Book Review

THE ROUGHEST DRAFT by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

I received a gifted galley of THE ROUGHEST DRAFT by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Brokan for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing for the opportunity! Rating: 3 / 5 Publication Date: 1/25/2022 THE ROUGHEST DRAFT follows two authors, Katrina Freeling and Nathan Van Huysen. Four years ago they were a fantastic writing duo… Continue reading THE ROUGHEST DRAFT by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

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SOMEBODY’S HOME by Kaira Rouda

I received a complimentary copy of SOMEBODY'S HOME by Kaira Rouda as part of a scheduled Let's Talk Books tour. Thank you to Amazon Publishing and the author for the opportunity to read and review! Rating: 3.5 / 5 SOMEBODY'S HOME is a multi-POV thriller following different storylines which all center on a single home.… Continue reading SOMEBODY’S HOME by Kaira Rouda

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STALKING THE RIPPER by Kerri Maniscalco

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I joined in with the Backlist Thriller Buddy Read of STALKING THE RIPPER by Kerri Maniscalco for January hosted by @bernluvsbooks, @bluegrassbookshelf, and @reading_mom.me. I have felt a bit mixed about her more recent releases, but I have been meaning to try out this series, so was excited to join in. STALKING… Continue reading STALKING THE RIPPER by Kerri Maniscalco

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IN ANOTHER LIGHT by A. J. Banner

Rating: 4 / 5 I received IN ANOTHER LIGHT by A.J. Banner in my adult Once Upon a Book Club and the premise sounded really intriguing! IN ANOTHER LIGHT follows Phoebe, a cosmetologist who is channeling her artistic side by working on beautifying the dead to help their loved ones find closure though she's lacking… Continue reading IN ANOTHER LIGHT by A. J. Banner

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HOW SWEET IT IS by Dylan Newton

I received a complimentary copy of HOW SWEET IT IS by Dylan Newton from the publisher. Thank you to Forever Pub! Rating: 4 / 5 HOW SWEET IT IS follows Kate, an event planner best known for creating elaborate weddings. When a friend asks her to shift gears a bit to throw a book launch… Continue reading HOW SWEET IT IS by Dylan Newton

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THE LIKENESS by Tana French

Rating: 5 / 5 I started reading Tana French with THE WITCH ELM which I didn't enjoy, but on many recommendations I gave her another shot by picking up her first Dublin Murder Squad book last year and really enjoyed it. I was eager to continue, so when I realized the sequel's cover worked perfectly… Continue reading THE LIKENESS by Tana French

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THE BOOK OF LOST NAMES by Kristin Harmel

Rating: 5 / 5 THE BOOK OF LOST NAMES follows Eva, a librarian in present day Florida who spots a photo in a magazine one day because she recognizes the book in the picture, The Book of Lost Names. It is a book she hasn't seen in years as it was one of the books… Continue reading THE BOOK OF LOST NAMES by Kristin Harmel

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IRON WIDOW by Xiran Jay Zhao

Rating: 4 / 5 I received IRON WIDOW by Xiran Jay Zhao in an Illumicrate box and participated in the readalong they hosted, but then promptly forgot to post my actual review. Slowly I'll get caught up on my backlog (at least I hope so)! IRON WIDOW is a SciFi/Fantasy inspired by Chinese history. Women… Continue reading IRON WIDOW by Xiran Jay Zhao