Book Review: The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa, Translated by Philip Gabriel

Book Title and Author: The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa Publication Date and Publisher: October 23, 2018 by Berkley Publishing Genre: Fiction, Animals, Cultural Pages: 288 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 1, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Nana the cat is on a road trip. He is not sure where … More Book Review: The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa, Translated by Philip Gabriel

Book Review: A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

Book Title and Author: A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne Publication Date and Publisher: November 13, 2018 by Hogarth Press/Crown Publishing Genre: Literary Fiction, Contemporary Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 4, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Maurice Swift is handsome, charming, and hungry for success. The one … More Book Review: A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

Book Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Book Title and Author: One Day in December by Josie Silver Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Crown Publishing Genre: Women’s Fiction, Romance, Holiday-Christmas Pages: 416 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 30, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis: A love story about what happens after you meet, or rather, don’t meet the … More Book Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Book Review: Past Tense by Lee Child

Book Title and Author: Past Tense by Lee Child Series: Jack Reacher # 23 Publication Date and Publisher: November 5, 2018 by Delacorte Press Genre: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Pages: pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 28, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis: Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. … More Book Review: Past Tense by Lee Child

Book Review: You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart

Book Title and Author: You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018, by Atria Books Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Domestic Thriller Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read:October 19, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis: Jessica Chamberlain, newly separated and living with her two sons in a small … More Book Review: You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart

Book Review: A Gift of Bones by Carolyn Haines

Book Title and Author: A Gift of Bones by Carolyn Haines Series: Sarah Booth Delaney #19 Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Minotaur Books Genre: Cozy Mystery, Holiday-Christmas Pages: 272 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 14, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Christmas comes to Zinnia, Mississippi—Sarah Booth Delaney must solve … More Book Review: A Gift of Bones by Carolyn Haines

Book Review: The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton

Book Title and Author: The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Minotaur Books Genre: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Pages: 432 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 12, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Florence Lovelady’s career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Grassbrook of a series of … More Book Review: The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton

Book Review: The Darkness by Ragnar Jónasson

Book Title and Author: The Darkness by Ragnar Jónasson Series: Hidden Iceland #1 Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Minotaur Books  Genre: Crime Fiction, Nordic Noir, Thriller Pages: 336 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 11, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars   Synopsis:  The body of a young Russian woman washes up on … More Book Review: The Darkness by Ragnar Jónasson

Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

  Book Title and Author: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton Publication Date and Publisher: October 9, 2018 by Atria Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 496 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 8, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, … More Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Book Review: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor

Book Title and Author: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor Publication Date and Publisher: October 9, 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Pages: 416 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 6, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: “They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades. I am just … More Book Review: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor

Book Review: November Road by Lou Berney

Book Title and Author: November Road by Lou Berney Publication Date and Publisher: October 9, 2018 by William Morrow Genre: Historical Fiction, Thriller Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 24, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Review: Frank Guidry’s luck has finally run out. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans’ mob … More Book Review: November Road by Lou Berney

Book Review: Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand 

Book Title and Author: Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand Series: Paradise #1 Publication Date and Publisher: October 9, 2018 by Little, Brown and Company Genre: Women’s Fiction, Mystery, Series Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 26, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis: Irene Steele’s idyllic life-house, husband, family-is shattered when … More Book Review: Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand 

Book Review: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

Book Title and Author: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker Publication Date and Publisher: October 2, 2018 by Putnam Genre: Horror, Gothic, Historical Fiction Pages: 512 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 27, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The prequel to Dracula, inspired by notes and texts left behind by the … More Book Review: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

Book Review: The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory

Book Title and Author: The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory Publication Date and Publisher: October 09, 2018 by Gallery Books Genre: Women’s Fiction, Chick-Lit, Romance Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 21, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Princess Theodora Isabella Victoria of Drieden of the Royal House Laurent is so over this … More Book Review: The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory

Back to Back Book Reviews of Two of My Most Anticipated 2018 Reads~Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough and When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Both Cross Her Heart and When the Lights Go Out were two of my most anticipated reads of the year. They were also books on my Twenty Books of Summer 2018 Challenge Reading List; I did manage to read both before the Sept 3rd end of the challenge date, but as some of you know, … More Back to Back Book Reviews of Two of My Most Anticipated 2018 Reads~Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough and When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Book Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Book Title and Author: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain Publication Date and Publisher: October 02, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Time Travel Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: August 29, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby … More Book Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston

Book Title and Author: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston Series: The Little Shop of Found Things #1 Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press  Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Time Travel Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 5, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Xanthe … More Book Review: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston

Book Review: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

Book Title and Author: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher Publication Date and Publisher: October 2, 2018 by Berkley Books Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 15, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: London, 1938. The effervescent “It girl” of London society since her father was named the … More Book Review: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

Book Review: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Book Title and Author: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Publication Date and Publisher: September 18, 2018, by Sourcebooks Landmark Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 432 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: August 12, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The Rules of Blackheath Evelyn Hardcastle will be murdered at 11:00 p.m.  … More Book Review: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton