A Look Back at December…

2020 was... I don't even know the right words! Nothing really went as planned, but it was a good year for reading if nothing else! I've been glad to have the connections I've made in this bookish world to keep me going this year! With less leaving the house, I wound up reading 355 books… Continue reading A Look Back at December…

Book Review

THE PERFECT GUESTS by Emma Rous (Out 1/12/2021)

I received a gifted galley of THE PERFECT GUESTS by Emma Rous for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 1/12/2021 Rating: 3.5 / 5 THE PERFECT GUESTS follows two timelines. In 1988 orphaned Beth is taken in by a family living at… Continue reading THE PERFECT GUESTS by Emma Rous (Out 1/12/2021)

Book Review

EVENTIDE by Sarah Goodman

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I received EVENTIDE by Sarah Goodman in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. This wasn't a book I was familiar with, but I was able to finally squeeze it into my December TBR. EVENTIDE is set in 1907. Verity and her sister Lilah are sent on an orphan train… Continue reading EVENTIDE by Sarah Goodman

Book Review

THE WOMAN OUTSIDE MY DOOR by Rachel Ryan (Out 1/5/2021)

I received a complimentary eARC copy of THE WOMAN OUTSIDE MY DOOR by Rachel Ryan. Thank you to Netgalley and Gallery Books for the chance to read and review. Publication Date: 1/5/2021 Rating: 4 / 5 THE WOMAN OUTSIDE MY door follows Georgina, a woman who has a lot going on in her life. She… Continue reading THE WOMAN OUTSIDE MY DOOR by Rachel Ryan (Out 1/5/2021)

Book Review

THE BROKEN GIRLS by Simone St. James

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I have seen a ton of rave reviews for THE BROKEN GIRLS by Simone St. James and I loved her more recent book THE SUN DOWN MOTEL so I have been wanting to get back to the authors' backlist. After saying pretty much all year that I hoped to get to… Continue reading THE BROKEN GIRLS by Simone St. James

Book Review

IN A HOLIDAZE by Christina Lauren

Rating: 3.5 / 5 Romance is not my typical genre, but I did really enjoy THE UNHONEYMOONERS by Christina Lauren. When a friend gifted me IN A HOLIDAZE by the author duo, I knew it had to be on my December TBR. We wound up picking it for the #SaturdayBookstaClub buddy read that I help… Continue reading IN A HOLIDAZE by Christina Lauren

Book Review

LONESOME DOVE by Larry McMurtry

Rating: 3.5 / 5 LONESOME DOVE by Larry McMurtry was the November/December pick for the #classicsbuddyread on Bookstagram. Westerns have never been my go to genre (and that isn't going to change), but I am glad that I gave this one a go! LONESOME DOVE begins in the little town of the same name in… Continue reading LONESOME DOVE by Larry McMurtry

Monday Reading Check In

Monday Morning Reading Check In

I received a complimentary egalley thanks to Jane Harper, Flatiron Books and Netgalley. I also received the advance listener copy thanks to Macmillan Audio and LibroFM! Happy first day of winter, book friends! We can't claim much of a winter-ey winter here in Southern California (we actually had a bit of a heat wave this… Continue reading Monday Morning Reading Check In