Monday Reading Check In

Monday Reading Check In

Thank you to Bookish First and Minotaur Books for the free review copy of THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes! How did Monday come up so quickly again? I know that it feels like most days are pretty much the same these days, but knowing that I don't have to worry about what I'll find… Continue reading Monday Reading Check In

Book Review

SISSY by Jacob Tobia

Thank you to Putnam Books for the free/gifted book.  Rating: 4.5 / 5 SISSY: A COMING-OF-GENDER STORY is a memoir by Jacob Tobia. Jacob was labeled a male at birth and was raised as a boy, but their childhood wasn't what some might consider a "typical" boyhood. Growing up, Jacob was a sensitive child who… Continue reading SISSY by Jacob Tobia

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Rating: 4 / 5 A fun flashback picture to the days when it was still easy to get cupcakes! This is for sure a comfort food and comfort read picture! THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES by Agatha Christie was my pick for a book by an author on the Abe List of 100 Essential Female… Continue reading THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES by Agatha Christie

Book Review

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood

Rating: 4.5 / 5 THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood is the author's follow up to THE HANDMAID'S TALE. Having just refreshed myself on THE HANDMAID'S TALE last month, and after binging the TV show on Hulu, it was the perfect time to continue on with the story. THE TESTAMENTS is set fifteen years after the… Continue reading THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood

Book Review

LITTLE SECRETS by Jennifer Hillier (Out 4/21/2020)

Publication Date: 4/21/2020 Rating: 5 / 5 I received a complimentary egalley of LITTLE SECRETS by Jennifer Hillier for an honest review. Thank you to Netgalley and Minotaur Books! LITTLE SECRETS begins with Marin, hair dresser to the rich and famous with her own chain of high end hair salons. She's married to a husband… Continue reading LITTLE SECRETS by Jennifer Hillier (Out 4/21/2020)

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Rating: 3.5 / 5 I received a giveaway copy of THINGS IN JARS by Jess Kidd through Goodreads from the publisher. Thank you to Atria Books for this gorgeous complimentary copy! THINGS IN JARS follows female detective Brodie Devine in Victorian Londonwho is presented with an interesting case, the kidnapping of Christabel Berwick. Christabel is… Continue reading THINGS IN JARS by Jess Kidd

Book Review


Rating: 4 / 5 When I first saw the cover for NOTHING TO SEE HERE By Kevin Wilson when it was revealed as a Book of the Month pick, I have to admit I completely dismissed this book. I then started seeing some positive reviews from trusted sources, so decided I was willing to give… Continue reading NOTHING TO SEE HERE by Kevin Wilson