Book Review

The Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet The One Great Year Book 2 Tamara Veitch & Rene DeFazio Waterside Productions, Feb 2019 474 pages Historical romantic fantasy, historical fantasy Provided by the authors ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 4.5 The cover is attractive with the eye of Horus, the all-seeing eye at the bottom center and the flower of life symbol showing up… Continue reading The Emerald Tablet

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Dare to Sketch

Dare to Sketch A Guide to Drawing on the Go Felix Scheinberger Watson-Guptill, Sep 2017 160 pages, Kindle edition Art how-to Purchased for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is appropriate for a sketchbook and looks very much like someone’s own sketchbook with doodles on the cover. The font is a handwritten font that is also… Continue reading Dare to Sketch

Book Review

Every Thing You Are

  Everything You Are Kerry Anne King Lake Union Pub, Oct 1, 2019 331 pages Women’s Lit, Adult Lit, Contemporary Fiction Amazon Early Releases ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is lovely and makes me think of the bouquet of flowers that Phee shows up with when all the other flowers are formal funeral arrangements. Her flowers are… Continue reading Every Thing You Are

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Quantum

  Quantum A Captain Chase Novel #1 Patricia Cornwell Thomas & Mercer, Oct 1, 2019 353 pages Sci-Fi Mystery Thriller series Amazon New Releases for October ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is dark and mysterious looking, but not terribly exciting. The author’s name will sell the book, yes, but I really prefer to see the title of… Continue reading Quantum

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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

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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

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Fortuna Sworn

Fortuna Sworn K.J. Sutton Once Upon A Time Books, Jul 2019 580 pages, Kindle edition Adult Fantasy (debut) Provided by Authur (ARC) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I fell in love with the cover, as did so many other early readers of this book. The design and the colors are just beautiful. Maybe the artist will do t-shirts with… Continue reading Fortuna Sworn

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The Kidnapped Bride

The Kidnapped Bride A Patricia Fisher Mystery Steve Higgs Kindle, Jul 2019 172 pages Contemporary Cozy Mystery Purchased for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is that wonderful blue that always attracts my attention and some really great artwork of Down Under in the background and a sassy older blonde on board a ship in the… Continue reading The Kidnapped Bride

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Rowan’s Lady

Rowan’s Lady The Clan Graham series Suzan Tisdale Kindle, Oct 2013 292 pages Historical Romance KU for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The is our unlucky-in-love Lady Arline, who has dreamt of Rowan for 7 years. The background colors of yellows and reds with a touch of purples set off the portrait picture very well and make… Continue reading Rowan’s Lady