Draw Me Close | Nicole Michaels | Book Review

Draw Me Close is the final book in the Heart and Crafts series by Nicole Michaels. This has become one of my favorite series and I love that it ends on such a positive note. In both Start Me Up and Win Me Over, you get a little glimpse into Lindsey and Derek’s history. YetContinue reading “Draw Me Close | Nicole Michaels | Book Review”

Start Me Up | Nicole Michaels | Book Review

Start Me Up is the first book in the Hearts and Crafts series. i have previously read the e-novella Blame It On the Mistletoe and the second book Win Me Over. Win Me Over had several references to the start of Annie and Mike’s relationship and I was looking forward to learning more. Annie EdmondContinue reading “Start Me Up | Nicole Michaels | Book Review”

A Stardance Summer | Emily March | Book Review

A Stardance Summer is one of the Eternity Springs novels written by Emily March. I have read of few of these stories. Some I liked. Others just weren’t my cup of tea. The premise of all of these stories is usually the same – two broken souls are brought together in the “magical” Eternity SpringsContinue reading “A Stardance Summer | Emily March | Book Review”

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Numbers In The Title

Top Ten Tuesday is held by Jana over at That Artsy Reader GirlToday’s topic is Books With Numbers In The Title. Here We Go! 11/22/63 ~ Stephen King Zero Regrets: Be Better Than Yesterday ~Apolo Anton Ohno A Million Suns ~ Beth Revis Kiss Number Eight ~ Colleen A.F. Venable The Four Winds ~ Kristin HannahContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Numbers In The Title”

Not A Happy Family | Shari Lapena | Book Review

Not A Happy Family was one of my BOTM picks. If there is one thing BOTM is doing for me it’s expanding my reading tastes. This is the second murder mystery thrilled I have picked and for the most part I enjoyed it. In fact, I enjoyed it enough to read it in one day.Continue reading “Not A Happy Family | Shari Lapena | Book Review”

Channel of Peace | Kevin Tuerff | Book Review

9/11/01 is a day that will live in our memories for the rest of our lives. It’s hard to believe that it is the 20th anniversary today. I can still remember exactly where I was when the planes first hit the towers. I was in the 9th grade honors English – we had no ideaContinue reading “Channel of Peace | Kevin Tuerff | Book Review”

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev | Dawnie Watson | Book Review

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev was one of my extra BOTM picks. I was drawn to the idea of an oral history account of an Afro-punk rock n’roll duo from the 1970s. I found myself wondering if it would be anything like Daisy Jones and the Six which I loved. While there areContinue reading “The Final Revival of Opal & Nev | Dawnie Watson | Book Review”

The Charm Offensive | Alison Cochrun | Book Review

The Charm Offensive takes the reality show idea and makes it original and heartwarming. What starts out as a man trying to be a prince and find true love with a woman turns into so much more. I was completely hooked on the characters, the experiences they were going through, and their emotions. So manyContinue reading “The Charm Offensive | Alison Cochrun | Book Review”

Last Summer at the Golden Hotel | Elyssa Friedland | Book Review

Last Summer at the Golden Hotel was one of my recent BOTM picks. I decided on it based on the description of a reunion between two families at a beloved hotel in the Catskills. I was picturing some drama between the families and secrets to be revealed which is exactly what I got. Plus theContinue reading “Last Summer at the Golden Hotel | Elyssa Friedland | Book Review”

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Guaranteed To Put A Smile On My Face

Top Ten Tuesday is held by Jana over at That Artsy Reader GirlToday’s topic is Books Guaranteed To Put A Smile On My Face. Well actually, it is supposed to be Books Guaranteed to Make You Smile…But, I misread it when I was making my list at work. Oh well, hopefully there are a couple inContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books Guaranteed To Put A Smile On My Face”

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