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. [...]

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 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 [...]

Cut – Review

"Because of an organ shortage, most of the patients were at death's door before they received a liver, and many died waiting." Cut is a medical mystery novel diving into the murky world of organ donation. Sarah Golden is a transplant nurse who loves her job. She is confident that people cannot manipulate the organ [...]

Rethinking Possible – Review

"For a family who knew so much - whose faith was so deep, love so abiding, and minds filled with mottos designed to keep us focused on the possibilities that were surely ahead - we knew nothing that could have prepared us for that kind of loss." Rethinking possible is listed as a memoir. A [...]

Army Wife – Review

"There's nothing better than welcoming your husband home from war -- nothing except welcoming your sons." Army Wife is the perfect name for this memoir describing how being married to a soldier really is. Her voice really shines through in this telling memoir, and she strikes me a very fun and sassy woman. That spark [...]

After Midnight – Review

"Alix knew she was in trouble." We open with that line, immediately pulling us into a story full of scandal and intrigue. Alix, blackmailed into impersonating her twin sister Lily, begins her misadventure by thinking Lily's husband Nicholas to be an oblivious fool. Lily has assured her he pays no attention to her and will [...]

Ocean’s Fire – Review

"Your beliefs shape the world we see. Change your beliefs, change your world." Ocean's Fire follows the journey of Skylar Southmartin picking up the pieces of her life after her mother's death. Choosing to stay closer to home to finish her degree, Skylar wants to figure out why the plan to resurrect her mother didn't [...]

The Balance Project – Review

"You've got to make your own dreams happen, Lucy," Ty says. "Sounds a lot like you're helping to make someone else's dreams happen." The Balance Project is such a fun read! Very reminiscent of The Devil Wears Prada and The Nanny Diaries, The Balance Project is about the life of a working woman who earnestly [...]

A Dangerous Year – Review

"Grades aren't always good enough," he said. "Right now, the only extracurriculars you can list on a college application are street fighting and instigating international incidents." It is with this sentence that Riley Collins finds herself heading away from her life as a diplomats daughter and into the illustrious halls of Harrington Academy. She wonders [...]