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We Are The Scribes | Randi Pink | Book Review

Randi Pink has been on my author radar since earlier this year when I read Angel of Greenwood. I was completely captivated by the way that she wrote and knew I wanted to read more from her. So when We Are The Scribes became available on Netgalley, I was quick to request it. The premiseContinue reading “We Are The Scribes | Randi Pink | Book Review”

The Girl On The Carpathia | Eileen Enwright Hodgetts | Book Review

As most of you know if I see a book that involves the Titanic, I’m usually quick to pick it up. That is exactly what happened when I saw The Girl On The Carpathia on a shelf at my local library. For this one, the focus is not on the sinking of the Titanic butContinue reading “The Girl On The Carpathia | Eileen Enwright Hodgetts | Book Review”

The Forgotten Bookshop In Paris | Daisy Wood | Book Review

Juliette and her husband Kevin are on a romantic vacation in Paris. Or at least it is supposed to be romantic but with Kevin’s attitude and lack of enthusiasm it has become anything else. Prior to returning home, she discoveries that he has been having an affair with one of their neighbors. Heartbroken and andContinue reading “The Forgotten Bookshop In Paris | Daisy Wood | Book Review”

Last Call At The Nightingale | Katharine Schellman | Audiobook Review

Why I listen to Last Call at the Nightingale? Last Call at the Nightingale caught my attention due to it being set during the 1920s. I imagined a beautifully written story filled with colorful atmospheres and characters. I imagined there would be flappers, business men, and from the synopsis a bit of mystery. So, IContinue reading “Last Call At The Nightingale | Katharine Schellman | Audiobook Review”

Until We Meet | Camille Di Maio | Book Review

Until We Meet is a new historical fiction set during World War II. It follows two groups of friends as they try and survive the war. The first is best friends Gladys, Dottie, and Margaret – three women working in the Navy Yard and knitting socks for the soldiers in their spare time. The secondContinue reading “Until We Meet | Camille Di Maio | Book Review”

In The Face Of The Sun | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review

Denny S. Bryce is quickly becoming one of my new favorite authors. I was captivates by her debut Wild Women and the Blues and now In The Face Of The Sun. Both stories are multigenerational tales involving African American families. In The Face Of The Sun follows Francine (Frankie) as she travels from Chicago toContinue reading “In The Face Of The Sun | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review”

A Brilliant Night Of Stars And Ice | Rebecca Connolly | Book Review

A Brilliant Night of Stars and Ice tells the story of what happened on April 12, 1912 from the perspective of the ship and crew who came to the aid of Titanic. The RMS Carpathia was traveling east bound from New York to Liverpool when it received the distress call from the sinking ship. CaptainContinue reading “A Brilliant Night Of Stars And Ice | Rebecca Connolly | Book Review”

The Good Girl’s Guide To Rakes | Eva Leigh | Book Review

The Good Girl’s Guide to Rakes is the first book in the new historical romance Last Chance Scoundrels series by Eva Leigh. This was my first experience with this author but, I know it will not be my last. This book was so addictive! It had everything that I love – strong characters, strong banter,Continue reading “The Good Girl’s Guide To Rakes | Eva Leigh | Book Review”

How To Decieve A Duke | Samara Parish | Book Review

How To Deceive A Duke is the second book in the Rebels With A Cause series. It is a regency romance with a pair that has a complicated history. The two that complicates their history the most is that they are from two different classes. One is a Duke and the other is a workingContinue reading “How To Decieve A Duke | Samara Parish | Book Review”

Wild Women and the Blues | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review

Wild Women and the Blues is a historical fiction story that paints a vivid picture of the 1920s jazz scene. It follows Honoree, a young Black woman, trying to make her way in Chicago. She is talented but also deeply flawed as a character. Her journey involves several steps forward as well as an equalContinue reading “Wild Women and the Blues | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review”

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