A Review: “Shadow and Bone” by Leigh Bardugo

Warning: Spoiler alert ahead, if you have not read this book! "Shadow and Bone" is a new fantasy series that has gained popularity over the past year with the premiere of the Netflix series of the same name. I had never heard of this series before watching the show on Netflix, but I was intrigued… Continue reading A Review: “Shadow and Bone” by Leigh Bardugo

A Review: “Sisters in Arms” by Kaia Alderson

This book was my July Book of the Month pick! I chose this book because I've never read anything about the black women officers during the WWII era, and I thought this would be an interesting read. This book - although it had its flaws - was an enjoyable read for me. I really enjoyed… Continue reading A Review: “Sisters in Arms” by Kaia Alderson

A Review: “Party of Two” by Jasmine Guillory

This is my first time reading a book by Jasmine Guillory, a black chick-lit author who has gained popularity in recent years. I had seen her adorable book covers and always thought I'd like to read one. I decided on Party of Two mainly because it featured an interracial couple, Max and Olivia. Max is… Continue reading A Review: “Party of Two” by Jasmine Guillory

A Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I am an affiliate of Bookshop.org and I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. You can learn more about Bookshop at the bottom of this post! Where the Crawdads Sing is a bestselling book I have been wanting to read since it gained… Continue reading A Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

A Review: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1m5in81yIpq7pHlfILy3Gl?si=PrgK68-BQa2fMRLkIQROPQ&utm_source=copy-link&dl_branch=1 I originally read this book at the beginning of the year and enjoyed it so much, I thought I would share a review with you fellow bookworms! My Verdict: The Light Between Oceans is Worth Reading Here is The Light Between Oceans overview: "After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns… Continue reading A Review: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

A Review: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4iOmwAzjoiuebuzxVQt8M6?si=c3UYNYjfTjS_tL3A6i5DNQ Not enough time to read? Listen to this blog post instead of reading. I received this book as my chosen Book of the Month in February, and I've got to say, I have mixed feelings about it. This is the second book I've read by Hannah, the first being the Nightingale, which I didn't… Continue reading A Review: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Miami and a Mystery Novel

https://anchor.fm/jasmine-zust/episodes/Miami-and-a-Mystery-Novel-e102vs3 Last weekend, we took our first trip to lovely Miami, Florida, for the wedding of our dear friends Conner and Alex. My husband Michael was an usher, so we had to be there, but even if he wasn't, we would have made any excuse to visit Miami! Who doesn't want to spend a few… Continue reading Miami and a Mystery Novel