#BookReview: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens Genre: Historical FictionPublisher:  G.P. Putnam’s Sons (Penguin Group)Book Release Date: August 14, 2018My Review: ★★★★★ I couldn’t put this down. Amazing story, characters, setting. What a tragic and lonely life this child/girl/woman had. And my goodness, what a brilliant mind she had despite going to school one measly day of her life!… Read More

#BookReview: City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert Genre: Women’s FictionPublisher:  Riverhead BooksBook Release Date: June 4, 2019My Review: ★★★★ First, let me save that I wavered between a 3-star and 4-star rating on this. On one hand, this story was slightly reminiscent of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” in the way that it was written autobiographical… Read More

#BookReview: Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Contemporary FictionPublisher: Ballantine Books Book Release Date: March 5, 2019My Review: ★★★★★ Full cast audio made this a highly interesting and immersive audio read. Well done. There’s a lot to say for this book. It was a lot like The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo in the… Read More

#BookReview: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North Genre: General FictionPublisher: Hachette Book Group Book Release Date: April 8, 2014My Review: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This might be one of the most entertaining, enthralling, intellectually stimulating fiction books I’ve ever read. This story follows Dr. Harry August, born January 1, 1919, as he recounts his life he… Read More

#BookReview: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Women’s Fiction (Contemporary)Publisher: Washington Square Press/Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc.Book Release Date: June 13, 2017 My Review: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I loved this book! This was a well-written and highly entertaining story. A sort of fictional celebrity tell-all full of scandal, secret trysts, and taboo love… Read More

#BookReview: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

I didn’t expect to like her so much. I didn’t expect to fall in love like I did. I didn’t expect to be so enthralled as I was or have as much fun as I did. I didn’t expect the excitement and longing or rejoice in the acts of courage and bravery like I did. I didn’t expect to be utterly heartbroken like I was. Read More

#BookReview: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn Genre:  Women’s FictionPublisher: HarperCollinsBook Release Date: June 6, 2017My Review: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ What a fantastic read. I was sucked in from the beginning and kept having to go back hungry for more. It never failed, some crazy and enthralling moment would crop up just as I had to go in for… Read More

#BookReview: This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel Genre:  Women’s FictionPublisher: MacmillanBook Release Date: January 24, 2017My Review: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I cannot believe how much I enjoyed this book. It was beautiful and eye-opening and heartbreaking. A big, heartwarming dose of reality. How do you explain gender roles to your obviously transgender 5-year-old son when you… Read More