Book Review

War of the Staffs

War of the Staffs Book #1 of 2 Steve Stephenson & K.M. Tedrick Black Rose Writing, Jul 2016 367 pages, Kindle, paperback Fantasy, YA Provided, NetGalley My apologies for this long-overdue review. The fact that this book was provided by the publisher and that I am apologizing for its tardy review have absolutely no impact… Continue reading War of the Staffs

Book Review

Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting

Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting Cap Sease Martingale, 2012 162 pages, Craft Reference Kindle, Hardcover (Spiral), Paperback Purchased at the current price ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is very attractive and tells you immediately that it’s a book about knitting with its two wooden knitting needles and the examples of… Continue reading Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting

Book Review

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

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A Swan’s Sweet Song

A Swan’s Sweet Song J. Arlene Culiner The Wild Rose Press, Jan 2015 210 pages, Kindle Audible, Paperback Contemporary Romance, Women’s Lit ✮✮✮✮⭑ Purchased at current price This cover isn’t terribly exciting or eye-catching, but it definitely is the scene of when Sherry and Carson go for a walk while she’s staying at his place.… Continue reading A Swan’s Sweet Song

Book Review

Winter Mistletoe

Winter Mistletoe Dracula’s Mistletoe, Book 2 R. Kitt Dec 2018 Kobo & GoodReads, only Fantasy Romance, Paranormal Romance ✮✮✮✮⭑ Provided by Author The cover is definitely eye-catching and dramatic. I loved it! So sensual, I just knew the story inside would be a good one. Of course, knowing the author’s style, it was what I… Continue reading Winter Mistletoe

Book Review

The Last Dragon Princess

The Last Dragon Princess Cynthia Payne Sep 2018 367 pages, Kindle, paperback Debut novel, Fantasy YA Provided, author ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is very attractive and colorful. Reds and purples are always good for a dragon species book. The artwork is lovely. The story is a good one, too, with a complex plot that has twists… Continue reading The Last Dragon Princess

Book Review

California Summer

California Summer Anita Hughes St. Martin’s Press, Jun 2018 304 pages, Kindle, paperback Contemporary romance, Women’s lit, Second chance romance Provided ✭✭✭✭⭑ The cover is totally eye-catching as well as suitable to the story. A girl on the beach is just what I would expect to see. Though I'm disappointed it's not a bit more… Continue reading California Summer

Book Review

Irresistible

Irresistible The Three Horsemen #3 Mary Balogh Berkley Publishing, Oct 2007 386 pages, ebook, paperback, hardcover Historical Romance ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is typical of historical romance and this series. It shows a lovely lady dressed in period clothing against the backdrop of a garden. The simplicity of it helps to make it so eye-catching and… Continue reading Irresistible