The dynamic duo of Christina Lauren have become my go-to for heartwarming, romantic, readable books about characters who feel like my own good friends, and Twice in a Blue Moon was no exception! Fourteen years ago, Sam and Tate fell for each other in a whirlwind two-week trip to London. Tate even trusts him enough… Continue reading Review: Twice in a Blue Moon
Authors, do you want to know how to interact with the growing #Bookstagram community on Instagram? I share tips from bookstagrammers on positive ways to engage, and what to avoid.
One year ago, teenager Ava Lee lost her parents and best friend in a fire, and was burned over the majority of her body, including her face. After a grueling recovery, and at the insistence of her medical team and family, she reluctantly agrees to return to high school even though she’s terrified of how… Continue reading Review: Scars Like Wings
Sometimes you just need to walk on the dark side. This novel, set in Victorian London, introduces us to an eccentric taxidermist named Silas and a beautiful but haunted painter named Iris. When they meet by chance, Silas becomes obsessed with Iris and determined to have her. The reader watches, horrified and transfixed, as Silas… Continue reading Review: The Doll Factory
One of my biggest pet peeves in the reading community is when people dismiss light and fun books as silly, pointless “fluff.” Like, unless you’re reading dense literary tomes then you’re not to be taken seriously as a reader. There’s a not-so-subtle misogyny in this view, too: men can read their Tom Clancy and Lee… Continue reading Review: Love on Lexington Avenue