Jackie and Maria

Jackie and Maria: A Novel of Jackie Kennedy & Maria Callas by Gill Paul My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was excellent. Get ready to go back to the 1960s, following the scandalous and drama-filled lives of the first Lady who still lives on as a fashion icon, and an opera singer whose voice […]

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The Lions of Fifth Avenue

The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dual timelines between 1913 and 1993, this was a book with powerful feministic undertones and family bonds that were bruised and battered but endured generations. In 1913, the double-standard was alive, well, and openly rampant, and I think women will appreciate […]

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One to Watch

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely loved this book. It was so fun and gave such an accurate portrayal of how women feel in certain situations when they don’t meet magazine beauty standards, even when you know it’s irrational. I loved the Bachelorette theme of this story […]

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Tailspin

Tailspin by Sandra Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was excellent! 5 Stars for Tailspin! I finished this yesterday after not being able to put the thing down. Rye Mallett is my new book crush and favorite Hero. This was a romantic suspense with Dr. Brynn O’Neal teaming up with the unlikeliest ally […]

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One Perfect Summer

One Perfect Summer by Brenda Novak My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this! Three women in their mid thirties who try DNA testing discover their lives aren’t what any of them thought. They come together for one summer in a cabin on Lake Tahoe, each of them dealing with their own significant events […]

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#BookReview: 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand Genre: Women’s FictionPublisher:  Little, Brown and CompanyBook Release Date: June 16, 2020My Review: ★★★★★ Publisher’s Description: A “captivating and bittersweet” novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of ’69: Their secret love affair has lasted for decades — but this could be the summer that changes everything (People). When Mallory Blessing’s son, Link, […]

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28 Summers

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand My rating: 5 of 5 stars I knew early on as I began to read this book that it was going to destroy me. I was right. This story is so, so good. It’s feeling like these characters are family, like you’re actually visiting the beaches, the cottages, the scenery […]

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Seeing Red

Seeing Red by Sandra Brown My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was an excellent suspense/thriller. All the twists and breadcrumbs, and most of all the catch 22 of the people involved and their reasons for involvement. Kerra is a TV journalist falling for former ATF agent John Trapper, whose father, Major Trapper, was Kerra’s […]

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The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett My rating: 4 of 5 stars This would be an excellent book club read. There’s a lot to unpack and a lot to analyze from this truly interesting and entertaining story. Multiple POV but the two main characters are Stella and Desiree, twins born into a black family in […]

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Mini #Contemporaryathon Wrap-Up

This past weekend I jumped on the bandwagon last-minute and read to my little heart’s content for the better part of 4 days. It was awesome. The Mini Contemporaryathon was hosted by 3 booktubers: Chelsea from Chelsea Dolling Reads Natasha from My Reading is Odd Julie from Pages and Pens The Challenges: read a book […]

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