December 2022 Most Anticipated

December is my favorite month of the year! I adore Christmas time and all the holiday celebrations. It’s also my favorite time to take time off work, and just binge read on the couch, with a warm fire going. The last new releases for 2022 are coming soon. December is a pretty light month for…

23 Most Anticipated for Winter 2023

With Halloween over, we’re diving into the Winter season. I’d have my Christmas decorations up already if my husband wasn’t convinced you can’t put up Christmas stuff until AFTER Thanksgiving. Instead to get into the wintery spirit, I’ve been diving into all the winter and holiday themed books, Since we’re in the last two months…

Now is Not the Time to Panic

“The edge is a shantytown filled with gold seekers, we are the new fugitives, and the law is skinny with hunger for us.” I love Kevin Wilson’s writing. If you have never read one of his books just know that ‘Quirky’ is the best way to describe them. I always find his books perfect to…

November 2022 Most Anticipated

Here we are, once again, almost halfway through another month. Even though there are 5 Tuesdays in November, I always find November to have the least new releases out of all the months. I normally use November to get ‘caught up’ on my TBR but this year I was pleasantly surprised by how many new…

October 2022 Most Anticipated

**Quick shameless plug: In the middle of August our SPEAKING_BOOKS Instagram account was disabled by IG. I have filed countless appeals to try and get my account back (that I’ve had for 4+years ) and have only gotten vague and generic responses about copyright infringement. Everything I ever post is my own work, (minus bookcovers)….

The Fortunes of Jaded Women

Do you like messy family dramas? If so than you will absolutely love The Fortunes of Jaded Women. This book was everything I expected and nothing like I expected at the same time! The Fortunes of Jaded Women is the story of 3 generations of Duong women, who have been cursed since their great, great…

September 2022 | BOTM Predictions

Fall is my absolute favorite season, and it’s also the time I find myself reading the most. The hubby is occupied by Football and curling up with a good book on a rainy Sunday is one of my absolute favorite pastimes. It’s also my birthday month, which means a bonus book is coming my way…

Spells for Forgetting

Emery and August were always destined to be together. That is until Emery’s best friend Lily is found dead and the town’s Orchard and main income caught on fire. With August as the main suspect in the murder, his mother and him leave their small island town. 14 years later and August has returned to…

September 2022 Most Anticipated

September! My favorite month of the year is almost upon us! September brings not only more new books to check out, but also brings my Birthday! While September is my favorite month, it’s also one of the busiest of the year. The birth of 75% of my favorite people falls in September, it’s the end…

22 Most Anticipated for Fall 2022

Fall is my favorite season! We don’t normally start to see cooler weather until mid October here in South Texas, but I’m already dreaming of under 90 degree weather. I am the epitome of a mood reader, and the seasons really dictate what I feel like reading. During the summer, all I want are light…