Blog Tour: Holding Myself by Victoria J. Brown

Holding Myself by Victoria J. Brown (Bombshell Books - July 11, 2017) BOOK DESCRIPTION: Kat has a busy life. She runs her own beauty salon and has an alcoholic father to worry about. To make matters worse she has just discovered she is pregnant. Kat and Max have only been together for six months and … Continue reading Blog Tour: Holding Myself by Victoria J. Brown

Adult Review: Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (Pamela Dorman Books - May 2, 2017) Love, love, loved! Eleanor is one of the most unique and lovable characters I have read, while being simultaneously the saddest and most ravaged by life. I can't review this book very well without spoilers because all I want to … Continue reading Adult Review: Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

YA Review: Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

I was so excited to get my hands on this copy of Lockhart's forthcoming young adult suspense novel from the #KidLitExchange network of reviewers! Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart (Delacorte Press - September 5, 2017) What a unique story and format! Bravo to Lockhart for writing this fast-paced YA suspense novel in reverse chronological order … Continue reading YA Review: Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Adult Review: Goodbye Vitamin by Rachel Khong

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong (Henry Holt - July 11, 2017) Heartfelt and dryly hilarious, GOODBYE, VITAMIN takes readers into the life of Ruth for a year as she returns home at age 30 to help care for her father who is losing his memory. My heart ached for the entire family, but just as … Continue reading Adult Review: Goodbye Vitamin by Rachel Khong

Picture Book Review: Fallingwater

Thanks to Macmillan Children's Publishing for providing me with a review copy of this book - all opinions are my own.  Fallingwater: The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterpiece by Marc Harshman & Ann Egan Smucker (Roaring Brook Press ~ October 17, 2017) Thanks to Macmillan Children's Publishing for providing me with a review copy … Continue reading Picture Book Review: Fallingwater

Adult Review: The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore

The Captain's Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore (Doubleday ~ July 18, 2017) Thank you to Doubleday Books for providing me with a finished copy of this book for review - all opinions are my own. THE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER is an exquisite story about motherhood, marriage, grief and being true to your roots, with much of … Continue reading Adult Review: The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore

Adult Review: Scot on the Rocks by Brenda Janowitz

Scot on the Rocks by Brenda Janowitz (Lux Publishing Group - July 1, 2017) Brenda Janowitz has re-released her very first novel on its 10th anniversary! Fun, frothy and indulgent, SCOT ON THE ROCKS is a bright and fast-paced story that will be sure to please fans of Bridget Jones and the Shopaholic series by … Continue reading Adult Review: Scot on the Rocks by Brenda Janowitz

Middle Grade Review: Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

ALL THE STARS!!! This is THE middle grade book of fall 2017 and it should be on the pre-order list for every single library and middle grade classroom in the country. While it may be listed as for ages 10-14, I would read this book aloud as far down as first grade. Wishtree by Katherine … Continue reading Middle Grade Review: Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

YA Review: All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher

All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher (Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 11th 2017) Heartbreaking and quirky, ALL THE WAYS THE WORLD CAN END is a story of preparing for the worst while attempting to cope with the present....all wrapped up in a witty and realistic YA package. Eleanor's struggles with … Continue reading YA Review: All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher

Giveaway: I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But the Pool

Another giveaway!! This one is released TODAY (July 11, 2017) from St. Martin's Press and is high on my TBR pile! "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." —Delia Ephron, bestselling author The bestselling and “perennially hilarious” mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their … Continue reading Giveaway: I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But the Pool