It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

This tag is hosted by Kathryn @ Book Date.

What did you start/finish last week?

I finished reading one of my ARCs last week: Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows. My review won’t go up until September but I did not enjoy it. The character doesn’t grow, the story is slow, and the narrative jumps back and forth through time. I wasn’t overly thrilled to say the least.

What are you getting into this week?

This week I’m starting Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz. I started it this weekend and I’m hoping to really dig into it tomorrow on the holiday. Burger in one hand, book in the other. So far I’m about 5% of the way through it and I’m in love with the MC’s voice. Karcz really establishes her. It’s a good feeling after Before She Ignites.

By J. M. Tuckerman

J.M.Tuckerman is a neurodivergent writer with a big education. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, an MA in Writing, and a BA in Writing Arts (specializing in Creative Writing, New Media Writing, and Publication; concentrating in New Media Production), which she somehow managed to earn despite her three very loud and large dogs. Jessica was lucky enough to intern at Quirk Books and Picador, USA while earning her master’s degrees. Her service dog, Ringo, is very proud of all that she has accomplished and hopes to be on a back cover of a published book with her very soon. An avid reader, writer, and lover of young adult and middle-grade literature, Jessica’s bookshelf is overflowing with hardbacks, paperbacks, and a million half-filled notebooks. She is a proud fur-mommy to two lab/st-bernard littermates, a retriever-mix service dog, and one orange little hobgoblin cat, all of whom have made very audible appearances on the Booked All Night podcast.