2019 Popsugar Reading Challenge~My Planned Books for the Challenge ♥

Image Source: https://www.popsugar.com   Back in November, I wrote a post sharing that I’d completed the 2018 Popsugar Reading Challenge and what books I’d read to get there. I also said then I was going to do the challenge again in 2019, which I’ve already started. I’m aiming to finish the Advanced Challenge but as … More 2019 Popsugar Reading Challenge~My Planned Books for the Challenge ♥

Book Review: The Forgiving Kind by Donna Everhart

Book Title and Author: The Forgiving Kind by Donna Everhart Publication Date and Publisher: January 29, 2019 by Kensington Genre: Historical Fiction, Southern Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 26, 2018 (papercopy ARC from the publisher) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  For twelve-year-old Martha “Sonny” Creech, there is no place more beautiful … More Book Review: The Forgiving Kind by Donna Everhart

Book Review: The Nowhere Child by Christian White

Book Title and Author: The Nowhere Child by Christian White Publication Date and Publisher: January 22, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Crime, Psychological Suspense Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 18, 2018 (paperback review copy) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Nowhere Child … More Book Review: The Nowhere Child by Christian White

Book Review: The Suspect by Fiona Barton (Kate Waters #3)

Book Title and Author: The Suspect by Fiona Barton Series: Kate Waters #3 Publication Date and Publisher: January 22, 2019 by Berkley Publishing Genre: Fiction, Pages: 416 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 11, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: When two eighteen-year-old girls go missing in Thailand, their families are thrust into … More Book Review: The Suspect by Fiona Barton (Kate Waters #3)

My Top Twenty-Five Favorite Reads of 2018 (with a few extras thrown in!)

I hope all of you enjoyed a wonderful Christmas/holiday or if you don’t celebrate the holidays, that you’ve had a wonderful week! My hubby, kids, and I just returned from spending a few days together in the Bahamas, which was Santa’s Christmas gift for all of us this year. It was the perfect gift as … More My Top Twenty-Five Favorite Reads of 2018 (with a few extras thrown in!)

Book Review: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Book Title and Author: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman Publication Date and Publisher: January 22, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 17, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking … More Book Review: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Book Review: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

Book Title and Author: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson Publication Date and Publisher: December 31, 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 26, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: “Millions will welcome this joyous event as a flash … More Book Review: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

Book Review: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #13)

Book Title and Author: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones Series: Charley Davidson #13 Publication Date and Publisher: January 15, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 11, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Charley Davidson, Grim Reaper extraordinaire, is pissed. She’s … More Book Review: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #13)

Book Review: Half of What You Hear by Kristyn Kusek Lewis

Book Title and Author: Half of What You Hear by Kristyn Kusek Lewis Publication Date and Publisher: December 31, 2018 by Harper Genre: Women’s Fiction, Mystery, Domestic Drama Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 19, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  Greyhill, Virginia—refuge of old money, old mansions, and old-fashioned ideas … More Book Review: Half of What You Hear by Kristyn Kusek Lewis

Book Review: An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Book Title and Author: An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Publication Date and Publisher: January 8, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Psychological Suspense, Thriller Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 28, 2018 (paperback ARC review copy) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in … More Book Review: An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Book Review: The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

  Book Title and Author: The Light Over London by Julia Kelly Publication Date and Publisher: January 8, 2019 by Gallery Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 24, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: It’s always been easier for Cara Hargraves to bury herself in the … More Book Review: The Light Over London by Julia Kelly

Book Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Book Title and Author: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren Publication Date and Publisher: December 4, 2018 by Gallery Books Genre: Contemporary Romance Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 16, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.25 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Millie Morris has always been one of the guys. A UC Santa Barbara professor, … More Book Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Book Review: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

Book Title and Author: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald Publication Date and Publisher: February 5, 2019 by Gallery Books Genre: Domestic Suspense, Mystery Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 7, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  A search for the truth. A lifetime of lies. In the small hours … More Book Review: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

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