Review #333

The best way to start out a new year is a book with a title, “It Starts With Us.” I gave this dual POV a 4.4/5 stars Everyone and their cat knows about “It Ends With Us” by Colleen Hoover. This sequel was demanded by the readers and I can’t wait to hear more ofContinue reading “Review #333”

Review #331

“Six Crimson Cranes” was a great YA fantasy full of adventure and action scenes, especially at the beginning and end. The middle portion had a slower plot to detail the characters. I loved the cranes theme and a strong, young princess as a heroine. The mute part felt a bit like the Little Mermaid whereContinue reading “Review #331”

Review #328

“The Tourist Attraction” by Sarah Morgenthaler earned a solid 4.5/5 stars. This was a cute, clean, stand-alone contemporary romance that flowed smoothly. Someone had recommended it as a Christmas book. But, it’s not. I love that it’s set in Alaska, but there’s no holiday references. Still worth the ready during a cold December day. Overall,Continue reading “Review #328”

Review #326

Trigger warning for depression and teen suicidal thoughts. I’m rating this unique family drama a 4/5 stars. It’s all in Merit’s point of view in first person present tense narrative. Here’s my live thoughts while reading: Oh the first chapter was divine in so many ways. I could see the antique store so vividly. AndContinue reading “Review #326”

Review #325

I rated this holiday romance a 4/5 stars. I usually don’t think about characters when I’m away from the book, but I did about this one. It dig a spot into my brain. This first person narrative (all in one POV) had heavy LGTBQ+ representation throughout. I’m glad I picked this one over others inContinue reading “Review #325”

Top Ten 4-star books in 2022

Check out each individual review on my blog for more information. Number 10- Spellmaker by Charlie N. Holmberg (4.1/5)- sequel to Spellbreaker Number 9- The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller (4.4/5) Number 8- A Touch of Darkness by Scarlett St. Clair (4.4/5) Number 7- The Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel (4.5/5) NumberContinue reading “Top Ten 4-star books in 2022”

Review #318

“The Spanish Love Deception” earned a 4.7/5 stars for me. I thoroughly enjoyed this contemporary romance with a happily ever after that almost hit too cheesy at the end but not quite. Here’s my live thoughts while reading: It starts out as an office setting enemies to potential lovers situation when Catalina desperately needs aContinue reading “Review #318”

Review #316

I rated this dark fantasy as 4/5 stars. It’s all written in one point of view in first person present tense narrative. River of Shadows is the first in a series. I can’t really label this as a romance in any way though it’s marketed as “dark fantasy adult romance.” Yes there were 3ish sexContinue reading “Review #316”

Review #315

This witchy sequel earned a 4.8/5 stars. Frances and the crew returns for more mystery, adventure and heartache. I’d definitely like it even a little more if I has reread the first one immediately before starting this sequel. Here’s my live thoughts and comments while reading: The story begins in Paris in 1913 with “TheContinue reading “Review #315”

Review #314

I gave this YA contemporary romance (clean) a 4.3/5 stars. It’s all written in Madeline’s point of view in first person present tense. Sometimes it was TOO young adult, but overall I thoroughly enjoyed this standalone. It was easy, sweet, cute and read well. I mean who doesn’t like book store rivalry, enemies to lovers,Continue reading “Review #314”