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Fall Reads 2019

9.25.19 Fall has arrived and its time to look at which books will or maybe on your nightstand or coffee table. Found this article from Cristina Arreola from Bustle. I’m putting twelve of the thirty-six books for Fall 2019. Book descriptions by Amazon.  Credit source: Bustle       “This month for Reese’s Book Club, we are listening to The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott! Set during the Cold War, it tells the story of secretaries turned spies who are tasked with smuggling Doctor Zhivago out of the USSR and into the hands of Russian citizens. You’ll get to know Sally and Irina, two spies who risk it all for love and adventure.” (Reese Witherspoon) A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice – inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the 20th century: Doctor Zhivago.     From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an “accidental” American …

Summer Reads 2019

6.26.19 Summer is here and you know what that means right? It’s time to pick out which books to read at the beach, on the front porch, in a hammock, or anywhere to tuck your feet. I did this list a bit different, I picked four from some other lists. Books that not only looked interesting, but the details were just what peeked my curiosity. Take a look for yourself Credit source: Pop Sugar, Oprah Magazine, Publishers Weekly, Good Housekeeping, Refinery 29 First of I chose four books from Pop Sugar‘s 34 best lists. Brenda Janowitz puts her spin on these three from the list… Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn From the acclaimed writer of Here Comes the Sun comes Nicole Dennis-Benn’s second novel, Patsy. It’s the story of a Jamaican woman who comes to America, where she hopes to reunite with a childhood friend. She is forced to leave behind her 5-year-old child, and as she struggles to find work and come to terms with the life her childhood friend has chosen, we also see what her daughter’s …

Winter Reads 2018

12.24.18 Hello again…Winter has arrived, but where I am, it doesn’t feel like it (which sucks). Anyway, since winter is here, I have found some great books that you may be interested to put on your nightstand or shelf, courtesy of Book Hub. They have recommended 26 books, but I’m just gonna feature 10.  Credit source: Book Hub Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield         North of Dawn by Nuruddin Farah         Murder at the Mill byM.B. Shaw         My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren         Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare         Verity by Colleen Hoover         Watching You by Lisa Jewell         The Boy by Tami Hoag         The Gown by Jennifer Robson         An Anonymous Girl by Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks   To the rest of this list, go to Enjoy!  

Books to Read for Fall 2018

9. 20. 18 September 22, this Saturday will be the first day of Fall. Temperatures are starting to get a little cooler, well in some places, and it’s time to find some new books to read. Found this article titled The Top 20 Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018, written by Ashley Johnson for Parade and there a few books I want to get. Take a look at this list of those books that are getting some attention. Credit source: Ashley Johnson for Parade  As the season begins to change and the temperatures cool down, a new season of books comes with it. From dark and magical YA novels to sweet romance and everything in between, these are the most anticipated books of fall. The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle Sabrina’s 30th birthday is surely cause for celebration in this new novel. Surrounded by her best friend, a few people from her past and, surprisingly, Audrey Hepburn, Sabrina is unsure of what to think of this seemingly magical dinner. As the six begin to mingle, they’ll …

MidWeek Scene: Summer Reads for 2018

6. 13. 18 Hello all! Spring is ending soon and Summer is pretty much around the corner so I’ve been rummaging around looking for the latest books to read for the Summer of 2018. According to Melanie Yates for, here are the 50 Best Summer Reading Books for 2018, but for this post, there will be only 20 or less… Credit source: Best Products                                                                                                                     I did say 20 and here you have 20 of the 50 best. To read the rest of the article to IT’S BEACH-READ SEASON! SEE WHAT BOOKS FOR SUMMER MADE OUR LIST THIS YEAR by Melanie Yates.   Image source:

Winter Reads 2018

January 13 / 18 I know, I’m really behind on what to read this winter, but today I’m making up for it. Here are several books that should keep you warm…                                                         These are just a quick peek to add to your must-read list. There are many more, you just have to look really good.     Image source: Amazon, Elle, & Popsugar

Fall Reads 2017

September 22 / 17 Happy, Happy Friday! First day of Fall. My second favorite time of the year. That means it’s time to see what good books are there for Fall 2017. I read an article from Elle, 27 Best New Fall Books to Read this Fall by Estelle Tang. Here are only ten, the rest you can click on the link above. Credit source: Elle                                             Plenty of good books to keep you busy this autumn, I see a few that interests me. Enjoy your Friday, be blessed.       Image source: Elle                

Spring Reads 2017

March 21 / 17 Spring is officially here. That means it’s time for Spring Read 2017. Found twelve that just may interest you….                 Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders                           The Refugees – Viet Thanh Nguyen                           The Child – Fiona Barton                         Amberlough: A Novel – Lara Elena Donnelly                         The Devil Crept In – Ania Ahlborn                         The Stars Are Legion – Kameron Hurley                         The Most Beautiful: My Life With Prince – Mayte Garcia                       Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell – David Yaffe   …