February 2022 | BOTM Predictions

January is flying by and because I skipped my January BOTM box (gasp), I’m not so patiently waiting for February releases to drop! Even with February being the shortest month of the year, the list of books I’m excited for releases in February is not short. I’ve been lucky enough to received a bunch of…

February 2022 Most Anticipated

Halfway through the first month of 2022, and it’s time to look forward to all the new releases hitting shelves in February. January and February are my favorite time of the year to read, since it’s normally the coldest months of the year, it’s the perfect time to curl up on the couch and binge…

League of Liars

This is my first book by Astrid Scholte, and I tend to really enjoy a good YA fantasy especially with unique magic systems. So when the folks from Penguin Teen asked if I wanted to read an early copy, of course I jumped at the opportunity. Part courtroom drama, part jailbreak/heist, League of Liars follows…

Woman Last Seen

Two women, of very different backgrounds, go missing in the same week. Leigh Fletcher has been happily married for 10 years with two step boys. She left for work and never returned. Kai Janssen, is married to a wealthy Dutch business man who seems to have just vanished. Both husbands are distraught and both are…

The Bright Side Running Club

Keira has just had her life turned upside down when she’s given the news that she has Breast Cancer. She’s determined to keep living her life the way she has been, but soon finds herself overwhelmed by treatment, expectations, and the doubts in her head. Enter Tasmin, who is also going through treatment and convinces…

Just Like the Other Girls

After her mother dies, Una is trying to get her life back on track. She stumbles upon a job as a live-in helper to elderly Elspeth McKenzie. While the job itself isn’t exactly what Una had in mind, her room & board is covered, and she’s making enough month to start saving for her dream…

The Magnolia Palace

I’m a big Fiona Davis fan. I really enjoy the historical topics she chooses. They’re generally about less known events or about historical places that she creates stories around. She always incorporates real characters into her books and includes great links for more information around the people and places she writes about. In The Magnolia…

January 2021 Book of the Month

The first books of the year have landed! At least from everyone’s favorite little blue box company, Book of the Month. To kick off the year, BOTM is serving up primairly debut authors, which you guys know I love! We’re also seeing 1 repeat author, 1 very famous author but 5 out of 7 books…

Top 10 reads of 2021

As the last day of the year comes to a close, it’s time to share my favorite reads of 2021. I read a ton of books this year, 137 to be exact. Even having surpassed my reading goal of 125, it was still an interesting reading year for me with quite a few ‘reading slump’…