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Book Review: Three Things about Elsie by Joanna Cannon

You’d think, wouldn’t you, after all that time, you’d be given a chance to say good-bye. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Three Things About Elsie will stay with me for a while, I can feel it. Cannon captured the essence of Flo in such a captivating way that I truly still believe she might be…

Book Review: The Mystery of Alice by Lee Bacon

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review The Mystery of Alice is an Audible exclusive. It’s written in “vlog” style, and is narrated just perfectly. I absolutely loved it, and got to enjoy it while going the long way to see my friend. Featured image: some views along the non-flooded road on my detour. I thought this…

Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

I wasn’t aware that words could hold so much. I didn’t know a sentence could be so full. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review One of the hyped up books of Instagram! I am always afraid to read books that are full of such hype–they are always hit or miss with me. Where the Crawdads Sing…

Book Review: Sphere by Michael Crichton

“We are, in reality, terribly frail animals. And we don’t like to be reminded of how frail we are–how delicate the balances are inside our own bodies, how short our stay on Earth, and how easily it is ended.” Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Well, Michael Crichton is starting to become one of my favorite…

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review I saw The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo literally everywhere, but avoided it incessantly. It seemed like a book I wouldn’t particularly like. Typically, books about movie stars don’t make my short list. However, I stumbled upon it in my Scribd library, and thought, well…might as well give it a…

Book Review: House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds

You are a bookworm who has tunneled through the pages of history. Is that not so? Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review House of Suns is classified as a “space opera”. While I have definitely been on a science fiction kick, this one was completely different than any of my recent reads. Reynolds builds a completely…

Book Review: Confetti & Confusion by Daisy James

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Quick synopsis: Millie, getting over a recent break up, is teaching cooking classes in the Caribbean to a group of women there for the destination wedding of their dreams. However, things start going wrong quickly. Will Millie be able to help pull it together for the couple? Confetti & Confusion…