Book Review: Thank You for Listening

Thank You for Listening by Julia Whelan Julia Whelan has been one of my favorite audiobook narrators pretty much from the first time I heard her voice. The range of voices and accents and characters that I've heard her read is astonishing. And then I started seeing reviews of Thank You for Listening popping up... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Lessons in Chemistry

Lessons in Chemistry by  Bonnie Garmus Elizabeth Zott is a force to be reckoned with. She is a brilliant chemist, a fact that goes unrecognized because she is a woman in an era when women were only supposed to be housewives and mothers. The only one who sees her as an equal is the grudge-holding... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Unplanned Life of Josie Hale

The Unplanned Life of Josie HalePublication Date: 03 May 2022 I absolutely adored The Unplanned Life of Josie Hale. It is sweet and lovely and was exactly what I needed to read at the time. Josie is newly separated from her husband, and has just found out that she's pregnant. While drowning her sorrows in... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: Happy for You

Happy for You by Claire StanfordPublication Date: 19 April 2022 ⭐ A Jennesaisreads Starred Review ⭐ Deeply introspective and insightful, Claire Stanford's debut novel, Happy for You, forces us to take a good, hard look at the concept of happiness and how, or even if, it can be measured. Half Jewish and half Japanese, Evelyn... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: Delphine Jones Takes a Chance

Delphine Jones Takes a Chance by Beth MorreyPublication Date: 5 April 2022 "What are we but a series of evolutions?" Deeply emotional and wonderfully uplifting, Delphine Jones Takes a Chance (releasing as Em & Me in the UK) is a beautiful story of second chances and the power we all have to not be defined... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Unsinkable Greta James

The Unsinkable Greta James by Jennifer E. SmithPublication date: 01 March 2022 A study of love and grief, The Unsinkable Greta James is a quiet, beautiful story of a woman trying to find herself again after her world is upended. Greta is an indie rock star who is riding high on the fame she always... Continue Reading →

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