Review: Lovely War by Julie Berry

The first casualty of war is the truth. The story of four young people who meet and fall in love at the wrong time. Hazel is a pianist from London. She is a shy and modest girl, who never in her life took a risk. But the moment she meets James at a dance party…

Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Wicked are the ways of women—and especially a witch. Their guile knows no bounds Louisa is forced to flee her home and hide in the city. From your age, she has to survive the cruel realities of street life and hiding her true self. She is a witch in the world where witches are considered…

Review: Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets by Alison Weir

The story of Anne of Cleve King Henry VIII’s fourth wife is familiar to almost every history enthusiast. He saw her portrait and wanted to marry a charming German princess but when she arrived, she wasn’t as pretty as he imagined. That’s King Henry’s version but was it the truth? Obviously, there is more to…

Review: The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

Twenty-seven-year-old Josie lives her too quiet and monotonous life in North Carolina. She is used to be ordered around by her bossy mother, to the looks and whispers when she is in the town and to the solitude. She doesn’t have friends or boyfriend. Her only refuge is her stuffed with candy and delicious treats…

Review: Courage to be Counted by Eleri Grace

Vivian is a strongminded independent woman, who is not afraid to join the Red Cross. As she waiting for her new easement overseas, she meets a handsome pilot Jack who also wants to contribute and take part in the war effort. They romance bloom very quickly, since they don’t have long time before they ship…

Review: The Time Between by Karen White

  There is how we were before, and how we are now, and the time between is spent choosing which doors to open, and which to close. One of the times when I stay up late into the night to finish the book. How can a novel be so heartbreaking and yet so faithful? Eleanor’s…

Review: Time Is a River by Mary Alice Monroe

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.  – Henry David Thoreau Just as she recovered from a breast cancer…

Fall TBR

  Fall is here! My favorite season. Obviously, every season is special in its own way but fall stands out from the crown for me. There is something so very charming and romantic about the color change and the fresh crispy air, misty mornings and warm spicy drinks, harvest and new beginnings. I always feel…