Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Mystery Monday: Kayla read Britney King’s THE SOCIAL AFFAIR and it is Twisted

★★★★ Summary Izzy Lewis is a social media stalker. Her latest prey: the Dunns. They are the picture-perfect couple. Grant is handsome, successful, and a power-hitter. Josie is the flawless stay at home wife with a social media empire on “instalook.” But there is a darkness that lurks in the Dunn household, and Izzy finds… Continue reading Mystery Monday: Kayla read Britney King’s THE SOCIAL AFFAIR and it is Twisted

Education, Nonfiction

Becky read MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS and it was Life Changing

★★★★★ Mindset - the New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D  I discovered this life changing book at Tim Elmore’s Growing Leaders Conference in 2014. As a teacher and principal I always believed in the potential of my students and teachers and this book helped me develop my growth mindset and be able… Continue reading Becky read MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS and it was Life Changing

Fiction, Romance

Becky fell in love with A WEEK AT THE SHORE

★★★★★ I read A Week at the Shore when it first came out, prior to starting our blog. I came across some reviews that were less than kind and I thought, "What are they talking about? I loved this book!" So, I decided to reread it to see how I could possibly be so wrong,… Continue reading Becky fell in love with A WEEK AT THE SHORE

Fiction

Becky Fell in Love with FEELS LIKE FALLING

★★★★★ Have you ever felt like punching a character in a book? Feels Like Falling by Kristy Woodson Harvey evoked strong emotions for me.  Gray worked hard to develop her company and her not so hard working, not so faithful husband wants to take half.  But in the end Gray wins out and her life… Continue reading Becky Fell in Love with FEELS LIKE FALLING

Fiction

DAISY JONES AND THE SIX might be Kayla’s new Favorite Novel

★★★★★ Book Summary Daisy Jone and the Six is a novel about the fictional band of the same name, formed in the late 1970s. Daisy Jones is young, beautiful, drug addled, dangerous, and full of raw talent with no proper training. Billy Dunne is an equally talented father of three who knows what it's like… Continue reading DAISY JONES AND THE SIX might be Kayla’s new Favorite Novel

Mystery/Thriller

Mystery Monday: Kayla read A MERCIFUL DEATH

★★★★ Book Summary Mercy Kilpatrick is an FBI agent who has been estranged from her Oregon-based, "prepper" family since a secret tragedy tore them apart her senior year in high school. She tends to keep to herself, both in her professional and personal life, and she never talks about her past. That is, until she… Continue reading Mystery Monday: Kayla read A MERCIFUL DEATH

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Thriller Thursday: Kayla Read DEFENDING JACOB and It Hurt

★★★★★ Andy Barber has built a happy life for himself and his family. He is a successful assistant district attorney in suburban Massachusetts, he's married to the love of his life, and he's a respected member of the community. Then his fourteen-year-old son, Jacob, is charged with murdering his fellow student, and the evidence against… Continue reading Thriller Thursday: Kayla Read DEFENDING JACOB and It Hurt

Cozy Mystery, Fiction

Mystery Monday: Kayla’s Mystery pick this week is LOWCOUNTRY BOMBSHELL

★★★★★ One of my favorite mystery novels that I've read recently is Susan M. Boyer's Lowcountry Bombshell. It is the second novel in her Liz Talbot Mystery series, and this is a series that Becky and I definitely agree is wonderful! Liz Talbot is a private investigator who occasionally sees ghosts--well, at least one ghost.… Continue reading Mystery Monday: Kayla’s Mystery pick this week is LOWCOUNTRY BOMBSHELL

Fantasy, Humor

Kayla’s Review for HOW TO DEFEAT A DEMON KING IN TEN EASY STEPS–my first review for an audiobook!

★★★★★ Do you like videogames? More specifically, have you ever heard of a little game series called The Legend of Zelda? Well, Andrew Rowe certainly has, and he wrote this hilarious novel that both celebrates and parodies the series. It's a sweet little homage that tenderly yet consistently pokes fun at its source material. In… Continue reading Kayla’s Review for HOW TO DEFEAT A DEMON KING IN TEN EASY STEPS–my first review for an audiobook!

Horror, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla read THE PATIENT by Jasper DeWitt and has a lot to say

★★★★ Before I begin this review, let me first point out that this is a horror novel. I think it’s important that I point this out because some reviewers on Amazon and Bookishfirst seem to have missed that. I read a handful of reviews giving this novel one or two stars because it’s “not a… Continue reading Kayla read THE PATIENT by Jasper DeWitt and has a lot to say