A Treacherous Curse

A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn This is such a great series, I just can’t say enough about it!  One of my reading goals is to read more series/sequels. It’s been a no-brainer with Raybourn's Veronica Speedwell Mystery series.  This is book 3 I believe, and will be diving into book 4 soon!! If you... Continue Reading →

The Vine Witch

The Vine Witch by Luanne G. Smith Imagine a world where witches exist...where they have a role to play in the world.  Now imagine that world is in France.   The Premise: Most good wineries employ a vine witch to keep things running smoothly.  They help the grapes grow, they protect the harvest and support the... Continue Reading →

The Friend Zone

The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez I feel like February must start with a romance, and this one happened to come in from my library hold list just in time! The Premise: Kristen is busy running her own business and fulfilling her maid-of-honor duties for her best friend’s upcoming wedding.  Enter Josh, the super cute... Continue Reading →

The Ten Thousand Doors of January

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow Have you ever seen a more beautiful book cover?  Me neither.   I have to admit I struggled a little to get into this book.  However, because I heard good things about it, I didn’t give up. During the first few chapters, I was concerned the... Continue Reading →

Montana 1948

Montana 1948 Technically a novella, this book packed a lot of story in just 175 pages.  The premise:  The narrator, David, is an adult, telling the story of the summer he was 12, living in Montana.  His father is the sheriff, his grandfather was previously the sheriff and his uncle is a doctor. It was... Continue Reading →

All We Ever Wanted

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Griffin What chaos one photograph can cause.   The Premise: All it took was one inappropriate photo of a passed-out high-school student at a party to wreak havoc on the lives of all those involved. Lyla didn’t think she had drank that much, but ends up passed out at a... Continue Reading →

City of Girls

The City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert This is Gilbert’s newest release, from 2019.  There was a lot of buzz about this one, which sometimes makes me nervous the book isn’t going to live up to the hype. Luckily, it does! The Premise:  Vivian is 89 years old, telling the story of her life living... Continue Reading →

A.J. Fikry

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin Family drama, humor and romance all wrapped up in one heart-warming story.   The premise: A.J. is a widower who lives alone above his bookstore. He is crotchety and set in his ways, but life has other plans.... Continue Reading →

Winter Storm/Winter Solstice

Winter Storm/Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand These are books 3 & 4 of the series.  I made it! I finished Winter Solstice on Christmas day.  The last 2 books of the series continue on in the same fashion, chapters alternating between several narrators, filling us in on the lives of the family I have grown... Continue Reading →

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