Bringing Down The Duke Review

“Perhaps this is not a question of staying out of trouble, Your Grace. Perhaps this is about deciding on which side of history you want to be.” – Evie Dunmore Synopsis England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female studentsContinue reading “Bringing Down The Duke Review”

Get A Life, Chloe Brown Review

“Don’t dismiss your emotions and your self-protection as just a fucked up decision don’t reduce something so complex and real and important to nothing.” – Talia Hibbert Synopsis Chloe Brown is a chronically ill computer geek with a goal, a plan, and a list. After almost—but not quite—dying, she’s come up with seven directives toContinue reading “Get A Life, Chloe Brown Review”

Comfort Reads

Hello readers! I hope you are all staying safe and healthy during this time. Life is so uncertain right now, and I if you are anything like me, anxieties are on high. I am usually the type of person who is willing to read any genre of books, from romance, to thrillers, historical fiction, Rom-Com,Continue reading “Comfort Reads”

25 Days ‘til Christmas Review

“I’m going to make Christmas special again.” – Poppy Alexander Synopsis Kate Potter used to love Christmas. A few years ago, she would have been wrapping her presents in September and baking mince pies on Halloween, counting down the days and hours to Christmas. But that was before Kate’s husband left for the army andContinue reading “25 Days ‘til Christmas Review”

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe Review

“Who were the lords and why were they a-leaping, and how on earth could you work out the physical logistics of sending them all to somebody’s home?” – Melissa de la Cruz Synopsis Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball stars and is never without her three cellphones―oneContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe Review”

Saving Zoë Review

“Fireworks! In the air, on the ground, vibrating all around. Exploding in a perfusion of color and sound. We lay on the soft wet grass, staring up at the sky so lit. A moment so perfect- I closed my eyes to save it- Then later, quiet, peaceful, just him and me Two hearts reaching forContinue reading “Saving Zoë Review”

Make Your Home Among Strangers Review

“You must keep the mistakes there. Mistakes are vital to every scientist’s process. Just put a line through whatever you did incorrectly and keep going.” – Jennine Capó Crucet Synopsis When Lizet-the daughter of Cuban immigrants and the first in her family to graduate from high school-secretly applies and is accepted to an ultra-elite college,Continue reading “Make Your Home Among Strangers Review”

Christmas Reads

“Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us.” – David Cameron CHRISTMASSSS Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is in full swing, I can finally talk about it without being considered that ‘crazy Christmas lady’. (Is that a thing? If it is, I definitely qualify!) I loveContinue reading “Christmas Reads”

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Review

“If you’re not scared, you’re not brave.” – Abbi Waxman Synopsis Meet Nina Hill: A young woman supremely confident in her own…shell. The only child of a single mother, Nina has her life just as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, a kick-butt trivia team, a world-class planner and a cat named Phil.Continue reading “The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Review”

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Review

“Whenever the truth is hidden, it always finds a way to come back and bite you. No matter how pure the intentions were. Try to always keep that in mind.”  – Maika and Maritza Moulite Synopsis When a school presentation goes very wrong, Alaine Beauparlant finds herself suspended, shipped off to Haiti and writing theContinue reading “Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Review”