Allie and Bea – Catherine Ryan Hyde

Allie and Bea was such a refreshing read! I loved getting to know both characters and the relationship between the two of them was so heartwarming to see develop over the course of the story. Bea, a widow whom lives off her social security check in a trailer, has been recently scammed into losing every penny…

Where The Forest Meets The Stars – Glendy Vanderah

This book. I am speechless; truly. Where The Forest Meets The Stars completely took my breath away and is without a doubt the best book I’ve read in 2020. I adored this book so very much and for such different reasons. I’m going to try to keep the synopsis short and explain why it captured my heart…

When We Believed In Mermaids – Barbara O’Neal

When We Believed In Mermaids was a Kindle Unlimited pick and those books are always hit or miss as they aren’t usually your newly released, bestseller-type books. However, after seeing a 4.2 rating with nearly 52,000 reviews on Goodreads I decided to give it a go! I am so glad I did because this book truly…

Summer’s Hottest Reads

I don’t know about you, but I’m beyond ready for summer! I’m staying hopeful that the weather will be nice and warm and life will be more normal. Summer isn’t just great for tan lines and sun dresses, it’s also prime book release time. I’ve scoured the internet and publication lists to compile books I’m…

Regretting You – Colleen Hoover

I’m giving this book a 3.5 star rating – I’ve recently discovered Colleen Hoover after reading the insanity that is known as Verity. I love finding authors I enjoy and reading other books they’ve written. I’m kind of torn on Regretting You. I enjoyed this book and blew through it pretty quickly, but I feel like it…

Stuck Inside? A Book Nerd’s Dream!

I know most of the country is under lock down, either state-mandated or by personal choice. Times are weird and confusing right now; with so much uncertainty it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all of the information being dumped into our laps. I’ve found that I need to physically put my phone away or turn…

You Were There Too – Colleen Oakley

(are we friends on Goodreads?!) I’ve been teetering between a 3 and 4 star rating for You Were There Too by Colleen Oakley. I truly did enjoy this book and it was a solid 3.5/4 stars for me up until the very end, which I felt was incessantly rushed and kind of out of left field. With…

February Wrap Up

It’s pretty crazy that it’s already March! 2020 is flying by and the reality that we get married next month is really sinking in. As planning is dwindling, I’ve been able to focus more time on my reading life which has been so productive and fulfilling. They say February is the month of love – I for…