"The chocolate went first, then the cheese, the fries, the ice cream. The bread was more difficult, but if she could just lose a little more weight, perhaps she would make the soloists' list. Perhaps if she were lighter, danced better, tried harder, she would be good enough. Perhaps if she just ran for one … Continue reading Review: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib
Let's start at the end. The end of this book, is so insanely ridiculous. Perplexing to the point of cuckoo status. Emma Rous is selling you a mental twist of convoluted lunacy at the end of this book ... AND I BOUGHT IT. It's a massive chunk of bunk. But, I paid my fee, and … Continue reading Review: The Au Pair by Emma Rous
Finally getting around to my December wrap up... after saying good riddance to 2018 and welcoming in 2019 with my lame book firework (see above) 🙂 I'm really looking forward to having a better year - all around - and especially with books! I'm making my bookish resolutions to: 1. Get more organized 2. Read … Continue reading December Wrap Up!
What is happening to me?!?! A five star romance!?! My brain is melting... my heart is full... I feel like the Grinch at the very end of the movie. I cannot even believe how much I love this book! This was such a sweet story with some crazy frustrating back and forths, but omg does … Continue reading Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver
Who doesn't love a sweet heartwarming Christmas story?? I mean, this has all the makings of a really good Hallmark movie... and did you know there are SIX books total in the Christmastime series by Linda Mahkovec? That's six times the Christmas people! The entire Christmastime series is mostly set in New York City during … Continue reading Book Tour, Review & Giveaway! Christmastime 1939 by Linda Mahkovec
It’s really hard to pick just 10 favorites from this year! I really struggled… and still don’t know if I picked well, but I cheated a little and listed a few more. #noshame I also decided I’d narrow down by only picking from books released this year. (sorry Goldfinch!) 2018 was epic in new releases…. … Continue reading My Top 10 Reads of 2018 and a **GIVEAWAY!**
Adding another new, shiny check to my historical fiction column of books that I love! Master of His Fate is an expansive historical saga, the first of a series, that follows a rich cast of characters in the most vivid settings in Victorian England. I adored both James Falconer and Alexis Malvern and although their … Continue reading Blog Tour: Master of His Fate by Barbara Taylor Bradford