I was drawn to The Book Haters’ Book Club by Gretchen Anthony with it’s promise of book talk, humor and family. This women’s fiction story delivered a heart-felt humorous story about the Over the Rainbow Bookstore and what happens when one co-owners dies… the one who actually loved books.
I listened to Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt for two reasons. The first, it mentioned it was perfect for fans of A Man Called Ove, and the second reason was my curiosity about the octopus. This brilliant, moving debut hooked me as it connected lives and introduced me to an unforgettable character named Marcellus.
Colleen Hoover delivers unforgettable feels from her contemporary romances to her paranormal stories and I dove into Reminders of Him prepared to laugh, cry and swoon… I wasn’t wrong. This poignant story touches on loss, motherhood, forgiveness and love.
Netflix bought the movie adaptation rights to Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult and so I chose to listen to the audiobook narrated by Marin Ireland because we all know the book is better. Relevant, poignant and deeply moving story that takes place during the pandemic. Grab a cup of coffee and check out my thoughts.
I’ve been given the chance to enjoy a few Literati Book Club boxes and my first selection was The Divines by Ellie Eaton. This was a book selected by Elin Hilderbrand -Queen of the Beach Reads. Grab an iced coffee and learn more about the boxed book club and The Divines.
Duchess Day Radley is a thirteen-year-old self-proclaimed outlaw, and I needed to know her story, which is how I came to pick up We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker. Narrated by George Newbern I laughed, cried, stomped my feet and lost myself in this story of love and loss.
Courtney Summers has long been a favorite here at Caffeinated Reviewer, from her zombie dystopias to her mystery thrillers. Her newest novel The Project introduces us to an aspiring journalist as she searches for her sister within a cult.
Please welcome Sophia Rose back to the blog with a review of Child of Gilead by Douglas S. Reed. You’ll want to add this to your bookshelf. Enjoy!