February 2023 Book of the Month

February selections are here and I’m on the fence about them. Of this month’s picks there is 3 debuts, which I love! I started my Book of the Month account to get to know new authors so it’s my favorite when we see debut authors. We also have 1 repeat author and one well known…

February 2023 |BOTM Predication

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. February is Black History Month and Valentine’s Day falls…

The Angel Maker

Katie Shaw hasn’t seen her brother Chris in two years. She used to be his protector until an unspeakable event happened which altered his life. Now married and with a young daughter, Katie is still grappling with the guilt of that day. When her mother calls to say that Chris is missing, Katie instinctively knows…

February 2023 Most Anticipated

Halfway through the first month of 2023, 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…

The Devil You Know

Detective Margaret Nolan is back. This time her investigation is taking her deep into the folds of LA’s Hollywood scene. When her suspects become additional murder victims,  Nolan finds herself at the center of a scandalous Hollywood story. Deep into the dark review | Desolation Canyon review This is the third book in the series…

The Villa

Emily is in a rut. She’s going through a divorce, has writers block, and honestly her life is nowhere near where she wants it to be. On the other hand, her best friend Chess is a Best Selling self-help author. When Chess suggests the two head to Italy for 6 weeks to reconnect and write…

January 2023 | BOTM Predictions

Running a little behind on predictions for the first BOTM picks of 2023. But it was my son’s first Christmas season! We’ve been busy, but better late than never. For January there are a tremendous number of books I’m looking forward to. There are quite a few (Grady Hendrix’s How to Sell a Haunted House)…

Hello Stranger

Katherine Center is an auto buy author for me. Things I love about her books: they’re normally set in Texas and they always give me all the warm fuzzies. She’s definitely a comfort read and as always, I was stoked to get an ARC of Hello Stranger. Sadie Montgomery, after hitting rock bottom, is a…

Blackmail and Bibingka

Raise your hand if you love a good holiday cozy mystery?! I’m a huge cozy mystery reader but around the holidays is when I make an except! Also if there is food featured, you can count me in! Arsenic and Adobo Review | Homicide and Halo-Halo Review The newest installment in the Tita Rosie’s Kitchen…

The Drift

I am a huge C.J. Tudor fan, so when Ballantine and Random House sent me a copy of The Drift I was stoked! Told from three different view points, we gain a picture of the world on the brink of complete chaos. Meg: A former police officer wakes up hovering midway to the top of…