My Plain Jane

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows This will be short because there isn’t a lot that needs to be said. The Premise:  A Jane Eyre retelling with a supernatural twist (aka ghost hunters).  As an extra special detail, Charlotte Brontë was a character in the retelling of her own book.  I... Continue Reading →

Night Circus

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern The premise -  A secret duel between two illusionists.  They have been training for this competition since they were children.  Little do they know, only one can make it out alive. And where would such a dual take place? Why yes, in a magical circus that arrives without warning... Continue Reading →

First Frost

First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen It’s time for FALL READING!!!  I love this time of year.  It’s perfect for both light books with a hint of magical realism and creepy thriller/ crime books. This book is solidly in the first camp. This is a sequel to Garden Spells, but if you didn’t read it,... Continue Reading →

The Lazy Genius Way

The Lazy Genius Way by Kendra Adachi I know it’s still summer, but I love some non-fiction/self-improvement reading as we move into Fall.  I think it’s that whole back to school vibe that makes me want to learn something new or tackle a project to feel organized and efficient. The subtitle of this book says... Continue Reading →

Vanishing Edge

Vanishing Edge by Claire Kells I seem to be reading a bunch of crime thrillers recently and I really enjoyed this one because I love a good wilderness book…when the environment is almost a character itself. The Premise: Welcome to Sequoia National Park where ranger Hux happens upon an abandoned campsite…or should I say "glampsite". ... Continue Reading →

In Five Years

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle Oh what a story…filled with characters I loved! The Premise:  Dannie is a type A person. She has the perfect career, the perfect (for her) boyfriend and a sweet, generous and larger than life best friend.  She is loving her life because it is going exactly according to her... Continue Reading →

Sworn to Silence

Sworn to  Silence and more by Linda Castillo I am loving this crime series.  There are currently 22 books in the series I have read the first three and plan to keep going.  If you like a crime series like Louise Penny’s Inspector Gamache books, these should be right up your alley. The Premise:  Meet... Continue Reading →

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Book Lovers by Emily HenryThis is a great book to start off my Summer Reading season! Emily Henry takes the typical Hallmark romance trope and asks, what about the big city business woman that gets left behind when her power hungry boyfriend falls in love with the small town baker?The Premise: Nora is a successful... Continue Reading →

Into the Drowning Deep

Into the Downing Deep by Mira Grant   While Sci-Fi Horror is not a genre I usually gravitate to, the idea of a ship hovering over the Mariana Trench searching for sea creatures suspected of killing the entire crew of another vessel piqued my interest. The Premise: Seven years ago a mega-entertainment corporation sent a... Continue Reading →

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