The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay *Review+Book Tour*

Thank you so much TLC Book Tours and Thomas Nelson publishing for sending me an ARC of this wonderful book in exchange for an honest review and thank you for having me on this book tour!

Perfect for any Jane Austen fan, The Austen Escape combines Austen’s works with current times making the reader realize just how much Austen’s world and characters mirror our lives even today.  Mixed with romance, intrigue, and friendship, I rate this story 3.5/5 stars.

“Sometimes it takes a lifetime to know someone.  Other times, only a few minutes.”

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The Crooked Path by Irma Joubert *Review+Giveaway+Book Tour*

Thank you so much TLC Book Tours and Thomas Nelson publishing for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review and for having me on this book tour!

A beautiful and inspiring story that left me in tears, I won’t soon forget the love between an Italian teacher and his South African doctor nor the crooked path that led them to each other.  I rate this story 4 out of 5 stars!

“…life sometimes leads you along a strange crooked path, but in the end it will always take you where you’re supposed to be.”

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Catalina by Liska Jacobs *Review*

Thank you so much FSG Originals for sending me a copy of Catalina by Liska Jacobs in exchange for an honest review! A look into the life of someone who is completely spiraling out of control leads to a quick twisted read and the realization that at any time any of us could lose our way just as easily.  I gave this debut novel 3.5/5 stars!

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Sugarplum Way by Debbie Mason *Review+Giveaway+Book Tour*

Thank you so much Forever Romance books and TLC Book Tours for having me on this tour and sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  There is a link at the end of this review to enter a really awesome giveaway where you can receive some fun goodies and a signed Arc of this book!

I am always so excited at the end of the year. In my humble opinion it is the best time of the year and it’s never too soon to start reading some holiday books.  I picked up Sugarplum Way beyond ready to start getting into the Christmas spirt and it totally delivered! Sugarplum Way is the perfect book to kick off the holiday season, full of warm and heartfelt relationships and set in a cozy little town decorated to perfection.  I rate this cute read 3.5 out of 5 stars!

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London, Can You Wait? by Jacquelyn Middleton *Review*

Thank you so much Kirkwall Books and Jacquelyn Middleton for sending me a copy of your books in exchange for an honest review!  Just like the first in the series, LBTM, I rate this second one a solid 4 stars!  Jacquelyn has made me fall in love with a group of characters I would gladly follow anywhere.

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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson *Review*

This was my last read in October, snuggling in to start it on Halloween, I was hoping for a perfectly spooky ghost story.  Unfortunately, I was a little underwhelmed by the over all story and rated this book 2.5 out of 5 stars!

“I think we are only afraid of ourselves,” the doctor said slowly. “No,” Luke said. “Of seeing ourselves clearly and without disguise.

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London Belongs to Me by Jacquelyn Middleton *Review*

Thank you so much Kirkwall Books and Jacquelyn Middleton for sending me your book for review!  I settled into this cozy read right away and fell in love with all the characters within a few chapters.  I lost myself in London with Alex and her friends and did not want to come back!  An endearing story about self discovery against the odds in a new city, many readers will surely fall in love with Alex and the gang.  I rate this contemporary, new adult book 4 out of 5 stars!

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