Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown … More Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Book Review: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely … More Book Review: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Six Degrees of Separation: Strange the Dreamer to…

A new month and time for another Six Degrees! Six Degrees of Separation is a meme hosted by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandbest in where she challenges bloggers to start with one title, and link six other titles together. The connection can be anything – cover, title, author, topic, character, setting, etc. I’m always intrigued by this … More Six Degrees of Separation: Strange the Dreamer to…

ARC Review: Relative Fortunes by Marlowe Benn (A Julia Kydd Novel #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1920s New York, the price of a woman’s independence can be exorbitant—even fatal. In 1924 Manhattan, women’s suffrage is old news. For sophisticated booklover Julia Kydd, life’s too short for politics. With her cropped hair and penchant for independent living, Julia wants only to launch her own new private press. … More ARC Review: Relative Fortunes by Marlowe Benn (A Julia Kydd Novel #1)

Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen. Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned … More Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)

Book Review: The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear (Maisie Dobbs #15)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, “one of the great fictional heroines” (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival. When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered … More Book Review: The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear (Maisie Dobbs #15)

Six Degrees of Separation: Where the Wild Things Are

I’ve finally gotten back to this fun monthly meme hosted by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandbest where we take a given title and try to link six books together! I took an unintended break from the meme for the past few months because I really struggled to find any connections to the selected titles and lost track … More Six Degrees of Separation: Where the Wild Things Are

ARC Review: The Spies of Shilling Lane by Jennifer Ryan

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir comes a thrilling new WWII story about a village busybody—the mighty Mrs. Braithwaite—who resolves to find, and then rescue, her missing daughter. Mrs. Braithwaite, self-appointed queen of her English village, finds herself dethroned, despised, and dismissed following her husband’s selfish divorce petition. Never deterred, … More ARC Review: The Spies of Shilling Lane by Jennifer Ryan