Let’s Get Reading! The Best Books to Read this Spring and Summer


OUT NOW, READ THESE IMMEDIATELY     Who doesn’t love beautifully written historical fiction? The Elephant of Belfast by S. Kirk Walsh tells the story of a female zookeeper and an elephant that she takes care of during World War II. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t ever read a book about an elephant during the war. Synopsis:…

2021 Novels You Must Read Now (and Later)


  Everyone is LOVING this book! We Begin At The End by Chris Whitaker is a must-read for 2021. It’s a beautifully written, deep, sad story about young Duchess Day Radley who takes care of her younger brother and her drug addict mother, Star. The circumstances that surround Duchess and the way she takes care of her brother ripped my…

TWENTY Must-Read Books of 2021 that You Need On Your Bookshelf


In 2020, I read a crazy amount of books. I doubt I will ever top the amount I read! I’m trying to read as much as I can and just plowed through some of the best novels  I have ever read. I didn’t think another year could possibly compare, but there is an absolute plethora of books that are SO…

COMING SOON Books that Will Make You Cry in Sadness and Hide in Fear


  I love John Boyne’s writing. He’s an author that cannot only craft an excellent story but write the most beautifully constructed sentences you will have to read a few times, just to experience the full appreciation of his writing. In The Absolutionist, John creates yet another novel that will make you feel a full gamut of emotions. Although this…

Books To Read If You Need An Escape


I have been totally swamped with work and haven’t been able to update this site as much as I want to, but I’ve been reading every day. Now that my schedule has eased up, I have some unexpected stuff to take care of so I’ll be away from my computer! Insert sad face. I wanted to make sure I shared…

Coming Soon, Thrillers and Suspense to Chill Your Bones!


  I was looking for a creepy, dark thriller/suspense and The Lost Village by Camilla Sten was just what I was in the mood for- a dark horror! Well, I’m never in the mood for anything too gory or scary, this was just the right combination. The residents of a small Scandinavian town have just vanished into thin air. What…

Three Books Coming Soon! Will You Be Reading These?


  If you want something light and humorous with a thread of mystery, then you will want to read Killer Content by Olivia Blacke.  I read this quickly and thought it was the perfect story to read over the course of an afternoon. Its nothing too heavy or graphic, just a cute story that is set in Brooklyn with a…

10 OUTSTANDING Books Coming Out in 2021, Add These to Your #TBR List Now!


  Girl With Bright Futures by Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman is going to be a bestseller, especially with those with college-aged children. Perfect timing for this book with the college scandals that happened last year!  This novel pulls you into the world of the elite competing via their children for a single spot heading into Standford. How far will…

My FAVORITE BOOKS of 2020!


  I really loved Monstrous Souls by Rebecca Kelly. It was one of those surprising stories that grabbed my attention and didn’t let go. I haven’t seen a ton of my fellow book reviewers mention it, they should! If you are a fan of psychological thrillers, you will want to read this. I’m looking forward to whatever Rebecca writes next.…

Don’t miss these books coming in 2021… Put them on your TO BE READ list!


  You can’t go wrong with any of Claire Allan’s books. I’ve read everything she’s written, and each story keeps me glued to the pages! Ask No Questions was a well-written page-turner, though dark and gritty, which I didn’t mind. The pacing is perfect, just enough hints to keep you invested, lots of suspense and a main character, Ingrid that…