4 star reads - Courtney

Of Blood and Bone #2 – Nora Roberts

They look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed. Fallon Swift, approaching her thirteenth birthday, barely knows the world that existed before—the city where her parents lived, now in ruins and reclaimed by nature since the Doom… Continue reading Of Blood and Bone #2 – Nora Roberts

5 star reads - Courtney

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them is a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured vet returning from Afghanistan, a septuagenarian business tycoon, and a free-spirited… Continue reading Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

5 star reads - Courtney

This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger

1932, Minnesota—the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. It is also home to an orphan named Odie O’Banion, a lively boy whose exploits earn him the superintendent’s wrath. Forced to flee, he and his brother Albert, their best friend… Continue reading This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger

Book Of The Month - Courtney, Uncategorized

Book of the Month Unboxing

If you don't subscribe to Book of the month, it is a monthly book box that costs $15 a month for one of the five main picks and $10 each for two extra add-ons. I don't know about you but that is cheap, especially for hardcovers. My Referral - I earn a credit if you sign… Continue reading Book of the Month Unboxing

4 star reads - Courtney

(AudioBook) 11/22/63 by Stephen King

Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years ago, Harry somehow survived his father’s sledgehammer slaughter of his… Continue reading (AudioBook) 11/22/63 by Stephen King

5 star reads - Courtney

The unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Olive is always unlucky: in her career, in love, in…well, everything. Her identical twin sister Ami, on the other hand, is probably the luckiest person in the world. Her meet-cute with her fiancé is something out of a romantic comedy (gag) and she’s managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a series of Internet… Continue reading The unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

5 star reads - Courtney

The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with… Continue reading The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

5 star reads - Courtney

The Bromance Book Club By Lyssa Kay Adams

The first rule of book club: You don't talk about book club. Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott's marriage is in major league trouble. He’s recently discovered a humiliating secret: his wife Thea has always faked the Big O. When he loses his cool at the revelation, it’s the final straw on their already strained… Continue reading The Bromance Book Club By Lyssa Kay Adams

4 star reads - Courtney

The Turn of the key by Ruth Ware

When she stumbles across the ad, she’s looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss—a live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary. And when Rowan Caine arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten—by the luxurious “smart” home fitted out with all modern conveniences, by the beautiful Scottish… Continue reading The Turn of the key by Ruth Ware

Book Hauls - Stacia, Discussion - Stacia

Spook-tober is Almost Over 🎃

Heeeelllloooo Sunbeams! I come to you today with a list most frightful. In celebration of All Hallow's Eve approaching, I've compiled a list of books that are thrillery/spooky/mind bendy and perrrfect for the season! 1. One of Us is Lying (McManus) This was actually the first thriller/mystery I ever read and its remains my benchmark… Continue reading Spook-tober is Almost Over 🎃