When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Posted June 28, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 17 Comments

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Review by Lauren source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” […]

Blog Tour Review: Oversight by Santino Hassell

Posted June 27, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 18 Comments

Oversight by Santino Hassell  Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley for review; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Goodreads is kind enough to note that the summary contains spoilers for the first book, Insight, so if you want to read the summary, visit Goodreads. Review: While Insight and Oversight follow two different narrators, […]

Review/Giveaway: Sip Tea With Mad Hatter

Posted June 26, 2017 by shooting in Book Review, Giveaway / 22 Comments

Sip Tea with Mad Hatter by Loretta Neff and illustrated by Anirban Mitra Review by Lauren source: copy for review; all opinions are my own Disclosure: compensated for my honest thoughts by The Children’s Book Review and the EW Foundation, Inc. Publisher’s Synopsis: Sip Tea with Mad Hatter  makes learning afternoon tea manners fun, meaningful, and […]

Favorite Things Giveaway Hop- New Sign Up!

Posted June 23, 2017 by shooting in Giveaway / 15 Comments

I actually meant to do this in June, but it didn’t quite work out so I’m opening this up again! Would you like to giveaway some of your favorite things? Some Basic Information:  Giveaway hop will run from Saturday July 8- Saturday July 22. You can choose who you want your giveaway open to – […]

DNF Review: How to Survive a Summer

Posted June 22, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 12 Comments

How to Survive a Summer by Nick White Thoughts by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Camp Levi nestled in the Mississippi countryside is designed to “cure” young teenage boys of their budding homosexuality. Will Dillard, a Midwestern graduate student, spent a summer at the camp as a teenager, and […]

Wildly Into the Dark: Typewriter Poems and the Rattlings of a Curious Mind

Posted June 20, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 14 Comments

Wildly Into the Dark: Typewriter Poems and the Rattlings of a Curious Mind by Tyler Knott Gregson Review by Lauren source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): With loyal fans around the world and across the internet, Tyler Knott Gregson is reinventing poetry for a new generation, using Instagram […]

Blog Tour Review: Chief’s Mess by L.A. Witt

Posted June 19, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 23 Comments

Chief’s Mess by L.A. Witt  Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley/publisher for blog tour – all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Anthony Talbot is in Anchor Point to visit family, but after two days of strife, he needs a break. A local gay bar is calling his name. When Chief Noah […]

Blog Tour: The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway

Posted June 18, 2017 by shooting in Book Review, Giveaway / 19 Comments

The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano Review by Lauren source: copy from The Fantastic Flying Book Club; all opinions are my own Official Summary: “It’s dark magic brings him back.”  Tori Burns and her family left D.C. for claustrophobic Chaptico, Maryland, after suddenly inheriting a house under mysterious circumstances. That inheritance puts her at odds with […]

Blog Tour Review: Back to You by Chris Scully

Posted June 16, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 21 Comments

Back to You by Chris Scully  Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Journalist Alex Buchanan has come home to the remote British Columbia town he grew up in, but only because his estranged father is dying. For Alex, the homecoming holds a mix of memories, mostly bad. The […]