The Last Real Cowboy Cold River Ranch #3 Caitlin Crews St. Martin’s, Jan 28, 2020 320 pages Western hometown romance Provided by Rep via NG ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is both attractive and appropriate for the book. Whose eye isn’t going to be caught by this great looking cowboy? And he’s half the story. The other… Continue reading The Last Real Cowboy
The fantasy world is mourning the death of Christopher Tolkien, son of J. R. R. Tolkien and steward of Tolkien’s literary legacy. Christopher died on January 15, 2020, at the age of 95.
I'm sorry to say here at the beginning of this new year that I will be taking a break from my blog for a bit. I will do the reviews I have committed to and probably will continue doing my brief "first thoughts" comments and ratings on any book I read on GoodReads. However, my… Continue reading An unexpected hiatus
She's Missing K.E. Heaton Kindle, Jan 2019 228 pages General fiction, Mystery Provided by Author ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is an actual photograph, which is not my favorite type of artwork for a cover. And it is rather awkward looking with all that dark green at the top and all that light gray at the bottom.… Continue reading She’s Missing
The Turkish Affair J. Arlene Culiner Kindle, 235 pages Wild Rose Press, Jan 2020 Contemporary Romance - Cultural Provided by Author ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is attractive and appropriate for the book, however, I think I would have liked to see the heroine pictured on the cover since she is the more dramatic character and the… Continue reading The Turkish Affair
The Exception of an Earl The Valiant Love Regency Romance Deborah Wilson Kindle, Jan 2020 689 pages Historical Romance KU for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 4.5 The cover is a complete disaster! All that pink, including the dress the young woman is unfortunately wearing. And the awful hairstyle. She’s not even a terribly attractive woman. What… Continue reading The Exception of an Earl
Do I Have to Wear Black to a Funeral? 112 Etiquette Guidelines for the New Rules of Death Florence Isaacs Countryman Press, 14 Jan 2020 176 pages Lifestyles - Grief/Funerals Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is a cover that I can applaud for such a book. It is made of different compartments, different blocks of… Continue reading Do I Have to Wear Black to a Funeral?
Recipe for a Perfect Wife Karma Brown Dutton, 21 Jan 2020 336 pages Women’s Lit Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐🌙 I like the concept of the cover with one exception. Can you guess what it is? If you’ve been reading my reviews for any length of time about cover art, I’ll bet you can. Yup! Uncover… Continue reading Recipe for a Perfect Wife
Forever My Duke Unlikely Duchesses Olivia Drake St. Martin’s Press, Dec 31, 2019 384 pages Historical romance Author’s rep via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 The cover doesn’t particularly appeal to me. It seems to lack the richness that we have come to expect from top-notch romances lately. The background simply fades in spite of its bright yellow… Continue reading Forever My Duke