Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys. Audiobook review. Funny, heartwarming, sad and frustrating in a good way! #2020AudiobookChallenge

Synopsis It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but […]

Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris. Review. When you just want to hug and protect your main character…

Synopsis In this follow-up to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, the author tells the story, based on a true one, of a woman who survives Auschwitz, only to find herself locked away again. Cilka Klein is 18 years old when Auschwitz-Birkenau is liberated by Soviet soldiers. But Cilka is one of the many women who is […]

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Audiobook review. When you make a deal with another blogger: I’ll read yours, you read mine.

Synopsis Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six: The band’s album Aurora came to define the rock ‘n’ roll era of the late seventies, and an entire generation of girls wanted to grow up to be Daisy. But no one knows the reason behind the group’s split on the night of their final concert at […]

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo 5 “unthinkable” stars Audiobook Review

Synopsis Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances, and stop a […]

First read of 2020: The Idea of You by Robinne Lee. Review of a book with brilliant writing but … I am pissed off!

Synopsis When Solène Marchand, the thirty-nine-year-old owner of a prestigious art gallery in Los Angeles, takes her daughter, Isabelle, to meet her favorite boy band, she does so reluctantly and at her ex-husband’s request. The last thing she expects is to make a connection with one of the members of the world-famous August Moon. But […]

Immortal Fire by Annette Marie. Review of a roller coaster of a buddy read!

Synopsis Once, Emi believed the heavenly gods were righteous and wise, while the earthly yokai spirits were bloodthirsty and evil. But with a traitorous deity poised to destroy her world, and the yokai standing as humanity’s only defense, the lies of her upbringing have toppled to reveal a far more terrifying reality.Despite the looming threat, […]