That Month in Tuscany By Inglath Cooper

Okay..I read my first Inglath Cooper romance..

That Month In Tuscany by Inglath Cooper

Published in September of 2014 by Fence Free Entertainment

Average Rating on Goodreads: 3.85 Stars

My Rating: 4/5 Stars

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Synopsis:

That Month in Tuscany . . .

Ren Sawyer and Lizzy Harper live completely different lives. He’s a rock star with a secret he can no longer live with. She’s a regular person whose husband stood her up for a long planned anniversary trip.

On a flight across the Atlantic headed for Italy, a drunken pity party and untimely turbulence literally drop Lizzy into Ren’s lap. It is the last thing she can imagine ever happening to someone like her. But despite their surface differences, they discover an undeniable pull between them. A pull that leads them both to remember who they had once been before letting themselves be changed by a life they had each chosen.

Exploring the streets of Florence and the hills of Tuscany together – two people with seemingly nothing in common – changes them both forever. And what they find in each other is something that might just heal them both.

My Thoughts:

I made the mistake of looking at a few reviews of That Month In Tuscany while reading it..(don’t this!) so for a short while, the negative reviews had me convinced I wouldn’t enjoy it. Despite what I’d read though, I ended up really enjoying this book.

Now, is it something that is going to blow your mind? Not really. In fact, there is absolutely nothing ground breaking about this story. Woman in a dumpster fire of a marriage takes off to Italy alone after his husband chooses work over going with her. On her way she meets this rock star (whom she doesn’t recognize at first) and the two end up road tripping, outrunning situations across Italy together.

This book is very trope-y. Lizzy’s daughter is a complete snob to her. Her husband is a jerk. The author did everything in her power to make you feel sympathy toward Lizzy and not give her the side eye when she starts having feelings toward Rock Star Ren. Well, in the end..it worked just fine for me.

I was in the mood for a quick, fun read..and the traveling was an added bonus. Even more points added because they travel to Italy, which is my ideal destination. I really enjoyed seeing Lizzy’s growth as a woman in this short amount of time. She represented what is so true I believe for a lot of women. She had spent so much of her adult life being a wife and a mother and conformed to what her husband and daughter wanted of her, that she had lost touch with herself internally. While in Italy she began doing things that Lizzy loved to do. 

In Ren’s case, he is this super star who just wants to sit in a restaurant and eat unbothered. He traveled to Italy with the intention of no longer being alive shortly after. Then he meets Lizzy. Ren is so swoon worthy with how crazy you can feel he is about Lizzy. He’s so patient with her and can see right through her crap when she tries to put it up.

Surprisingly there is a suspense element that was thrown into the book. At first I was like No! why would you do this? In the end however, I felt that plot twist served all kinds of purposes. It for sure mended one relationship while also playing a big part in another ending.

Overall, I enjoyed this book. I think Spring is the perfect season for this book and would even be great for a summer tbr..both seasons my wanderlust is typically all over the place. If you want traveling, a sweet romance with a tad bit of suspense, I definitely recommend giving this one a try.

xo.

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Sunday Coffee

Yay, we have made it to another Sunday. This past week was one for the books. There’s quite a bit to share. Grab your drink of choice and let’s catch up.

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First things first, I (finally) went to Dallas, Texas! On trips home to Missouri I have driven through Dallas, and it is intimidating as hell. The reason for the trip was to attend my first ever author event. I got to sit front row at Half Price Books and listen to, and ask questions to Chanel Cleeton!

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The event was completely free, I just had to get myself to Dallas and pay for a place to stay. It was a nice, during the week getaway. It was very interesting to hear Chanel speak about some of her family history and the motivations behind both When We Left Cuba and Next Year in Havana. I loved hearing a bit about her background, having studied international relations and attending law school. It made so much sense while reading Beatriz’s story in When We Left Cuba. 

What I found interesting, which I typically do, is to learn that she had no “formal training,” in writing when she became a writer. I think that is so fascinating and definitely inspirational. I’ve had a few story ideas floating in my head for a while but always use the excuse that I have no idea what I’m doing. I’ve heard a few authors say this but I think hearing it in person from an actual author, whose book I was holding in my hand made it seem more real life for me.

We also chatted a bit about what is to come from her, and I’m so excited. There will be 2 more books that follow the Perez family and both sound wonderful. Cleeton is definitely an author who I believe in what she’s doing. I’m fascinated by the time periods and history she is bringing back to life.

After the event, I was browsing books as I waited for my husband and Kids to pick me up when another attendee and I started chatting. I literally felt like I met my new best friend. Georgia and I found out that we are both Missouri girls living here in Texas. We are both romance readers. She is actually putting the finishing touches to two books she’s been working on and attends quite a few book conventions. It was so nice. The event itself was great, and then meeting and chatting with her was the icing on the cake.

Reading wise, I am currently in the middle of a couple of things. I looked on Goodreads and was surprised to see that I dwindled my currently reading shelf down to one book, which is a poetry collection by Andrea Gibson called Lord of the ButterfliesThis isnt my favorite collection of Gibson’s.. honestly at times I find myself a bit bored but I keep going because there are some truly powerful, hard hitting poems in it at the same time. I’ll share a few passages I’ve highlighted:

“Do you ever feel like the best of you is something you’re still hoping to grow into?”

“what I want most is to live the rest of my life desperately wanting to live it. I want to give that to you. I want it to find you in the nothing at all. I want it to be something.”

One thing that is irking me just a bit too with this collection is some of the poetry is a tad long for my liking. It’s a preference thing. I don’t necessarily want to read a poem that is over two pages long. More than likely, halfway through my attention is gone and the ending didn’t stand a chance.

Aside from that, I started listening to That Month In Tuscany by Inglath Cooper. I was in the mood for something with travel in it, and both the audiobook and ebook have just been sitting untouched for an embarrassingly long time so I gave it a go. I have about five hours of listening time and it’s not a bad book. It does feel a bit too set up, too trope heavy I guess you could call it. It follows Lizzy whose marriage has gone to crap. Her husband is the inattentive husband who spends too much time at work and cancels on her when it’s time to take their anniversary trip to Italy. Lizzy decides screw it, she’ll go by herself because for entirely too long, she’s put aside things she wanted to do for her husband. Insert Ren! Ren is a rockstar that Lizzie doesn’t recognize initially on their plane ride over to Italy. The two end up hanging out when they get over there. Ren just wanting to be normal and Lizzie wanting to enjoy the moments and being in Italy. Oh and let me not forget Lizzie snot nose daughter who I already can’t stand. Cooper thus far has done a wonderful job of creating a cast of side characters who are complete jerks to have me rooting for Lizzie and what she’s doing. We’ll see where this journey takes us.

Let me know what’s going on in your corner of the world. Do something nice for yourself  and be kind to yourself. Until we chat again, xo.

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Thoughts While Reading: The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

Hello Friends! It is a chill Sunday night and I just got cozy in bed and read chapter three of The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves. I “started” this book about a week ago, but the way last week was set up: hardly any reading got done. I am determined to get it finished this week though because it releases April 2. I thought instead of a typical review, I’d just do check in’s every few chapters or so and share my feelings and thoughts…

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Sunday, March 24th at 7:33 pm:

I am very early into the book but already, only three chapters in, the tension is building up for me. I really want to know what the heck Annika did to Jonathan.

So far I am enjoying the way the book is formatted. It appears that we will flip flop between Annika and Jonathan’s narration, so I’m hoping we are privy to what happened from both of their perspectives.

Also, I tabbed a few things Annika says in chapter 3 that has me curious as to if she is autistic..

“When I was a child, I would rock and hum, but as I got older, I learned  to keep my self-soothing methods hidden.”

“He smelled faintly of chlorine, and while I hated most smells, for some reason that one didn’t bother me.”

But I had a very sensitive nose and I knew what it was the moment she introduced us. Janice understood that the memories it triggered were something I simply couldn’t handle.”

“It would take me hours to fully unwind, but being home allowed me to relax slightly and my breathing to grow deeper.”

“Janice had had three years to learn how to communicate with me, and to her credit, she’d mastered my native language like an expert linguist.”

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Saturday, March 30th at 5:24 pm:

I did some catch up reading of The Girl He Used To Know this morning while sipping a delicious latte at one of my coffee spots. I didn’t get very far, but it felt so good to jump back into the story. For real, it has been a while since a book has had me highlighting and underlining like crazy and I am nowhere near even halfway through this book. It’s so good. The chapter I read today was from Jonathan’s perspective and my heart has broken for him, both due to his recent divorce and for whatever the heck Annika did to him!

When thinking of his recent divorce: 

“It’s funny how the very trait that attracts you to someone is the same trait you can’t stand when you’re untangling yourselves from each other. And not funny ha-ha. Funny like how in the world could you not have seen it?”

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“That’s the thing no one tells you about divorce. No matter how much you and your spouse agree that the relationship is broken, it hurts like hell when you go to your separate ways, and the pain follows you around until one day, it doesn’t. It’s only recently that I’ve noticed its absence, and I have no desire to gamble on replacing it with more heartbreak.”

Jonathan agrees to have a coffee date with Annika where they make basically small talk and nothing from the past gets resolved. So as it comes to a close, Jonathan thanks her for the coffee and tells her he should get going. He can tell it bothers her:

“When she comprehends that one coffee date I the extent of our reunion, she looks crushed. Thought is isn’t intentional and it’s certainly not retaliatory, I have the fleeting thought that this is the first time I’ve ever done anything to hurt her. And it feels awful.”

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Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:18 pm

It’s been a few days but I have been taking my time with this book. Savoring it yet devouring it piece by piece. It is beautiful.  I finally got the answers to my questions I had when I initially started the book. Annika’s therapist believes she lives is on the high functioning spectrum of autism but Annika has never taken the steps to finding out for sure. I love how in a way, rather than put a name or label on something, the author chose to just create this complex character and her quirks and leave it at that. Jonathan is now a favorite hero. He truly lives up to the word.

Something crazy, what in the world plot twist just happened that I wasn’t expecting and my heart is a little broken at the moment but wow. I feel like this is going to be one of those books I never shut up about.. it has my emotions all over the place.

Thursday, April 4th at 6:57 pm

Hello loves. I finished the book this morning. I gave it 5/5 stars on Goodreads. It was so good. I enjoy second chance romances, especially when the writer writes the story where you are time hopping between then and now. That’s how The Girl He Used To Know is written and I couldn’t imagine it being written any other way. You really get to see the evolution of Annika with the time hopping. She is a very intelligent, beautiful woman but  there’s a lot of things she doesn’t know how to do, a lot of things she’s uncomfortable with doing. Jonathan comes into her life and tries to ease things for her which I loved but she really did need to see that she could do life on her own at the same time. I liked that. I liked that Annika needed to figure life out and how she personally can navigate the world before getting her happily ever after. In the end, she really had to be bold, be brave, to find the man she loves and I was so proud of her.

This is a wonderful romance for lovers of second chances. If you enjoy those stories of two people who are perfect for each other, making their way back to one another, I think you’ll really enjoy this one.

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Sunday Coffee

Hello Friends. We have made it to another Sunday. This is the last day of March, 2019. I can’t believe it. We are truly zooming through time at insane speeds. Grab your favorite Sunday drink of choice, and let’s chat about how this past week, the last week, of March went.. And while at it, do some reflection on the month as a whole.

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This past week was a combination of absolute madness and hope. I have been on the fence about remaining on Active Duty or separating to focus on my education, be a Mom and just feel normal, for a while now. If I was in the Air Force under any of the numerous administrative types of jobs, there’d be no question at all about staying in or not. Given that I am a military police officer though, I sing a totally different song. Seeing women in my career field, making a career out of this job isn’t far fetched but they still get the utmost respect from me. My perspective began to change when my kids started getting older and once I really started taking help for my mental health seriously. I don’t want to jinx anything so I am going to standby on putting it out there, but I received a little beacon of hope this week. Shortly after that, someone tried to dim my sparkle just a tad, but I am keeping faith in the system and staying positive.

I closed my notebook and sat in the cafe thinking about real time. Is it time uninterrupted? Only the present comprehended? Are our thoughts nothing but passing Trains, no stops, devoid of dimension, whizzing by massive posters with repeating images? Catching a fragment from a window seat, yet another fragment from the next identical frame? If I write in the present yet digress, is that still real time? Real time, I reasoned, cannot be divided into sections like the numbers on the face of a clock. If I write about the past as I simultaneously dwell in the present, am I still in real time? Perhaps there is no past or future, only the perpetual present that contains this trinity of memory. I looked out into the street and noticed the light changing. Perhaps the sun had slipped behind a cloud. Perhaps time had slipped away.”

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I was very much in the mood for a memoir this past week, so I started M Train by Patti Smith.  I listened to the audiobook and occasionally followed along with my physical copy and I remember when I hit this particular quote, I replayed this specific part over and over again. I thought it was absolutely beautiful and so meaningful as a person obsessed with time. I love when I read a memoir and can tell that the writer truly loves the craft of writing. That’s the vibe I get from Patti Smith. So much of this book transported me to the cafe table across from her as she sat and journaled. I loved it.

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This month I found two, new to me coffee shops. Estate Coffee and Brown Coffee Co. I can’t recommend it enough. Find a place where you live that illuminates all the cozy vibes.  Get up a little early and go with your current read. I have a very short list of what I do for my mom time, but frequenting my local coffee shops with what I’m currently reading is at the top. From Estate Coffee, I have fell in love with with Kentucky Smoked Latte and I loved the atmosphere I found in Brown Coffee Co. The Barista broke down the menu there being that it was my first visit. She was super sweet and we chatted quite a bit before I left.

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This month was also the month of see ya later’s.

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Two of my previous co-workers are headed to Las Vegas for their next assignments and my previous supervisor is staying here in San Antonio, but going back to her regular job. I am so excited for all of them and this new phase of life for them and their families.

I attended this really amazing Women’s History Lunch our Wing Commander put on for us ladies across the installation. She did a phenomenal job. The panel of women we got to chat with and ask questions were fantastic. I laughed. I cried. I laughed and cried some more. It was great. It really made me appreciate the tribe I’ve found that much more. Seriously, nothing beats having a group of girlfriends you can turn to.

Reading plans. Id really love to start April off with a clean slate reading wise, but won’t stress myself out if that doesn’t happen. In April though, I would love to get the number of books sitting on my shelf that have been sent to me cut down and mix in poetry with April being Poetry month. I have so many poetry rereads planned and a couple of new collections I’ve hauled and want to read too.  This weekend my goal has been to finish The Girl He Used to Know, which I am adoring. I can’t wait to share my thoughts with you.

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Lastly, I finished my Air Force Physical Training test. Oh my goodness, I can’t even begin to explain how great it feels to have the stress of that out of the way. I definitely need to put more effort into working on my physical fitness..there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day sometimes. My health and physical well being however, will become a higher priority, because although I passed, I could’ve done a lot better than what I did. I know I have it in me. It is so easy to make excuses. So easy to stay in a rut. Then when the time comes to bust your butt, you find yourself wishing you would’ve put in more work.  Eh, I don’t want to feel like that anymore, next time.

That is my week, and thoughts on March in a nutshell. I hope this month was good to you. Take care of yourselves, and until next time, xo.

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Sin and Ink by Naima Simone

Hello Friends! I finished my first ever Naima Simone romance and don’t mind me as I casually binge my way through everything I can find with her name on this year.. I read Sin and Ink which is a romance I have heard nothing but raving reviews on.  Did it live up to all of the hype it gets? Absofreakinglutely!

Sin and Ink by Naima Simone

Published October 15, 2018 by Entangled Publishing, LLC (Scorched)

Audiobook narrated by Rock Engle & Mackenzie Cartwright

4/5 Stars

 

“Sex with Knox, my employer, my friend, my brother in law, is about 31 different flavors of crazy. Inappropriate doesn’t even begin to cover it. But forbidden and practically incestuous does.”

Synopsis:

There’s sin, and then there’s literally going-straight-to-hell sin…

Being in lust with my dead brother’s wife pretty much guarantees that one day I’ll be the devil’s bitch. But Eden Gordon works with me, so it’s getting harder and harder to stay away. I promised my family—and him—I would, though.

My days as an MMA champion are behind me. But whenever I see her, with those wicked curves and soft mouth created for dirty deeds, it’s a knock-down fight to just maintain my distance. “Hard Knox” becomes more than just the name of my tattoo shop. However, surrendering to the forbidden might be worth losing everything…

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My Thoughts:

Sin and Ink had my emotions here there and everywhere. Simone has created this back story to Knox and Eden’s romance that is a complete ode to how forbidden and wrong their attraction to each other. I love a grieving hero story and reading Sin and Ink made me realize it’s been a while since I’ve read a grieving widow story. I liked how in this romance though, Eden lost her husband two years ago, so when we meet her in the book, she is at the point where she is ready to stop grieving and move on. She makes an important point in the book which is basically that she didn’t die with her husband.

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I liked that Knox and Eden didn’t immediately jump each others bones. As the reader we really get a much needed glimpse into the guilt that both of them feel about their attraction to one another. I liked that the author explored this and didn’t have them just going for it. Besides these two grappling with both their guilt and this love and lust that’s ready to explode, there is this constant feeling of walking around on egg shells when it comes to Knox’s family.

Knox’s Mother is still really grieving the death of her son and blames Knox for his death. In the story she spews out some pretty hurtful words his way. I liked the way that his Mother was written. Her still grieving and accusations toward Knox only added to the conflict surrounding the romance.

I listened to Sin and Ink on audio while following along with the ebook and there were a few parts early on in the book that felt a bit slow. These slow parts I will attribute to the male narrator and me having to get use to his narration style.

Not to end off on a negative though, I loved this book. I was addicted to the attraction between Eden and Knox while at the same time listening with my eyes closed and sneaking a peek every once in a while.  It felt so wrong but the love between the two was undeniable. Simone did a great job of of writing what it must feel like the surviving spouse but rather than dwelling on that and focusing the story around it, I loved how our surviving spouse is ready to move on with her life.

Overall this was an emotional roller coaster. It’s very, very sexy. Very descriptive. If that’s not your thing, you’ve been warned..

“My love for him is that of a woman who has experienced the suffering of life and has come out stronger, forced into unbreakable steel. A woman who understands that she doesn’t need a man by her side to complete the picture of who she is but chooses to want him there. My love for his is with the knowledge that heroes aren’t shiny, golden-haired, perfect Gods. They’re men. Scarred, battered, wounded men with feet of clay…and hearts of the purest, most precious gold.”

 

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Sunday Coffee

Hello Friends. We have made it to another Sunday and wow, what a week. Thursday and Friday in particular were crazy days for me. I feel like I earned the hell out of this weekend. Grab your Sunday drink of choice and let’s catch up.

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This past week I finished the second two books in Melanie Harlow’sHappy Crazy Love trilogy.

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Both were fantastic, but the third book, Some Sort of Love I’d have to say is my favorite of all three. Melanie Harlow has become one of the few authors who after reading one book of hers, I want to read anything and everything I can get my hands on by her.

I had another incident of right place, right time, new favorite song. Seriously, I need to create a playlist dedicated to songs I hear on a whim, while out and about. I was at my local Central Market yesterday morning after grabbing coffee and heard this reggae beat being played throughout the store. Reggae isn’t a genre I know basically anything about but I have an ear for older music. Older music is a first love of mine. I immediately pull out my phone and Shazam it. I learn that song is, It’s True by Alton Ellis from his album, Sunday Coming. It’s True gives feeds my old school, crooning, doo wop soul what it needs while on top of a reggae beat that transports me to an island paradise I need to visit sooner rather than later.

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One of my current reads is a poetry collection by Andrea Gibson, The Madness Vase.

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I am enjoying this one a whole lot more than a previous read of hers. I was pretty let down by that one after reading and loving, Pansy.  I’ll share some of what I have highlighted so far:

Like drumbeats forever changing their rhythm I am living today as someone I had not yet become yesterday, and tonight I will borrow only pieces of who I am right now to carry with me to tomorrow.

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I am whatever I am when I am it.

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I will say I have never cared to Be nearly as much as I care to Become.

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I am also currently in the middle of Sin and Ink by Naima Simone.

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I don’t want to say too much about it, because I am pretty far in and will definitely post a full review once I am done, but I am enjoying it so far. Up to this point I felt like I’ve read some very forbidden romances. Like, what else could be out there? Then I started reading Sin and Ink and all I’ll say I if you like a good forbidden romance. A totally messed up situation? You have to give this one a try! More to come on it once I’ve finished.

This past week was insane. One of those weeks which consisted of early mornings to get to work and attempt to catch up, yet still leaving feeling like I accomplished nothing. I am determined to do better at time management while also not stressing myself out. My Psychologist I have been seeing is moving out to Arizona, so I start therapy with a new doctor this week. Wish me luck. I’ve met this particular doctor before and she seems nice, but I have built trust with the doctor I’ve been using and it kind of feels like starting all over again.

Let me know what is going on in your corner of the world. How did your week go? Anything awesome coming up this week for you? I am wishing you the best. Take care of yourself. Until next time, xo.

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Goodbye Winter, Romance Faves

Hello Friends, and Happy Spring! I am very much looking forward to Spring, 2019. I am determined, reading wise, to really enjoy myself. I want this Spring to be a memorable one thanks in part to reading some awesome stuff. Before moving on and living my best Spring Life though, I want to share what my top 3 romance reads from Winter were. Narrowing my favorites down to only 3 was tough, because I can count on one hand how many books from my Winter reading that I didn’t like. I read a lot of stories that are standing the test of time and are really sticking with me. These 3 (and one honorable mention) are the ones that have had the most impact.

 

First up is A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas by Maisey Yates. I received this one thanks to the Harlequin Publicity Team and really enjoyed it. I read A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas as part of my Holiday Romance Binge which honestly is in the works to become an every holiday season thing! Holiday Romances are my absolute favorites and this one didn’t disappoint. It is Grant and McKenna’s romance. What I loved most about this book was Grant. I love a grieving hero romance and Grant was so well written. He ripped my whole heart out as he lived day to day refusing to move on out of survivor’s guilt. I loved how Maisey Yates explored that in this one and I am so excited to try more out from her.

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My next pick is Grip by Kennedy Ryan. I’ll probably never stop recommending this book by Kennedy Ryan. I was obsessed with it! Obsessed! This is Grip and Bristol’s romance. We meet the two in the novella, Flow which leaves off on this total cliff hanger and will have you immediately one clicking Grip so you can find out what in the heck is going on! This is an interracial romance which grapples with some heavy topics. I think it is an important book that more readers should read. I could seriously go on and on but let’s just say: police brutality toward people of color is discussed in this book, along with what it must be like to be a police officer in today’s America-I liked that both sides were explored, the mother’s of both Bristol and Grip wanting their kids to be with someone of their own kind, and a third party whose head over heels for the hero! There is so much going on in this story, amidst beautiful, poetic writing, a sexy romance and important message. Kennedy Ryan knocked it out of the park with this one.

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My third pick is going to Queen Bev herself, Ms. Beverly Jenkins! I have been gradually making my way through works by hers and have successfully completed her Destiny trilogy and while each book brought its own unique spin to the trilogy, one in particular really stood out to me. My favorite from this trilogy and my final favorite from this Winter, is Destiny’s Captive. This is Noah and Pilar’s romance. The two cross paths after Pilar, a female pirate, steals Noah’s ship. All 3 heroines from this trilogy were basically bad asses, but Pilar was my favorite. We see how tough she is, and it felt genuine. It felt like the life she had been living was truly all she ever knew and wanted.  So when Noah comes around she really struggles with the change. Noah though! Oh my goodness. If a damaged hero is your thing, you have to read this book. We learn at the end of this romance why Noah is so broken and dammit, I didn’t think Queen Bev would go there, but she did. It still breaks my heart thinking about it.

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I have to have an honorable mention, because this is my show and I’m allowing myself the liberty to bend the rules! In the spirit of bending rules, my honorable mention isn’t going to be a romance, which can be a tad bit debatable. My honorable mention is Hollywood’s Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A. by Lili Anolik. I have yet to read any of Eve Babitz’s fiction but when I saw the cover to this one, I couldn’t resist. I found it absolutely fascinating. I have never been to L.A. and find the 60s and 70s fascinating. I feel like those years get forgotten about as time continues to pass, but so much amazing music and pieces of pop culture happened during them. I loved how this book is one woman who lived during this time’s own experience. We learn how much of a recluse Babitz is know, but I felt Anolik really showcased her voice well. Literally after finishing this I jotted down all the Babitz titles I need to read sooner rather than later with the intention of decoding what I’m reading. I loved it!

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So those are my favorite reads from this past Winter. I am sad to see it go, but I hoping this Spring is an amazing one. I have so many awesome reads lined up! Let me know what your favorite reading favorites were from this past Winter, I’d love to know. I hope you’re taking care of yourself. Until next time, xo.

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