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January In Review #monthlywrapup

“In January it’s so nice while slipping on the sliding ice to sip hot chicken soup with rice. Sipping once Sipping twice.” –  Maurice Sendak, In January January 2019 We’ve made it through January and book-wise we’re off to an auspicious start! How was your reading month? Did you have any 5 Star reads? I read […]

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First Line Fridays | The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman #firstlines #ninahill

TGIF! Today’s First Lines comes from The Bookish Life of Nina Hill By Abbi Waxman – on sale July 9, 2019. First Lines: Imagine you’re a bird. You can be any kind of bird, but those of you who’ve chosen ostrich or chicken are going to struggle to keep up. Now, imagine you’re coasting through […]

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Discussion Post | Ratings: Would You Change It ATF? #letsdiscuss2019 #thoughtfulthursday

I’ve been thinking about book reviews and book ratings… When you’re reviewing a book on Goodreads or other site, have you ever gone back and changed a rating? Let’s say you rate a book 4 stars, then after reflection you lower (or raise) your rating. Do you change your original rating or leave it alone? […]

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Can’t. Wait. Wednesday. | In Another Time by Jillian Cantor #cww #inanothertime #getredpr

In Another Time by Jillian Cantor releases March 5, 2019 and We. Can’t. Wait! About the Book: IN ANOTHER TIME A sweeping historical novel that spans Germany, England, and the United States and follows a young couple torn apart by circumstance leading up to World War II—and the family secret that may prove to be […]

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Book Review | What Doesn’t Kill Her by Christina Dodd #bookreview #christinadodd

Genre: Thriller, Suspense Published: January 29, 2019 Pages: 384 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: What doesn’t kill her. … better start running! This playful tagline speaks to the new and “improved”!Kellen Adams who we met in book one Dead Girl Running (See my full review.) Note: I’ve read a few reviews from friends who didn’t read book […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | Most Recent Adds to My TBR #toptentuesday #tbr

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is all about books on my TBR list. In a slight twist I’m only including books that YOU, my fellow book bloggers (and role models) have put on my radar with your beautiful pictures and well worded reviews. Some are genres I wouldn’t normally pick up or a new to […]

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Book Review | The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff #bookreview #pamjenoff

Genre: Historical Fiction, WWII Published: January 29, 2019 Pages: 384 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Captivating. Heart-wrenching. Emotional. Pam Jenoff is one of my favorite historical fiction authors and The Kommandants Girl and The Diplomats Wife are books I always recommend. In her latest title, we visit London, Scotland and France in 1943-1946. The main character is […]

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #weeklyrecap #imwayr

January 28, 2019 Last Week: Check out 7️⃣ posts from last week… Book reviews posted for 3️⃣ books: Maid by Stephanie Land | The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Loigman | The Suspect by Fiona Barton I read 3️⃣ books last week – all three were very good! Full reviews will be posted soon. The Girls […]

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