Book Reviews & Bookworm Thoughts

  • 7 SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS THAT WILL MAKE YOU FALL BACK IN LOVE WITH READING AGAIN

    Looking to pick up reading again after a dry spell? Look no further! We have carefully curated a selection of short stories that will have you fall...
  • 5 TAROT DECKS AND ORACLE CARDS CREATED BY ARTISTS OF COLOR

    Looking for the perfect gift for your spiritual or witchy friend? We've got you covered. Check out these tarot decks and oracle cards by BIPOC arti...
  • 5 SELF HELP BOOKS TO UPGRADE YOUR LIFE & FIND YOUR JOY

    Finding self-love and joy in the midst of a pandemic is no easy task. Yet, it is essential for daily living to be able to love ones self through t...
  • 6 PERSONAL GIFTS TO GIVE YOUR LOVED ONE THIS VALENTINE'S (OR YOURSELF!)

    Elevate your Valentine's Day gift game! We know how hard it is to find the perfect gift--here's a guide of the gifts we carry at Miss Read Books th...
  • 5 BOOKISH GIFTS TO GIVE THE BOOKWORM IN YOUR LIFE THIS VALENTINE'S DAY

    Stay sharp! Valentine's day is upon us. Miss Read Books has some suggestions on how to do this right -- no grocery store flowers or drug store gift...
  • Book Review: AKATA WITCH by Nnedi Okorafor

    “We’re lucky, really. We’re going to have a chance to prove what we’re made of. Some people never get that, man. Not in their whole life” (301). ...
  • 3 Fantasy Books With A Romance That'll Have Your Heart Racing

    There's nothing like a beautifully written romance to get your heart racing. I've picked the following based on the following criteria: (a) the fan...
  • 3 Fantasy Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

    Feeling the winter blues? Cozy up to a whole new world with these fantasy picks.
  • 3 Books To Help You Build Your Happiest Self #NewYearsGoals

    Change is hard. It's difficult to shift established patterns and routines even when they don't always serve us the way we'd hope.
  • Book Review: The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. Flake

    Uncertainty. Feeling ugly.  Fearing the unknown. Finding your own path. .                   . Whew. These are just some of th...
  • 5 Books For When You Need A Boost Of Self-Love & Empowerment

    Listen, it's been a tough year (and a half) for everyone. I know for me personally, I found myself in desperate need of encouragement and healing ...
  • #Shelved 23 | Book Review: Escaping Exodus by Nicky Drayden

    A living ship capable of traversing space. The cruelties of survival. Young women who do *not* like following the rules. The beginnings of a revolu...