#BookReview: My Pursuit of Beauty: A Cosmetic Chemist Reveals the Glitz, the Glam, and the Batsh*t Crazy by Vince Spinnato with Mickey Goodman

Summary: Finalist, LGTBQ Nonfiction Category, 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards At age 10, Vince Spinnato watched TV soaps with his grandmother and became enamored with the characters on The Young and the Restless, who owned a cosmetics firm. He vowed he would follow in their footsteps and chose a name – VS Vincenzo. In hisContinue reading “#BookReview: My Pursuit of Beauty: A Cosmetic Chemist Reveals the Glitz, the Glam, and the Batsh*t Crazy by Vince Spinnato with Mickey Goodman”

#NewRelease & #BookReview: “The Season of Lights” by Gregory Erich Philips ~ 5⭐️

Date of Release: Sunday, April 18th, 2021 Summary: Passion, ambition and escape in the colorful artistic underworld off-Broadway, Cammie, a dancer in her mid-thirties, has just landed her first part in a show since coming to New York City. Yet the tug of familial obligation and the guilt of what she sacrificed to be thereContinue reading “#NewRelease & #BookReview: “The Season of Lights” by Gregory Erich Philips ~ 5⭐️”

#BookTour & #NewRelease & #BookReview – Her Last Chance by Alison Ragsdale ~ 5⭐️

Date of Release: April 13th, 2021 Summary: My darling girl, I watch you playing outside in the grass. Your long blonde hair sweeps back and your blue eyes are bright with joy. You are utterly perfect, I never imagined something could be so wrong and I’d be powerless to protect you… Ava’s daughter Carly is everything aContinue reading “#BookTour & #NewRelease & #BookReview – Her Last Chance by Alison Ragsdale ~ 5⭐️”

#NewRelease & #BookReview: The Sound Between the Notes by Barbara Linn Probst ~ 5 ⭐️

Summary: The highly anticipated new novel from the multiple award-winning author of Queen of the Owls . . . What if you had a second chance at the very thing you thought you’d renounced forever? How steep a price would you be willing to pay? Susannah’s career as a pianist has been on hold forContinue reading “#NewRelease & #BookReview: The Sound Between the Notes by Barbara Linn Probst ~ 5 ⭐️”

#NewRelease & #BookReview: The Secret Stealers by Jane Healey ~ 5⭐️

Date of Release: April 1st, 2021 Summary: A female American spy in Nazi-occupied France finds purpose behind enemy lines in a novel of unparalleled danger, love, and daring by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Beantown Girls. Anna Cavanaugh is a restless young widow and brilliant French teacher at a private school in Washington, DC.Continue reading “#NewRelease & #BookReview: The Secret Stealers by Jane Healey ~ 5⭐️”

#NewRelease & #BookReview: Paradise Road by Marilyn Kriete ~ 5⭐️

Date of Release: March 21st, 2021 Publisher: Lucid House Publishing Summary: A restless child of the 1960s, Marilyn yearns for love, hippiedom, and escape from her mother’s control. At 14, she runs nearly a thousand miles away to Vancouver, British Columbia, eventually landing herself in a Catholic home for troubled girls. At 16, she’s emancipated,Continue reading “#NewRelease & #BookReview: Paradise Road by Marilyn Kriete ~ 5⭐️”

#Giveaway & #BookTour & #BlogTour & #BookReview: A Child Lost (Henrietta & Inspector Howard #5) by Michelle Cox ~ 5⭐️

Summary: A spiritualist, an insane asylum, a lost little girl . . . When Clive, anxious to distract a depressed Henrietta, begs Sergeant Frank Davis for a case, he is assigned to investigating a seemingly boring affair: a spiritualist woman operating in an abandoned schoolhouse on the edge of town who is suspected of robbingContinue reading “#Giveaway & #BookTour & #BlogTour & #BookReview: A Child Lost (Henrietta & Inspector Howard #5) by Michelle Cox ~ 5⭐️”

#BookReview: The Arrangement by Kiersten Modglin ~ 5 ⭐️

Date of Release: January 28, 2021 Summary: Ainsley Greenburg is a fixer. It’s what she prides herself on. So, when she realizes her marriage is at its breaking point, she makes a decision to repair it, no matter the cost. Approaching her husband to propose the arrangement is supposed to be the hard part, butContinue reading “#BookReview: The Arrangement by Kiersten Modglin ~ 5 ⭐️”

#BookReview & #BESTBOOK2020: The All-Night Sun by Diane Zinna ~5⭐️

Date of Release: July 14th, 2920 Summary: A lonely young woman gets too close to her charismatic female student in this propulsive debut, culminating in a dangerously debauched Midsommar’s Eve. “Memorable and meaningful.”—Claire Messud, New York Times bestselling author of The Burning Girl Lauren Cress teaches writing at a small college outside of Washington, DC.Continue reading “#BookReview & #BESTBOOK2020: The All-Night Sun by Diane Zinna ~5⭐️”

#BookReview: Stranger in the Lake by Kimberly Belle ~ 5⭐️

Date of Release: June 9, 2020 Summary: When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused a ripple of gossip in their small lakeside town. They have a charmed life together, despite the cruel whispers about her humble past and his first marriage. But everything starts to unravel when she discovers a young woman’s bodyContinue reading “#BookReview: Stranger in the Lake by Kimberly Belle ~ 5⭐️”