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Choosing Family: A Memoir of Queer Motherhood and Black Resistance | Francesca T Royster | Book Review

Choosing Family: A Memoir of Queer Motherhood and Black Resistance is a beautiful reflection of one women’s journey as a Black queer mother in modern society. In many ways author Francesca Royster is writing a love letter to her past, her present, and her future. It is a moving tribute of the concept of choosingContinue reading “Choosing Family: A Memoir of Queer Motherhood and Black Resistance | Francesca T Royster | Book Review”

6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) | Tess Sharpe | Book Review

The cover of 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) makes it look like it is going to be a sweet easy read. In reality, it is anything but easy. The main characters are each working through some difficult situations and are constantly finding themselves crossing paths. This becomes even more trueContinue reading “6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) | Tess Sharpe | Book Review”

Three Cowboys and a Baby | Kate Pearce | Book Review

Three Cowboys and a Baby is the first book in a new series by Kate Pearce. It is a sweet contemporary romance that was inspired by the late 80’s movie Three Men and a Baby. It features three handsome former Marines turned cowboys who are living on a family ranch together. One day a formerContinue reading “Three Cowboys and a Baby | Kate Pearce | Book Review”

The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Married and Found Freedom on the American Frontier | April White | Book Review

The Divorce Colony is a historical overview of the process of divorce in America. Historically most states made it impossible to get a divorce regardless of the reason. That is except for Sioux Falls, South Dakota where if a woman followed the process a divorce could be obtained. Divorce in Sioux Falls was expensive andContinue reading “The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Married and Found Freedom on the American Frontier | April White | Book Review”

Something Old, Something New | Amy Clipston | Book Review

Something Old, Something New is a new sweet small town romance that I absolutely adored. Brent Nicholson was the star quarterback in high school with plans of going pro. Unfortunately due to a career ending injury this dream never came to fruition. Since then his life has been one failure after another. He comes backContinue reading “Something Old, Something New | Amy Clipston | Book Review”

I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts: Mini Meditations For Saints, Sinners, And The Rest Of Us | Kristin Chenoweth | Book Review

I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts is a shot of laughter and a shot of wisdom mixed together. Written by Broadway powerhouse Kristin Chenoweth it is filled with stories about her career and life. It is also filled with things that inspire her and keep her going. As a Broadway aficionado, I devoured thisContinue reading “I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts: Mini Meditations For Saints, Sinners, And The Rest Of Us | Kristin Chenoweth | Book Review”

Midnight Duet | Jen Comfort | Book Review

Midnight Duet is a wild and melodramatic ride that I enjoyed from beginning to it. The two main characters are from two completely different worlds. One is a former Broadway starlet and the other is the lead singer in a German hair metal band. Both are sarcastic and filled with fire. When they meet, theirContinue reading “Midnight Duet | Jen Comfort | Book Review”

Jasmine Zumideh Need A Win | Susan Azim Boyer | Book Review

Jasmine Zumideh Needs A Win is a new young adult novel which is set in 1979. It’s Jasmin Zumideh’s senior year and she is ready to get out of her home town in California. Her dream is to move to New York and become a music journalist. It looks like everything is going to happenContinue reading “Jasmine Zumideh Need A Win | Susan Azim Boyer | Book Review”

Season of Love | Helena Greer | Book Review

Season of Love was not exactly what I expected it to be. From the premise I was expecting a hate-love Sapphic relationship between two characters who were still trying to figure themselves out individually. Unfortunately for me, there was just way too much telling involved with their relationship. I was never allowed to actually feelContinue reading “Season of Love | Helena Greer | Book Review”

You’re A Mean One, Matthew Prince | Timothy Janovsky | Book Review

You’re A Mean One, Matthew Prince is a new holiday romance written by Timothy Janovsky. It follows the story of wealthy Matthew Prince who is suddenly cut off by his parents and forced to move in with his grandparents in the middle of no where. Once there, he encounters Hector Martinez and the two immediatelyContinue reading “You’re A Mean One, Matthew Prince | Timothy Janovsky | Book Review”

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