Top 25 Books on my 2021 Most anticipated reads

It seems as though all the bloggers are making top ten lists, top twenty, so on and so forth. I thought I would do a slightly bigger number. Top twenty five books on my tbr pile that I’d like to get to. I chose random books from fantasy to romance to historical fiction. The choicesContinue reading “Top 25 Books on my 2021 Most anticipated reads”

Netgalley Review: On Wilder Seas

On Wilder Seas by Nikki Marmery is a strange yet intriguing retelling of the Golden Hind. I don’t know anything about the original story, and the book itself was strongly written, with realistic characters, and a fascinating history of the ship and the people on it. In truth, I’m unsure of how to write thisContinue reading “Netgalley Review: On Wilder Seas”

Book Review: Hawksmaid

Hello friends, Hawksmaid by Kathryn Lasky is a retelling of Robin Hood and Maid Marion. A children’s fiction story of Maid Marion, this was not at all what I was hoping for it to be, in that while it contained action and plot, it also contained Christianity and praying every few chapters. I liked the writingContinue reading “Book Review: Hawksmaid”

Book Review: DNF’d

Hello friends, Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore was a novel that I picked this up, and read three chapters, before I DNF’d it. The writing was good. Really, really excellent. But the story itself was not meant for me, as I was most definitely not the right target audience at this point and time. Violent, gritty,Continue reading “Book Review: DNF’d”

Netgalley Review: For Love and Country

Hello friends, For Love and Country by Candace Waters is a strong female character driven historical novel centered around the WAVES program and Pearl Harbor. While overall I found the plot fascinating, I also found several issues in this book that I wasn’t expecting to have encountered. This book is very Christian based. There’s prayingContinue reading “Netgalley Review: For Love and Country”

Book Review: The Winter Witch

  Title: The Winter Witch Author: Paula Brackston Series: Book 1 Genre: Adult Fiction, Romance, Fantasy Page Count: 400 Received: Library Type of Book: Paperback, Physical Copy, Library Loan Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 3.5/5 stars Notes: I loved the writing style, but the depressing mood the story set was not what I was afterContinue reading “Book Review: The Winter Witch”

Arc Review: Today We Go Home

Title: Today We Go Home Author: Kelly Estes Series: Standalone Genre: Adult Fiction Page Count: 400 Publisher: Sourcebooks Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley, Publisher Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: Beautifully written and captivating! This tells the story of Emily turned Jesse Wilson, a young woman donning man’s clothing andContinue reading “Arc Review: Today We Go Home”

Book Review: Courage to Be Counted

Title: Courage to Be Counted Author: Elerie Grace Series: Book One Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bugle Call Books Page Count: 400 pages Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 3/5 stars Review Word Count: 500 Notes: Interesting, just not for me. Not for me, sadly. I wanted to like, I really did, andContinue reading “Book Review: Courage to Be Counted”

Book Review: The Ventriloquists

Title: The Ventriloquists Author: ER Ramzipoor Series: Standalone Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Park Row Page Count: 600 Type of Book: Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 3/5 stars Review Word Count: Notes: DNF’d at 40%. This just wasn’t keeping my attention. The Ventriloquists started out interesting, but about forty percent of the way through the bookContinue reading “Book Review: The Ventriloquists”

Netgalley Review: Murder at Morrington Hall (Book 1 of a delightful new series!)

Title: Murder at Morrington Hall Author: Clara McKenna Series: Book 1 Genre: Mystery, Historical Publisher: Kensington Books Page Count: 300 Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 5/5 stars Review Word Count: 1,000 Notes: My, that was a lovely read! This was utterly delightful, and exactly the kind of book I’d been hopingContinue reading “Netgalley Review: Murder at Morrington Hall (Book 1 of a delightful new series!)”

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