REVIEW: Finding Napoleon

“I asked first. When no Justice is forthcoming, a man has the right to make his own.” ——————– I’ll admit, I am not a great expert on Napoleon or that particular time in European history. For some reason, it’s just an era that has not sparked my interest before now. When I got the opportunityContinue reading “REVIEW: Finding Napoleon”

REVIEW: Florence Adler Swims Forever

“What did anyone ever know about a relationship that could look as transparent as a Coke bottle one moment and as milky as sea glass the next?” ————————– I picked this book up expecting a fun summer story about a strong woman in history doing something amazing, but boy was I shaken by the turnContinue reading “REVIEW: Florence Adler Swims Forever”

🧛🏼‍♂️ REVIEW: The Lights of Prague 🧛🏼‍♀️

“Prague did not know Domek, did not need him, but his life was overlaid on the ancient streets in watercolor, the patterns sheer and impermanent.” ————————————- I’ve found another fabulous addition to my vampire book collection. The Lights of Prague is dark and compelling and full of unusual magic and monsters. Domek is a lamplighter,Continue reading “🧛🏼‍♂️ REVIEW: The Lights of Prague 🧛🏼‍♀️”

Happy Pub Day: The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels

“We only have three laws in our Society, Cecilia. No killing civilians. Pour the tea before the milk. No stealing each other’s houses.” ———————-“Did they not understand that pirates only stole from the rich to give to the– er, to themselves?”———————-   “When do you propose we become friends? Before or after you murder me?”“Please, assassinate.Continue reading “Happy Pub Day: The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels”

🌊 Vacation Review: Malibu Rising 🌊

Ok, I’ll admit I got this one because I wanted to be on the bandwagon from the start. I loved Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones so I thought Malibu Rising would be the perfect vacation read to sink my teeth into. It was atmospheric and certainly fit with my vacation vibe but it was justContinue reading “🌊 Vacation Review: Malibu Rising 🌊”

REVIEW: Yellow Wife

“Mama often said, no kind deed from a white person went without a return.” —————————— Indignity.  That’s the word that kept running through my mind while reading this book. I’ve read plenty of books on the time of slavery, but Yellow Wife was different. There were the unfathomable brutalities and inhumane treatment which make everyContinue reading “REVIEW: Yellow Wife”

🌞 May Wrap up 🌞

The Henna Artist ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The Girl Who Died ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫The Dark Tide ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Of Women and Salt ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Mary Jane ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Cutthroat Cheerleader ⭐️⭐️The Jetsetters ⭐️⭐️⭐️Perfect Days ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The Plot ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫People We Meet on Vacation ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Ember of Night ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️A Theater for Dreamers ⭐️⭐️⭐️The Hunting Wives ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️How to Mars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫The Falling Woman ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫Hamnet ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Witches Steeped inContinue reading “🌞 May Wrap up 🌞”

REVIEW: Magic City

“There’s misunderstandings at times. A woman might say no when she means yes. Now isn’t that right? You might encourage a man without realizing it.” ———————— Do you want to know more about the Tulsa massacre but have a hard time reading history or heavy historical fiction? Well, then I would suggest Magic City to you.Continue reading “REVIEW: Magic City”

REVIEW: A Theater for Dreamers

“The writers pull their chairs closer when they hear that he’s a published poet. They are devils at a feast, tightening the circle as he talks of a little room where he might finish blackening the pages of a novel.” ——————————————- And here you thought my Hawaii photos were over… think again!! ☀️🌊🌴 A TheaterContinue reading “REVIEW: A Theater for Dreamers”

🌺 REVIEW: The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba 🌺

I really adore Chanel Cleeton’s writing and this story just may be my favorite yet. The weaving of three women’s stories in the late 1800’s surrounding the Cuban War for Independence from the Spanish imparted so much history in a readable format.  Two of the women, Evangelina and Mariana are living in Cuba and haveContinue reading “🌺 REVIEW: The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba 🌺”