Review of “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert

For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert for the category "A Fairytale or Myth Retelling in a Modern Setting." While this is exactly a retelling of a fairytale, I thought it was close enough to work, especially because it was one I was eager to read.  For …

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Review of “The Bookshop on the Corner” by Jenny Colgan

For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose “The Bookshop on the Corner” by Jenny Colgan for the category “A Book about a Librarian or a Bookseller.” In the case of this book, the main character, Nina, is both! After the library she works at is closed and reinvented, Nina must decide what to …

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Review of “Latte Trouble” by Cleo Coyle

For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose Latte Trouble by Cleo Coyle for the category “A Cozy Mystery with a Beverage in the Title.” This mystery follows coffee shop owner Clare Cosi, as she works to solve the crime that occurred during New York Fashion Week in her shop. Can she figure out …

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Review of “Again, but Better” by Christine Riccio

For my 2021 Reading Challenge, I had the category “A Book with ‘Better’ in the Title.” For this, I chose a book I had come across before, “Again, but Better” by Christine Riccio. “Again, but Better” is a YA book that follows Shane as she travels to London on a study abroad trip. She believes …

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2021 Reading Challenge

CategoryBookFinishedA Book about Dealing with SuicidePlaylist for the Dead by Michelle FalkoffA Book about a Librarian or BooksellerThe Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny ColganFINISHED April 26, 2021A Book about an Interracial RelationshipThe Wedding Date by Jasmine GuilloryFINISHED February 27, 2021 A Book about how Radio, TV, or the Internet has Changed UsStealing the Show: …

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