Monday Reading Check In

THE SHOW GIRL by Nicola Harrison

I received a complimentary copy of THE SHOW GIRL by Nicola Harrison from St. Martin's Press as part of a scheduled Let's Talk Books tour! Rating: 4 / 5 Publication Date: 8/10/2021 THE SHOW GIRL is set in 1920s New York. Olive is a singer and dancer with real talent and she has set her… Continue reading THE SHOW GIRL by Nicola Harrison

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RIDGELINE by Michael Punke

I received a complimentary copy of RIDGELINE by Michael Punke from Henry Holt & Company. Rating: 4 / 5 RIDGELINE is set in 1866 while the US is still recovering from the Civil War. Moving westward, the army has taken up residence in the land that belongs to the Native American tribes. Though they claim… Continue reading RIDGELINE by Michael Punke

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THE SAVAGE INSTINCT by M.M. DeLuca

I received a complimentary copy of THE SAVAGE INSTINCT by M.M. Deluca from Inkshares for an honest review! Rating: 3.5 / 5 THE SAVAGE INSTINCT is set in the 1870s in the UK. Clara Blackstone is a young wife traveling to meet her husband after some troubling times. Following the loss of her baby, Clara… Continue reading THE SAVAGE INSTINCT by M.M. DeLuca

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 5/4/2021 Rating: 4.5 / 5 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA follows three women. In Gilded Age New York,… Continue reading THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton (Out Today!)

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THE SOCIAL GRACES by Renée Rosen (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of THE SOCIAL GRACES by Renée Rosen for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 4/20/2021 Rating: 4 / 5 THE SOCIAL GRACES is set in Manhattan in the late 1800s. In a time dominated by men,… Continue reading THE SOCIAL GRACES by Renée Rosen (Out Today!)

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SPARKS LIKE STARS by Nadia Hashimi

I received a complimentary copy of SPARKS LIKE STARS by Nadia Hashimi from William Morrow Books! Rating: 5 / 5 SPARKS LIKE STARS follows the life of Sitara Zamani beginning in 1978 Kabul. She is the daughter of a prominent family with her father acting as a close associate of Afghanistan's president. Her family has… Continue reading SPARKS LIKE STARS by Nadia Hashimi

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DEATH ON THE NILE by Agatha Christie

I received a complimentary copy of DEATH ON THE NILE by Agatha Christie from William Morrow Books! Rating: 4 / 5 Agatha Christie is an author I read quite a bit when I was younger and I have been trying to fit more of her novels into my reading, so I was thrilled to hear… Continue reading DEATH ON THE NILE by Agatha Christie

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THE WOMEN OF CHATEAU LAFAYETTE by Stephanie Dray (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of THE WOMEN OF CHATEAU LAFAYETTE by Stephanie Dray for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 3/30/2021 Rating: 4.5 / 5 THE WOMEN OF CHATEAU LAFAYETTE follows three women from different time periods all of whom… Continue reading THE WOMEN OF CHATEAU LAFAYETTE by Stephanie Dray (Out Today!)

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NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles

I received a complimentary copy of NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles from the publisher. Thank you to William Morrow Books! Rating: 4 / 5 NEWS OF THE WORLD is a book that has received a lot of attention as a finalist for the National Book Award and a movie with Tom Hanks in… Continue reading NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles

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WHERE THE LOST WANDER by Amy Harmon

Rating: 4 / 5 I have not read too many books that focus on the point in history where wagon trains were making their dangerous way across the Oregon Trail to California. The last one I read was a paranormal twist on the Donner Party story so I was happy to give a more reality… Continue reading WHERE THE LOST WANDER by Amy Harmon