Just some thoughts…

Just some thoughts… I should keep y’all updated on what’s new on my “shelves” and what I’ve borrowed, too. Yes, I actually went to the library. It’s not that I don’t like the library, but I really like to own my books after I read them. I kept seeing reviews on The Children of the… Continue reading Just some thoughts…

Book Review

Forever My Duke

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

Book Review

Recipe for a Perfect Wife

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

Book Review

High Heels & Beetle Crushers

High Heels & Beetle Crushers The Life, Losses and Loves of an Officer and Lady Jackie Skingley Chronos Books, 14 Dec 2019 328 pages Memoirs Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 I know the cover is meant to be military-ish, but it simply isn’t appealing, eye-catching, or attractive. There were so many things in this book that… Continue reading High Heels & Beetle Crushers

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

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