. INTJ . wife . mom . navy veteran . bookworm . potterhead .  ravenclaw . gym rat . mountain girl . whimsical . romantic . dreamer .  wanderer . thrill seeker . mental health advocate  .

[Chanda = Pronounced: SHAN-duh]


Favorite Genres: Young Adult, New Adult, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Fairy-Tale Re-Tellings, Zombies, Suspense, Paranormal Romance, Contemporary Romance. Oh, and anything Harry Potter related.

I am a busy person (I know, aren’t we all), but I read or listen to between 60-75 books a year. I work full-time, I have two young children (6 & 7), I am married, and I’m addicted to Netflix binge watching so sometimes I don’t read as much as I would like. I’m also a sucker for a happy ending, and hate to close a book without it (I’m looking at you Allegiant).


e6c83d93fd118d1af754f949a0b8d3afI cannot, CAN NOT, deal with whiny female protagonists. If you read enough of my reviews you might see a theme.

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email: chandareadsbooks@gmail.com

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image-13I started this blog because I wanted to have a central place to post my thoughts on the books I have read and/or want to read and to connect to other book enthusiasts like myself. I like to connect via blogs with other people since most of the people in my personal life are not readers so I have no one to relate to in this area of my life. I am also painfully introverted and have a hard time meeting people with like interests. I love listening to audio books too, they are the best for commuting and cleaning.

I use a rating system using the below criteria.

= Despised it.
= Eh. I don’t think I would recommend it.
= Liked it, but there have been some things that I couldn’t get past (plot inconsistencies, movement of the story, etc.). Overall, I would recommend still.
= Loved it! It’s one of my new favorites
= It was amazing and I couldn’t stop thinking about this book.  Go purchase this book right now. I do not give out 5 stars lightly. Books that are rated 5/5 by me earn it.



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