Review #256

This is my first 5/5 stars this month!!! Daniel and Alexis made my Top Ten favorite couples list so stay tuned to learn my other favorites in a later post. Here are my live comments while reading: In chapter 1 we learn that Alexis is recently single and not ready to mingle even though herContinue reading “Review #256”

Review #234

I gave Darling Girl by Liz Michalski a solid 4.4/5 star rating. This was a unique Peter Pan retelling with Holly Darling as the main character and Peter as the ultimate villain. I’m glad I chose this Book of the Month selection since it was a swirl of dark contemporary mixed with whimsical fantasy. TheContinue reading “Review #234”

Review #220

The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd was a standalone, contemporary Book of the Month Selection that I rated 4.0/5.0 stars. I also read The Paris Apartment this month and that one was scored higher. Compared to all 20+ BOTM reads I’ve finished so far, Cartographers felt as if it was meant for a higher educated readerContinue reading “Review #220”

Review #212

Title- The Paris Apartment Author- Lucy Foley Series- standalone Rating– 4.9/5 Genre- contemporary mystery/ suspense POV- six different POV Trope- “who dunnit” Cover– love it! Comps– The Silent Patient Plot/Blurb- Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half brother, Ben, didn’tContinue reading “Review #212”

Review #198

Title- A River Enchanted Book of the Month membership selection Author- Rebecca Ross Rating– 4.4/5 Genre- Unique fantasy that’s hard to describe (folktale) POV- 3rd person, too many POV (5 total I think0 Trope- forbidden love, but this is NOT a romance Cover– After I selected this novel, I saw a new cover was released,Continue reading “Review #198”

Review #128

Title- Magnolia Palace January 2022 Book of the Month Selection Author- Fiona Davis Rating– 4.1/5 Genre- historical fiction (with duo time period) POV- There were two different time periods. 1919 and 1966. For those who are super great at math like me, that’s 47 years difference, give or take. They went back and forth betweenContinue reading “Review #128”

Review #116

Title- A History of Wild Places Author- Shea Ernshaw Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- maybe dark fantasy… but not in the way one would assume? Maybe contemporary thiller, maybe women’s fiction. After reading, I’m unsure POV- Part 1 was a switch between past and present in Travis’ POV. Then the rest of the book is alternating betweenContinue reading “Review #116”