It’s been a WEEK

No book stack today, my friends. Mostly because I only have ONE review title that comes out on February 21st, and also because it has just been a WEEK. One of those weeks where waking up and momming and teaching and librarianing and all of that took it all out of me. And the school … Continue reading It’s been a WEEK

The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin

Happy publishing day to this beauty! Isn't the cover AMAZING?? Thanks to the publisher for this review copy ~ all opinions are my own. The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin (Berkley Publishing ~ February 13, 2018) My rating: 4 of 5 stars BOOK DESCRIPTION A debut novel that pulses with humor and empathy and … Continue reading The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin

February 13th 2018 Releases

Thanks to the publishers for these review copies! Another week of new releases! I swear, every Tuesday is a new "best day ever" for bookish people like me. I have already read one of these titles (see below) and can't wait to dig into the rest of them! Here are covers and Goodreads links, and … Continue reading February 13th 2018 Releases

All of the February 6th Releases!

Thank you to publishers and authors for these review copies ~ all opinions are my own. Look at all of these BOOKS! And they all release the SAME DAY! There is such a wide variety here, from essays to thriller to domestic fiction to historical fiction to mystery, along with a paperback release of a … Continue reading All of the February 6th Releases!

11 Instagrammers to Love from SheReads.com

Hey, hey! Look at this!  This fabulous new website SheReads.com (a member of the SparkPoint family - I'm sure you have heard of BookSparks!) included ME in a list of their "11 Instagrammers We Love! I gave them a list of my favorite books from 2017 to be included on the site, but didn't know … Continue reading 11 Instagrammers to Love from SheReads.com

My Life As a Pop Album by LJ Evans

Thanks to the author for providing me with copies of both books in this post for review purposes! I was so happy when she reached out to me on Twitter - these connections as a reviewer mean the world to me, but in no way influence my opinions of the books I read. You guys. … Continue reading My Life As a Pop Album by LJ Evans

New Adult Releases Jan 29 and Feb 1 2018

Thanks to publishers and authors for these complimentary review copies! Another wonderful group of new releases for January 29th and February 1st! I never knew until becoming a book reviewer that *almost* all books release on Tuesdays, but now when a book releases on a different day of the week I get all curious as … Continue reading New Adult Releases Jan 29 and Feb 1 2018

No Single Book Defines Me

I just inhaled a book between last night at 8 pm and this morning at 8 am and haven't stopped raving about it since. It's a romance. And it's written around the songs of a country/pop artist. And all the characters are White. And it's COUNTRY. And it's sappy and sentimental and sometimes overly dramatic. … Continue reading No Single Book Defines Me

The Milk Lady of Bangalore by Shoba Narayan

Thanks to Algonquin Books for the review copy of this book! Another fabulous nonfiction title that I just HAD to make time to share about here! It releases on January 23, 2018. The Milk Lady of Bangalore: An Unexpected Adventure by Shoba Narayan (Algonquin Books ~ January 23, 2018) My rating: 5 of 5 stars … Continue reading The Milk Lady of Bangalore by Shoba Narayan

Sarah Aronson Introduces Me!

Sometimes when chasing your dreams, a magical thing may occur. The stars will align (or maybe Twitter actually works?) and a respected figure in your dream field will reach out to YOU! And that's what happened to me when I announced my critique services for authors a few weeks ago! I am absolutely honored to … Continue reading Sarah Aronson Introduces Me!