Book Tour: Heartbreak Symphony by Laekan Zea Kemp | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Heartbreak Symphony by Laekan Zea Kemp. When I saw this being pitched as Clap When You Land meets On the Come Up I immediately put this on my TBR – even happier when I saw the tour! I’m hoping my reading goes super well this month so I can squeeze this in! Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators to find out their thoughts.

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Book Tour: Scout is Not a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong | Review

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Scout is Not a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong. When I first found out about this book, I knew it was one I would want to read. And don’t get me started on how much I love that cover! Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators.

Thank you to Jade Armstrong and Random House Graphic for providing me with an ARC for this review.

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Book Tour: Love From Scratch by Kaitlyn Hill | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Love From Scratch by Kaitlyn Hill. I’ve been really into food-related/themed books lately, and I feel like this one will be perfect to pick up in Spring/Summer! Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators and their thougths.

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Book Tour: This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke| Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke. I haven’t read anything by Katherine Locke before or a book set in Hungary. That, along with not having known anything about the Hungary revolution, has me very interested in picking this up. Interested in people’s thoughts on the book: be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators.

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Review: Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly

Title: Love & Other Disasters
Author: Anita Kelly
Publisher: Forever
Release Date: January 18th, 2022
Page Length: 384
Genre: RomCom
Age Range: Adult
Rep: Nonbinary, Sapphic Romance
Rating: 4.25⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

The first openly nonbinary contestant on America’s favorite cooking show falls for their clumsy competitor in this delicious romantic comedy debut “that is both fantastically fun and crack your heart wide open vulnerable.” (Rosie Danan, author of The Roommate)

Recently divorced and on the verge of bankruptcy, Dahlia Woodson is ready to reinvent herself on the popular reality competition show Chef’s Special. Too bad the first memorable move she makes is falling flat on her face, sending fish tacos flying—not quite the fresh start she was hoping for. Still, she’s focused on winning, until she meets someone she might want a future with more than she needs the prize money.

After announcing their pronouns on national television, London Parker has enough on their mind without worrying about the klutzy competitor stationed in front of them. They’re there to prove the trolls—including a fellow contestant and their dad—wrong, and falling in love was never part of the plan.

As London and Dahlia get closer, reality starts to fall away. Goodbye, guilt about divorce, anxiety about uncertain futures, and stress from transphobia. Hello, hilarious shenanigans on set, wedding crashing, and spontaneous dips into the Pacific. But as the finale draws near, Dahlia and London’s steamy relationship starts to feel the heat both in and outside the kitchen—and they must figure out if they have the right ingredients for a happily ever after.

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Orilium Spring Equinox 2022: Magical Readathon TBR

I had participated in the previous Orilium Readathons that G from Book Roast created, well in a very relaxed way. I had meant to participate at the time they were running to create my character, I ended up not being able to do that. So to “participate” and create my character, I went with whatever I read prior to April 1st, 2022 – the start of Orilium Spring Equinox 2022 Magical Readathon.

To find out everything you need to know about Orilium and the Magical Readathon – rules, prompts, etc. – you can find it on G’s Magical Readathon: Orillium Spring Equinox 2022 Announcement video.

Let me officially introduce you to my character. Eevilia, Fire Earthling is a Wildling from Irtheria. She has a magical trident (think Sailor Pluto’s Trident) and cat familiar by her side. She is attending Orilium with a calling of Master of Elements.

So that all cover, let’s go over the prompts and the books I picked for the Master of Elements Spring Equinox Semester!

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Book Tour: A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) by Judy I Lin | Author Interview

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) by Judy I Lin. This cover is absolutely gorgeous and the idea that tea is magical poison sounds like an amazing read! I was lucky enough to be able to interview Judy I Lin and I’m excited to share that with you below. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators to see their thoughts.

Thank you to Judy I Lin for taking the time to answer my questions.

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Review: A Murderous Relations (Veronica Speedwell #5) by Deanna Raybourn

Title: A Murderous Relations
Series: Veronica Speedwell #5
Author: Deanna Raybourn
Publisher: Berkley
Release Date: March 10th, 2020
Page Length: 320
Genre: Historical | Mystery | Romance
Age Range: Adult
Rating: 4.5⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

Veronica Speedwell and her natural historian colleague Stoker are asked by Lady Wellingtonia Beauclerk to help with a potential scandal so explosive it threatens to rock the monarchy. Prince Albert Victor is a regular visitor to the most exclusive private club in London, known as the Club de l’Etoile, and the proprietess, Madame Aurore, has received an expensive gift that can be traced back to the prince. Lady Wellie would like Veronica and Stoker to retrieve the jewel from the club before scandal can break.

Worse yet, London is gripped by hysteria in the autumn of 1888, terrorized by what would become the most notorious and elusive serial killer in history, Jack the Ripper–and Lady Wellie suspects the prince may be responsible.

Veronica and Stoker reluctantly agree to go undercover at Madame Aurore’s high class brothel, where another body soon turns up. Many secrets are swirling around Veronica and the royal family–and it’s up to Veronica and Stoker to find the truth, before it’s too late for all of them.

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2022 April TBR

Well I missed March’s TBR completely, but I’m back with a new TBR.

Once again, I’m not sure what I’m wanting to read – really it’s the reason I missed March. I do have a couple of buddy reads this month and I’ve got a couple of group reads I’d like to join. Other than that I’ll likely just end up picking up what I’m in the mood for.

So without further adieu, here are the books I’m hoping to get to this month.

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