Books and Socks Rock

Book Reviews, Bookish thoughts, memes and more!

On IG, a fellow bookstagrammers started the “Austenatious Book Club” which features work by Jane Austen as well as Austen-inspired! For January’s read was the debut by Jennieke Cohen. Blurb: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Jane Austen in this witty, winking historical romance with a dash of mystery! Lady Victoria Aston has …

Continue reading

I really enjoyed this debut Victorian historical from Hastings. Lucinda finished attending finishing school and is ready to go back to real life – help her father with the ledgers from his countinghouse, read her favorite serial book (it comes chapter by chapter in a magazine) but she is denied both.📜 Lucinda is a stubborn …

Continue reading

This book was really slow to get into, the two main characters, Fletcher and Elizabeth, are both dread penny authors which are serial novels, coming out one chapter at a time in a magazine or newspaper or sold for a penny. And it switches between their POV as well as reading their dreadfuls. It was …

Continue reading

1. Where does Penny work? A. Doctor office B. Post office C. Dead Letter Office D. Maid 2. What kind of animal is Honey? A. Bunny B. Dog C. Cat D. Bird 3. What does Thomas say has never happened to him? A. Falling in love B. Riding a train C. Tried pie D. Someone …

Continue reading

So this book is what kickstarted my bookstagram account last year. She got her publisher, Revell, to send me a book for review as an influencer. And I know it’s super corny and lame but that made me feel so cool! At this point I was using Net Galley and starting to review a lot …

Continue reading