Category: Book Reviews

  • Book Review: Ripper by Isabel Allende

    How did I get the book? I got this book by following my 2022 book challenge and my curiosity to try another audiobook.  I needed a book that started with “R” and oh my, the Ripper from Isabel Allende did not disappoint. Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini, this book kept me on my toes, first by […]

  • Book Review: The Near Witch by V. E. Schwab

    How did I get the book? I got this book by following my 2022 book challenge. I was looking for a book that started with the letter “N” and I also have been wanting to try Audiobooks but have always felt that it would be hard for me to follow the plot of the story. […]

  • Book Review: The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang

    How did I get the book? I got this book by following my 2022 book challenge. I was looking for a book that started with “I” or “V” and found this one. The cover caught my attention and the premise looked fascinating.  Definitely, New York in 1840 ~ 1900 is becoming my favorite time for […]

  • Book Review: The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy

    How did I get the book? I got this book because I wanted to read a historical fiction book. It was free with my Amazon Prime subscription. The book has a staggering 4.4-star rating out of 5 with over more than 35,000 reviews, which is truly impressive. I read the book in Ebook format. About […]

  • Book Review: The Book of Etta (The Road to Nowhere 2) by Meg Elison

    How did I get the book? I got this book because I needed a good and safe read while traveling to Bogota for a personal trip. I was doing the flight alone so I needed a good book I knew I could immerse myself in. The book has a staggering 4.4-star rating out of 5 […]

  • Book Review: The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy 

    How I got the book? I got this book by following my 2022 book challenge:  “A book was written by an author starting with F” so I chose “The Dressmaker’s Gift” by Fiona Valpy.  I got it as an ebook free through the Amazon Prime subscription. I also have an A – Z Reading Challenge, […]

  • Book Review: Cleopatra’s Dagger by Carole Lawrence

    How I got the book? I got this book by following my 2022 book challenge:  “Read a Historical Fiction Book” so I chose “Cleopatra’s Dagger” by Carole Lawrence.  I got it as an ebook free through the Amazon Prime subscription. I also have an A – Z Reading Challenge, so this book also checks the […]

  • Book Review: The Night of Many Endings: A Novel by Melissa Payne

    How I got the book? I got this book by following my 2022 book challenge:  “Read a book with a 5-word title” so I chose “The Night of Many Endings” by Melissa Payne.  I got it as an eBook from the Kindle Unlimited Subscription.  I also have an A – Z Reading Challenge, so this […]

  • Book Review: The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan

    How I got the book? I got this book by following my 2022 book challenge:  “Read a book with a color in its title” so I chose “The Last Green Valley” by Mark Sullivan.  I got it as an eBook from the Kindle Unlimited Subscription. I got the Kindle Unlimited Subscription a few months ago […]

  • 10 Great Pride and Prejudice Retelling and Spinoff books

    Pride and Prejudice is a classic! I have probably read the book about four (4) times and it never gets old… However, Jane Austen wrote this classic in 1813 and since then there have been many books written retelling this Classic (and many spin-offs too).  Below are some of the best Pride and Prejudice retelling […]