May 22, 2018

Thank you to Two Lions, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, for this free book in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions are my own. 

Nanny Paws by Wendy Wahman is such a cute and fun picture book for your young children.  It is an irresistible tale of twin girl...

May 17, 2018

Thank you to Berkley Publishing for my free review copy.  All opinions are my own.

I had the highest of hopes for Kimmery Martin's The Queen of Hearts and she did not disappoint!  I stumbled across the cover reveal for this one on Instagram and it blew me away.  I didn'...

May 9, 2018

Bad wins; good tries hard but ultimately loses.' -Before the Rain Falls 

Y'all, Before the Rain Falls by Camille Di Maio is everything I want in Historical Fiction. I could not love this story more if I tried.  Camille Di Maio's writing style is superb in this one.  Thi...

April 19, 2018

'He wants to protect me from pain, from grief, but it is too late for that.  There are some things in this world from which we can't be protected."  - Kyra Winthrop, The Twilight Wife

The Twilight Wife by A.J. Banner is a fast-paced psychological suspense novel, a...

April 18, 2018

The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani had me spellbound from the opening line. I absolutely loved the majority of this book, I just knew this one was going to blow me away.   We find out right away what happened and who did it. Insert jaw-drop here.  I...

April 11, 2018

"The concept of tomorrow is an illusion, a sweeping gesture of time.  Marketing." - Alice Hill, Mister Tender's Girl 

Mister Tender's Girl by Carter Wilson is a chillingly obsessive tale that spans decades.  This novel is inspired by true events and will have you h...

March 8, 2018

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas was a pleasant surprise read for me.  I went into it cautious of the rave praises it was receiving from fellow book lovers.  I  truly enjoyed this novel more than I was expecting to.  I think Zumas' varying story lines provides something for al...

March 6, 2018

...all the beacons of the world, standing all in a row, couldn't save her' - Savitha, Girls Burn Brighter 

Obliterated. Broken. Despaired.  Angry.  Despondent.  Heartbroken.  Helpless.  Hopeful.  Wretched.  Dejected.  Lost.  Furious.  Disappointed.   Hopeless....

February 13, 2018

"The women I love are like a life raft I didn't know I was looking for before I got on it."  -Text Me When You Get Home

This. Book. Y'all.  

I highlighted so many passages in this book that are relevant.  I rarely read non-fiction, I rarely choose to read memoirs....

February 8, 2018

"She loved Havana, even after it broke her heart." - Next Year in Havana 

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton is a love story about Cuba.  Cleeton writes about Cuba in dual timelines, one is a love letter to a Cuba that is long gone and one is a love letter to what Cu...

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