Holiday Ever After | Jill Shavis | Book Review

Holiday Ever After is an anthology of three holiday romances written by Jill Shavis. Apparently, these novellas included characters from her previous stories. I was not aware of this when I read them and now that I do, I never felt like I was missing something. These stories were sweet and provided the perfect amountContinue reading “Holiday Ever After | Jill Shavis | Book Review”

Home For A Cowboy Christmas | Donna Grant | Book Review

In Home For A Cowboy Christmas, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well maybe for everyone else not Emmy Garrett. She is on the run after witnessing a murder completed by a mob boss. There was a leak regarding her most recent hiding place and after an assassination attempt she is quickly movedContinue reading “Home For A Cowboy Christmas | Donna Grant | Book Review”

Santa Cruise | Fern Michaels | Book Review

Santa Cruise starts out with a reunion of four high school friends Frankie, Amy, Rachael, and Nina. All four women are single and make a pact that if they are all still single around Thanksgiving, they will go on a singles cruise together. The first half of the book is all about the four womenContinue reading “Santa Cruise | Fern Michaels | Book Review”

The Christmas Bookshop | Jenny Colgan | Book Review

The Christmas Bookshop is a brand new Christmas story by Jenny Colgan. It follows two sisters who have completely different lifestyles and are reunited during the holiday season. There are trials and tribulations through out that help the characters grow and truly find themselves. Plus, the beautiful Christmas backdrop helps everything come together. Carmen worksContinue reading “The Christmas Bookshop | Jenny Colgan | Book Review”

Never Fall For Your Fiancée | Virginia Heath | Book Review

Never Fall For Your Fiancée is a new historical romance written by Virginia Heath. It is the first in a new series The Merriwell Series. Actually it is a romantic comedy and it is so funny. The storyline and characters kept me entertained from beginning to end. There were two things that drew me toContinue reading “Never Fall For Your Fiancée | Virginia Heath | Book Review”

The Dating Playbook | Farrah Rochon | Book Review

The Dating Playbook is the second book in The Boyfriend Project series. This one continues the bonding and friendship between the characters of Simiah, Taylor, and London while giving Taylor a taste of unexpected romance. I loved continuing with this group of ladies and getting to know Taylor better. Taylor is a fitness expert orContinue reading “The Dating Playbook | Farrah Rochon | Book Review”

Maiden Voyages | Siãn Evans | Book Review

April found Maiden Voyages: Magnificent Ocean Liners and the Women Who Traveled and Worked Aboard Them on Netgalley and immediately recommended it to me based on my love of Titanic and strong adventurous women. It took me a while to get into it. I’m not sure if it was the set up of my e-arcContinue reading “Maiden Voyages | Siãn Evans | Book Review”

The Audacity of Sara Grayson | Joani Elliott | Book Review

The Audacity of Sara Grayson is the debut of author Joani Elliot and it is simply superb. It is a whimsical and heart felt journey of a woman trying to find herself and her way after losing her mother. All she wants is a few minutes to breathe on her own but, she does notContinue reading “The Audacity of Sara Grayson | Joani Elliott | Book Review”

Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry | Joya Goffney | Book Review

Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry is the debut young adult contemporary of Joya Goffney. It follows Quinn, a high school senior, who carries a journal with her everywhere she goes to write down her thoughts and feelings. One day, the journal winds up in the wrong hands, and suddenly Quinn is being blackmailed toContinue reading “Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry | Joya Goffney | Book Review”

Chasing the Four Winds

Reading, Writing, Nerding, and Honoring the Oxford Comma Since 1987.

A. A. MacConnell

When you write drabbles, you relieve the pressure of the epic novel expanding in your head.

The Calico Books

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