Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds | Book Review

Jason Reynolds is a master writer. Seriously, everything he writes is just golden. Whether he is writing in long form, interconnected short stories, or free verse, the final product will be excellent. Long Way Down is a free verse book that I purchased during the campaign to Black Out The Best Seller list. Finally, several months […]

Rent A Boyfriend by Gloria Chao | Book Review

Gloria Chao is a solidly reliable author. I know that if I open up one of her books, I am going to get a read that will keep my attention with characters I care about and a good plot. Rent A Boyfriend, Chao’s third book, delivered on all my expectations. This was one of the […]

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong | Book Review

I am always down for a good re-telling. Now, when we add in 1920s Shanghai, Shakespeare, and madness? I simply cannot resist. These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong is an excellent young adult historical fantasy. Personally, I devoured this book and cannot stop recommending it. Also? I wish I had the second book right this instant. […]

In A Holidaze by Christina Lauren | Book Review

Y’all, I have inhaled In A Holidaze by Christina Lauren. Clearly I am so far behind on the trend of reading their books. I’ve only read Beautiful Bastard and Sublime. Otherwise, that is pretty much it. And wow, have I been missing out! As it turns out though, when it comes to catching up or dipping your toes […]

Hibernate With Me by Benjamin Scheuer Illustrated by Jemima Williams

I am so excited to feature Hibernate With Me by Benjamin Scheuer, illustrated by Jemima Williams today on Good Books & Good Wine! Now that I have a child, my eyes are peeled for adorable picture books to read before bed. You see like many other parents out there we read a few books before bed […]

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton | DNF Review

Why’d I Pick This Book To Read? Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton is the kind of book that makes me think of fall. The storyline looks dark. The setting and writing is quite atmospheric. Also, there are witches. I thought I would enjoy this because a long time ago, I liked Gratton’s Blood Magic book. Unfortunately, […]