BookTube: 5 Book Reviews (The Birth of the Pill, Horrorstor, Rat Queens, The Way Inn, & We Were Liars)

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In this BookTube video, I review five books:

The Birth of the Pill – Jonathan Eig (W.W. Norton, October 13; Powell’s,, Indiebound)
Horrorstor – Grady Hendrix (Quirk Books, September 23; Powell’sAmazon.comIndiebound)
Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery – Kurtis J. Wiebe & Roc Upchurch (Image Comics, April 8; Powell’sAmazon.comIndiebound)
The Way Inn – Will Wiles (Harper Perennial, September 16; Powell’sAmazon.comIndiebound)
We Were Liars – E. Lockhart (Delacorte Press, May 13; Powell’sAmazon.comIndiebound)

FTC Disclosure: The links above are affiliate links. These books were provided by the publisher for review consideration.


  1. I echo your sentiments about Rat Queens. Really what’s not to like? Have you read Lumberjanes? It’s good too. Love the illustrations in that one

  2. First of all – I rarely watch book tube videos but yours I’ll watch. I’m glad I did too. I have put both Horrorstor and Rat Queens on hold at the library.

    BTW – nice save on the ipad in the Rat Queens section 😉

  3. Nice video. I will look into the book about the pill now. Maybe Horrorstor too because I keep seeing reviews like yours that say it’s more than just a gimmick. I have had we were liars on my library hold list (it’s taking months!) and I feel like at this point I know what to expect from it and have my expectations in place if that makes sense.


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