The French Girl by Lexie Elliott *Review*

Thank you so much Berkley Publishing for sending me The French Girl in exchange for an honest review!  Set ten years after the disappearance of a girl a group of friends met on a trip they took, the case comes back to life and unfolds throughout the book with various twists and turns.  While the writing was well done, especially for a debut author, the story was very slow and for the most part a bit boring.  I finished this book feeling just ok about it and ended up giving it 3 out of 5 stars.

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The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory *Review*

Thank you so much Berkley Romance for sending me a copy of The Wedding Date in exchange for an honest review. A very refreshing diverse romance story covering topics like interracial couples, racism, female empowerment, and activism, I thoroughly enjoyed this and I give it 4 out of 5 stars!

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Her Royal Spyness Solves Her First Case by Rhys Bowen *Review*

Thank you so much Berkley Publishing for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review!

I rate this 3.5 stars.  I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Georgie while being whisked back to the 1930s in England.  I loved everything about the settings and all the nods to new age language being used by Americans and living in the culture of the 30’s.  A humorous female sleuth in the royal blood line starting out on her first mystery, this book was equal parts mysterious and endearing.

“I wonder how many people have had life changing experiences while on the loo?”

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Bring Her Home by David Bell *Review*

Thank you David Bell and Get Red PR for sending me a copy of Bring Her Home in exchange for an honest review.

3.5 stars out of 5 stars!(rounded to 4 on Goodreads since they don’t do half stars and I think it deserves it) I really enjoyed this book.  It reminded me why I love crime/mystery books so much and that need to keep reading and find out all the answers.  I finished this in one day, the shorter chapters made me feel like I was breezing through the read and the little cliff hanger at the end of most chapters kept me pushing forward.  I expected some of the outcomes of this book, but others came to me as a complete surprise.  Nothing like a good mystery to keep your nose in a book for a day!

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Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine (Book 1 in The Great Library Series) *Review*

Thank you Berkley Publishing for sending me a copy of Ink and Bone in exchange for an honest review. (4/5 stars)

Originally I wanted to rate this book 3 or 3.5 stars.  It started off a bit confusing to me in terms of how things worked, the items, and the world. As the story went on though it quickly became a 4 star read.  And as the characters and world developed and more of the inner deceptions of the library were shown, I got hooked.

The truth was what the library wanted it to be.

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Lost Boy by Christina Henry *Review*

A Peter Pan retelling?? Sign me up!  Thank you Berkley Publishing for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  It was a very dark, yet fun read that told the story of how Captain Hook came to be and how he isn’t quite the villain of the story we think we know so well.  While Peter Pan isn’t really the hero we all love and his island holds more troubles than fun adventures.

All children grow up, or they die, or both.  All children, except one.

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