March Wrap-Up

Hello! I hope everyone had a lovely March. Personally, school has been kind of exhausting, but thankfully I have spring break next week! The Spring weather is also making me feel more optimistic. I’m looking forward to enjoying mild weather and sunshine in the next couple months.

I barely read at all for about the first week of March, but I managed to catch up! I read 10 books total this month, which I think is pretty good considering I had so much school work. I also managed to read every book on my March tbr except for one. 60% of my books this month were by authors of color; I also read 2 audiobooks and 4 queer books.

I read some really good books this month. I especially enjoyed Take a Hint Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert, and Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (which reminds me I still have to write my review for that). Unfortunately, I also had quite a few disappointments. Most notably Filthy Sugar and Women in Mathematics.

I will leave the full list of books I read this month along with ratings under the cut. Let me know in the comments what you read this month! Good or bad, I would love to hear it.

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Review: The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

  • Title: The Rose Code
  • Author: Kate Quinn
  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Intended Audience: Adult
  • Format: Audiobook ARC
  • Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • Trigger Warnings: grief, death, depictions of bombs, parental abuse, patient abuse, vomiting, straightjacket, mentions of rape, sexual assault
  • Rating: 4/5 stars

I was provided with an advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review.

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Why you shouldn’t read the “Bridgerton” books, and what to read Instead

Hello lovely readers! As I’m sure many did, I binged the entirety of Bridgerton in just a couple of days.  In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last two months, Bridgerton is a Netflix original TV series set in Regency London, and follows eight alphabetically named siblings and their romantic exploits. The first season, which premiered on Netflix in December, follows Daphne Bridgerton. The series is based on the similarly named book series by Julia Quinn, and the first season is based on the first book, The Duke and I. I had a fun time watching the show, and being an avid reader, I had the foresight to put a hold on the first three Bridgerton books at my local library. The hold came in in January, and I immediately started reading them.

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February Wrap-Up

Hello! Welcome to the first post on my blog, my reading wrap-up for February!

I read a whopping 18 books in February. This is probably mostly due to the fact that I didn’t actually start school until February 15th, so I had a lot of free time in the beginning of the month.

Out of the 18 books I read, 9 books were by authors of color. I listened to 5 audiobooks, read 3 ARCs, and had one re-read. My favorite reads of the month were Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender and To Love and To Loath by Martha Waters.

The full list of books I read, along with the ratings, are below.

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Meet the blogger!

Hello! My name is Delaney, and I am so happy that you found my book blog! I am a twenty-year-old college student studying math and American studies. However, I’m here because I love books and I love talking about books!

On this blog, you can expect to find book reviews, listicle recommendations, and other book-related content and discussions.

My favorite and most-read genres are contemporary, young adult, romance, mystery, and historical fiction. I also tend to dabble in classics and non-fiction. I sometimes read fantasy and science fiction, although significantly more rarely.

Some of my favorite books include The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, Red White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston, In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan, and Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare (yeah, it counts).

In the limited free time that I don’t spend reading, I also enjoy playing the bass, theater, and learning French.