Friday Reads: Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley

Happy Easter/Passover/long weekend everyone! I was beyond thrilled when my NetGalley request to read an ARC of Bellewether was approved earlier this week. Susanna Kearsley's novels are some of my favorite escapist reads, and I cannot wait to inhale this historical fiction treat, along with my Cadbury mini eggs, over the weekend! Keep scrolling for this week’s... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves- 3/24/18

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether physical or virtual. I've added four new gems to my shelves this week:       I took advantage of two great Kindle Deals for books I've been interested... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves Saturday- 3/10/18

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether physical or virtual. I haven't participated in STS since early January, so this is a roundup of all the books I've acquired since then.   Physical Books: I've only... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves- 11/11/17

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether physical or virtual. Another week, another ARC haul... Sugar Money by Jane Harris I loved Harris' previous novel Gillespie and I, and thought it was worth checking out her latest.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Medievalist by Anne-Marie Lacy

The Medievalist, Anne-Marie Lacy Expected Publication: October 31st  Historian Jane Lyons has been having recurring nightmares about her distant ancestor King Richard III for years. She has dedicated her academic career to finding evidence to prove that Richard did not in fact murder his young nephews-the Princes in the Tower-as   is commonly believed. When she... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Stay With Me, Ayobami Adebayo Published August 1, 2017   Set in Nigeria and spanning over a decade, Stay With Me is a powerful novel about marriage, loss, motherhood, tradition, and self-identity. It is a novel in which traditional Nigerian customs and culture come into conflict with modern Nigerian life. Yejide has been happily married to her husband... Continue Reading →

Austen in August: Contemporay Fiction Review

For Austen in August, I read two contemporary fiction novels with Austen themes: Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld and The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay. Unfortunately, I didn't love either of these Austen related reads... Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld   This modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice is the fourth installment in the Austen Project Series, a series in which six contemporary... Continue Reading →