DRUNK REVIEW: The City Beautiful by Aden Polydoros

Minda’s drunk review of The City Beautiful by Aden Polydoros TW: Rape, antisemitism, murder, homophobia, xenophobia What I drank prior: I have not been drinking. But now I’ve had a spicy marg, zillions of spiked sparklings and now some red wine—yippee Goodreads Overview:“An achingly rendered exploration of queer desire, grief, and the inexorable scars of … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: The City Beautiful by Aden Polydoros

DRUNK REVIEW: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Minda’s drunk review of The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles What I drank prior: Juuuust enough white wine while a certain toddler is sleeping to be feeling really ducking good. Goodreads Summary:Based on the true World War II story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris, this is an unforgettable story … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

DRUNK REVIEW: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Deathless #1)

Minda’s drunk review of The Gilded Ones (Deathless #1) by Namina Forna What I drank prior: Margaritas! Like a full pitcher. Work has been a lot, but now we have a break so in the words of Bridesmaids’ Kristen Wigg character: “I’m ready to paaaartyyyy!” Goodreads Summary:Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Deathless #1)

Blog Tour Sober Review: The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff

Minda's sober review of The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff. Thank you to NetGalley and Park Row for the opportunity to read early and participate in the blog tour! What I Drank Prior: With the subject matter it just didn't seem right to review this drunk, so this girl just had some … Continue reading Blog Tour Sober Review: The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff

DRUNK REVIEW: Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft

M’s drunk review of Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft What I drank prior: A lot of sour beers from a local brewery. Goodreads Summary:He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness.Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she’s been dismissed from the Queen’s Guard … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft

DRUNK REVIEW: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno Garcia

M’s drunk review of Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno Garcia What I drank prior: I’ve been really into port wine lately, so roughly a bottle of that on my own. Goodreads Summary:After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno Garcia