August 2022 Reading Recap

Ahh, summer. We barely knew ya! I just got back from a beach vacation down in North Carolina, which accounts for my silence here the last week or so. While I wasn’t reviewing books, I was actively reading them as I love sitting and reading on the beach (as well as going into the ocean).

Thanks to time off of work and vacation, I managed to read 10 books this month – not too shabby if I do say so myself. I’ve surpassed 70 books for the whole year and am ahead of my reading goals for 2022, which always makes me feel happy!

August was also Read a Romance and Romance Awareness Month so my reading revolved around romances, which honestly is not a change of pace for me as I pretty much read romances every single day.

Anyways, here’s what I read this month:

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Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews cover

Review: Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews

Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews
Emerald Blaze
Ilona Andrews
Publisher: Avon
Publication Date: August 25, 2020
Series or Standalone:Hidden Legacy #5
Links: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads
Rating: 3.5 Stars


CW: Gore; murder; violence; blood; gun violence; panic attacks

As much as I adore the Hidden Legacy series, Emerald Blaze is probably my least favorite of all the books. This is still a solid story and an important addition to the series, but it didn’t blow me away like the other books. 

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