Book Review: Payback’s a Witch by Lana Harper

Title: Payback's a Witch (The Witches of Thistle Grove #1) Author: Lana Harper Publisher: Berkley Publication date: October 5, 2021 Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, LGBTQ+ One Sentence Summary: After almost nine years away, Emmy is back in Thistle Grove to arbitrate a witchy tournament and gets roped into getting revenge on a man who broke her heart … Continue reading Book Review: Payback’s a Witch by Lana Harper

Indie Books Challenge: August 2021

For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least half of all the books I read in a month be by an indie author or published by an indie publishing house, which I'm broadly defining as not published by one of the Big 5 because doing otherwise would break my … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: August 2021

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

Indie Books Challenge: July 2021

This was supposed to post yesterday, but I get allergy shots every Saturday morning that make me extremely sleepy. So I opted to take a couple of naps and spend the rest of the time fighting to stay awake instead of finishing this up. For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: July 2021

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – July 21, 2021

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 – July 21, 2021

Books to Read This Summer

School's out, the weather is heating up, and (in California, at least) the wildfires have started. For me, that all means summer is here, and will last, oh, the next 6 or so months. I'm not much of a mood reader. If I have a book in one of my favorite genres to read, I'll … Continue reading Books to Read This Summer

Books That Remind Me of Other Books: Talk Bookish to Me by Kate Bromley

As a lifelong book lover, I've read so many books that many of the books I read now remind me of books I've read before. Today I'll be talking about all the books Talk Bookish to Me by Kate Bromley reminds me of. From Amazon: Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade. There are a lot of similarities … Continue reading Books That Remind Me of Other Books: Talk Bookish to Me by Kate Bromley

Book Blog Tour – Review: Talk Bookish to Me by Kate Bromley

The Lily Cafe is thrilled for the opportunity to participate in the book blog tour for Talk Bookish to Me by Kate Bromley! Thank you to Justine Sha at Graydon House Books for both the opportunity and a review e-copy. Title: Talk Bookish to Me Author: Kate Bromley Publisher: Graydon House Books Publication date: May 25, 2021 Genre: Romance TALK BOOKISH … Continue reading Book Blog Tour – Review: Talk Bookish to Me by Kate Bromley

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

WWW Wednesday – May 19, 2021

WWW Wednesday is a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World of Words. It asks: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? The Last Imperator by M. L. Tishner. Technically, as of the time this posts, I haven't … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – May 19, 2021