Historical Fiction, Romance

The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Thank you to Penguin Random House and their First to Read program for this ARC in exchange for an honest review. I’m not a big fan of historical fiction and if you go through my blog, you will see that I haven’t read very many books from this genre. I always feel a bit guilty about not widening my horizons…

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Fantasy, Romance

Miranda and Caliban by Jacqueline Carey

The Tempest is one of my favorite plays by Shakespeare. Something about the story and the magic always captured my interest, and I relish any chance to get back into that world. It’s one of the reasons that I love reading retellings of it, and so I was glad to hear of this one. Here is my review: Miranda is…

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Drama, Family, Mystery/Thriller, Romance

You Were Here by Gian Sardar

When I first began reading this novel, it was dragging. I almost gave up on this book within the first 30 pages, but others’ reviews on this book urged me to get past the 50-page mark because “that’s where it really gets good”. So I did. And they were right. Here’s my review: Death has always been Abby Walters’s preoccupation.…

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Romance

Nine Women, One Dress by Jane L. Rosen

You can tell based on my blog posts that I don’t read a lot of chick lit. I don’t have anything against the genre but I tend to always pick dystopian novels or mysteries or fantasies. Chick lit, while not being a genre that I avoid, isn’t one that I seek. However, after reading Sophie Kinsella’s latest book, My Not-So-Perfect…

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