My Kind Of Christmas | Janet Dailey | Book Review

My Kind Of Christmas is the first book in The Christmas Tree Ranch series. It is not a thought provoking book but it is a good story to help get you in the holiday spirit. The main character Travis is an ex-cop who has spent time in prison for accidental manslaughter. Now he is releasedContinue reading “My Kind Of Christmas | Janet Dailey | Book Review”

The Christmas House | Victoria James | Book Review

The Christmas House is a story about choices and how they influence your life and the lives around you. It is also a story about generations and how traits are passed down without anyone fully noticing. And a story of how resilience is built as life experiences hit you or change you. Throw in theContinue reading “The Christmas House | Victoria James | Book Review”

How To Marry Keanu Reeves In 90 Days | K.M. Jackson | Book Review

We all have that celebrity that we have idolized and would be devastated if something happened to. In the case of Bethany Lu, this celebrity is Keanu Reeves, and when she sees a news blurb that he is getting married her heart drops in her chest. She cannot believe this is happening and becomes obsessedContinue reading “How To Marry Keanu Reeves In 90 Days | K.M. Jackson | Book Review”

The Mistletoe Pact | Jo Lovett | Book Review

The Mistletoe Pact is the story of two people who make an innocent pact that if neither of them is married by age 30, they will marry each other. It is a story of unsolved emotions, hidden feelings, and several “almost” moments. It is also a story that involves two people who have basically knownContinue reading “The Mistletoe Pact | Jo Lovett | Book Review”

People We Meet On Vacation | Emily Henry | Book Review

People We Meet On Vacation is the second book I’ve read by Emily Henry and she is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. She takes you on a ride with her characters from beginning to end. In this one, she uses one of my favorite troupes friends to lovers and creates so many goodContinue reading “People We Meet On Vacation | Emily Henry | Book Review”

Red At The Bone | Jacqueline Woodson | Book Review

Red At The Bone is less than 200 pages but holds such a poignant story. It involves two very different families who are brought together in an unexpected way. Opening in the year 2001, the families have come together to celebrate a coming of age ceremony; and being in such close proximity to reevaluate howContinue reading “Red At The Bone | Jacqueline Woodson | Book Review”

Just Haven’t Met You Yet | Sophie Cousens | Book Review

Just Haven’t Met You Yet follows journalist Laura Le Quesne as she researches her parents love story while searching for her own happily ever after. The research is being for Love Life magazine which Laura works for a “how did you meet” columnist. The magazine is struggling and needs a story that will pop. LauraContinue reading “Just Haven’t Met You Yet | Sophie Cousens | Book Review”

Blue Skinned Gods | SJ Sindu | Book Review

Blue Skinned Gods is a story of deception and manipulation with a religious backdrop. I really wanted to enjoy this one and had been anxiously waiting to read it since earlier this year. It sounded like a diverse read that selves into the potential scans that can come out of religion. Unfortunately, what I readContinue reading “Blue Skinned Gods | SJ Sindu | Book Review”

The Twelve Days Of Snowball | Kristen McKanaugh | Book Review

The Twelve Days Of Christmas follow up companion to Snowball’s Christmas. This time the adorable feline has her eye set on a new pair: Sophie and Daniel. Previously Snowball had despair for Daniel for interfering in her match making. This time though she sees the possible connection between him and the new bed and breakfastContinue reading “The Twelve Days Of Snowball | Kristen McKanaugh | Book Review”

Snowball’s Christmas | Kristen McKanagh |Book Review

Snowball’s Christmas is a cute holiday story that involves an adorable white kitten and two unsuspecting humans. Snowball has decided that Emily and Lukas are meant to be together and will let no one get in the way. Including a man who obviously has his eye on Emily. It is a sweet adventure filled withContinue reading “Snowball’s Christmas | Kristen McKanagh |Book Review”

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