Three Words for Goodbye by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb: A Journey You Won’t Forget

Whenever somebody tells me they love historical fiction, I immediately ask if they’ve read Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb’s Last Christmas in Paris or Meet Me in Monaco. I absolutely treasure these novels, so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the duo’s latest collaboration, Three Words for Goodbye. After devouring this gem, I … More Three Words for Goodbye by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb: A Journey You Won’t Forget

Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev: A Perfect Blend in Every Way

“To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect.” – Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility When done well, there’s nothing better than a smart spin on a Jane Austen classic, and Sonali Dev is a master at this craft. I gobbled up every morsel of Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors and Recipe for … More Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev: A Perfect Blend in Every Way

Wild Women and the Blues by Denny S. Bryce Hits All the High Notes

If there’s one thing I love, it’s the blues. Scratch that, if there’s one thing I love, it’s compelling historical fiction. Wait, if there’s one thing I love, it’s a passionate heroine filled with fire and drive. Okay, so maybe there’s a medley of things I love, and, as luck would have it, Denny S. … More Wild Women and the Blues by Denny S. Bryce Hits All the High Notes

I Thought You Said This Would Work by Ann Garvin: A Road Trip Through All of the Feelings

Sometimes you need a book that will make you laugh until you have tears streaming down your face. Sometimes you need a travelogue. Sometimes you need a heartfelt tale of the complex bonds of friendship and sometimes you just need to read about goofy dogs. No matter what you’re in the mood for, get ready … More I Thought You Said This Would Work by Ann Garvin: A Road Trip Through All of the Feelings

The Kindred Spirits Supper Club by Amy E. Reichert: The Perfect Recipe for Feeding the Soul

If this past year has taught us anything, its that we should relish every single moment that brings us joy. From start to finish, Amy E. Reichert’s latest novel, The Kindred Spirits Supper Club, had me brimming with joy and then some. The Kindred Spirits Supper Club introduces us to Sabrina Monroe, who has no … More The Kindred Spirits Supper Club by Amy E. Reichert: The Perfect Recipe for Feeding the Soul

The First to Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan: A Psychologically Thrilling Ride

Does anyone have any tips for appearing refreshed after you’ve stayed up all night reading? If so, you’re going to need to pull out all the stops when you pick up Hank Phillippi Ryan’s thrilling new book, The First To Lie. The First to Lie is a suspenseful, twisting tale of revenge, intrigue, and identity. … More The First to Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan: A Psychologically Thrilling Ride

Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev: A Delightfully Delicious Dish

There are two things I absolutely cannot resist: a smart Jane Austen retelling and a Food Network cooking competition. Never did I think these two worlds would collide, but thanks to Sonali Dev’s latest novel, they have. I fell in love with Dev’s writing last year through Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors, and she’s just … More Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev: A Delightfully Delicious Dish

Amy Sue Nathan’s The Last Bathing Beauty–The Summer Escape We All Need

I’m going to be honest with you, bookish friends. I’ve had a hard time focusing on reading lately. With everything going on in the world, it seems like all I can do is obsessively watch the news, read the news, then worry, worry, worry. I’ve found myself wondering when I’ll ever feel the joy of … More Amy Sue Nathan’s The Last Bathing Beauty–The Summer Escape We All Need

This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagán: A Treasure from Beginning to End

When I pick up a Camille Pagán novel, I know two things for certain. I know that I’m going to meet some quirky and complex characters I won’t dare forget, and I know that every emotional note is going to hit that perfect sweet spot between humor and heartache. Other than that, I never know … More This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagán: A Treasure from Beginning to End

Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb: A Royally Marvelous Read

I’ll never forget the first time I met Grace Kelly. I was in the fourth grade and had to read about a historical figure for school. My mother brought me to our local public library—my favorite place—and steered me towards the biography aisle of the children’s section. (The fact that this shelf existed was eye-opening; … More Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb: A Royally Marvelous Read