Blog Tour – Carved In Bone: A Henry Rios Novel by Michael Nava

Blog Tour – Carved In Bone: A Henry Rios Novel by Michael Nava

  Today is my stop on the Carved in Bone by Michael Nava Blog Tour brought to you by Rachels Random Resources.    This is book 2 in the Henry Rios Mysteries Series but it considered book 8 from Michael Nava which was just published October 1, 2019 by Persigo Press and is available now.       Here is a little about the book:   Carved in Bone A new mystery by six-time Lambda Literary award winner, Michael Nava. Set in San Francisco in 1984, Henry Rios, a gay criminal defense lawyer,  is fresh out of rehab and trying

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Feature – Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day & Alex Erickson

      Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @Kensingtonbooks (#partner)   Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day & Alex Erickson This wonderful book makes it’s debut in the world TODAY October 8, 2019 ‘Tis the season for hot chocolate and mouthwatering treats. But sometimes too much of a good thing can be downright deadly . . .   CHRISTMAS COCOA MURDER by CARLENE O’CONNOR Siobhán O’Sullivan’s hopes for a quiet Irish Christmas are dashed when the local Santa turns up dead in a carnival dunk tank of hot cocoa. Now instead

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Blog Tour – The Keeper by Diane Saxon

    Happy Publishing Day to The Keeper by Diane Saxon! This amazing thriller was released October 1, 2019 and is sure to be a big hit.   Let me tell you a little about the book. A high adrenaline new psychological crime series, introducing Detective Sergeant Jenna Morgan. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Karen Rose and Mel Sheratt. Responding to reports of deadly screams in the Ironbridge Gorge, Detective Sergeant Jenna Morgan is first on the scene to investigate. As the search intensifies, Jenna soon discovers her sister Fliss’s severely injured Dalmatian, Domino and the naked, tortured body

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Cover Reveal – Coming Home to Merriment Bay Part 1: A Reunion by Emily Harvale

Looky, looky…… Another cover reveal, 2 days in a row!     I’m so excited I get to do this 2 days in a row I am going to use the words of my absolute favorite news guy AGAIN just for posterity sake.  (And because I think its funny)   OK….”Lets get after it”………                 Another beautiful cover!  This one at least carrying though some remnants of summer, I know yesterday’s Christmas cover might still have come yet a little too early for some of you.   I don’t know why, I could

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Spotlight Blog Tour – The First Lie by A.J. Park

Today I am featuring an amazing psychological thriller by A.J. Park called The First Lie, published on June 13, 2019.     The First Lie We’ve all had sleepless nights thinking about it. You’re home alone. Someone breaks in. In defending yourself, you end up killing the intruder. Now you’re the one the police want. That is the situation that criminal barrister Paul Reeve arrives home to find. His wife Alice stands in the bedroom, clutching a bloodied letter opener in her shaking hand. “What have you done, Alice?” “I didn’t have a choice…” We would all believe the person

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Blog Tour – The Daughter In Law by Nina Manning

Blog Tour – The Daughter In Law by Nina Manning

  Happy Birthday to Bolwood Books and their very first Blog Tour!   I am so honored to her a part of this amazing event and on top of it I get to bring to you the AMAZING psychological thriller The Daughter In Law a debut novel by Nina Manning.   Let me tell you a little about the book. No one is good enough for her son… As a single mother, Annie has an especially close relationship with her son, Ben. They have always been together. Just the two of them. So, when Ben brings home his mysterious beautiful

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Murder on the Bluegrass Bourbon Train by Scarlett Dunn

    Its a new cozy mystery by a veteran big author! Scarlett Dunn has written a cozy mystery.  Yes, I will say it again, THE Scarlett Dunn has written her first cozy mystery. Can you believe it?  I couldn’t either!     About the book: Murder in bourbon country . . . Honey Howell returns to Bardstown, Kentucky to work with her grandfather in his legendary bourbon distillery. What she never expected to find in the small, quiet town was murder. When she discovers her friend, master distiller K.C. Cleary with a knife in his chest, she’s determined to

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Instagram Pop Up Giveaway 14 Hours Only – 07/23/19 – Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler

ITS A 14 HOUR INSTAGRAM POP UP GIVEAWAY In celebration of Publication Day of the Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler, I am giving away my ARC that I received from BookExpo 2019.  Head to  http://www.instagram.com/readinggirlreviews to enter This giveaway will only last for 14 hours on 7/23/19 from 8 am to 10 pm EST Winner will be notified following the end of the giveaway (once all entries are counted) via Instagram DM and stories. How to enter: *must follow @readinggirlreviews (please don’t follow to unfollow, it’s just not nice) *tag a bookish friend in the comments (no limit)

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Spotlight: The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis

Have you read the Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis?  This debut novel came out on July 9 of this year, and just look at the beautiful cover alone! You may need to add this to your TBR. A little about the book. Some bury their secrets close to home. Others scatter them to the wind and hope they land somewhere far away. Judith Kratt inherited all the Kratt family had to offer–the pie safe, the copper clock, the murder no one talks about. She knows it’s high time to make an inventory of her household and

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COVER REVEAL – Viola Pumpernickel and the Emerald Lady by Jo Baxter

Please tell me you are as excited as I am about this cover reveal…….. It is so amazing……. Friends, take a look at the new cover for Viola Pumpernickel and the Emerald Lady by Jo Baxter……..       This is absolutely AH-MAZE-BALLS!! (I think its worth framing!) So if you’ve never heard about Viola, let me fill you in……. Viola is a people-watcher. She loves to sit on the step of her father’s bakery in Brookwater Lane, creating stories about the weird and wonderful folk who pass by. Her father is secretly impressed by her big imagination but her

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Seeing Red – by Dana Dratch

Published:  May 28, 2019 by Kensington Books  Genre/Category: Mystery & Thrillers  Read For:   NetGalley Review   ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫   4 1/2 stars    Book synopsis from Amazon: If it wasn’t for art thieves, spies and killers, Alex Vlodnachek’s life would be bliss. Her freelance career is catching fire. Her relationship with B&B owner Ian Sterling is flirty and fun. She’s even attending a glittering cocktail party at his sprawling Victorian inn. But, to this ex-reporter, something seems “off.” And it’s not the canapés. When Ian’s father vanishes, the enigmatic innkeeper asks for her discretion. And her assistance. Meanwhile, Alex is having the opposite problem at her

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Beyond the Gravy by Mandy Morton

Beyond the Gravy  by Mandy Morton  Published:  May 16, 2019 by Farrago  Genre/Category: Humor, Mystery & Thrillers,   Read For:   NetGalley Review   ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars    Book synopsis from Amazon: Psychic cat Irene Peggledrip is being visited by a band of malevolent spirits who all claim to be murderers. Not only is their message disturbing, but they cause chaos with indoor snowstorms, flying books and the untimely demise of a delicious Victoria sponge. Irene calls in Hettie and Tilly of the No. 2 Feline Detective Agency to help, but they’re not sure how far their skills reach into the spirit realm.  Meanwhile, Lavender Stamp, the town’s

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I Want You Gone by Miranda Rijks 

Published:  April 13, 2019 by Inkubator Books  Genre/Category: Mystery & Thrillers, Womens Fiction   Read For:   NetGalley Review   ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫  3 1/2 stars   Book synopsis from Amazon: The one obituary you never want to read – is your own.  Laura Swallow is dead.  A life cut tragically short, says the newspaper obituary. But that’s a lie.  Estate agent Laura did not die in a car accident. She is alive and well. At first, Laura thinks it’s a sick joke.  But multiple announcements of her death are followed by increasingly sinister real-life events. Already fragile, struggling to recover from a recent divorce, Laura is

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The Lost Night by Andrea Bartz

The Lost Night   by Andrea Bartz  Published:  February 26, 2019 by Crown Publishing  Genre/Category: Mystery & Thrillers   Read For:   NetGalley Review   ⭐️⭐️⭐️  3  stars     Book synopsis from Amazon: What really happened the night Edie died? Years later, her best friend Lindsay will learn how unprepared she is for the truth. In 2009, Edie had New York’s social world in her thrall. Mercurial and beguiling, she was the shining star of a group of recent graduates living in a Brooklyn loft and treating New York like their playground. When Edie’s body was found near a suicide note at the end

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Remember Me by D. E. White

Remember Me  by D.E. White  Published:  February 6, 2019 by HQ Digital/Harper Collins  Genre/Category: Mystery & Thrillers   Read For:   NetGalley Review  ⭐️⭐️⭐️  3  stars   Book synopsis from Amazon: Fifteen years ago, Ellen Smith vanished from the woods near her small Welsh village. Never to be seen again.  Eight people were in the woods that night: eight splintered lives, eight people hiding a terrible secret. But who can remember the truth?  Now, Ellen’s best friend, Detective Ava Cole is all grown up back in the village where it all began, and everyone is asking the same question.  What really happened to Ellen?  Filled

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Not Quite Dead by Dawn Harris Sherling

Published:  December 10, 2018 by Dawn Harris Sherling/Independent Book Publishers Association   Dates Read:  May 4  – May 6,  2019  Genre/Category:  Medical Fiction, Medical Thrillers  Read For:  NetGalley Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4   stars    I’m a sucker for a good medical mystery.  Heck, I could be considered a sucker for a bad medical mystery as well.   Not Quite Dead made it onto one of those lists, and with 4 stars I bet you can guess which one.    Book synopsis from Amazon:  Doctor Autumn Johnson is convinced that someone wants the promising young researcher,  Jay Abrams, dead.  And as a newly minted

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Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

Published:  April 30, 2019 by Crooked Lane Books  Dates Read:  April 30 – May 3, 2019  Genre/Category:  Horror, Mystery & Thrillers  Read For:  ARC / NetGalley Review     ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫  4  1/2  stars    Little Darlings.  Oh, what did I just read? My head is still spinning.  I need to talk to Melanie Golding ASAP and pick her brain!   Book synopsis from Amazon:  Everyone says Lauren Tranter is exhausted, that she needs rest. And they’re right; with newborn twins, Morgan and Riley, she’s never been more tired in her life. But she knows what she saw: that night, in her hospital room,

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