The Change

This book may be close to 500 pages but I still managed to binge it in 24 hour. While not entirely what I was expecting, this genre-defying book is easily a five star read! Harriett, recently divorced and let go from her advertising job, hasn’t been seen in a month. Her house especially her garden,…

Book Lovers

My third book by Emily Henry in 3 years and this is by far my favorite one! Remember Sandra Bullocks character in The Proposal? Yea that’s Nora. Uber successful and cutthroat literary agent. Her favorite things include her beloved Peloton and getting the best deals for her clients. Known as The Shark, Libby hasn’t taken…

The Summer Place

I’m so conflicted on this review. On one hand I think it would be great for zoning out while sitting on the beach. On the other hand I didn’t find it super engaging . When Ruby gets engaged, three generations of family secrets are forced to come to the surface. All of the secrets are…

My Summer Darlings

Recently divorced Jen, is down on her luck and back to living in her childhood home. Finding her footing and grappling with becoming a single mom, she finds herself immediately drawn to her newest neighbor, Will. Lucky for Jen, Will seems to be smitten with her too and she immediately finds herself falling head over…

Hotel Magnifique

One of my most anticipated new releases for Spring, was Hotel Magnifique. The hotel, where the story takes place, is magical. It shows up for just on day every and doesn’t repeat destinations for ten years. Once inside the hotel, patrons will get to experience two weeks of pure fantasy. The only catch is that…

The Lioness

1960’s Serengeti, Hollywood starlet Katie Barlow, her husband, and a handful of friends head out on a photo safari. Within days of arriving, they’re taken hostage and not everyone will survive the kidnapping. Filled with meaningful history surrounding The US & Russia’s involved in Africa during the mid 1900’s, this is a story of the…

The Book of Cold Cases

I’m a huge Simone St. James fan. I really enjoy her mixture of mystery with the references to paranormal. 40 years ago Beth Greer was tired and acquitted of the Lady Killer Murders. Even though she was acquitted, Shea Collins is the true crime writer behind the blog The Book of Cold Cases, which dives…

Lessons in Chemistry

Wow, what a fabulous debut story. Elizabeth Zott is logical, smart, and ambitious. These traits serve her well as a scientist, but don’t do her any favors as a women in the 60s. As one of the only women at Hastings Research Our main character, Elizabeth Zott is a brilliant scientist she’s roadblocked by the…

Vladimir

I’m really not sure how to review this book, honestly I don’t even know what I just read. A popular English teacher, who we never actually get the name of, is struggling to deal with her choices in life, aging, and the investigation into her husband’s inappropriate relationships with former students. When new profession Vladimir…

The Appeal

This is an interesting one y’all! Told entirely through emails and text communications we follow two young lawyers as they try to determine who might be guilty of murder based solely on emails, messages, and letters. Tasked with finding out who the real victim is and who is being imprisoned falsely, we get a glimpse…