T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving

1) Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley I used to be a Book Purist - meaning if a sequel was published to a classic book by anyone other than the original author, I wouldn't look twice at it. I love Gone with the Wind and even though Scarlett has been approved and authorized by the Mitchell estate, I didn't see how it could … Continue reading T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving

TTT: 10 Audiobooks I’d Listen to for the Narrator Alone

1) Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov; narrated by Jeremy Irons I have been in love with Jeremy Irons and his smoky, velvet voice ever since I watched The Lion King. I had (and still have) a really weird thing for Scar. Honestly, I'd listen to Jeremy Irons read the phone book but I'd much prefer listening to him read Lolita, a favorite … Continue reading TTT: 10 Audiobooks I’d Listen to for the Narrator Alone

T5W: Spring Reads – 5 Book Covers that Scream SPRING!

The weather's getting warmer, the flowers are starting to bloom and Easter candy is already appearing on store shelves even though it's only mid-March. Spring's finally here and for this week's Top 5 Wednesday spring reads freebie, I'm celebrating the start of the season by making a list of book covers that evoke spring. 1) The … Continue reading T5W: Spring Reads – 5 Book Covers that Scream SPRING!

TTT: Standalone Books that Need a Sequel

1) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Okay, I know that there are already countless sequels, prequels, and spin-offs for this book but my ideal sequel would be a smutty look into Darcy and Elizabeth's wedding night. 2) Mansfield Park by Jane Austen I don't want a sequel to Mansfield Park so much as a rewrite - a version where Fanny … Continue reading TTT: Standalone Books that Need a Sequel

March 2019 Releases I’m Adding to My TBR

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See The Mermaid's Voice Returns in This One by Amanda Lovelace Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young Save Me from Dangerous Men (Nikki Griffin #1) by S.A. Lelchuk The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell The Perfect Child by Lucinda Berry In Another Time by Jillian Cantor A Memory … Continue reading March 2019 Releases I’m Adding to My TBR