Review #17

Title- Marley and Me Rating– 5/5- This is a book I wish I’d buy… who wants to buy it for me? Genre- Contemporary POV- First person, past tense Trope– Family relationships, Like, Love, Dogs Similar Books/Comps– The Art of Racing in the Rain, A Dog’s Purpose My emotions-  Ugh, I can’t even Characters– Marley- wildContinue reading “Review #17”

Review #16

Title- The Last Story of Mina Lee Book of the Month Selection Rating– 4/5 Genre- Contemporary, Women’s Fiction POV- Multiple POV- mother and daughter in different years Trope- motherhood Similar Books/Comps– White Ivy, A Good Neighborhood My emotions-  Curious Characters– Margot- 26 years old in California Mina- Margot’s single- mother Plot/Blurb- Margot finds that herContinue reading “Review #16”

Review #13

Title- Eat, Pray, Love Rating– 5/5 Genre- Women’s Fiction, Contemporary POV- First person, present tense. Trope- Traveling, Mid-life internal assessment Similar Books/Comps– It All Comes Back to You, The Power of Letting Go My emotions-  Peaceful, Liberated, Inspired Plot/Blurb- Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings ofContinue reading “Review #13”

Review #12

Title- Ties That Tether Book of the Month Selection Rating– 5/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance POV- First person, past tense Trope- Forbidden Love Similar Books/Comps– The Dating Playbook, Honey Girl My emotions-  happy, comforted Characters– all relatable and Rafael was hot HOT Plot/Blurb-At twelve years old, Azere promised her dying father she would marry a NigerianContinue reading “Review #12”

Review #8

Title- Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors Rating– 4/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance POV- Third person, past Trope- Overachieving Indian American family, never defy your family, clashing duo to lovers, Immigrant family Similar/Comps– Simmer Down (see my other review), Recipe for Persuasion My emotions- Just enjoying the ride, HUNGRY from all the food talk Characters– Dr. TrishaContinue reading “Review #8”

Review #7

Title- The Ordinary Life of Emily P Bates Rating– 4/5 Genre- This rom-com’s theme is full of family and friendships as Emily figures out her relationships and place among them. POV- First person, past tense Trope- YA, love triangle, coming of age, family drama Similar/Comps– The Upside of Falling & By the Book My emotions-Continue reading “Review #7”