Contemporary Romance

Making the First Move by Reese Ryan ★★★★1/2

I read this book some time ago and decided to feature it after reading Adrianna’s topic on diversity at For the Love of Books. Reese Ryan is such a good writer and storyteller and is an auto read for me.   The set up Melanie Gordon finally gets the promotion she's worked so hard for… Continue reading Making the First Move by Reese Ryan ★★★★1/2

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

The Simple Wild by K. A. Tucker ★★★★

Calla Fletcher was born in Alaska but her mother moved them back to Toronto when she was two-years old, leaving her bush pilot father, Wren Fletcher, and the rugged life behind. Calla is now 26-years old and has not seen him since and hasn’t talked to him in years. When she receives a phone call… Continue reading The Simple Wild by K. A. Tucker ★★★★

Blog Tour, Uncategorized

Cover Reveal: Royally Yours by Emma Chase

          Princess Lenora Celeste Beatrice Arabella Pembrook had an unusual childhood. She was raised to be a Queen—the first Queen of Wessco. It’s a big deal. When she’s crowned at just nineteen, the beautiful young monarch is prepared to rule. She’s charming, clever, confident and cunning. What she isn’t…is married. It’s… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Royally Yours by Emma Chase

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

Ready to Run by Lauren Layne ★★★ (I Do, I Don’t #1)

Reality TV Producer Jordan Carpenter is pursuing a lead for her new concept show, Jilted. Firefighter Luke Elliott has been to the altar three times and walked away at the last moment. When Jordan shows up in Lucky Hollow, Montana to convince him to be the first star, all he sees is a fast-talking city… Continue reading Ready to Run by Lauren Layne ★★★ (I Do, I Don’t #1)

Audiobook, Historical Fiction

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys ★★★★★

I don't know what I was expecting when I decided to read this story since I relied on friends' recommendations. I knew it was about Stalin's deportation of Lithuanians in 1939, which in itself was an aspect of world history I hadn't known. Nothing could have prepared me for the reality of that action, told… Continue reading Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys ★★★★★

Audiobook, History, Non Fiction

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown ★★★★★

Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics   This is a bit more than the story of the 1936 Olympic crew challenge by the team from the University of Washington. Using one of the crew members as the focus, it combines his personal experience against the backdrop of the… Continue reading The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown ★★★★★