29 for 29

It’s my 29th birthday today so I thought it’d be fun to take a look at 29 books that I read and loved between June 30, 2021 and today, June 30, 2022! This was actually going to be a stack of 28 books I loved and read while 28, but I miscounted and didn’t realize I’d used 29 books until after I’d already taken the photos, put all the books away, edited the photos, etc., so now it’s a birthday stack and we’re just going with it!

So, yes, 29 books, all five stars, all very dear to me:

  1. The Heiress Gets a Duke by Harper St. George // review
  2. The Long Game by Rachel Reid // review
  3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  4. Funny You Should Ask* by Elissa Sussman // review
  5. To Have and to Hate by R.S. Grey
  6. Seven Days in June* by Tia Williams
  7. It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey
  8. A Lot Like Adiós by Alexis Daria // review
  9. The Charm Offensive* by Alison Cochrun // review
  10. Made in Manhattan* by Lauren Layne // review
  11. To Sir, with Love by Lauren Layne // review
  12. You Deserve Each Other* by Sarah Hogle // review
  13. Lease on Love* by Falon Ballard // review
  14. Set on You* by Amy Lea // review
  15. Isn’t it Bromantic? by Lyssa Kay Adams
  16. The Royals Next Door by Karina Halle // review
  17. The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood // review
  18. The Intimacy Experiment by Rosie Danan
  19. The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
  20. The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  21. The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  22. Cultish by Amanda Montell
  23. Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado
  24. Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
  25. Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson // review
  26. Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé // review
  27. Quiet by Susan Cain
  28. Lore Olympus* by Rachel Smythe
  29. Mythos by Stephen Fry // review

*Thank you to the publisher for providing me with a gifted copy or e-galley of this book in exchange for my honest review. This has not impacted my review or opinion in any way; all opinions are my own.

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  1. Happy Birthday! I hope you have amazing day!!

    This is a fun way to celebrate and there are so many great books in this stack. I really need to read A Lot Like Adios because I adored You Had Me at Hola!

    Posted 6.30.22 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      Thank you so much, Kristin! I highly recommend Adios! I don’t want to overhype it but I actually loved it even more than Hola! (And I loved Hola)

      Posted 7.1.22 Reply
  2. Sharon Williams wrote:

    Happy Birthday, Sarah,
    It looks like all of us were gifted with your exclusive 5 star list; a keeper until I’m through reading all of them! Love, Mom

    Posted 6.30.22 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      Love you so much, mom!

      Posted 7.1.22 Reply


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