2018 was a great year for books for me! At the time of writing this, I've read over 52 this year! That's better than my one a week Goodreads goal, so yay for me! This year I got some great ARCs, got my first finished copies from a publisher, read some of my backlisted books, … Continue reading My Best Reads of 2018!
Just when Ms. Ivy Beasley had become accustomed to her new life at an assisted living facility, a stranger moves to town, a murder takes place, and she becomes an amateur PI on the case. Maybe life at a retirement home doesn't have to be so boring. Published: May 4th, 2010 Publisher: Berkley Mystery … Continue reading Ann Purser’s ‘The Hangman’s Row Enquiry’ Reivew
After moving into a gorgeous house, Jane learns that the previous tenant, a woman named Emma, died in the home. Soon Jane starts to notice striking similarities between herself and the girl before, and makes it a point to figure out what really happened to her. Published: January 24th, 2017 Publisher: Ballantine Books … Continue reading J.P. Delaney’s ‘The Girl Before’ Review
Jude wants nothing more than to be a part of the faerie world she inhabits. She dreams of being a knight, working for the High King in the royal court. But the folk deal more in nightmares than dreams, something Jude will soon find out. Published: January 2nd, 2018 Publisher: Little, Brown Books … Continue reading Holly Black’s ‘The Cruel Prince’ Review
This is the story of Verna Krone, a woman who grew up with nothing and became a nurse, a wife, a mother, and eventually, a member of a very public and shocking scandal. Politics, gender, race, and class all intersect in this deeply moving portrayal of life. Published: January 12th, 2010 Publisher: Touchstone Pages: … Continue reading Jackson Taylor’s ‘The Blue Orchard’ Review
Dog walker Harriet Knight is on the quest to challenge herself and break out of her shell. When she meets handsome doctor Ethan Black, she realizes the greatest challenge she has to face is love. Published: November 28th, 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Pages: 374 Series: From Manhattan with Love #6 “If you don’t push … Continue reading Sarah Morgan’s ‘Moonlight Over Manhattan’ Review
Happy New Year my lovely bookish friends and followers! I've been excited about this post since November because if we're being honest this is going to be one big fangirl post. I read so many great books this year, and I started my blog a little over halfway into the year, so the whole first … Continue reading Let’s Talk: Best Reads of 2017!
In an effort to save her family's farm, ex-teen TV star Summer Butler agrees to do a reality TV show in which she becomes a real life private investigator, much like her character on the hit TV sitcom Gotcha! She isn't worried, everyone knows reality TV is fake. But what Summer doesn't expect, is getting caught … Continue reading Denise Grover Swank’s ‘Deadly Summer’ Review
Hey guys! Today I'm talking all things dreamy, handsome, and completely fictional! That's right, I'm talking book boyfriends! Ah, the mythical perfect man. He probably has wings, magical powers, a certain way with words, and a killer body. Only one flaw; he's not real. (Insert sad face here). Okay okay, I know for a fact … Continue reading Let’s Talk: Book Boyfriends!
It's always Christmas in Rudolph, New York, and Merry Wilkinson likes it that way. But a murder and a string of small fires around town has Merry worrying there is a Grinch among her friends and neighbors, and it's up to her to save Christmas. Published: November 3rd, 2015 Publisher: Berkley Mystery Pages: 294 … Continue reading Vicki Delany’s ‘Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen’ Review