Book Review

A Cowboy Like You

A Cowboy Like You Heart of Texas Donna Grant St. Martins Press, Nov 26, 2019 304 pages Western Romance, Second Chance Romance Provided by Author’s rep via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover doesn’t tell us much except that we’re dealing with a good-looking, clean-cut, hardworking cowboy. But that’s probably enough to get most of us who… Continue reading A Cowboy Like You

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Because of You

Because of You Drake Isle series, Book One Allie Boniface DFM Pub, Oct 2019 250 pages Second Chance Romance Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is light and airy with this scene of the beach and certainly communicates the mood of the book. The pensiveness of this young woman on the cover as she gazes… Continue reading Because of You

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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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

Book Review

Highland Jewel

Highland Jewel A Royal Highlander Novel #2 May McGoldrick St. Martin’s Press, Sep 23, 2019 313 pages Historical romance Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 4.5 stars The cover isn’t anywhere near as exciting as the book itself is. What drew me to the book is the author’s name. I’ve always liked Ms. McGoldrick’s books and this… Continue reading Highland Jewel

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Lethal Nights

Lethal Nights A Brute Force Novel Lora Leigh St. Martin’s Press, 24 Sep 2019 288 pages, Kindle edition Romantic Thriller Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover tells me nothing except that someone likes purple and that it’s about a dominant man and a woman and a group that’s likely militant called Brute Force. The purple… Continue reading Lethal Nights

Book Review

Things That Art

Things That Art A graphic menagerie of enchanting curiosity Lochlann Jain University of Toronto Press Sep 17, 2019, 114 pages Art & philosophy, languages Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐ The cover initially drew me to the book with its macabre and whimsical artwork. This is the artwork the author uses throughout the book. The colors and… Continue reading Things That Art

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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

Book Review

Playing Dead

Playing Dead A Memoir of Terror and Survival Monique Faison Ross with Gary M. Krebs Wild Blue Press, Sep 1, 2019 248 pages, Kindle Memoir: Domestic Violence NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover on this book is understated, but I think it really ties to the author’s story very well since it was the weapon used against… Continue reading Playing Dead

Book Review

In Intimate Detail

In Intimate Detail How to Choose, Wear, and Love Lingerie Cora Harrington Foreword by Dita Von Teese Ten Speed Press, Aug 2018 152 pages Intimate Fashion, Fashion Reference Provided by NetGalley & purchased at sale price on Amazon ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I received a partial copy of this book to read for review from NetGalley when I… Continue reading In Intimate Detail