December 2020 Book Reviews


December 2020 Reviews


517hkVC7YgLTake it Back by Kia Abdullah

A powerful read on a difficult subject. The characters were complex, has a good plot, and the fact that I couldn’t predict the ending made me enjoy even more.

#LegalDomesticThriller @kiaabdullah #TakeItBack


2Falling Into Magic by Elizabeth Pantley

 Wonderful characters, a magical setting, and vivid descriptions. A nice cozy mystery with a library that is a character in itself.

@elizabethpantley #FallingIntoMagic #Mystery


3Like It’s 1999 by Karen Grey

A novella that’s a full story. This commitment-phobic couple belong together, it just takes them awhile. Full of humor and on-point nostalgia references and movie quotes.

#NostalgicHolidayNovella #BostonClassicsSeries #LikeIts1999 #RomCom @karengreywrites


51XMthsUdkLChristmas Miracle on Oyster Bay by Denise Stout

A story in the Then Comes Winter set, Christmas Miracle on Oyster Bay got my attention from the start because the setting is located in So. Maryland (my home state), the female main character owns a bookstore (my dream) and is named Lissa (I’m Lisa). This is a sweet, warm, and romantic read. Perfect length to take a break in the decorating. A nice updated Pride and Prejudice romance.

#HolidayRomance #ChristmasMiracleOnOysterBay @MomOfThreeBoysj


little girl in the pink dress bcThe Little Girl in the Pink Dress by Freedom Speakz

A true story of a 6th grade student that recounts her “Generation” speech at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Annual Commemoration Day. A must have in school libraries as well as classrooms.

#TheLittleGirlInThePinkDress #ChildrensBook #Nonfiction


41-5uS9VkiLHiss, Rattle, and Bite by Azaaa Davis

A somewhat dark urban fantasy novella featuring an amateur witch, revenge seeking vampires, and poisonous snakes. Personality of the characters comes through. Intriguing read!

#HissRattleAndBite #UrbanFantasy #Novella @azaaa.davis


SteginusEveryday Mindfulness by Melissa Steginus

A well-done personal awareness and engagement guide/workbook. Step-by-step instructions and exercises that are easy to follow and simple to incorporate into your daily life.

 #SelfHelp #SelfImprovement @melissasteginus #EverydayMindfulness


8Relentless by Christy Reece

Christy Reece is an auto-buy author for me and I’ve loved everything she’s written. Relentless tells a tale of a beautiful love connection set amongst danger, terror, and evil. (Christy writes the most vile, evil villians!)  Multi-levels and is action packed. The beginning of the book broke my heart, the middle had me all over the place, and the ending mended my heart!

#RomanticSuspense #MilitaryRomance #Thriller #OptionZeroSeries #Relentless #ChristyReece


51OUqv5jOqL._SY346_My Yuletide Earl by Tammy Andresen

A quick holiday regency romance set at Christmastide. A spunky wallflower and a known rake are both in need healing and love just might heal their wounds of the past.

#HistoricalRomance #RegencyRomance #HolidayRomance #TammyAndresen #MyYuletideEarl #ChristmastideBook


51wFQuTRu6L._SY346_Gingerbear Christmas by Reina Torres

A good entertaining, quick read for the holiday season. Set in a cozy small town, story has instant love, friendships, and shifters.

#GingerbearChristmas #HolidayRomance #Shifters #FantasyRomance @reinatorresromance


51EEYd2BZCLTogether Evermore by Jemma Ryken

This debut novel is a steamy, second-chance, secret child, small town romance with some suspense and drama. I think it’s a very realistic new adult story. A very good start for this new author!

#TogetherEvermore #DebutNovel #NewAdult #ContemporaryRomance @jemmaryken



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