Hey there, book babes! Welcome to BOOKISH BETTY. Here, I spill all the deets on what I'm loving in the literary world. Okay, I get it, not everyone's dying to know what I'm reading, but here's the deal: I needed a space where I can rave about books without driving my sisters nuts 24/7. And guess what? I'm starting a book club! Stay Tuned for more details.

May 15th, 2024

Favorite Book of 2023:

Fourth Wing (The Empyrean #1) by Rebecca Yarros

KU Book of the week:

A Court of War and Ruins (ACOTAR #3) by Sarah J. Maas

Audio Book of the Week:

Iron Flame (The Empyrean #2) by Rebecca Yarros

  • Done and Dusted (Rebel Blue Ranch #1) by Lyla Sage

    Genre/Tropes: small town, western, brothers-best-friend, enemies-to-lovers, cowboys

    Favorite Quote:

    “It was hard to breathe, but not because I was panicking. It was because this man had quite literally taken my breath away.”

    Rating: 5/5

    Spice Level: 4/5

  • Powerless (The Powerless Triology #1) by Lauren Roberts

    Genre/Tropes: fantasy, dystopia, romance, slow burn, enemies-to-lovers, magic

    Favorite Quote:

    ”mark my words, prince, i will be your undoing.” i lean in, ignoring the knife against my throat as i murmur, “oh, darling, i look forward to it.”

    Rating: 4.5/5

    Spice Level: 2/5

  • Flawless (Chestnut Springs, 1) by Elsie Silver

    Genre/Tropes: small town, enemies-to-lovers, cowboy romance, close proximity, one bed, slow burn

    Favorite Quote:

    “What the hell is the cowboy hat rule? You wear the hat, you ride the cowboy.”

    Rating: 5/5

    Spice Level: 4/5

My 2024 reading goal is 80 books

SHE READS 2024

January (8 Books Read)

Hooked (Never After #1) by Emily McIntire
Good Girl Complex; An Avalon Bay Novel by Elle Kennedy
Scarred (Never After #2) by Emily McIntire
Wretched (Never After #3) by Emily McIntire
The Awakening (Zodiac Academy #1) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
Ruthless Fae (Zodiac Academy #2) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
The Reckoning (Zodiac Academy #3) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
Twisted Games (Twisted, 2) by Ana Huang

February (4 Books Read)

Twisted Games (Twisted, 3) by Ana Huang
Shadow Princess (Zodiac Academy #4) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
Cursed Fates (Zodiac Academy #5) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
Fated Throne (Zodiac Academy #6) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti

March (9 Books Read)

Powerless by Lauren Roberts
Done and Dusted (Rebel Blue Ranch #1) by Lyla Sage
Swift and Saddled (Rebel Blue Ranch #2) by Lyla Sage
Heartless Sky (Zodiac Academy #7) by Caronline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
Sorrow and Starlight (Zodiac Academy #8) by Caronline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) by Sarah J. Maas
Against All Odds (Holt Hockey #2) by C.W. Farnsworth
Fake Empire (Kensingtons, #1) C.W. Farnsworth
Love, Ally (Brooks University #1) Hannah Gray

April (6 Books Read)

Flawless (Chestnut Springs, 1) by Elsie Silver

Heartless (Chestnut Springs, 2) by Elsie Silver

Powerless (Chestnut Springs, 3) by Elsie Silver

Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) by Sarah J. Maas

The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass #0.1-0.5) by Sarah J. Maas

Hopeless (Chestnut Springs, 5) by Elsie Silver

May

Puck Block (Bexley U, #3) by S.J. Sylvis

First Flight, Final Fall (Kluvberg #1) by C.W. Farnsworth

All the Wrong Plays (Kluvberg #2) by C.W. Farnsworth

A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR #1) by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Mist and Fury (ACOTAR #2) by Sarah J. Maas

Fourth Wing (The Empyrean #1) by Rebecca Yarros