As you may know, I enjoy making aesthetics. I find pleasure in searching out photos that fit with a certain character and putting them together. When The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid came in the mail yesterday, (Yay!) I was inspired to making an aesthetic based off of Evelyn Hugo herself. Here it is! Continue reading
Hey everyone! How are you today? I hope you’re good. In this post I want to recommend you the best books I read this summer (in the months of June, July and August.) I’ve compiled this list from worst to best, but I love and recommend them all. Let’s get started! Continue reading
Hey everyone! Today I’m here to write you a non-spoiler review for The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (What a mouthful haha.) If you’ve seen anything on any bookish platform recently, you’ve probably already heard of this book. The hype has been crazy, with no one giving it less than five stars. Do I agree with that? Let’s find out!
Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now?
Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband, David, has left her, and her career has stagnated. Regardless of why Evelyn has chosen her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career.
Summoned to Evelyn’s Upper East Side apartment, Monique listens as Evelyn unfurls her story: from making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the late 80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way. As Evelyn’s life unfolds through the decades—revealing a ruthless ambition, an unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love—Monique begins to feel a very a real connection to the actress. But as Evelyn’s story catches up with the present, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways.
CW: sexual assault, rape, domestic abuse, cheating, homophobia, biphobia, alcoholism, mentions of suicide, death of a parent, death of a child
Today I’ll be reviewing Wildcat by JP Harker! I recently finished it and I found it enjoyable. So without further ado, let’s just get started.
Rhianwyn of the Caderyn is conflicted about giving up a warrior’s life to become a wife and mother, but her love for her new husband is enough to at least make her consider it. However, with the conquering Gaians moving ever closer to her homeland a peaceful life may no longer be an option, for Rhia or for any of her people. With rival tribes, old suitors, and the dangerous General Lepidus to contend with, Rhia soon finds her new family in unprecedented danger, and her choices now must be about more than just herself…
Wildcat takes place in a fantasy land inspired by Iron Age Britain and follows Rhianwyn’s story as she encounters a civilisation unlike any she could imagine, and is constantly forced to learn and adapt through trial after deadly trial.
I’m a mood reader and for me, certain seasons equal certain books. In fall I love to read Fantasy, Historical Fiction and darker contemporaries. It just fits the mood. I love to curl up on a rainy day with an atmospheric read. I’m writing this post to recommend you some of these kinds of books!