say. She was lightheaded and breathless. “I’m terrified,” he said quietly. -Aiden Thomas, Lost in the Never Woods Lost in the Never Woods introduces us to Wendy Darling, a girl traumatized after losing her memories and her brothers. Five years later, a boy falls from the sky—literally, and tells her that she’s the key to finding the children who have been disappearing. But she will have…

  • Adult,  ARC Reviews,  Fantasy,  Fiction,  Historical,  Reviews

    Pariah’s Lament – A tale of acceptance and confidence with breathtaking worldbuilding

    🌸 Title: Pariah’s Lament🌸Author: Richie Billing 🌸Published: March 17th, 2021🌸Genre: Adult, Historical, Fiction, Fantasy🌸 A non-major spoilers review. 🌸Check out my interview with the author, Richie Billing!🌸 “Our enemies may rob us of everything, but they cannot strip us of hope. The only person who can take that away is you.” -Richie Billing, Pariah’s Lament Pariah’s Lament follows Isy and Edvar. Isy has to help the Amast, an ancient race in dire need of help if they are to survive. Rejected by her own family as the Amast were rejected by society, she helps them find the salvation they so desperately need while facing her. After an attempt on his Keeper’s…

  • Jem Interviews

    Jem Interviews – Richie Billing, author of Pariah’s Lament

    Hello everyone, and welcome to Jem Interviews! Today I have Richie Billing, author of Pariah’s Lament with us! Hooray! Richie’s book just released yesterday and I’m so excited to introduce you all to him! Thank you again for the ARC, Richie! Pariah’s Lament follows Isy and Edvar. Isy has to help the Amast, an ancient race in dire need of help if they are to survive. Rejected by her own family as the Amast were rejected by society, she helps them find the salvation they so desperately need while facing her. After an attempt on his Keeper’s life, Ashara, Edvar must overcome his feelings of doubt to find out who…

  • Adult,  Fantasy,  Fiction,  Reviews,  Romance

    A Court of Silver Flames – A riveting story of rebirth with unnecessary plot

    🌸 Title: A Court of Silver Flames (Book 4 of the ACOTAR series)🌸Author: Sarah J. Maas 🌸Published: February 16th, 2021🌸Genre: Adult, Romance, Fiction, Fantasy🌸 A non-major spoilers review. “That’s the key, isn’t it? To know the darkness will always remain, but how you choose to face it, handle it… that’s the most important part. To not let it consume. To focus upon the good, the things that fill you with wonder. The struggle with that darkness is worth it, just to see such things.” -Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Silver Flames A Court of Silver Flames follows Nesta Archeron, Feyre’s sister who is quick to anger and too proud to…

  • Fantasy,  Fiction,  Paranormal,  Reviews,  Romance,  Series Reviews,  Young Adult

    Series Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses – A series that changed the YA genre

    It’s not often that I find myself struggling to find the words to describe a book. Often I can just bada-bing-bada-boom and come up with a review. Even when I first read this series I couldn’t quite put into words what I felt because I’d first read Throne of Glass, and ACOTAR was a whole different species. ACOTAR was the first Young Adult series that I questioned for being YA. It seemed to be Adult, but at the same time, the age of the characters belonged in YA. It was dark, gritty, and had sex scenes that I hadn’t even read in any Adult book. So how do we decide…