Chick lit

Sunny Days and Sea Breezes by Carole Matthews

I need to preface my review that I really enjoyed Happiness for Beginners by Carole Matthews and that has significantly influenced my current review. If I had read it as a standalone, I would have rated it higher (maybe). I went in with very high expectations into the story, and in the very first scene, I… Continue reading Sunny Days and Sea Breezes by Carole Matthews

Fantasy

Emberhawk by Jamie Foley

I requested a copy of this a while back and finally got around to reading it. This is a simple storyline in the fantasy genre with some standard tropes and some not-so-standard ones. That said, it felt like it was for a younger audience than I initially expected, and with that and my recent experiences… Continue reading Emberhawk by Jamie Foley

Drama

Miss Cecily’s Recipes for Exceptional Ladies by Vicky Zimmerman

A book like this is for people who have been reading and liking the pairing of very different women: an eighty plus-year-old and a woman in her middle-age (or what counts for it). In this tale, our almost forty-year-old is Kate. She is in a stable relationship with an upward trajectory (or so she assumes).… Continue reading Miss Cecily’s Recipes for Exceptional Ladies by Vicky Zimmerman

Historical fiction

The Binder of Lost Stories by Cristina Caboni

I have once again topped up numerous reviews to put out together because I cannot seem to maintain a good enough regime despite waking early and sleeping at my normal times! I did start a knitting project (my very first!) and I hope at least I will see that through. Translator: Patricia Hampton Narrators: Karissa… Continue reading The Binder of Lost Stories by Cristina Caboni