About April (Books&Wine)

April is in her 30s and created Good Books And Good Wine. She works for a non-profit. April always has a book on hand. In her free time she can be found binge watching The Office with her husband and toddler, spending way too much time on Pinterest or exploring her neighborhood.

Holiday Ever After: An Anthology by Jill Shalvis | Book Review

Holiday Ever After: An Anthology by Jill Shalvis caught my eye because I really liked the cover. It was giving off Hallmark movie cabin vibes. Also — I have had pretty okay luck with anthologies lately. Holiday Ever After is comprised of three of Shalvis’s previously released holiday novellas. There is no framing device to the […]

The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews | Book Review

So, it turns out that Mary Kay Andrews writing really resonates with me. The Santa Suit was such a pleasure to read. I tore right through it. And now I have this whole backlist to check out — particularly with holiday themed reads. Love that for me. The Santa Suit follows Ivy Perkins who is a […]

Our Way Back To Always by Nina Moreno | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Our Way Back To Always by Nina Moreno? In my mind, contemporary young adult books are always solid audiobook listens. Then when you throw in the fact that Our Way Back To Always by Nina Moreno features biracial main characters, I was sold. Of the grouping of audiobooks from Hachette Audio, […]

Duke, Actually by Jenny Holiday | Book Review

What an absolute delight to re-enter a story universe that I am familiar with for the holidays again. Duke, Actually by Jenny Holiday is a companion to her A Princess For Christmas. This story was just what the doctor ordered and a great read for the week before I begin vacation. I cannot recommend highly enough both […]

How to Be Golden: Lessons We Can Learn from Betty White by Paula Bernstein | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To How to Be Golden: Lessons We Can Learn from Betty White by Paula Bernstein? I think it’s not too uncommon of an opinion to love Betty White. While she isn’t quite Dolly Parton deity status for me, I still think that Betty White is a treasure. Thus when I saw How […]

Three Pianos: A Memoir by Andrew McMahon | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Three Pianos: A Memoir by Andrew McMahon? When I was a teenager, during the dark ages, I had my emo phase. One of the bands I was obsessed with was Something Corporate. Their music just spoke to me, even though I had no life experience. I have been privileged enough […]