A Review: “The Stardust Thief” by Chelsea Abdullah

Wow, I've got to say that this book totally exceeded my expectations, and I cannot wait until Chelsea Abdullah comes out with the second book. I did not know this was the first of a series, but the story is an epic one, and I can see why more books need to be written to… Continue reading A Review: “The Stardust Thief” by Chelsea Abdullah

A Review: “The Paris Apartment” by Lucy Foley

My first book by author Lucy Foley, I received The Paris Apartment as my Book of the Month pick earlier this year. I had heard good things about the book and was intrigued by the dark cover. Although I have never been to Paris, or France for that matter, the Paris aspect intrigued me. This… Continue reading A Review: “The Paris Apartment” by Lucy Foley

A Review: “Happiness for Beginners” by Katherine Center

This is my fourth time reading a book by Katherine Center. She is definitely my favorite author recently. I even selected her book, The Bodyguard, for my July Book of the Month pick. My favorite novel of hers so far has been Things You Save in a Fire, which I thoroughly enjoyed. But I've also… Continue reading A Review: “Happiness for Beginners” by Katherine Center

A Review: “Part of Your World” by Abby Jimenez

This book was my May Book of the Month pick. I had seen it had fairly good reviews on Goodreads, and it seemed pretty popular on bookstagram, so I thought I'd give it a shot. I've never read any books by Jimenez, but I appreciated her style of writing, and of course, her Disney references.… Continue reading A Review: “Part of Your World” by Abby Jimenez

A Review: “It Ends with Us” by Colleen Hoover

I bought this book as an add-on to my June Book of the Month and was really excited to read it mostly because of the pretty cover art. I read this in three days during my trip to Pensacola, which is the fastest I have read a book in a really long time. Despite having… Continue reading A Review: “It Ends with Us” by Colleen Hoover

A Review: “Dear Edward” by Ann Napolitano

I received this book as an add-on for a Book of the Month box. With mostly positive reviews on Goodreads, I had high hopes for this novel, but unfortunately, this one missed the mark for me. "Dear Edward" is the story of Edward, a 12 year old boy who is the sole survivor of a… Continue reading A Review: “Dear Edward” by Ann Napolitano

A Review: “The Book of Longings” by Sue Monk Kidd

I started reading "The Book of Longings" way back in January and was a little wary of it. But I had heard good reviews about this book and thought I would see for myself. I think the author wrote it well and made it believable, which I appreciated. Told from the perspective of Ana, a… Continue reading A Review: “The Book of Longings” by Sue Monk Kidd

A Houston Weekend and “The Love of my Life” by Rosie Walsh

Last weekend, Michael and I visited Houston for the wedding of his brother Jason and now-wife Alex. It was beautiful, and the weather was perfect. Not too hot, not too cold, and breezy. Accommodations: Hotel Zaza - Downtown Museum District Hotel Zaza Houston Museum District Nestled beside the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and several… Continue reading A Houston Weekend and “The Love of my Life” by Rosie Walsh

A Review: “What We Lose” by Zinzi Clemmons

I picked up this book while visiting Branson, Missouri last year. I mostly was drawn to it because of the beautiful cover art, but I've got to say that this book was just not my cup of tea. Written by Zinzi Clemmons, an American writer with South African roots, "What We Lose" is Clemmons' debut… Continue reading A Review: “What We Lose” by Zinzi Clemmons

A Review: “A Flicker in the Dark” by Stacy Willingham

A thriller from Book of the Month, I was excited to get this book since it captured a lot of attention online. Stacey Willingham's debut novel, this thriller has an interesting plot centered around Chloe, a psychologist who just so happens to be the daughter of a convicted serial killer. Her father was arrested for… Continue reading A Review: “A Flicker in the Dark” by Stacy Willingham