April 2019 Wrap-Up: Books I Read This Month

The month of April started strong. Then I got completely derailed for reasons I’ll explain, and my planned TBR list pretty much got shot to hell after that. But fret not because I still got quite a bit read, and some really great books I can’t wait to share! So read on for the details.… 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: Maybe In Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Maybe In Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Contemporary RomancePublisher: Washington Square PressBook Release Date: July 7, 2015My Review: ★★★★ I’m not entirely sure how I feel about this book.  The writing was good. The romance(s) were sweet. The Heroes were swoony. The heroine was quirky and full of personality. The emotions were raw and real. … Read More

Not a Review But Let’s Discuss This S*** Show: The Mister by E.L. James

Here’s the thing… I’m only at 3% of this book; I’ve tried picking it up 3 times now and keep putting it down; I already don’t like the Hero. I’m legit ready to DNF this thing at only 3%, and that’s with this odd feeling of obligation that I need to be able to say… Read More

#BookReview: Second Nature by Nora Roberts

Second Nature by Nora Roberts Genre: Contemporary RomancePublisher: Silhouette Special ReleasesBook Release Date: Reissue Edition January 14, 2019My Review: ★★★★ This was a cute, enjoyable story – short and sweet. Even though it was originally published in 1985, it didn’t feel dated, other than the guy smoking indoors. 🙂 I felt everything was still relevant… Read More

#BookReview: The Huntress by Kate Quinn

The Huntress by Kate Quinn Genre: Historical FictionPublisher: William Morrow (An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)Book Release Date: February 26, 2019My Review:  ★★★★★ When I picked this up, I had high hopes that it would be just as good as The Alice Network. It did not disappoint! I absolutely loved this story. It had that same… Read More

Wrap-Up: March 2019 Reads + Reviews

Watch the video above to get the scoop on what I really thought of each of the books I read, including my honest thoughts on The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory that I DNF’ed and won’t be picking back up. #thankyounext Read More

#BookReview: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Note Dating by Christina Lauren Genre: Contemporary RomancePublisher: Gallery Books (Simon and Schuster)Book Release Date: September 4, 2018My Review: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Every Christina Lauren book I read, I think I like better than the last. I’ve only just come into reading this author, or rather these authors writing under one pen name,… 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