A Scarcity of Condors by Suanne Laqueur. Powerful. #Review

Synopsis Juleón “Jude” Tholet has survival in his DNA. His father, Cleón, lived through imprisonment and torture during Pinochet’s military coup in Chile. His mother, Penny, risked everything to gain her husband’s freedom and flee the country with their newborn son. But as a closeted gay teenager growing up in Vancouver, Jude is targeted by […]

Carry the World by Susan Fanetti. Review of a whole different book than Jojo Moyes but a pure delight in its won right!

Synopsis Eastern Kentucky, 1937.After the death of her husband, Ada Donovan returned home to live again with her aging parents. She does all she can to help them keep the small family farm going. But times are hard, and there’s never enough. During one of her infrequent visits to town, she sees a help-wanted notice […]

Someday, Someday by Emma Scott. 5 stars review for a book that does more for the LGBTQ community than any speech.

Synopsis How long would you wait for love? Max Kaufman was kicked out of his home as a teen and his life has been an uphill battle ever since. From addiction and living on the streets, to recovery and putting himself through nursing school, he’s spent the last ten years rebuilding his shattered sense of […]

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes Simply gorgeous. Review

Synopsis Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living […]

The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves. Review of a delicate and moving audiobook

Synopsis What if you had a second chance at first love?Annika Rose likes being alone. She feels lost in social situations, saying the wrong thing or acting the wrong way. She just can’t read people. She prefers the quiet solitude of books or playing chess to being around others. Apart from Jonathan. She liked being […]

The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh or when an author’s writing is just enchanting you once more! Review.

Synopsis New York Times bestselling author Renée Ahdieh returns with a sumptuous, sultry and romantic new series set in 19th century New Orleans where vampires hide in plain sight.In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. But to seventeen-year-old Celine Rousseau, New Orleans provides her a refuge after she’s forced to flee […]