Circling the Sun

AMAZON | GOODREADS |★★★★ Circling the Sun is out now. . If you liked this review please let me know either by commenting below or by visiting my instagram @speakingof_books.

The Fortunate Ones

The Fortunate Ones is not a book I would typically pick up, but Algonquin Books sent me a copy and I’m so glad they did. This is a fabulous book. This is the coming of age story of Charlie Boykin. Born to a teenage mom , he lives with his mom and aunt in poorer…

Arctic Fury

Lead by Virginia Reed, 12 women embark on a mission to find the lost Franklin Expedition Wow, I just loved this story. Based on the true story of Lady Franklin’s search for her husband John Franklin and his missing crew in the Arctic, this book both a historical fiction and a mystery. When Virigina Reed,…

The Mermaid from Jeju

My Thoughts Set in both 1943 and in 2001; and in the United States and on the island of Jeju, Korea; The Mermaid of Jeju is a wonderful story of resilience, family tradition, and love. A big ★★★★★ for Sumi Hahn’s debut novel. I loved so many things about this book. I loved the characters,…

A Rogue of One’s Own

Thoughts I loved Bringing Down the Duke last year, and knew I needed to read the second book in the League of Extraordinary Women series. This time we follow Lord Ballatine and Lady Lucie, who we met in the first book. Tristian is of course amazing in this book. He’s much deeper than we originally…

The Lions of Fifth Avenue

At a Glance Title: The Lions of Fifth Avenue Author: Fiona Davis Published: August 4, 2020 by Dutton Books Page: 368 Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Goodreads Rating: 4.17 out of 5 My Rating: ★★★ Synopsis My Thoughts I love Fiona Davis so when I heard she had a brand new book coming out this month, I…

Mexican Gothic

At a Glance Title: Mexican Gothic Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Published: March 24, 2020 by Ballentine Books Page: 352 Genre: Gothic, Fantasy, Horror, Historical Fiction Goodreads Rating: 4.16 out of 5 My Rating: ★★★ Synopsis   My Thoughts One of my most highly anticipated June releases and I was able to get an early copy! Color me stoked….