Book Review: On Home by Becca Spence Dobias

Title: On Home Author: Becca Spence Dobias Publisher: Inkshares Publication date: August 31, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction One Sentence Summary: Three generation of women in one family and their different routes to motherhood. Before jumping into the review, I wanted to note that this isn't my usual kind of read. While I enjoy women's fiction, I'm not much a reader of … Continue reading Book Review: On Home by Becca Spence Dobias

Book Review: Battle Royal by Lucy Parker

Title: Battle Royal Author: Lucy Parker Publisher: Avon Publication date: August 17, 2021 Genre: Romance One Sentence Summary: Four years ago, Sylvie and Dominic became firm baking rivals and the intense dislike was mutual, but now, when they're competing for the contract to make a royal wedding cake, they end up working closer together than they ever thought they would. Overall … Continue reading Book Review: Battle Royal by Lucy Parker

Book Review: The Memory Keeper by Jenny Hale

Title: The Memory Keeper Author: Jenny Hale Publisher: Harpeth Road Press Publication date: January 26, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance One Sentence Summary: When her grandmother is hospitalized, Hannah tries to rush home to Tennessee, but a snowstorm has her driving alongside old friend Liam and new friend Georgia to help her grandmother and her flower shop. The Memory Keeper was such … Continue reading Book Review: The Memory Keeper by Jenny Hale

Book Review: The Book of Revelations by Idelle Kursman

Title: The Book of Revelations Author: Idelle Kursman Publisher: Self-published Publication date: May 20, 2020 Genre: Women's Fiction One Sentence Summary: Christine has been keeping a secret from rising star actor Ryan for almost 20 years and intends on keeping it that way, but their separate lives are about to derail and collide. Last year, Idelle was absolutely wonderful and did … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Revelations by Idelle Kursman

Book Blog Tour – Book Review: The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak

The Lily Cafe is thrilled for the opportunity to participate in the book blog tour for The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak! Thank you to Justine Sha at  for both the opportunity and a review e-copy. Title: The Bookstore on the Beach Author: Brenda Novak Publisher: MIRA Publication date: April 6, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance For fans … Continue reading Book Blog Tour – Book Review: The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak

Book Review: The Memory Collectors by Kim Neville

Title: The Memory Collectors Author: Kim Neville Publisher: Atria Books Publication date: March 16, 2021 Genre: Fiction, Magical Realism One Sentence Summary: Ev can feel the emotions people leave behind on objects, and so can Harriet, but the women differ on how they view their gift while the dangerous past of a third with the same gift looms over … Continue reading Book Review: The Memory Collectors by Kim Neville

Book Review: Of Magpies and Men by Ode Ray

Title: Of Magpies and Men Author: Ode Ray Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 2, 2021 Genre: Fiction, Mystery One Sentence Summary: When two corpses wash ashore in Italy, two people living worlds apart are unexpectedly pulled together, revealing startling family secrets and danger lurking around the corner. To be honest, when Ode Ray requested the review, I got stuck on Italy … Continue reading Book Review: Of Magpies and Men by Ode Ray

Book Review: Someone Else’s Life by Kevin J. Simington

Title: Someone Else's Life Author: Kevin J. Simington Publisher: Self-published Publication date: July 11, 2020 Genre: Mystery and Thriller One Line Summary: How far would you go it you were a PI and your daughter was in danger? Honestly, I've been trying to cut down on the mystery and thriller reading. They're just a little too real right now. But, when … Continue reading Book Review: Someone Else’s Life by Kevin J. Simington

Book Review: The Unfettered Child by Michael C. Sahd (An Updated Review)

Title: The Unfettered Child Author: Michael C. Sahd Publisher: Self-published Publication date: August 28, 2019 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Samara is a very special little girl, but she doesn't know it. When elves capture many of the women from her tribe, a terrible power awakens, and a disembodied voice takes her as his apprentice to teach her how to harness her unexpected … Continue reading Book Review: The Unfettered Child by Michael C. Sahd (An Updated Review)

Book Review: Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim

Title: Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop Author: Roselle Lim Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group Publication date: August 4, 2020 Genre: General Fiction Summary: Just like her Aunt Evelyn, Vanessa can see people's future just by looking at their drink. Believing herself to be cursed, especially since fortune tellers are destined to never marry, she has spent her life suppressing her abilities. … Continue reading Book Review: Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim