Book Review: Delicacy by David Foenkinos

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Losing her beloved husband after only seven years of marriage, heartbroken widow Natalie steels herself against emotional attachments until she unexpectedly falls in for her offbeat, guileless co-worker, Markus, who represents the opposite of everything. Genre: Contemporary Fiction Setting: Modern day Paris My Copy Came From: I purchased a used paperback … More Book Review: Delicacy by David Foenkinos

ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Mariah Fredericks’ compelling adult debut novel follows Jane Prescott, a ladies’ maid in an upper-crust 1910 NYC household, after her mistress’s playboy fiancé is gruesomely murdered. Jane Prescott has perfected the art of serving as a ladies’ maid in the upper-most echelons of 1910 New York City society. Invisible until … More ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

ARC Review: The Advice Column Murders by Leslie Nagel (Oakwood Mystery #3)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: What’s the couple next door really hiding? Vintage fashionista and amateur sleuth Charley Carpenter finds out in this engrossing cozy mystery from the USA Today bestselling author of The Book Club Murders. In a small town like Oakwood, Ohio, everyone knows everyone else’s business—except for Charley Carpenter’s standoffish new neighbors, … More ARC Review: The Advice Column Murders by Leslie Nagel (Oakwood Mystery #3)

ARC Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An exploration of domestic derangement, as sinister as Daphne Du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, that plumbs the depths of sibling rivalry with wit and menace. Oh, to be a Beloved—one of those lucky people for whom nothing ever goes wrong. Everything falls into their laps without effort: happiness, beauty, good fortune, … More ARC Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley

ARC Review: I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In an enthralling new feat of historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson’s 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman’s legacy? … More ARC Review: I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

ARC Review: The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only … More ARC Review: The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin

ARC Review: The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Bestselling, beloved author of The Charm Bracelet spins a tale about a lost young woman and the family recipe box that changes her life. Growing up in northern Michigan, Samantha “Sam” Mullins felt trapped on her family’s orchard and in their pie shop, so she left with dreams of making … More ARC Review: The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman

Book Review: A Killer Plot by Ellery Adams (A Books by the Bay Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the small coastal town of Oyster Bay, North Carolina, you’ll find plenty of characters, ne’er-do-wells, and even a few celebs trying to duck the paparazzi. But when murder joins this curious community, the Bayside Book Writers are there to get the story…Olivia Limoges is the subject of constant gossip. … More Book Review: A Killer Plot by Ellery Adams (A Books by the Bay Mystery #1)