Book Tour – Life on Loan by Ashley Farley

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Book Tour – Life on Loan by Ashley Farley

Book Tour – Life on Loan by Ashley Farley

        About the Book It’s a surprising second act for two women who decide to rewrite their lives in this enriching novel of friendship and starting over from the bestselling author of Only One Life. After thirty years, college friends Lena Browder and Olivia Westcoat have met again by chance at an unexpected crossroads: an airport lounge in Atlanta. Lena is running away from home and her demanding family. Olivia is trying to find her way after a painful divorce. With their old selves in the rearview, they toast to a new beginning—and it starts with a

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Book Tour – The Magic of the Season by Tammy L. Grace

Book Tour – The Magic of the Season by Tammy L. Grace

        About the Book Madison hasn’t visited Silver Falls since she left the snowy mountain winters behind for the beaches of California twenty years ago. In the midst of the annual Christmas festival, an accident forces her to return and manage her mom’s candy business at the Sugar Shop.  Grant hasn’t seen her since she left for college, but remembers spending summers at the lake with the skinny, plain girl he and everyone used to know as Sugar. The contemporary advertising executive he encounters now is anything but plain.  Will Grant’s kindness, the charm of Silver Falls, and the caring community

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Blog Tour – Spotlight: The Summer Springsteen’s Songs Saved Me by Barbara Quinn

Blog Tour – Spotlight: The Summer Springsteen’s Songs Saved Me by Barbara Quinn

        The Summer Springsteen’s Songs Saved Me Coming home to catch her husband with his face between the long, silky legs of another woman is the last thing Sofia expects—and on today of all days. So, after scratching an expletive into his Porsche and setting the cheating bastard’s clothes on fire, she cranks up her beloved Bruce and flees, vowing never to look back. Seeking solace in the peaceful beachside town of Bradley Beach, NJ, Sof is determined to start over. And, with the help of best friends, new acquaintances, a sexy neighbor, and the powerful songs of

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Blog Tour – Spotlight: Christmas Secrets at Villa Limoncello by Daisy James

Blog Tour – Spotlight: Christmas Secrets at Villa Limoncello by Daisy James

            Christmas Secrets at Villa Limoncello Escape to Villa Limoncello… where dreams come true in the most unexpected ways. With Christmas around the corner, Izzie Jenkins is ready to kickstart the new ‘Snowflakes and Christmas Cakes’ course at Villa Limoncello with chef and business partner, Luca Castelotti. However, secrets are stirring with their latest guests and when nasty accidents keep befalling the group it looks like Izzie will have to turn detective once more to protect the Villa’s fledgling reputation. On top of all this, Izzie’s been offered the job of a lifetime – back home in Cornwall.

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Blog Tour – Spotlight: The Wife’s Revenge by Deirdre Palmer

Blog Tour – Spotlight: The Wife’s Revenge by Deirdre Palmer

      The Wife’s Revenge Sometimes the lie is safer than the truth. Fran made the biggest mistake of her life when she had an affair with Ben. Both families live in the village of Oakheart; their children are friends. Fran’s guilt shadows her days. But it’s no more than she deserves, or is it? At least she’s managed to protect her husband, Hector, from the harsh truth. But for how long? Tessa has left her troubles in the past and now has the perfect life. Ben might have his faults, but his life has not been easy. They need each

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Blog Tour – A Typical Family Christmas by Liz Davies

Blog Tour – A Typical Family Christmas by Liz Davies

  Last month I had the pleasure of revealing this beautiful cover to you.  Now, I have the even greater pleasure of being a part of the review tour.  I still think it’s the most adorable cover ever, and I’m excited that the holiday season is right around the corner.         Here is a little about the book: A Typical Family Christmas For once, Kate Peters would like a happy, family Christmas; the kind of Christmas seen in the movies. She wants harmony and happiness, smiling, glowing faces, tables groaning with food, carol singing around the tree.

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Book Tour – Coming Home (Chandler Hill Inn Series Book 2) by Judith Keim

        About the Book  Camilla “Cami” Chandler comes home from France to take over the Chandler Hill Inn and Winery for her recently-deceased grandmother, Lettie, as she’d always promised. Determined to succeed in this new venture, she finds herself in trouble from the beginning when she discovers most of her grandmother’s estate intended for maintaining the inn’s business expenses was lost in a Ponzi scheme. She forges ahead to provide her guests with wonderful experiences and to produce the best wines in Willamette Valley. After being ditched by her French boyfriend, she decides that being friends with

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Book Tour – Know Me by Jane Desfosse’

      About the Book Filled with magical realism, twists, and turns, this suspenseful romance will keep you on your toes!   Seventeen-year-old Adelaide has been having strange dreams of a guy who appears to her surrounded in a glow of light. Her brother tells her she keeps dreaming of this guy to make up for the truth of her own bleak reality…not having a boyfriend.    Adelaide truly wants to find someone to fall in love with, but she just hasn’t had much luck in that department. When she gets into a hiking accident that leaves her with a permanent

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Book Tour – How Sweet the Bitter Soup by Lori Qian

  About the Book A story of a woman’s love for the culture she would marry into … Her mom was working as a maid. Her dad’s Alzheimer’s was in high gear. And the rent on her parents’ small Chicago apartment had just gone up. Again. But Lori was holding it all together: helping care for her dad and pay her family’s bills, figuring out how to navigate graduate school and four jobs on top of her family responsibilities, and, somehow, continuing to believe that there was more to life than this. And there was. An exciting job teaching at a

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Cover Reveal – A Typical Family Christmas by Liz Davies

  Today I have the opportunity to bring to you the amazing cover reveal for A Typical Family Christmas by Liz Davies……       Is this not the sweetest thing???           And OMG look at the cute pupper-dog! I’m putting this one in my cart already! Holy adorable cover batman!!! And its purple!!! Purple!! Liz Davies is the queen of purple covers.     Here is a little about the book: A Typical Family Christmas For once, Kate Peters would like a happy, family Christmas; the kind of Christmas seen in the movies. She wants

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Blog Tour – When You Were Mine by Lisa Swift

  It’s my stop on the When You Were Mine Blog Tour, a new Romance / Women’s Fiction book by Lisa Swift.   If you’ve been here before you know how I like my rom/com books, and this one did not disappoint!  This one was just published on August 14 so go get your copy now.   Book Synopsis Life is a love song when you find the right notes Maggie and Ibby make up a happy – if unconventional – family. After meeting at university, they now live in the village of Applecroft on the beautiful West Country coast.

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Blog Tour – I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North

      Its the last stop on the I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North Blog tour, and of course they say ‘you save the best for last’ right??  (Just joking, all my fellow bloggers are great, make sure you check them all out, see the list  for all the stops on this amazing tour).         If you are not familiar with this author, or her debut novel, please keep reading, I’m about to tell you all about them both!!   Book Synopsis Having an affair is inconceivable to Dani and yet she’s having

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Audiobook Blog Tour – The Unfinished Garden by Barbara Claypole White

I am pleased to be a part of The Unfinished Garden Official Audiobook Blog Tour.  This wonderful novel is now finally out on audio and is available now.   I was fortunate enough to listen to a copy and enjoy this lovely story for the very first time. About the Audiobook A love story about grief, OCD, and dirt  Tilly Silverberg is rebuilding her life with her young son, Isaac, one potted-up plant at a time. Since her husband’s death, gardening has become her livelihood and her salvation. Hiding out in the North Carolina forest, she wants only to be

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The Great Unexpected by Dan Mooney

When I started this book all I could think of was that the main character Joel reminded me of a cross between Ove (from A Man Called Ove) and Allan Karlsson (from the 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared) and both of those guys I loved, I truly and deeply loved. Its easiest to just start out saying that I give this novel 5 stars.  It made me cry.   Yes, I cried. I don’t know what it is that has been happening to me lately, I used to be so tough with my reviews.

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Layover by David Bell

Published:  July 2, 2019 by Berkley  Dates Read:  June 29 – 30, 2019   Genre/Category:  Psychological Thriller, Murder Thriller, Suspense     Read For: ARC from Edelweiss/Berkley  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars   Just total chaos and craziness.  Oh David Bell, you frustrate me so much, yet you still get 4 stars.  Joshua Fields, real estate, lives in hotels and on airplanes.  Takes the same flights weekly for work, same Xanax for the flights.  On a typical routine layover, he meets Morgan, a beautiful mysterious woman who he is drawn to immediately.  When Morgan passionately kisses Joshua to depart on her flight and regrets she will

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Spotlight: Caught Up In Me by Virginia Gray

  Today I am Spotlighting the wonderful novel Caught Up In Me by Virginia Gray (A Susan Wade Saga).  This is the perfect summer read and it is available now! Here is a little bit about the book: With over 150 reviews and 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon this is must for your summer or beach read! When a job transfer takes Susan Wade back to Havelock — the hometown she swore she’d forsaken — she finds herself immediately at odds with old nemesis Pete Walsh. When they finally see eye-to-eye, can she find love in the unlikeliest

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The Lemon Sisters by Jill Shalvis

Published:  June 19, 2019 by William Morrow  Dates Read:  June 19 – 20, 2019  Genre/Category:  Romance, Contemporary Romance, Domestic Fiction   Read For: ARC from William Morrow  ⭐⭐⭐⭐💫   4 1/2  stars The Lemon Sisters?  Jill Shalvis?  OK, I’ll read it, sounds pretty good…..  So I get a free copy of Jill Shalvis’ upcoming novel The Lemon Sisters while at BookCon because I purchased an older copy of one of her books.  (The other book had a cute dog on it, I couldn’t pass it up).   Truthfully I hadn’t heard of her, but her books sounded good, so I figured I would give them a try.  Being a reviewer, I couldn’t pass

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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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Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Ask Again, Yes  by Mary Beth Keane  Published:  May 28, 2019 by Scribner  Dates Read:  May 12, – May 19, 2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction (Adult)  Read For:   ARC from NetGalley for Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4   stars       Book synopsis: When Francis Gleason and Brian Stanhope join the NYPD in 1973 neither one could have imagined where their lives would lead, but they end up working in the same precinct and yet again living next door to each other outside the city.  Though they were never really close friends, living in the same neighborhood can’t help but allow for their

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Cape May by Chip Creek

Published:  April 30, 2019 by Celadon Books  Dates Read:  May 6 – May 8, 2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction (Adult), Women’s Fiction  Read For:  ARC /NetGalley Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars    1950’s Shades of Cape May.  That’s it, review over.  Go home.  No, seriously, I can‘t say that, there is some depth to this book and it’s certainly worth the read.    Book Synopsis from Amazon:  A mesmerizing debut novel by Chip Cheek, Cape May explores the social and sexual mores of 1950s America through the eyes of a newly married couple from the genteel south corrupted by sophisticated New England urbanites. Late

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Better Off Divorced by Marianne Hansen

Published:  April 20, 2019 by Simon Watson Publishing  Dates Read:  April 17, – April 21, 2019  Genre/Category:  Women’s Fiction / Women’s Humor  Read For:   Free copy for Review / Marianne Hansen & KateRockBookTour    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4   stars    Do you like Chic-Lit?  Well, this is chic-lit at its finest.  A quirky new book about love, friendship, and starting over, truly some laugh out loud enjoyable reading.    Book synopsis:  She’s about to go down the aisle again. But her ex-husband could end up much more than an objection.  Grace just wants what’s best for her kids. Now happily engaged and ready

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Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Published:  April 16, 2019 by Sarah Crichton Books  Dates Read:  April 13 – 14,  2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction/Literary Fiction  Read For:  NetGalley ARC    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  5  stars    Big Little Lies meets the courtroom thriller mystery in Angie Kim’s debut novel Miracle Creek.  DO NOT pass this one up.  Easily earns 5 stars.    Miracle Creek, a town in rural Virginia.  Young and Pak Yoo, immigrants from Korea who live in Miracle Creek and run a privately owned medical device, a chamber for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) treating off label/experimental conditions that hospitals won’t.  An explosion.   2 deaths.   A murder investigation.    A

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Normal People by Sally Rooney

Published:  April 16, 2019 by Crown Publishing  Dates Read:  April 10 – 13,  2019  Genre/Category:  Coming of Age Fiction / Psychological Fiction  Read For:  NetGalley ARC    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars    “Life is the thing you bring with you inside your own head.”  There’s been a lot of buzz going around about this book, well before publication date, and fortunately I had the honor of reading it courtesy of NetGalley and Crown Publishing, and now I understand why.    Normal People is the story of two people,  Marianne and Connell, two high school seniors who pretend not to know each other

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Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green Published:  September 25, 2018 by Dutton/Penguin Random House Genre/Category:  Speculative Fiction Dates Read:  March 27 – 29, 2019 Read For:  Book Club and Personal ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 stars You know when I close a book and say WOW that I am going to give it 5 stars. WOW So I chose this book for the book club I have been running for 6 years now.  Most of us don’t really like SciFi or Fantasy, so I wasn’t sure how some of the theme of this one was going to go over, but it had

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