Ahhh, #tbt to a simpler time… early 2020. When hope was abundant and I could go to Target without wearing a face mask! The first quarter of the new decade was a good one for me, reading-wise. I got into a great groove with audio books and branched out a bit, genre-wise. Take a peek for all the deets on what I read in January, February, and March of 2020!Continue reading “Quarterly Roundup: Jan-Mar ’20”
Emily St. John Mandel’s The Glass Hotel tells the non-linear stories of a long con gone wrong, a beautiful young woman’s disappearance, and these stories’ ground zero – the hotel on an isolated island in British Columbia.
Thanks to A.A. Knopf for the free book!Continue reading “The Glass Hotel: Emily St. John Mandel”
Megan Giddings’ Lakewood is the fascinating, unsettling story of a young woman who – in desperate need of money to support her family after her grandmother dies – opts into a mysterious medical experimentation program.Continue reading “Lakewood: Megan Giddings”
Katharine McGee’s American Royals is the juicy and dramatic Young Adult story of the modern-day American royal family, if George Washington had opted to rule as king rather that president.
Thank you to author Katherine McGee and Penguin Kids for the gifted copy of this book!Continue reading “American Royals: Katharine McGee”
Heather Morris’ The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a fictionalization of the true story of survival, resilience, and love within the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp.Continue reading “The Tattooist of Auschwitz: Heather Morris”
Rebecca Serle’s In Five Years is the wonderfully surprising and heartbreaking story of a very Type A corporate lawyer in New York City who has stringently planned her future, but who may have to learn that life doesn’t always go exactly as planned.
Thank you to Atria Books for the free book!Continue reading “In Five Years: Rebecca Serle”
Stuck at home virtually all of April? While I’m sure these aren’t the plans (or lack thereof) you had in mind, the silver lining is that so. many. books are being published this month. You surely won’t have a lack of new books to choose from, and that’s where I come in! Check out all of the books on my radar that are being published this month, and – if I may make a suggestion – put in a pre-order of your favorites at your most beloved independent bookstore!Continue reading “Can’t-Miss April Releases”
Christina Lauren’s Twice in a Blue Moon is the absorbing, lovely story about two young people who fall in and out of love in London on a vacation and find themselves working together years later, with a second chance at love.
Thanks to Booksparks for the free copy!Continue reading “Twice in a Blue Moon: Christina Lauren”
Jess Kidd’s Things in Jars is a curious, fiercely unique story of a female detective in Victorian London who, with the help of a ghostly sidekick, is on a mission to uncover the whereabouts of a potentially supernatural young girl.
Thanks to Atria for sending me a free advanced copy!Continue reading “Things in Jars: Jess Kidd”