The Correction by John Hazen – Review

The Correction by John Hazen – Review

The Correction is a novel for the ages. John Hazen pens a realistic fantasy that makes you believe magic really exists. The entire premise puts you in an excited state of mind that makes you…

A Generation of Poppies by Saga Hillbom – Review

A Generation of Poppies by Saga Hillbom – Review

Saga Hillbom delivers a stunning WWI depiction in her novel A Generation of Poppies. The setting is realistic and makes you feel as though you were there in the trenches. The research is remarkable in…

Love and Lavender by Josi S. Kilpack – Review

Love and Lavender by Josi S. Kilpack – Review

Josi S. Kilpack nails it in her fourth installment of the Mayfield Family Romance series. Love and Lavender is everything readers need it to be, including rich characters and a delightful setting. This novel contains…

Do They All Sleep by Srividhya Lakshmanan – Review

Do They All Sleep by Srividhya Lakshmanan – Review

Srividhya Lakshmanan gives kids a wonderful picture book full of sleeping animals to lull children to sleep. The title tells it all. The story pulls from a child’s curious mind about how, where, and when animals sleep. The story is adorable, and the illustrations are remarkable.

The London House by Katherine Reay – Review

The London House by Katherine Reay – Review

The London House is the perfect blend of then and now. Katherine Reay does an impeccable job of weaving events throughout the lives of every character. This novel is not a simple bit of dueling timelines, but of using one character as a force through generations that have a lasting effect on history and the future.

Rising Star: The Rise and Fall of Dani Truehart (Book 1) by Michele Kwasniewski – Review

Rising Star is one of those books that pulls you in and keeps you mesmerized. Michele Kwasniewski does a brilliant job of bringing Dani to life. The entire story brought back so many memories for me. My first thought was of my Sweet Valley High books from middle school, but the nostalgia is in nearly every word.

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs – Review

Alda Dobbs brings Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna to life with brilliant imagery and a harrowing tale of love, loss, and immeasurable strength. Based on the true story of Alda’s grandmother and great-grandmother, Barefoot Dreams brings the Mexican Revolution to life in a way that I would never be able to understand. I live a life of privilege by never having had to go through something as horrible as this.

The Inns of Devonshire: Timeless Regency Romance Collection (Book 18) by Sally Britton, Annette Lyon, & Deborah M. Hathaway – Review

The Inns of Devonshire is a fascinating compilation of three historical romances set at inns located in Devonshire. Each one has its own style and sense of prose. Sally Britton, Annette Lyon, and Deborah M. Hathaway show flair with a pen. While each portion tells a different story, they all come together to make you feel special.