Hi everyone! I’m back with another Top Ten Tuesday post and this week’s prompt is to list the The Ten Most Recent Additions to My Bookshelf.
I love doing these type of posts. I’ve never written blog posts about book hauls, mostly photographed them and posted them on IG. Today I’m listing some of the latest additions to my shelf, most of these books I’ve listed below are gifted or received for review.
I loved the last Sophie Hannah book I read so I’m eager to start Perfect Little Children
I’ve already read Rules for Vanishing already and oh boy..it was so spooky!!
Added it to my bookshelf because I love the cover and the synopsis of Woven in Moonlight
Diamond City: Got this as a review copy!
Got a review copy of The Shadows between Us. Read it in a day and loved it!
I didn’t read Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey so I’m super glad I got a copy of Love Her or Lose Her to read from the publisher!
Husband Material is yet romance I’ve added recently to my bookshelf.
Added Don’t Read The Comments to my Goodreads TBR so long ago and recently received a copy from the publisher.
Received a review copy of Tweet Cute and had loads of great things about it from my blogger friends!
Loveboat, Taipei: I’m on a blog tour for this one!
What about you? Do you have any of these books in your bookshelf? Let me know in the comments below!
Hi everyone! It does feel more than a million years since I last posted on here. I’ve been writing blog post ideas but never could I get my fingers to type up one. Will I do better at posting in 2020? Who knows..but I’ll try my hardest. While I was away from blogging, I was posting on Instagram so follow me, if you’re there!
I had a list of 2020 releases written up but I lost it, so I had to compile another one and uhh..this is not a Top Ten list as that is way too much pressure for me.. SO, here are some book releases I’m eagerly awaiting and this is only Part I!
Without any further ado, here are some Book Releases I’m Anticipating in 2020..
Give me a combination of an own-voices Indian fantasy + knock-me-dead gorgeous cover and watch me how fast I add it to my tbr. It’s about the daughter of a star and a mortal. Sheetal, who needs the help of a full star like her mother to save her injured father.
“Neil Gaiman’s Stardust meets a rich landscape of Hindu mythology and celestial intrigue in this sparkling YA fantasy debut.”
Of Curses and Kisses(St. Rosetta’s Academy #1) by Sandhya Menon
“From the New York Times bestselling author of When Dimple Met Rishi comes the first novel in a brand-new series set at an elite international boarding school, that’s a contemporary spin on Beauty and the Beast.” Even though I haven’t read any of Sandhya Menon’s books yet, I’ve heard good things and the synopsis makes me hopeful that it’s going to really good!
Tweet Cute by Emma Lord
“A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be found in the opposite place you expected.“ I’ve heard a lot of chatter about this YA romance on Twitter(irony) and I’ve got an eARC too!
Thank you for reading! What about you? Do you have any of these books in your TBR? If you have some other books on your anticipated lists, then let me know in the comments below!
Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday(after a long time!) and welcome to my weekly reading update post or the WWW Wednesdays. It’s been a long time since I posted my last WWW Wednesdays update and my blog posts have been pretty sporadic as well. I’m mostly active on Instagram these days and have two giveaways going on
(on) my feed. Without any further ado, let me tell you what I’ve been reading this week and what I intend to read next.
WWW Wednesday takes place every Wednesday, where bloggers discuss their 3 Ws:
- What are you currently reading?
- What did you recently finish reading?
- What do you think you’ll read next?
I’m currently eyeing The Vanished Bride, gifted by Berkley, as my next read. I’ll start it as soon as I finish writing this post and a review. The story is about Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë before they became famous writers. It’s described as a “charming historical mystery” and I can’t wait to read it!
My last read was The Lying Room by author duo Nicci French and it was gifted by William Morrow. This was my first Nicci French and I had high hopes for this one but it fell flat. I was not “hooked” throughout and had problems with the characters as well. The twist was unexpected and I loved that “shock” element but overall, it was kind of underwhelming.
I think I’ll pick up The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones after I finish The Vanished Bride. I got it in my Owlcrate September rep box(Use RAMBLER10 for 10% discount) and have planned to readalong with a couple of bookstagram folks.
Anyone noticed that the choices are perfect from Spooktober? It was a coincidence, well..not entirely.
Thank you for reading! What are you currently reading or have finished reading? Have you read any of the titles I’ve listed? If not, do you want to read any of them? Let me know in the comments below!
Hey everyone! Today’s India’s Independence Day and on that note of freedom, I’m presenting you a list of books with one of my favourite romance tropes, Marriage of Convenience. If you’re unfamiliar with Marriage of Convenience or are baffled at why I including many readers are addicted to tropes like these, then let me explain.
Marriage of Convenience is marrying someone out of necessity; either one of them is in danger, or in need of money, or need of citizenship..anything goes. Now, does Arranged Marriage equal Marriage of Convenience? Not really, the lines are blurry between the two. Of course, this is not the ideal foundation of a happily married life but sometimes in fiction and even in real life, love develops in mysterious ways. Love ensnares you when you’re missing someone’s smile or their nagging. Without any further ado, let’s scroll down and view what books must be on your radar if you love reading about Marriage of Convenience..
I can’t tell you exactly what their “convenience” is but you NEED to read this book!! The hero Jack is super Grumpy Mcgrumperson but he soon develops to Mcdreamy as the book progresses. The romance is slow burning but you’ll love it, I promise. Oh, and guess what the heroine’s name is? It’s Rose.. get it? Jack and Rose..
Serpent and Dove will be out next month and you should absolutely read it!! Here the heroine Lou and the hero Reid (I even love his name) get married because they were caught in a compromising situation. I would say it’s more of an NA historical fantasy rather than YA.
Big fan of Tessa Dare’s books! just thought I’d point that out.. Anyway, our hero is war vet Duke of Ashbury or Ash and he needs an heir ASAP. ok, I don’t know why I just laughed So, for the heir business, he needs well, you know..a female “worthy” of a Duke. However, it seems that most of the noble ladies are extremely vain so imagine his surprise when his bride Emma knocks on his door in a wedding dress, no less!!
Mariana Zapata’s books are like chocolate to me. This book was like one of my favourite milk chocolate. The hero is broody or as I like to say Grumpy McGrumperson but there is of course, a slow burn romance that will melt you but you’ll still love it. Our heroine Vanessa is frustrated at her job and after she quits said job, she finds her boss at her freaking door offering to marry her.
Technically, there was no “marriage” but there was an intent of it. Esme is brought over to the US by Khai, our hero’s mother. She wants Khai to get married and give her grand babies but unfortunately for her and Esme, Khai won’t marry anyone because he doesn’t do love. Diversity rep + unique view of immigration problems + autistic rep + single mother..I could go on and on why you should read this but here’s my full review.
Here are some other recommendations that I think you’ll love:
- Roomies by Christina Lauren
- Grayson’s vow by Mia Sheridan
- the Marriage Bargain by Jennifer Probst
- Devil in winter by Lisa Kleypas
Thank you for reading this far! Let me know if you’d like me to any other list of recommendations. If you have any other recommendations for this list, then let me know in the comments below!