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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The Seduction Expert

The Seduction Expert Saya Lopez Ortega VSP Publishing, Jul 2019 Amazon Digital, Aug 2019 186 pages, Kindle, also in paperback Women’s Lit Provided by NetGalley ⭐ The cover is absolutely stunning! It will catch the eye of everyone who sees it on a shelf. The line drawing of the city, the simple text, and then… Continue reading The Seduction Expert

Book Review

The Little French Bistro

The Little French Bistro Nina George Crown, Jun 2017 368 pages Women’s Lit, Second-chance Romance Purchased on nook ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover on my ebook was the larger one on the right, but the smaller one on the left above is what nook books on bn.com is showing currently. I like them both, but I prefer… Continue reading The Little French Bistro

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A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes Book 2

A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes Book 2Patricia SandsAmazon Digital, Jun 2019228 pages, KindleAlso in paperbackWomen’s LitPurchased on Amazon⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐The cover is so pretty with the soft yellow adobe color of the many houses of southern France and the weathered blue door with the wisteria vine growing over the top. So typical of… Continue reading A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes Book 2

Book Review

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

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 The Snow Gypsy

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The Lines We Leave Behind

The Lines We Leave Behind Eliza Graham Lake Union Publishing, Nov 2018 308 pages, Kindle, hardcover, paperback, audiobook, MP3 CD General Fiction, Women’s Lit ✮✮✮✮✮ The cover is appropriate and somber. Not so much an eye-catcher, but totally the woman with the beret going off on her mission. The title, I kept wanting to change… Continue reading The Lines We Leave Behind

Book Review

Becoming

Becoming Michelle Obama Random House, Nov 2018 429 pages, Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio book, Audio CD Memoirs/Bios, Women’s Lit, History, Ethnic/Cultural ✮✮✮✮✮ Purchased The cover is perfect with its large, captivating close-up of the former First Lady, Michelle Obama, who is the author and subject of this book. It shows her smiling, as I always… Continue reading Becoming

Book Review

Drawing Lessons

Drawing Lessons Patricia Sands Lake Union Publishing, Oct 2017 354 pages, Kindle, paperback, audiobook, MP3 CD Women’s Lit, Contemporary Romance Provided, Author ✮✮✮✮✮ The cover is typical Patricia Sands with flowers and flourishes on a white cover. Giving just a hint at the goodness inside. A straightforward love story, complicated by everyone’s two cents worth… Continue reading Drawing Lessons

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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 The Lost for Words Bookshop