I ask this every month. But seriously! How is April already over?! It has been a good but busy month! My husband has been in China for almost half the month, so needless to say I did not get as much as I wanted done. However, I read some incredible books this month. Four of … Continue reading April Highlights!
Such a bittersweet moment. I am so excited to read the final installment of Beckoned, but now I am heartbroken that it is over. BE PREPARED, ACCIDENTAL SPOILERS AHEAD! Beckoned Part 6: Adrift in New Zealand by Aviva Vaughn brings back Soren in the final chapter. Last time, he found himself in Costa Rica after … Continue reading ~ARC Review ~Beckoned, Part 6: Adrift in New Zealand by Aviva Vaughn
I saw this book sitting in a used bookstore and not only did the amazing cover capture my attention, so did the author's name. Fun Fact: That is not her pen name. Her real last name is Slaughter. I had heard so many great things about Karin Slaughter's books that I just had to get … Continue reading The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter ~Review~
The last few months I have started to feel burnt out--trying to keep the house in order, raise good kids, work from home, somehow manage a social life etc... So I told my husband I was in desperate need of a weekend by myself. I have been meaning to attend the LA Times Festival of … Continue reading LA Times Festival of Books 2019
I tend to be pretty picky when it comes to memoirs, it really needs to grab my attention. Drinking From The Trough by Mary Carlson, narrated by Sara Morsey definitely caught my attention. This memoir is a veterinarian's memoir. I love animals so I was extremely excited to listen to this audiobook. The book goes … Continue reading Drinking From The Trough by Mary Carlson ~Audiobook Review~
Yes, another fairy tale retelling. I am sorry. It is a weakness of mine. Lord Darkwood's Revenge by Jennifer Wenn is a spin on Beauty and the Beast. Lord Darkwood, Douglas, is part of the wealthy nobility and is engaged to the beautiful Annabelle. His cousin is jealous that he is the heir to the … Continue reading Lord Darkwood’s Revenge by Jennifer Wenn ~ARC Review~
It is rare when you find a book that seems to discuss so many important issues. In Undercover in Jenns Cove by Marc Sanderson, the book discusses so much. The book introduces Jake Weston, he is looking for the perfect site for his ecological study. He believes in studying the environment to make positive changes. … Continue reading Undercover in Jenns Cove by Marc Sanderson ~Review~
So I know how many of you have heard of Bookbub, but they just released a similar program for audiobooks called Chirp. They send you discounted audiobooks every day. When I saw the cover for Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer and narrated by Fiona Hardingham, I knew I had to have it. First of all, … Continue reading Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer ~Audio Review~
You all know how much I love history. I think the reason why so many people are fascinated with the history of Romanov's is that it is so deeply rooted in legend and mystery...even though, today, we do know the true story. The Romanov Empress by C.W. Gortner is the story of Tsarina Maria Feodorovna. … Continue reading The Romanov Empress by C.W. Gortner ~Review~
It is here and it is phenomenal! Check out InD'Tale's new April issue! http://magazine.indtale.com/magazine/2019/april/viewer/desktop/ There is so much amazing content. AND there is a Scavenger Hunt where you could win a $100 gift card! This month the magazine interviewed Jamie Beck who writes contemporary romance! I love her honest interview about writing, goals, and her … Continue reading InD’Tale April Issue!