Book Review

Artful Alphabets

Artful Alphabets 55 Inspiring Hand Lettering Techniques and Ideas Joanne Sharpe North Light Books, 2018 144 pages Art how-to, Art reference Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is wonderfully colorful with a hand-drawn alphabet created by the author. It’s a perfect example of what’s inside for you when you delve into this fun book. While… Continue reading Artful Alphabets

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Dare to Sketch

Dare to Sketch A Guide to Drawing on the Go Felix Scheinberger Watson-Guptill, Sep 2017 160 pages, Kindle edition Art how-to Purchased for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is appropriate for a sketchbook and looks very much like someone’s own sketchbook with doodles on the cover. The font is a handwritten font that is also… Continue reading Dare to Sketch

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Every Thing You Are

  Everything You Are Kerry Anne King Lake Union Pub, Oct 1, 2019 331 pages Women’s Lit, Adult Lit, Contemporary Fiction Amazon Early Releases ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is lovely and makes me think of the bouquet of flowers that Phee shows up with when all the other flowers are formal funeral arrangements. Her flowers are… Continue reading Every Thing You Are

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If You Tame Me

If You Tame Me Kathie Giorgio Black Rose Writing, Oct 3, 2019 268 pages Women’s Lit, Life Passages, Adult Fiction Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Since the first time I saw this cover, I was fascinated with this book, but I had no idea what it was about. Finally, I read the synopsis because I just… Continue reading If You Tame Me

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Fortuna Sworn

Fortuna Sworn K.J. Sutton Once Upon A Time Books, Jul 2019 580 pages, Kindle edition Adult Fantasy (debut) Provided by Authur (ARC) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I fell in love with the cover, as did so many other early readers of this book. The design and the colors are just beautiful. Maybe the artist will do t-shirts with… Continue reading Fortuna Sworn

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The Kidnapped Bride

The Kidnapped Bride A Patricia Fisher Mystery Steve Higgs Kindle, Jul 2019 172 pages Contemporary Cozy Mystery Purchased for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is that wonderful blue that always attracts my attention and some really great artwork of Down Under in the background and a sassy older blonde on board a ship in the… Continue reading The Kidnapped Bride

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Ivory Apples

Ivory Apples Lisa Goldstein Tachyon Pub, Sep 20, 2019 288 pages Fantasy Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is delightful and definitely gives you the feeling of this book. It’s magical and its best magic happens in a garden. The story is twisty, almost like a mystery. You start out with what seems like an… Continue reading Ivory Apples

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Three Mages and a Margarita

Three Mages and a Margarita The Guild Codex: Spellbound/One Annette Marie Narrator by Cris Dukehart Tantor Audio, Oct 2018 Audiobook, ebook, paperback Urban fantasy ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Purchased from Audible The cover was what attracted me to this book in the first place. It looks so fun. And the book lived up to it. The heroine of… Continue reading Three Mages and a Margarita

Book Review

Under the Skin

Under the Skin Skin Quartet Book 4 Zara West Wild Rose Press, June 19, 2019 217 pages, Kindle, nook book Contemporary Romance Thriller Provided by Author ✫✫✫✫✫ This cover coordinates with the first three very well and uses elements of the story nicely - the couple, the bridge, and the city in the distance. These… Continue reading Under the Skin

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The Secret Lives of Color

The Secret Lives of Color Kassia St. Clair Penguin Books, Oct 2017 320 pages, Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle Art reference/Coffee Table Book ✮✮✮✮✮ 5 Stars Christmas gift from Husband The cover is simple and yet stunning. It has a mid-white background and it looks like someone paper punched holes in it then added different colors behind… Continue reading The Secret Lives of Color