(Im)perfectly Happy

(Im)perfectly Happy by Sharina Harris The premise: Ten years ago, four college friends created a Mastermind group to support each other in meeting their goals.  But now, they are all faltering in some way and resurrect the group to push each other out of their slumps and toward their dreams. As is true for most... Continue Reading →

Project 333

Project 333 by Courtney Carver I have followed Courtney Carver’s blog (Be More with Less) for years and read her previous book Soulful Simplicity.  I love her and I have to admit that I have an obsession with minimalism and I love the idea of capsule wardrobes! If this piqued you interest, pick up this... Continue Reading →

Big Summer

Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner While this clearly looks like a light summer read, there was bit more substance here than I expected. The Premise: Daphne is a plus-size Instagram influencer.  She got her start when a video of her telling off a guy that had been bribed by well meaning friends to flirt with... Continue Reading →

28 Summers

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand Summer is not complete without at least one Elin Hilderbrand novel.  In all honesty, I think I’m reading 4 this seasons!  And, I can say without any hesitation, that this is my favorite Hilderbrand novel so far! The Premise: The story starts with Mallory on her deathbed, asking her son... Continue Reading →

Beach Read

Beach Read by Emily Henry Another good one from the genre of Contemporary Romance.  This one has the added benefit of being about 2 authors  - we all know how much I love books about books! The Premise:  Two authors are spending the summer as neighbors. Turns out then knew each other years ago and... Continue Reading →

The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd The nice thing about having a library in my house is that I fill the shelves with books that sound good to me, but by the time I pick them up, I have forgotten what the premise is.  Since I know the books all intrigued me... Continue Reading →

A Wicked Kind of Husband

A Wicked Kind of Husband by Mia Vincy For those of you who enjoy a straight up romance, this may be right up your alley.  A Wicked Kind of Husband is actually part of a series, but it’s the only one I have read and I really enjoyed it. The Premise: Cassandra and Joshua met... Continue Reading →

Plainsong Series

Plainsong/Eventide/Benediction by Kent Haruf I read Plainsong a couple of years ago and loved it.  I had wanted to read the rest of the series and finally got around to it.  Of course, because so much time had passed, I had to start with rereading Plainsong. Plainsong – definitely a character driven story, as nothing... Continue Reading →

Lovely War

Lovely War by Julie Berry The premise of this book was so weird, I had to read it.  The opening scene: December 1942, a beautiful hotel lobby…in walks two Greek Gods, Aphrodite and Apollo.  (Yep, you read that right.) The two have arrived to kindle their affair, but are soon joined by Aphrodite’s angry husband,... Continue Reading →

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