Satisfaction Guaranteed | Karelia Stetz-Waters | Book Review

Satisfaction Guaranteed is such a delightful LGBTQ romantic comedy. The last thing Cade Elgin expects to inherit a house and a failing sex shop from her deceased Aunt but suddenly she is called from her life in NYC to Portland, Oregon for exactly that. She is not the only one who has inherited though. HerContinue reading “Satisfaction Guaranteed | Karelia Stetz-Waters | Book Review”

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2021

Top Ten Tuesday is held by Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl. Today’s topic is Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2021 Here we go! Dangerous Play – Emma Kress (August 3, 2021) Sisters in Arms – Kaia Alderson (August 3rd, 2021) The Paris Connection – Lorraine Browne (August 24, 2021) A ClashContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2021”

This Poison Heart | Kalynn Bayron | Book Review

This Poison Heart was a book that I had anxiously been waiting for since I first heard about it. I got the sense that it was going to be like a retelling of The Secret Garden with perhaps a more sinister calling ala Little Shop of Horrors. And I happen to love both of thoseContinue reading “This Poison Heart | Kalynn Bayron | Book Review”

The Worst Best Man | Mia Sosa | Book Review

When I first heard about The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa I have to admit that it didn’t seem like my cup of tea. Although it had two of my favorite troupes at the center of it – hate to love relationship and pseudo-dating – I was struck by the fact that the perceivedContinue reading “The Worst Best Man | Mia Sosa | Book Review”

Broken Horses | Brandi Carlile | Book Review

Broken Horses is the memoir of Grammy award winning artist Brandi Carlile. I have been a fan of her music for a while and was interested in learning more about the woman behind it. I wanted to learn more about how she wrote her song The Joke and connected with all of the people inContinue reading “Broken Horses | Brandi Carlile | Book Review”

Untamed: A Reflection

In Untamed by Glennon Doyle, there is a quote that has been resonating with me quite a bit lately: “Ten is when we learn to be good girls and real boys. Ten is when children begin to hide who they are in order to become what the world expects them to be.” When I wasContinue reading “Untamed: A Reflection”

All I Ask | Corinne Michaels | Book Review

All I Ask by Corinne Michaels is a second chance contemporary romance. It follows Teagan and Derek, former best friends who are now both single parents. Unbeknownst to each other, they both had feelings beyond friendship but, were afraid to move forward with these feelings and ruining their friendship. Shortly after Derek’s wedding, their friendshipContinue reading “All I Ask | Corinne Michaels | Book Review”

The Unforgettable Hero | Valerie Bowman | Book Review

The Unforgettable Hero is a historical romance novella and part of Valerie Bowman’s Playful Brides series. I have previously read and reviewed two of the books in this series (The Untamed Earl and The Legendary Lord) which I enjoyed. This novella gives you a small peak into this world which I found enjoyable and easyContinue reading “The Unforgettable Hero | Valerie Bowman | Book Review”

Father’s Day Letter To Charlie From The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

In 2013, I wrote a blog post on Good Books and Good Wine in which I wrote a letter to Charlie from The Perks of Being A Wallflower. I decided that I would write an updated version of that letter in honor of Father’s Day. It is also the 13th anniversary of his passing. So,Continue reading “Father’s Day Letter To Charlie From The Perks Of Being A Wallflower”

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