“What is hope if not the decision to shine light in the dark?” – The Mystery Guest It’s so fun to return to Molly Gray and her world.  This time we get not one, but TWO stories, as we see what Molly is up to as the Head Maid at the Regency Grand Hotel and […]

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“Death is inevitable, my girl.  So all we can do is choose how to face it.” – Love, Holly. Oh Emily Stone.   You always make me cry!!  This is NOT your typical “holiday” book but it is a tear jerker, so have the hankies ready.  This is a truly lovely story about navigating grief, […]

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Not all December books need to be holiday books! I have the perfect winter reading recommendation for you – the Beartown Series by Fredrik Backman. Winter Reading We already have a lot of snow here in Colorado. Which got me thinking of these books. So I’m here to remind you of this powerful, heartfelt series from […]

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Bountiful Cooking by Agatha Achindu from Hachette Books is out September 12, 2023. This is so much more than a recipe book! “Food was simple; it was community; it was family; it was happiness. Food was the thread that brought everyone in the community together; it was where you found laughter regardless of what was […]

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There’s No Coming Back From This by Ann Garvin. Out August 1, 2023 from Amazon Publishing. Blog tour featured thanks to Over The River PR. SYNOPSIS: After her accountant stole her life savings, Poppy Lively is on the verge of losing her home and will do whatever it takes to help pay her daughters college […]

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This is a MUST READ for all historical fiction fans! Only The Beautiful was one of my most anticipated books of the year by an author I adore.  And she totally nailed it! My Book Friends Book Club was able to host a zoom with the author when we finishes – I will post the replay […]

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“Each story has it’s own life. At some point, it’s written down. But the story isn’t done because it goes on to live in the reader’s heads, in a way that’s particular to each of them. We’re all caretakers of stories.” – No Two Persons, by Erica Bauermeister. Synopsis Oh how I adored this concept. […]

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“You don’t get to dictate how I feel. You might give the orders out there, but not in here. That’s not fair. You can only respect what I choose to do. You’re not responsible for my choices.” – The Fourth Wing Move over, SJM, there’s a new queen of dragon fantasy in town!! Y’all know […]

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“Will I ever be free?” – Why Am I Like This? I started crying before the introduction of “Why Am I Like This?” was even finished! What a powerful, honest little book. If you are like me and struggle with unhealthy cycles triggered by your past, this book will help you feel seen and give […]

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“You know a lot of things, but you believe almost nothing. Life is more than just the grimy details. Otherwise, what would be the point.” – The Ferryman, by Justin Cronin. WOW!! The Ferryman is definitely going to be one of my Books of The Year for 2023. This is an epic science fiction masterpiece, […]

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