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 […]

Gabriel’s Promise by Sylvain Reynard. Review of a book I experienced like a blessing and a curse.

Synopsis Author Sylvain Reynard returns with the fourth installment of the bestselling Gabriel’s Inferno series.When Gabriel and Julia Emerson first lay eyes on their newborn daughter, Clare, they realize life as they know it will never be the same. Gabriel has vowed to be a good father when he suddenly receives an invitation to give […]

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 […]

What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel. Review of a book with many triggers, not easy to read but with a very realistic portraying of suffering teenagers.

Synopsis Girl In Pieces meets Moxie in this unflinching exploration of the many forms of abuse society inflicts upon women, and the strength it takes to rise above it all to claim your worth.The girls at North Bay Academy are taking sides. It all started when Mike Parker’s girlfriend showed up with a bruise on […]

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 […]