What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 13

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

Classic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day

Are you looking for a romantic book to read on Valentine’s day but the hold queue at the library for the most popular romantic reads is too long? Don’t fret! Remember the contemporary romance had to get their familiar tropes from somewhere, and most of the time, they evolved from the classics. So why notContinue reading “Classic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day”

Book Review: The Siren of Sussex of Mimi Matthews

Format: Paperback Pages: 432 pages Published: January 11, 2022 Publisher: Berkley Romance Genre: Historical Romance, Historical Fiction

Book Review: Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar

Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 pages Published:  May 25, 2021 (UK: May 27, 2021) Publisher: Page Street Kids (UK: Hodder Children’s Books) Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary, LGBTQIA+

Book Review: One Night Only by Catherine Walsh

Format: Paperback Pages: 314 pages Published: July 27, 2021 Publisher: Bookouture Genre: Contemporary Romance, Woman’s Fiction

Great Audiobook Listens for the Summer

June is Audiobook Month! I love listening to audiobooks. You can listen to them while you are cooking, exercising, commuting…just with so many activities! When I hit a wall in my reading, audiobooks are a great way to get back into it. The narrators do amazing job telling these stories that you as the “listener”Continue reading “Great Audiobook Listens for the Summer”

Noteworthy Manga for the Spring

Hi again everyone! Joe Pascullo here once again penning a guest piece on my friend Tabrizia’s blog. And today our focus is going to be on some noteworthy manga that’ve debuted here in the States in 2021 (so far). On my podcast Manga Monthly, I booktalk all of the new titles that are making theirContinue reading “Noteworthy Manga for the Spring”

Asian & Asian American Voices: Great Reads to Celebrate the Heritage

Reading about different cultures other than our own is a great way to not only educate ourselves but creates empathy and understanding in our daily lives. Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month is honored in May and Asian & Asian American voices are always important to highlight but it is needed now more than everContinue reading “Asian & Asian American Voices: Great Reads to Celebrate the Heritage”

Read & Laughs: Literary Reads Filled with Laughter

Lockdown restrictions may be loosening up in different parts of the world. However, maybe you are still looking for that pick-me-up to brighten your spirits and get you excited for the warmer weather that is to come? Then make sure to add to your TBR list these side-splitting, laugh out loud literary reads that willContinue reading “Read & Laughs: Literary Reads Filled with Laughter”

Books to Read This Month: April Edition

April showers brings us new books! This month sees exciting new releases from romantic love to enticing thrillers to a graphic novel about great female writers. You will not only be entertained during this usually rainy month but these titles will give you the inspiration to go out in the warmer weather and get aContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: April Edition”