Angel of Greenwood | Randi Pink | Book Review

When I saw April’s video on TikTok all about the story I knew I was going to have to pick it up. Angel Of Greenwood is set in what was once known as Black Wallstreet in a section of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This area was the first known prosperous community for Black Americans. In this community,Continue reading “Angel of Greenwood | Randi Pink | Book Review”

Kissing Under Mistletoe | Anthology Review

Kissing Under The Mistletoe is an anthology of three novellas set during the month of December. Each story involves a female character who has been hurt before and feels that their chance for love has passed. The stories are sweet and each female character does find their happily every after. It was easy to getContinue reading “Kissing Under Mistletoe | Anthology Review”

A Chrismas Legacy | Anne Perry | Book Review

A Christmas Legacy is the ninetieth book in Anna Perry’s Christmas Stories series. I have read a couple of them before so when I saw the new one available on Netgalley, I jumped on the opportunity to request it. I was intrigued by the premise and the promise of an endearing Christmas mystery. And itContinue reading “A Chrismas Legacy | Anne Perry | Book Review”

A Reckless Match | Kate Bateman | Book Review

A Reckless Match is the first book in the new series Ruthless Rivals by Kate Bateman. I was immediately drawn to this new series once I read the tag line “The first in a new regency romance series about two feuding families and reunited childhood enemies whose hatred turns to love.” Regency romance? Check. FeudingContinue reading “A Reckless Match | Kate Bateman | Book Review”

One For The Rogue | Manda Collins | Book Review

One for the Rogue is the final book in the Studies in Scandal series by Manda Collins. This final book does a great job of wrapping everything up with the four scholarly women of Lady Celeste’s estate. The focus is primarily on the journey of Gemma, a geologist, and her hate-love relationship with Lord CameronContinue reading “One For The Rogue | Manda Collins | Book Review”

Wallflower Most Wanted | Manda Collins | Book Review

Wallflower Most Wanted is the third book in the Studies in Scandal series by Manda Collins. This one features young artistic scholar Sophia Hastings, who is one of the heiresses that inherited Lady Celeste Beauchamp’s estate. She overhears a conversation which makes her believe that another artist is in danger and she makes it herContinue reading “Wallflower Most Wanted | Manda Collins | Book Review”

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev | Dawnie Watson | Book Review

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev was one of my extra BOTM picks. I was drawn to the idea of an oral history account of an Afro-punk rock n’roll duo from the 1970s. I found myself wondering if it would be anything like Daisy Jones and the Six which I loved. While there areContinue reading “The Final Revival of Opal & Nev | Dawnie Watson | Book Review”

The Fountains of Silence | Ruta Sepetys | Book Review

I love books that take me to a time in history that I do not know very much about. Ruta Sepetys has been the champion of that for me with her beautiful writing and compelling stories. She does this again in The Fountains of Silence by taking me on a journey through post-war Spain andContinue reading “The Fountains of Silence | Ruta Sepetys | Book Review”

Bombshell | Sarah MacLean | Book Review

Bombshell is the first book in Sarah MacLean’s new Hell’s Belles series and it is dynamite! If this one was any indication, I’m going to love this whole series. It was so much fun and filled with dynamic characters, hot chemistry, delicious longing, and just a touch of scandal. It is one hell of aContinue reading “Bombshell | Sarah MacLean | Book Review”

The Royal Correspondent | Alexandra Joel | Book Review

The Royal Correspondent is a historical fiction story set in the 1960s. It follows the main character Blaise Hill as she tries to find her way as a journalist in a male dominated world. Unfortunately before she can get a full start on her career path, she finds herself in the wrong place at theContinue reading “The Royal Correspondent | Alexandra Joel | Book Review”

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