June 2020 TBR

The days are finally getting longer and warmer! We’re still living in a semi-lockdown here in New Jersey, so this means that I can spend these long summer hours reading some good stories! The following are in my TBR list for June: The Boyfriend Project by Farrah RochonPurchased a copy from Book of the MonthContinue reading “June 2020 TBR”

‘Beach Read’ by Emily Henry/A Review

Beach Read by Emily HenryPublisher: BerkleyLength: 384 pagesGenre: Contemporary RomancePurchased through Book of the MonthRelease Date: May 19, 2020 My Thoughts Getting your writing ‘mojo’ back after traumatic life experiences is such an challenging learning journey. This is the struggle January Andrews faces in ‘Beach Read’: accustomed to penning several successful romances, January faces theContinue reading “‘Beach Read’ by Emily Henry/A Review”

WWW Wednesday: April 1

WWW Wednesday was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm, and now maintained by Taking on a World of Words. There are three prompts for WWW Wednesday:–What are you currently reading?–What did you finish recently reading?–What do you think you’ll read next? I purchased all of these books through Book of the Month! I love being partContinue reading “WWW Wednesday: April 1”

‘The Two Lives of Lydia Bird’ by Josie Silver/A Review

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie SilverPublisher: Ballantine BooksLength: 369 pagesGenre: Contemporary, RomanceFormat: Hardcover (purchased through Book of the Month)Release Date: March 3, 2020 Synopsis:Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They’d been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday,Continue reading “‘The Two Lives of Lydia Bird’ by Josie Silver/A Review”

‘Lock Every Door’ by Riley Sager/A Review

Lock Every Door by Riley SagerPublisher: Dutton BooksLength: 371 pagesGenre: ThillerPurchased through Book of the MonthRelease Date: July 2, 2019 Synopsis: No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous or both. These are the only rules for Jules Larsen’s new job asContinue reading “‘Lock Every Door’ by Riley Sager/A Review”

‘Small Country’ by Gael Faye/A Review

Small Country by Gael FayeTranslated by Sarah ArdizzonePublisher: Hogarth PressLength: 185 pagesGenre: Historical FictionRelease Date: June 2018 I got my hands on Small Country as a Book of the Month selection for the month of May 2018. I was immediately intrigued by the story: a story that details the tragic events of the Rwandan genocideContinue reading “‘Small Country’ by Gael Faye/A Review”

May 2019 Book of the Month Unboxing

My Book of the Month selection for May arrived today! I’m not sponsored by Book of the Month, but I love receiving their boxes each month. They always have captivating titles, and their service covers many book genres. This month I chose The Buried: An Archeology of the Egyptian Revolution, by Peter Hessler. It isContinue reading “May 2019 Book of the Month Unboxing”

February 12, 2019: Book Of The Month unboxing

I recently received my Book Of The Month selection for February: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum. It’s a story set in Pakistan and Brooklyn, NY, spanning three generations of women dealing with strife and traditional constructs. Synopsis: Palestine, 1990. Seventeen-year-old Isra prefers reading books to entertaining the suitors her father has chosenContinue reading “February 12, 2019: Book Of The Month unboxing”

December 28, 2018: Reading ‘One Day in December’

I began my new read last night, ‘One Day in December’ by Josie Silver. It’s a love story, following the lives of three people throughout a 10 year period. I’m amazed that I chose another story that centers on relationships! I did want to focus on Christmas stories around the holiday season, and the bookContinue reading “December 28, 2018: Reading ‘One Day in December’”

December 27, 2018: My Review on ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ by Liane Moriarty

Novel received from Book of the Month Length: 453pp. Publisher: Flatiron Books Synopsis: Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? In Liane Moriarty’s latest page-turner, nine perfect strangers are about to find out… Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here toContinue reading “December 27, 2018: My Review on ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ by Liane Moriarty”