Category Archives: Fleet Reviews

Reviews: 2/12-2/18

The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu I finally finished this book after a bit of struggling. I have difficult times with books that jump around in time periods, because inevitably I find one storyline more involving and … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: 2/5-2/11

The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler I found this an interesting book, with some of the stories being heartbreaking as equally as others were inspiring. Of course, it’s very cis centered, but considering what it’s really focused on (i.e. the … Continue reading

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Books I Won’t Be Finishing: Dark in Death

I’m going to start a new series here of books I don’t finish. Some of these could be because I didn’t like the writing style or found the book too boring, too bogged down with insignificant details. And then there … Continue reading

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Reviews: 2/1-2/4

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket I read this for the Read Harder challenge from Book Riot. I never read A Series of Unfortunate Events when I was a kid, because it never looked interesting (and by the time it … Continue reading

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Reviews: 1/29-1/31

The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish I went into this book really prepared to enjoy it. The last few memoirs I’ve read have been fun and informative. And while there were some good parts (I especially loved her talking … Continue reading

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Reviews: 1/22-1/28

The Black Painting by Neil Olson I really enjoyed this book. It starts with a body, which is always the best way to start a book. The main mystery, however, is locating the missing painting that seems to cause death … Continue reading

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Mini Reviews: 1/15-1/21

The Company of Demons by Michael Jordan In what seemed to be the A plot, we have a serial killer returned after thirty years. In what becomes the A plot, our protagonist gets charged with a murder and has to … Continue reading

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Review: The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

This book takes up my mini review slot for the week of the 8-14.  For most of this past week, I’ve been as sick as the proverbial dog, laid out by a beast of a head cold.  Finally, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Mini Reviews January 1-7

The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor I just need everyone to read this book so y’all can talk about it with me. I can’t even talk about the thing that made this so good because it’s THE spoiler for … Continue reading

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The Life-Changing Magic of Sweary Self-Help Books

I’ve recently finished the trilogy of self-help books by Sarah Knight:  The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck; Get Your Shit Together; and You Do You.  It was reading (and finishing in about an hour) You Do You that … Continue reading

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A Veritable Cornucopia of Reviews

This is gonna be a long rundown of everything I’ve read since I last updated.  I know, that sounds daunting af, but trust me, it’s gonna hurt me more than it hurts you.  Or something like that. Hungry Daughters of … Continue reading

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Review: All the Missing Girls

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda Genre: Psychological Thriller, Another Damn Missing Women Story I started out enjoying this book while I was reading it on my library shift. The characters, while not the most fleshed out, had my … Continue reading

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Review: There’s Someone Inside Your House

There’s Someone Inside Your House  [Buy Hardcover or ebook] Stephanie Perkins Genre: Slasher horror, Young Adult First off, there is a trans dude who is never misgendered and survives the book. There. That’s the only real spoiler I’ll give because … Continue reading

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Review: The Cottingley Secret

The Cottingley Secret  [Buy Paperback or ebook] Hazel Gaynor Genre: Historical, Women’s Fiction The Cottingley Secret tells two interconnected stories: that of Francis, the nine year-old girl behind the famous fairy photographs; and that of Olivia Kavanagh, a modern women … Continue reading

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Review: Courage is Contagious

Courage Is Contagious: And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama [Pre-Order Hardcover or ebook] Edited by Nick Haramis Genre: Non-fiction, Essays I received an advance uncorrected proof from Random House Publishing. The opinions expressed here are surely my … Continue reading

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