#NewRelease, #BookReview & #StampYourPassport for Paris, France 🇫🇷 with Sophie Valroux’s Paris Stars by Samantha Vérant ~ 5⭐️ 

Published on October 19th, 2021 by Berkley Books Summary: In this delectable novel, a chef on the rise fuels her passion for cooking while enduring the hardest challenges she’s ever faced after a debilitating injury.  Everybody wants a piece of grand chef Sophie Valroux. With her once-destroyed reputation fully recovered and then some, Sophie isContinue reading “#NewRelease, #BookReview & #StampYourPassport for Paris, France 🇫🇷 with Sophie Valroux’s Paris Stars by Samantha Vérant ~ 5⭐️ “

#BookReview: Goodbye, Orchid by Carol Van Den Hende ~ The Write Review Top Book of 2020, Annie Award Finalist & 5⭐️

Published: October 1st, 2020 Summary: Rising from ashes is hard. Giving up the one you love is harder. Thirty-two year-old Phoenix Walker is an entrepreneur who has built an agency with a heart almost as big as his own. To add to his good fortune, he’s falling for Orchid Paige, the beautiful half-Asian marketer who’sContinue reading “#BookReview: Goodbye, Orchid by Carol Van Den Hende ~ The Write Review Top Book of 2020, Annie Award Finalist & 5⭐️”

#BookReview & #StampYourPassport for Germany 🇩🇪, Israel 🇮🇱 & LA, USA 🇺🇸 : Do Not Disclose by Leora Krygier ~ 5⭐️

Published: August 24th, 2021 by She Writes Press Summary: Leora, a juvenile court judge, wife, mother, and daughter, is caught in the routine of work, taking care of her family and aging parents. But she’s also a second-generation Holocaust survivor. It’s an identity she didn’t understand was hers until she accidentally discovered a secret fileContinue reading “#BookReview & #StampYourPassport for Germany 🇩🇪, Israel 🇮🇱 & LA, USA 🇺🇸 : Do Not Disclose by Leora Krygier ~ 5⭐️”

#BookReview & #StampYourPassport for Germany 🇩🇪 & USA, NY 🇺🇸: Circumference of Silence by Jacquie Herz ~ 5⭐️

Summary: It’s been a week since the funeral, and Mali is at her mother’s Manhattan apartment ready to pack it up—at least that’s what she thinks—until she discovers a manila envelope, propped up against the back of her mother’s desk, and filled with a mass of unsent letters. Her mother’s handwriting on the lined notepaperContinue reading “#BookReview & #StampYourPassport for Germany 🇩🇪 & USA, NY 🇺🇸: Circumference of Silence by Jacquie Herz ~ 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⭐️”

#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⭐️”

#BookReview: Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon ~5⭐️

Date of Release: May 26th, 2020 Summary: Beauty. Wealth. Success. She’s got it all. And it all should’ve been mine.  When Eleanor Hardwicke’s beloved father dies, her world is further shattered by a gut-wrenching secret: the man she’s grieving isn’t really her dad. Eleanor was the product of an affair and her biological father isContinue reading “#BookReview: Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon ~5⭐️”

#BookReview: The Laundress by Barbara Sapienza~ 5⭐️

Date of Release: May 19, 2020 Summary: Twenty-six-year-old Lavinia Lavinia is burdened by her unknown heritage—but her uncle Sal, who raised her in San Francisco, has always kept silent, refusing to reveal the devastating secret of her origin. And now, following the death of his wife, he’s left for Italy. In the wake of herContinue reading “#BookReview: The Laundress by Barbara Sapienza~ 5⭐️”

#BookReview: Mountain of Full Moons by Irene Kessler ~ 4.5⭐️

Date of Release: April 14, 2020 Summary: Thirteen-year-old Elisha lives in a village near Shechem in the Land of Canaan in ancient Israel. She wants to be like other girls but is unmarried, speaks to an angel, and composes and sings her own songs—a pursuit her parents disapprove of. When she tells the village womenContinue reading “#BookReview: Mountain of Full Moons by Irene Kessler ~ 4.5⭐️”