I always want to read spooky in October…did that happen?

  First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen Publisher: St. Martin's Press Release Date: Out Now Genre:  Chick Lit/Magical Realism Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 I read one Halloween ish book this month...let’s talk about First Frost by @sarahaddisonallen . I want to start this review by saying this is The Waverley Family book #2. Start with Garden Spells. Sarah checks all the … Continue reading I always want to read spooky in October…did that happen?

Shocking….for the month of October, I have lots of thoughts….

What I learned about reading in the month of October ① Don’t rush it...if you are not in the mood to read...don’t read. (this is so true if you are following an ARC schedule) ② If you want to read...read for Joy. ③ Don’t let FOMO rule your life...it is real, but sometimes you miss … Continue reading Shocking….for the month of October, I have lots of thoughts….

Is Christina Lauren always a win for me?

Twice In A Blue Moon by Christina Lauren Publisher: Gallery Books Release Date: Out Now Genre:  Romance Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Thank you Gallery for my free copy Let's see. How do I say I loved this book differently than the way I have said that about other CL books? Hmmmm 🤔? I adored this book. Christina … Continue reading Is Christina Lauren always a win for me?

A book review and a small rant about marketing genres…

American Royals by Katharine McGee Publisher: Random House for Young Readers Release Date: Out Now Genre:  Young Adult Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟   Let’s review American Royals by @katharinemcgee and talk about genre marketing...shall we? . Ok y’all. Hallelujah and praise the Lort....I read a book this weekend. I had put a hold on American Royals a while back … Continue reading A book review and a small rant about marketing genres…

Let’s review The Reckless Oath We Made…

The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Release Date: Out Now Genre:  Contemporary Fiction Rating: 🌟🌟🌟 I have to explain myself before I start this review. My oldest son is on the spectrum. Why am I telling you this. It skewed my opinion of this novel.   I will be completely … Continue reading Let’s review The Reckless Oath We Made…

Let’s talk about one of my top five books of 2019…with a review.

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett Publisher:  Wednesday Books Release Date: Out Now Genre:  Young Adult, Dystopian Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Thank you @macmillan.audio and @wednesdaybooks for my copies...y’all might remember I talked about how much I loved this one...but I haven’t shared my review so here goes...and Happy pub day TGY 🤗. . “That’s the problem with letting the light … Continue reading Let’s talk about one of my top five books of 2019…with a review.

To read or not to read….thrillers?

Let's start with a story shall we?  Picture it....Greensboro, 2019 (anybody else a Golden Girls fan?). Seriously, so I head to the library to pick up my one...I repeat one hold and as I walk by the new release table on the way to the desk, I see Theme Music.  It was kind of on … Continue reading To read or not to read….thrillers?

That one where Amy meets Katherine Center…and a review!

Y'all...I got to meet Katherine Center author of Things You Save in a Fire (and many more). She was delightful.  Maybe I'm not being clear...DELIGHTFUL.  She had several points she brought up in conversation and the one I walked away with....the one that spoke to me the most was this... READ FOR JOY (she didn't … Continue reading That one where Amy meets Katherine Center…and a review!

Five things Friday…

It's Friyay!!! my friends.  We did it 🤗.  I was able to make it through because of these five joys this week... What I'm Watching:   Beauty Product: My under eye cream (it is not marketed as under eye cream, but it works wonders) What I'm wearing: My hot pink cardie...because it's been crisp in … Continue reading Five things Friday…