The Winter Sisters – Review

Before I start with this review, I will warn readers that there is content about sexual abuse, rape, and domestic violence. It isn't overtly graphic, but the descriptions do not shy away from the terrible and traumatic reality these events cause. It is a highly emotional book. "But what was gone? Gone was not buried. [...]

Our Little Secret – Review

"The police want to know if I'm in love with him, and they ask it like it's the simplest explanation rather than the most complicated." First love is intoxicating. Exhilarating. It's passionate, consuming, all-encompassing. We never forget our first loves. But what happens they won't forget you? Angela was friends with HP before she loved [...]

The Elizas – Review

"A different person might have let this go. You could say I chase strife and welcome complication." Eliza Fontaine is no stranger to drama. She's always had a flair for the melodramatic. But her most extreme acts were caused by a brain tumor. Resulting in extreme paranoia and multiple drowning attempts. After a life saving [...]

March Wrap Up

What is it they say about March? In like a lion, out like a lamb? Well, that certainly was the case in Las Vegas anyway. Cold weather and winds gave way to warmer weather and Spring, or the ten minutes we get here in the desert, appears to finally be here. 42/125 - Goodreads Challenge [...]

The Neighbors – Review

"I wanted her to move past the accident. Not forget -- you can't forget something like that -- but I wanted her to forgive herself." Twenty years has passed since the car crash that changed Abby's life happened. Twenty years since Nate pulled a young girl from near a burning car. Just in time to [...]

The Midnights – Review

"Even as time passed, as my fingertips hardened into calluses, as I slipped into those awkward early teenage years, my father's studio remained the sole place where I felt the most extraordinary, and most alive." Susannah Hayes wants to follow in her musician father's footsteps more than anything. She writes song lyrics in her spare [...]

Things To Do When It’s Raining – Review

"Some things are better kept secret. And some things are not: life's most difficult task is to know which is which." Things To Do When It's Raining is a novel full of all the deep feelings. Prepare yourself for a novel full of tragedy and heartbreaking beauty. Marissa Stapley takes you into the reality of [...]

She Regrets Nothing – Review

"Liberty had always been plagued by the sense that her immense privilege meant that she owed some substantial debt. But what exactly she owed, and to whom, was never clear." She Regrets Nothing is a coming of age tale set in the world of mass privilege and wealth. The story centers on the Lawrence family, [...]

January Wrap-Up

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book!"  ~Dr. Suess January started off with a BANG!!! I ended December on a roll of fantastic books! And while I wish it could have been all five star reads all through the month, they can't all be winners... [...]

The Great Alone – Review

** This review (and the book) will contain possible triggers regarding domestic abuse and violence ** "It's like his back is broken, Mama had said, and you don't stop loving a person when they're hurt. You get stronger so they can lean on you. He needs me. Us." So we meet the Allbright family. Ernt [...]