A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. After years of slowly overtaking the continent, rising floodwaters have obliterated America’s great coastal cities and then its heartland, leaving nothing but an archipelago of mountaintop colonies surrounded by a deep expanse of open water. Stubbornly independent Myra and her… Continue reading (AudioBook) After The Flood byKassandra Montag
I DNF’d (did not finish) this book. Usually that’s a bad thing, but not in this case. This book was visceral, so real, so true, I couldn’t continue. *this book features characters who struggle with mental health issues. Please consider yourself before reading this work. I only got about 20% in, and in that small… Continue reading Six Goodbyes we Never Said (ARC) (Spoilers)
All's faire in love and war for two sworn enemies who indulge in a harmless flirtation in a laugh-out-loud rom-com from debut author, Jen DeLuca. Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to the small town of Willow Creek, Maryland, for the summer to help her sister recover from an accident, but… Continue reading (AudioBook) well met by Jen DeLuca
Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face,… Continue reading (Audiobook) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
What if instead of a president, America had a monarchy? And not just a monarchy....the first female ruler? American Royals explores that thought and then some! Below I’ll discuss sass and trash, as well as leave a general spoiler free review. 👑 👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑👑 Sass: I love that the whole story was told from (various) female… Continue reading American Royals (ARC) (Spoilers)
Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were detectors in this charming historical mystery... Yorkshire, 1845. A young wife and mother has gone missing from her home, leaving behind two small children and a large pool of blood. Just a few miles away, a humble parson's daughters--the Brontë sisters--learn of… Continue reading (ARC) The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis
Remember a few months ago when I told you I've got some fun stuff coming up? ITS NOW. Tuesday, you'll see 2 posts: one from myself and one from one of my colleagues here at CBO. We're both on separate blog tours and the books we'll be sharing are sure to be a fun time!… Continue reading Blog Tours!
Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that’s what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn’t a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric… Continue reading (AudioBook) The Hearts Invisible Furies by John Boyne
Jack Nolan is a gentleman, a journalist, and unlucky in love. His viral success has pigeon-holed him as the how-to guy for a buzzy, internet media company instead of covering hard-hitting politics. Fed up with his fluffy articles and the app-based dating scene as well, he strikes a deal with his boss to write a… Continue reading (ARC) Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher
So you were fortunate enough to have pleased the almighty publishers and they granted you an ARC....YES! But your job isn't done yet. This week, we're going to talk about some of the after parts of requesting ARCs. 1. Read it. I feel like this is a no-brainer but you obviously asked for this book… Continue reading After the ARC: Now What?