Audiobook Review: The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close

You ever read a book where you want to be friends with the character for maybe a few hours, then you want to slowly “ghost” yourself out of their lives? Yea, The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close is kind of like that! Beth and Matt Kelly are Washington D.C. transplants. They leave New York when Matt isContinue reading “Audiobook Review: The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close”

Book Review: No One Knows by J.T. Ellison

Sometimes I just can’t find thrillers thrilling, or even interesting until the very end. Sadly, No One Knows by J.T. Ellison was one of those for me. Aubrey Hamilton’s husband went missing five years ago, on the eve of his best friend’s wedding. His disappearance made Aubrey a prime suspect in the case and turned herContinue reading “Book Review: No One Knows by J.T. Ellison”

Book Review: Rabbit Cake by Annie Harnett

Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett, is the kind of book that I had to devour in marathon sessions, and then put down and say: “Wow, what did I just read?” Elvis Babbit is an eleven-year-old girl with a head for facts and a particular interest in zoology. She knows that most people think owls mean wisdom,Continue reading “Book Review: Rabbit Cake by Annie Harnett”

Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Every once in a while I read a book, and I think to myself, “Oh my god, what did I just read?” Sometimes it’s a good reaction, and sometimes it’s because I just spent a few hours trying to figure out when the plot turned left and I turned right! Sometimes, it’s simply a caseContinue reading “Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang”

Book Review: Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker

Let me introduce you to a new badass character you’re going to love! Cass Tanner from Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker is a deliciously complicated eighteen-year-old girl, who may be working her own angle.  Three years ago, Emma and Cassandra “Cass” Tanner went missing from a beach in the middle of the night.Continue reading “Book Review: Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker”

Audiobook Review: Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton

I was a child of ballet stories. I don’t have the feet or the discipline to achieve the picture perfect poses struck by prima ballerinas, but I found myself entranced by stories like The Nutcracker and Swan Lake. I remember getting a little older when dance  movies were in their heyday. I remember watching JuliaContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton”

Audiobook Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell

Everyone fantasizes a little about what they would do if they were given a chance to change history. There are so many discussions in pop culture about time travel and its repercussions, and with all of that to contend with Landline by Rainbow Rowell still presents a really unique perspective on the subject. It’s almost ChristmasContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell”

New Release Book Review: Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

I am still on my break from mysteries and thrillers. While I love the genre I found that I needed some lighter fare. Be Frank with Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson is full of unique and eccentric characters were just what the doctor ordered. M.M. Banning is in trouble. She has been swindled out ofContinue reading “New Release Book Review: Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson”