Allison: Christmas on Chestnut Street | Nancy Thayer | Book Review

Christmas on Chestnut Street by Nancy Thayer starts when Felicia returns to her family home for the holiday season with plans to marry her fianc Archie. Almost immediately, you can sense the tension in the family as Archie did not fit the expected mold of the family. He is not prim and proper but is […]

Half A King by Joe Abercrombie | Book Review

I really wanted to love Half A King by Joe Abercrombie, given all the blurbs by fantasy authors that I love. Unfortunately, I am not very impressed withHalf A King. A few reviews that I’ve seen have stated that perhaps this isn’t the best book because it’s a young adult book. However as a frequent […]

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? I decided to listen to Amy Timberlake’sOne Came Home because I have a very soft spot for middle grade historical fiction books. I listened to a sample of the narration and was hooked. The narration sample was rather pleasing on my ears so I figured, yes, this is […]

The Tyrant’s Daughter by JC Carleson | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? I listened toThe Tyrant’s Daughter by JC Carleson first and foremost because a link to it came in my email, if we are being totally honest here. And second of all, because Christina at Reader Of Fictions reviewed it and while she did not love it, the reasons […]

I Shall be Near To You by Erin Lindsay McCabe | Book Review

Erin Lindsay McCabe has quite the impressive debut inI Shall Be Near To You. The book is an all encompassing read about a woman who dresses as a man in order to follow her husband into the Civil War. If you’re looking for a book that combines bravery, intimacy, voice and history,I Shall Be Near […]

Ophelia And The Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? I am a huge sucker for middle grade fantasy book, especially when those books are receiving acclaim. I picked up Ophelia And The Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee on audiobook because the narrator’s voice sounded interesting from the preview. The book is a retelling of the Snow Queen […]