Watching You

Watching You by Lisa Jewel (by Atria Books– out Dec. 26) Thank you to Netgalley and Atria books. I got lucky and received a digital and physical ARC of this book!  Synopsis: Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighbourhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It’s not the sort…

Nine Perfect Strangers

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty (Flatiron Books– out Nov. 6) Synopsis (via Goodreads): Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? Nine perfect strangers are about to find out… Thoughts: 5 Stars: After being highly disappointed with Truly, Madly, Guilty (slow burn that turned up nothing), I was so thrilled that…

Weekly Recap– October 7

Weekly Recap– October 7, 2018 This week luckily flew by. There was tons supposedly happening at work and then just like that nothing happened. The district didn’t even make it to my room before my break and the teachers who were supposed to observe me never came. But my kiddos were awesome and we were…

October Yays and Nays

October Yays and Nays October is here! The month where I get hopeful that the heat will subside. When mornings are slightly cool and the evenings slowly get nicer! All the yes for that! October Yays ALL. THE. BOOKS– there are soooo many amazing books coming out this month and I am so excited to…

The Dream Daughter

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain (St. Martin’s Press– October 2) Thank you St. Martin’s Press for a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis (via Goodreads): When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970 and there…

Monthly Recap– September 2018

Monthly Recap– September 2018 September was hot. That is really the only way to describe it. Florida broke records on heat for the month of September, which makes me sad because that means it will only get worse. Unless, you are one of those people that think global warming is fake and the higher temperatures…

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (Ballantine Books– Out Now) Synopsis (via Goodreads): How do you stop a murder that’s already happened? At a gala party thrown by her parents, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed–again. She’s been murdered hundreds of times, and each day, Aiden Bishop is too late to save…

Weekly Recap– September 23, 2018

Weekly Recap– September 23, 2018 This last week was absolutely bananas at work, so I apologize for being absent! This last week was exhausting and reading was not impressive this week. However, some wonderful things happened in our house this week! We are in the middle of renovating two rooms in our house– one at…

The Dinner List

The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle (Flat Iron Books– September 11, 2018) Synopsis (via Goodreads): At one point or another, we’ve all been asked to name five people, living or dead, with whom we’d like to have dinner. Why do we choose the people we do? And what if that dinner was to actually happen?…

An Unwanted Guest

An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena (Pamela Dorman Books– out now) Synopsis (via Goodreads): It’s winter in the Catskills and Mitchell’s Inn, nestled deep in the woods, is the perfect setting for a relaxing–maybe even romantic–weekend away. It boasts spacious old rooms with huge woodburning fireplaces, a well-stocked wine cellar, and opportunities for cross-country skiing,…