ARC review – Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE Chick Lit, Romance| 320 pages | 08.13.2019 | St. Martin's Press 4 STARS This was delightful. It had depth, romance, a sliver of suspense, quirky characters, human emotions, and conflict. We all know firemen are hot. We all can imagine being rescued by a hunk of a man and… Continue reading ARC review – Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

ARC review – Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

NO MATTER Retellings, Fantasy| 347 pages | 08.01.2019 | Red Rogue Press 3 STARS An adaptation of Alice in Wonderland you say? Count me in! Ever since my introduction to Lewis Carrolls' excellent world building, I have loved Alice and her Wonderland. Giving her stories a dark twist makes it all the better. Ever Alice… Continue reading ARC review – Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

ARC review – No Matter by Jana Prikryl

NO MATTER Poetry| 96 pages | 07.23.2019 | Tim Duggan Books 4 STARS This collection of poems brings cityscapes to life. Emotions and the nature of a city can mimic each other - who would've thought The poems ooze the love the author feels for cities like New York, London, and Dublin. She doesn't sugarcoat… Continue reading ARC review – No Matter by Jana Prikryl

ARC review – Wilder Girls by Rory Power

WILDER GIRLS YA, Contemporary Lit, Horor| 353 pages | 07.09.2019 | Delacorte Press 3.5 STARS Wilder Girls is deliciously strange and unusual. It can't be molded into one genre with it's horror, sci-fi, and magical realism inspired plotline. The less you know about the story, the more you get sucked in. Where does it lead… Continue reading ARC review – Wilder Girls by Rory Power

ARC review – Under Currents by Nora Roberts

UNDER CURRENTS Family Saga, Romance, Suspense | 352 pages | 07.09.2019 | St. Martin’s Press 3.5 STARS This novel had classic Nora Roberts elements but also new features I haven't seen in (m)any of her books. For starters, it reads more like a family saga rather than her usual suspenseful romances. I really enjoyed getting… Continue reading ARC review – Under Currents by Nora Roberts

ARC review – Naturally Tan by Tan France

NATURALLY TAN Memoir, LGBTQA+ | 304 pages | 06.04.2019 | St. Martin's Press 4 STARS What a lovely memoir! Although I read this book, I could hear Tan's voice the entire time as if he was speaking directly to me. The conversational tone throughout the story fits the theme extremely well. The first chapter was… Continue reading ARC review – Naturally Tan by Tan France

ARC review – Waking the Witch by Pam Grossman

WAKING THE WITCH: REFLECTIONS ON  WOMEN, MAGIC, AND POWER Spirituality, Feminism, Memoir | 304 pages | 06.04.2019 | Gallery Books 5 STARS I've been following Pam Grossman for a while and love her podcast The Witch Wave. I connect with her intuition and sensitivity toward spiritual subjects. I was elated when I received this ARC. I am… Continue reading ARC review – Waking the Witch by Pam Grossman