With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

Month: December 2020

December 30, 2020

How to Catch a Queen

When Shanti Mohapi weds the king of Njaza, her dream of becoming a queen finally comes true. But it’s nothing like she imagined.

December 29, 2020

Pretty Little Wife

Lila plans Aaron’s death out for weeks and executes it flawlessly, or so she thinks. When she awakens the next morning, she expects people to be inundating the grieving widow with visits and phone calls in the wake of her husband’s suicide, but all is quiet. That is, until the principal at Aaron’s school shows up at Lila’s house because Aaron has uncharacteristically not shown up for work and is not answering his cell.

December 27, 2020

Blind Vigil

Blind Vigil by Matt Coyle December 1, 2020Oceanview Publishing Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery/Thriller Blinded by a gunshot wound to the face while working as a private investigator nine months ago, Rick Cahill is now sure of only one thing: he has to start a new life and leave his old one behind. He’s still trying […]

December 26, 2020

The Garden of Promises and Lies

The Garden of Promises and Lies by Paula Brackston Publication date: December 15, 2020 by St. Martin’s Press Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Historical Fantasy, Romantic Fantasy As the bustle of the winter holidays in the Little Shop of Found Things gives way to spring, Xanthe is left to reflect on the strange events of the past […]

December 25, 2020

In A Holidaze

In A Holidaze by Christina Lauren Published October 6, 2020 by Gallery Books Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Holiday | Romance | Romantic Comedy Maelyn spends every Christmas at a cabin in Park City, Utah with her parents, brother, and their family friends. Each year, the crew does their traditional activities including a snow “creature” contest, a […]

December 21, 2020

Maureen’s Year End Wrap Up

Another fabulous year of reading!! So many great books were published in 2020 and boy, did we need them. Since many of my favorites are global favorites or on other people’s lists (thanks a lot, Obama!) I’m going to highlight a few lesser known books that made an impression on me this year. Purple Lotus […]

December 20, 2020

Louise’s End of Year Wrap Up

2020 sure has been a crazy year: more downs than ups for most people, I expect. The silver lining of staying at home more was that I had more time to read and I discovered some truly wonderful books along the way. Here are some of my favorites that I read this year. These are […]

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