The Snow Gypsy

The Snow Gypsy Lindsay Jayne Ashford Lake Union Publishing, Feb 2019 332 pages, ebook, hardcover, paperback, audible book Women’s Lit, Historic Cultural Fiction ✮✮✮✮✮ The cover is very nice with its vivid picture of Lola dressed for the dance against the backdrop of Granada. It captures her intense inward focus while she’s dancing. And it... Continue Reading →

Empire of Sand

  Empire of Sand The Books of Ambha Tasha Suri Orbit Books, Nov 2018 432 pages, Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook, Audio CD Fantasy, Mythology (Hindu), Debut 4½* Borrowed from Derry Public Library The cover is very impressive and totally awesome. It is most appropriate for a story as bloodthirsty as this one is. The lovely dagger... Continue Reading →

The Lost for Words Bookshop

The Lost for Words Bookshop Stephanie Butland St. Martin’s Press, Jun 2018 343 pages, hardcover, paperback, ebook, audiobook, audio CD Fiction, women’s lit Borrowed, Derry Public Library ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is a soft, lovely depiction of the window with the window seat that our heroine describes early on in the book. The colors chosen are... Continue Reading →

Lady of Ashes

Lady of Ashes Lady of Ashes series #1 Christine Trent Kensington Press, Feb 2013 401 pages, ebook, paperback, hardcover, audible book Victorian romance, Women's Lit ✮✮✮✮ The cover is wonderfully atmospheric and takes you back to the foggy London streets of the time. And there stands Mrs. Morgan of Morgan Undertaking. Though I think she... Continue Reading →

The Proximity of Stars

The Proximity of Stars Benedict Stuart, May 2018 307 pages, Kindle, paperback Sci-fi, adventure, dystopian, romance, humor ✮✮✮✮⭑ KU, recommended to me Discussion group This book was recommended to me by a friend. It is for a discussion group. Not a book I would have picked up at first, but that’s the whole point, I... Continue Reading →

Since You Lost Your Brother

Since You Lost Your Brother A Story of Healing Daniel Yetman Dec 2017 105 pages, ebook, paperback Fiction ✮✮✮✮⭑ The author provided me a copy of this book. This is my honest review for which I receive no compensation of any kind. The cover is the weakest part of the book. It didn’t really attract... Continue Reading →

Fairy Compass

Fairy Compass Fairy Senses #2 Emily Martha Sorensen, Apr 2016 63 pages, ebook, paperback Middle grade fantasy ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I purchased this book at the current price. This is my honest review for which I am not being compensated in any way. The cover is simple and attractive as are the others in this series. The... Continue Reading →

Naked in Death

Naked in Death By J.D. Robb In Death series Book 1 Berkley Books July 1995 312 pages Sci-fi, Mystery, Romance Read in e-book, also available in hardcover, paperback, audible book, audio CD Is there anyone who hasn’t read this best-selling series, numbering forty-six in February 2018 with the release of Dark in Death? Yes. I... Continue Reading →

Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters

Offbeat Crimes, #1 Angel Martinez Pride Publishing, Aug 2016 Kindle, 112 Pages Only in Digital format Genre(s) Cozy Mystery, LBGT Romance Source purchased at current price Other books in this series The Pill Bugs of Time #2, Skim Blood and Savage Verse #3, Feral Dust Bunnies #4, Jackalopes and Woofen-Poofs #5 My Disclaimer: I purchased... Continue Reading →

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