No Tomorrow, Part 13

Song inspiration: There's a song about riding on a train. A midnight train? Honestly, I wrote this so long ago and lost the music list years ago that this is one where I know there was a song inspiration, but I can't quite grasp what it was. 4:00 a.m. She wrapped her mint green sweater … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 13

Book Highlight: The City of Dusk by Tara Sim

Title: The City of Dusk (The Dark Gods #1) Author: Tara Sim Publisher: Orbit Publication Date: March 22, 2022 Genre: Fantasy This dark epic fantasy follows the heirs of four noble houses—each gifted with a divine power—as they form a tenuous alliance to keep their kingdom from descending into a realm-shattering war.The Four Realms—Life, Death, … Continue reading Book Highlight: The City of Dusk by Tara Sim

No Tomorrow, Part 12

3:00 a.m. - continued The apartment building was nice. It wasn't shabby, but it wasn't a palace, either. He liked to think of it as homey. Between him and paralegal Rob, they could afford it comfortably and still have money left over for baseball tickets in the nosebleed sections. Not that they were baseball fans … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 12

Book Highlight: Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

Title: Honey Girl Author: Morgan Rogers Publisher: Park Row Books Publication Date: February 23, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance When becoming an adult means learning to love yourself first.With her newly completed PhD in astronomy in hand, twenty-eight-year-old Grace Porter goes on a girls’ trip to Vegas to celebrate. She’s a straight A, work-through-the-summer certified … Continue reading Book Highlight: Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

Book Review: An Island Summer by Jenny Hale

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Title: An Island Summer Author: Jenny Hale Publisher: Bookouture Publication date: June 6, 2022 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance One Sentence Summary: When Meghan fails to achieve her dreams of becoming a chef in NYC, she and her best friend Tess decide to spend the summer at Meghan's late grandfather's house in the Outer Banks, where a … Continue reading Book Review: An Island Summer by Jenny Hale

No Tomorrow, Part 11

3:00 a.m. - continued “Thank you, Grant,” Olivia said in her husky voice. She’d been a lounge singer in her youth, and her voice still carried traces of it. “You’re a wonderful young man. I just wish there had been enough time for you to find someone special.” Grant smiled at her and gently squeezed … Continue reading No Tomorrow, Part 11

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – June 15, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – June 15, 2022

Book Highlight: The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley

Title: The Kingdoms Author: Natasha Pulley Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Publication Date: May 25, 2021 Genre: Historical Fantasy For fans of The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle and David Mitchell, a genre bending, time twisting alternative history that asks whether it's worth changing the past to save the future, even if it costs you everyone you've ever loved.Joe … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley

Book Review: For the Throne by Hannah Whitten

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Title: For the Throne (The Wilderwood #2) Author: Hannah Whitten Publisher: Orbit Publication date: June 7, 2022 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: After Neve falls into the Shadowlands, she sets herself on a path to fulfill a prophecy she doesn't know, alongside a once-King she hates, while her sister Red will do anything to get her … Continue reading Book Review: For the Throne by Hannah Whitten

Book Highlight: Neruda on the Park by Cleyvis Natera

Title: Neruda on the Park Author: Cleyvis Natera Publisher: Ballantine Books Publication Date: May 24, 2022 Genre: Fiction, Multicultural The Guerreros have lived in Nothar Park, a predominantly Dominican part of New York City, for twenty years. When demolition begins on a neighboring tenement, Eusebia, an elder of the community, takes matters into her own … Continue reading Book Highlight: Neruda on the Park by Cleyvis Natera