The Ice Swan by J’nell Ciesielski ~ARC Review~

Thank you NetGalley, J'Nell Ciesielski, and Thomas Nelson Publishing for the opportunity to read this book. It hits shelves on July 6th! Now, this is a book that I needed this weekend! The Ice Swan by J'Nell Ciesielski is a romance surrounding the Fall of the Tsar of Russia, World War I, and the Spanish … Continue reading The Ice Swan by J’nell Ciesielski ~ARC Review~

Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi ~Review~

"And that day is sure to come. No power lasts forever. There will come a time when Americans will realize the only thing wrong with Black people is that they think something is wrong with Black people. There will come a time when racist ideas will no longer obstruct us from seeing the complete and … Continue reading Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi ~Review~

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson ~Audiobook Review~

"The first person you are ever an activist for is yourself."George M. Johnson I wanted to get this review posted before the end of Pride Month and I barely made it, even though this book and the LGBTQIA+ community should be loved, accepted, and celebrated ALL year long. All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. … Continue reading All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson ~Audiobook Review~

The Faberge Secret by Charles Belfoure ~ARC Review~

Thank you NetGalley, Charles Belfoure, and Severn House Publishers for the opportunity to read this book. *Sigh*I was so excited to jump into The Faberge Secret by Charles Belfoure. The premise sounded promising! It was the second time it was published, so I figured if there were any errors, then they would be fixed. The … Continue reading The Faberge Secret by Charles Belfoure ~ARC Review~

The Home For Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman ~Review~

The Home For Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman takes place in Canada during the 1950s. There is hostility between the English and French. Maggie's parents are also both French and English and their home is filled with the same hostility and they don't want the same relationship for their children. Maggie sides with her father, … Continue reading The Home For Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman ~Review~

The Impaler’s Wife by Autumn Bardot ~Audiobook Review~

The Impaler's Wife by Autumn Bardot is narrated by Samantha Desz and was instantly added to my TBR when I found it on Goodreads. I absolutely love gothic historical fiction. This book jumps between two timelines. One that begins with Vlad as a child and the tragic and traumatizing past he experiences. The second is … Continue reading The Impaler’s Wife by Autumn Bardot ~Audiobook Review~

Daughters of Sparta by Claire Heywood ~ARC Review~

Thank you, NetGalley, Claire Heywood, and Dutton Books for the opportunity to read this book. This book will be published on June 22nd, 2021! The Iliad, The Odyssey, and The Aeneid gave us these legendary stories about legendary men killing each other for glory and battling the gods. We see glimpses of the women behind … Continue reading Daughters of Sparta by Claire Heywood ~ARC Review~

The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green ~Audiobook Review~

I will read anything by Jocelyn Green! She always has such spectacular historical detail! The Mark of the King begins in France and Juliane is a midwife. Overconfidence and a jealousy of fellow midwife result in the death of one of Juliane's patients. She is branded a murderer and sent to the Louisiana colony. The … Continue reading The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green ~Audiobook Review~