Book Review

The Yellow Bird Sings

The Yellow Bird Sings Jennifer Rosner Flatiron Books, Mar 2020 304 pages Historical novel, WWII Triggers: rape, abortion, racial segregation, war. NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is simple and most misleading as to any clue to the story. Well, unless you picture this as what Shira sees in her mind. No, I don’t believe Shira ever… Continue reading The Yellow Bird Sings

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The Words I Never Wrote

The Words I Never Wrote Jane Thynne Ballantine Books, Jan 2020 380 pages Historical Fiction, WWII Borrowed from Derry Public Library ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is interesting with the misty background of a city then the woman in a tailored suit looking pensive. In front of that is the old typewriter with the title typed on… Continue reading The Words I Never Wrote

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Women Artists A to Z

Women Artists A to Z Melanie LaBarge Illustrated by Caroline Corrigan Dial Books, 11 Feb 2020 64 pages Children’s Art History, Art History, Women’s History, Women’s Art Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is a colorful, appealing cartoon-style banner that will surely catch many an eye on the shelves in any bookstore. It will especially… Continue reading Women Artists A to Z

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The Last Real Cowboy

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

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Do I Have to Wear Black to a Funeral?

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?

Book Review

The Gilweean Gateway

The Gilweean Gateway A Kaira Renn Novel #2 R.A. Lindo Dec 17, 2019 299 pages Fantasy Adventure Provided by the Author ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is very attractive and surely eye-catching. And now we have a really good look at Kaira Renn, the star of the series. She looks a bit older than I had pictured… Continue reading The Gilweean Gateway

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Bridge of Sighs and Dreams

Bridge of Sighs and Dreams Pamela Allegretto Booklocker.com.Inc, Sep 2015 458 pages WWII Historical Fiction Purchased for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is perfect. Not only is it the title of the book, but it is the talisman they all hold throughout, the hope they hold onto through all the trials and horrors of the… Continue reading Bridge of Sighs and Dreams

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This Book is Gray

This Book is Gray Lindsay Ward Two Lions, Expected Dec 1, 2019 40 pages Children’s book: colors, marginalizing Amazon First Picks ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is cute and totally appealing in spite of its lack of bright and cheerful colors. The values of gray and the energy created by the “brushstrokes” used work well. And then… Continue reading This Book is Gray

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Greta and the Giants

Greta and the Giants Zoe Tucker Zoe Persico, Illustrator Frances Lincoln Children’s Books 19 Nov 2019 32 pages Children’s Picture Books, Nature, Causes Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This cover is amazing. You see the title in the opening created by the trees and the two giants, then you glance down and are caught and held… Continue reading Greta and the Giants

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Bells on Her Toes

Bells on Her Toes Psychic Seasons Book #2 ReGina Welling Amazon Digital, Aug 2014 214 pages Cozy Paranormal Romance Purchased for Kindle App ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ There are two covers for this series, as I mentioned in my review of the first book, Rings on Her Fingers. I really like this more celestial set of covers, so… Continue reading Bells on Her Toes