February 2021 Review Recap
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A Book A Day: Color Theory is a beautiful #anthology of 17 stories written by different authors to spread the message that love does not depend on ethnicity, just two hearts and a connection.
#RomanceAnthology #ABookADay #ColorTheory #Romance
Haze by Rebecca Crunden is not my typical read; YA, weed/drug use, urban fantasy. The story is centered around family drama, grief, romance, addiction, mystery, and friendship. The lead male character isn’t my go-to type but he’s a terrific character and was probably my favorite. The lead female role descent was written in such a fantastic, realistic way that it was heartbreaking. So glad I gave Haze a read!
#Mystery #Romance #Paranormal #UrbanFantasy #YA #RebecaaCrunden
The Wreck by @MarieForceAuthor is a heartbreaking tale of pain, suffering, lost, and true love. It is an intense read, and may be difficult for some to read. A story of two lives that have been ruined by the loss of 6 others. The suffering is balanced by a true, never-ending love.
#TheWreck #MarieForce #RomanticSuspense
Out of the Storm by @B.J.Daniels has soulmates, suspense, danger, deception, hope, perseverance, and a bit of romance. I enjoyed the plot of this story and the varied characters. I was so emotionally invested in the outcome that the pages kept turning.
#RomanticSuspense #SmallTownRomance #Mystery #BJDaniels #BuckhornMontanaSeries
To Have & To Hoax by Sienna Blake and Sarah Willows is a fun romantic comedy. The characters have big personalities with sass & arrogance along with steamy hot chemistry.Secondary characters were fabulous too!
#RomCom #FakeEngagement #FakeMarriage #BillionaireRomance #AuthorSiennaBlake #AuthorSaraWillows
Ladies of the House by @MrsLaurenEdmonson is A modern Sense and Sensibility set in the politics of Washington, DC. This engaging debut novel has witty and complicated characters along with scandal, dirty politics, and unrequited love. Redemption once the women stepped out of the shadows of flawed men and seek love and happiness. A truly wonderful bond between sisters. A good book club pick as I think there’s so much to discuss from this engaging debut novel.
American Dirt by @jeaninecummins is a page turner I couldn’t read fast enough. It has opened my eyes to the struggle’s migrants face trying to escape their own horror and the near impossible-ness of entering the US. The plot is important, the characters varied, the violence carries over the pages. The writing is powerful. In order to save herself and her young son, Lydia has no other choice but to flee. The cartel is after them. They won’t live if they stay. The journey the characters take stay with you, their struggles, their bravery, their fear, and their hope. It’s a tense on-the-road journey to escape the drug cartel.
#Americandirt #pageturner #psychologicalthriller
Blackout After Dark by @marieforceauthor brings us up to date on the lives of EVERY past character. We also are introduced to several new characters. There are a lot of characters in this series so this is an impressive accomplishment. All the story lines are woven seamlessly into the novel, with gentle reminders of their backstory.
#GansettIsland #ContRom #FamilySagas
Buddies, Bullies, and Baseball by #PhyllisJPerry The title says it all. It’s a wonderful novel centered around Jack, a fifth-grader dealing with two classmates who are bullying him, his relationship with three good buddies, and baseball is popular with them. The story allows Jack to try to deal with the bullying himself, his feelings and struggles. Many life lessons covered in the story for various interest.
@TCKPublishing #ChildrensBook #Friendship #PeerPressure #PhyllisJPerry #BuddiesBulliesAndBaseball
Shipped by @angie_hockman is full of mishaps, misjudgments, chemistry, and flawed characters. A very clever debut!
#Shipped #RomanticComedy #enemiestolovers #vacationromance #2021debuts