#BookReview: The Shadows by Alex North

The Shadows by Alex North Genre: Horror SuspensePublisher:  Celadon BooksBook Release Date: July 7, 2020 Publisher’s Description: “This is absorbing, headlong reading, a play on classic horror with an inventiveness of its own… As with all the best illusions, you are left feeling not tricked, but full of wonder.”– The New York TimesThe haunting new thriller from Alex North,… Read More

#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,… Read More

#BookReview: Oona Out of Order

Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore Genre: Women’s FictionPublisher:  Flatiron Books (Macmillan)Book Release Date: February 25, 2020My Review: ★★★★★ Publisher’s Description A remarkably inventive novel that explores what it means to live a life fully in the moment, even if those moments are out of order. It’s New Year’s Eve 1982, and Oona Lockhart has her whole life… Read More

#BookReview: The Girl With the Louding Voice

The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré Genre: Women’s FictionPublisher:  Dutton (Penguin Group)Book Release Date: February 4, 2020My Review: ★★★★★ Publisher’s Decription: My Review: What an amazing, heartbreaking, and inspirational read! The voice of this narrative was so vivid. It’s written in a way that you can actually hear the African accent in your mind, which makes… Read More

#WrapUp February 2020 – Books I Read This Month (And What I Thought)

You know what’s kind of awesome? I was invited to join a local book club group a couple of years ago, one that was well-established and celebrated their 10 year anniversary shortly after I joined. I loved it so much, I started another book club on the Meetup app, and for the first couple months,… Read More

#BookReview: The Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar

The Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar Genre: Historical FictionPublisher:  MIRABook Release Date: July 2, 2019My Review: ★★★★★ Publisher’s Description: Shining a light on a little-known piece of history The Flight Girls is a sweeping portrayal of women’s fearlessness, love, and the power of friendship to make us soar. 1941. Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly. It’s why she implored her father… Read More

January #WrapUp – Books I Read in January 2020

Happy January, my friends! What did you read this month? Here’s a list of the books I read, along with my star ratings for each. Links go to GoodReads! Top faves were definitely Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry by Mary Higgins Clark and The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. What are you planning to… Read More

August 2019 Mid-Month Check-In (With #BookReviews)

I’ve been on fire this month! Thankfully not literally, but I’m almost finished with the TBR I set for August and I’ve even finished a couple books that weren’t originally on my TBR. Here’s a few of the most notable so far. How to Walk Away by Katherine Center Once I picked this up, I… 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: I Have Never by Camilla Isley

I Have Never by Camilla Isley Genre: Contemporary RomancePublisher:  Pink Bloom PressBook Release Date: July 13, 2017My Review: ★★★★ I feel like I had some mixed feelings throughout this book as I was reading it.  I feel like it started out pretty strong. The very beginning was like a really good one-two-punch kind of thing, like it came… Read More