What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr @nevadabarr @stmartinspress @Netgalley #bookreview #womensfiction #suspense #thriller

Rose Dennis wakes up in a hospital gown, her brain in a fog, only to discover that she's been committed to an Alzheimer's Unit in a nursing home. With no memory of how she ended up in this position, Rose is sure that something is very wrong. When she overhears one of the administrators saying … Continue reading What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr @nevadabarr @stmartinspress @Netgalley #bookreview #womensfiction #suspense #thriller

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What Goes Around by Rachel Ellyn @disfunctionaldi @damppebbles #womensfiction

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Alice has been playing the perfect Southern wife for over twenty-five years. So when Bob dumps her for some blonde bimbo twenty years her junior, Alice figures she's entitled to every dollar she can bleed from him. And, once she's got the money, she's entitled to use it on a much-needed vacation to Nanm Paradi, … Continue reading What Goes Around by Rachel Ellyn @disfunctionaldi @damppebbles #womensfiction

The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back by Sariah Wilson @sariahwilson #SegueSaturday #bookreview #YAfiction #romance

Ugly Stepsister Featured

Welcome to #SegueSaturday! I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in February 2013.  A funny young adult romance based loosely on a fairytale. Enjoy! Everyone knows how all those … Continue reading The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back by Sariah Wilson @sariahwilson #SegueSaturday #bookreview #YAfiction #romance

Evvie Drake Starts Over by @lindaholmes #lindaholmes97 @randomhouse #Netgalley #womensfiction #baseball #EvvieDrakeStartsOver

In a sleepy seaside town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth “Evvie” Drake rarely leaves her large, painfully empty house nearly a year after her husband’s death in a car crash. Everyone in town, even her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and Evvie doesn’t correct them.Meanwhile, in New York City, Dean Tenney, … Continue reading Evvie Drake Starts Over by @lindaholmes #lindaholmes97 @randomhouse #Netgalley #womensfiction #baseball #EvvieDrakeStartsOver

Truly, Madly (Lucy Valentine #1) by Heather Webber #SegueSaturday @BooksbyHeather #cozymystery #paranormalromance

Truly, Madly

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in April 2010.  It's the debut novel to the Lucy Valentine series and a laugh-out-loud rom-com mystery. Enjoy! Lucy is a free … Continue reading Truly, Madly (Lucy Valentine #1) by Heather Webber #SegueSaturday @BooksbyHeather #cozymystery #paranormalromance

Where I End and You Begin by @PrestonSNorton @disneyhyperion @NetGalley #bookreview #YAfiction #romance

Where I End & You Begin

Ezra Slevin is an anxious, neurotic insomniac who spends his nights questioning his place in the universe and his days obsessing over Imogen, a nerdy girl with gigantic eyebrows and a heart of gold.  For weeks, Ezra has been working up the courage to invite Imogen to prom. The only problem is Imogen's protective best … Continue reading Where I End and You Begin by @PrestonSNorton @disneyhyperion @NetGalley #bookreview #YAfiction #romance

Lady of Pleasure (School of Gallantry #3) by @DelilahMarvelle #bookreview #NetGalley #historical romance #series

Lady of Pleasure

Where has this author been all these years?  I pulled this book from my To- Be-Read (TBR) pile and I'm hooked!  It made me blush, laugh, cry and sigh all within 357 pages of exquisite romance, recklessness, and renewal. She had finally come to face the one thing she had been unable to face since … Continue reading Lady of Pleasure (School of Gallantry #3) by @DelilahMarvelle #bookreview #NetGalley #historical romance #series

#SegueSaturday Spanking Shakespeare by @JakeWizner #bookreview #yafiction #humor #highschool

Spanking Shakespeare

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in August 2009.  The review is short, but the book is unforgettably funny.  I bet you knew a Shakespeare Shapiro in high … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Spanking Shakespeare by @JakeWizner #bookreview #yafiction #humor #highschool

#BookReview: There’s Something About a Cowboy by Rich Amooi @richamooi #romantic #comedy

Publication Day: 25 October 2018 Publisher:  Rich Amooi ISBN: B07JQ5ZT4C (Kindle book) Pages: 266 Category:  Fiction, Romantic Comedy MY REVIEW She’d promised herself to quit dating cowboys since she had such a poor track record with them. Amy Weaver is in a pickle.  Her night out with her niece Jennie turned out to be a disaster.  She challenged a … Continue reading #BookReview: There’s Something About a Cowboy by Rich Amooi @richamooi #romantic #comedy

#BookReview: Liar, Liar: The Omnibus by Suzie Quint #SuzieQwriter

She’d gotten nervous about her first day at The Inside Word—a tabloid! God help her, how had she come to this?—and before she knew it, she’d found herself walking out the door of her new apartment dressed in what, in her saner moments, she referred to as her slut suit. Cleo is an up-and-coming investigative … Continue reading #BookReview: Liar, Liar: The Omnibus by Suzie Quint #SuzieQwriter

#BookReview: By the Book by Julia Sonneborn #chicklit #contemporary #romance #humor

"You know how people start to look a lot like their dogs? Well, professors start to look a lot like their subjects." Professor Anne Corey normally looks forward to starting the new academic year, but this year is different.  She's been desperately trying to find a publisher for her book so she can keep her … Continue reading #BookReview: By the Book by Julia Sonneborn #chicklit #contemporary #romance #humor

#BookReview: No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli @frankmoewriter

Grandpa used to be the one to make demands of me. Now he’s almost completely gone. His brain is, anyway. His body’s as strong as the day he stormed the beach at Normandy. Maybe stronger. Gabe LoScuda is no ordinary 18-year-old.  After his parents die in a car accident, he's the caretaker of his eighty-year-old grandfather … Continue reading #BookReview: No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli @frankmoewriter

#Book Review: Bloody Mary (Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels, Book 2) by J.A. Konrath @jakonrath

"He wonders if other people look at their partners at night, peacefully dozing, and imagine killing them...when he finally falls asleep, it's to the image of cutting her open and bathing his face with her blood." A serial killer is chopping up bodies and has a vendetta against sarcastic Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels, highest ranking female … Continue reading #Book Review: Bloody Mary (Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels, Book 2) by J.A. Konrath @jakonrath

#BookReview Expired Listings by D.M. Barr @authordmbarr #romantic #suspense #humor

"I'm not some shlub condo buyer you're sending on a one-way trip to the poorhouse, so shut up and listen....  You've got until tomorrow evening to recount your sins and prepare to atone for them.... The next time we speak, I expect some heartfelt confessions.  Otherwise, better drum up whatever catchy slogan you'd like written … Continue reading #BookReview Expired Listings by D.M. Barr @authordmbarr #romantic #suspense #humor

#BookReview: STUFF: The Fortunes, Foibles, and Fiascos of Those Who Sought to Understand Matter by George Graybill @dgraybill8

What is stuff made of? Mr. Graybill gives a humorous, easy-to-follow,  history lesson in the study of matter.  He includes an extensive vocabulary of science terms from various theories, elements, and compounds to the explanation of wave-particle duality, quantum mechanics, and the Bohr model. There are also profiles of various philosophers and scientists including Hermes Trismegistus, Galileo Galilei, … Continue reading #BookReview: STUFF: The Fortunes, Foibles, and Fiascos of Those Who Sought to Understand Matter by George Graybill @dgraybill8

Book Review: Please Don’t Do Coke in the Bathroom, Irreverent Hand Lettering for Every F*cking Occasion by Sami Christianson (9781631063763)

Take a crack at it, it's f*cking therapeutic. Just the title alone on this book would get someone to notice it.  It is a guide for hand lettering to express your sarcasm with beautiful calligraphy.  With the onslaught of social media and online writing why not change it up and leave a handwritten note telling … Continue reading Book Review: Please Don’t Do Coke in the Bathroom, Irreverent Hand Lettering for Every F*cking Occasion by Sami Christianson (9781631063763)

Book Review: 69 Million Things I Hate About You by Kira Archer (Kindle eBook)

Kiersten Abbott receives her new job by default.  Sexy Cole Harrington, president and founder of Harrington Enterprises, let his first assistant go because he wanted her to attend a conference on the same weekend as her wedding.  As second assistant, Kiersten's work is cut out for her as he looks at her and says, "Let's … Continue reading Book Review: 69 Million Things I Hate About You by Kira Archer (Kindle eBook)

Book Review: The Dog Walker’s Diary by Kathryn Donahue (9781635839029)

I recently started a book challenge list that asked me to read a book with the word "dog" in the title and to my delight when searching the NetGalley list The Dog Walker's Diary came up first. Daniel Ashe is a literary agent who has never fell in love and is looking for an awesome … Continue reading Book Review: The Dog Walker’s Diary by Kathryn Donahue (9781635839029)

Book review: The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne by Jayne Fresina (9781402266003) E-book

"Ellie Vyne never had much sympathy for men, until she temporarily became one."  Her secret life as the gambling Count de Bonneville is helping her take care of her family and it is going to land her in more trouble that she ever dreamed.  She is classified as an outspoken old maid at 27 years … Continue reading Book review: The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne by Jayne Fresina (9781402266003) E-book

Book review: Assholes: A Theory by Aaron James (9780385535656) e-book

This is a tongue and cheek philosophical theory of what makes someone an asshole.  James comes up with irritating traits of assholes such as "not hearing someone out" and "reflecting ignorance of crucial facts or lack of concern with what is reasonably acceptable from everyone's point of view and actively reasoning from his sense of … Continue reading Book review: Assholes: A Theory by Aaron James (9780385535656) e-book