Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly is historic fiction, that is based on real event that took place during World War II.  There was a Nazi concentration camp known as "Ravensbrück" where women were taken to be used as "rabbits" where they were tested on and who would either die from the surgeries they underwent or became … Continue reading Lilac Girls


Reads 2016

As 2016 draws near to it's closed, I wanted to reflect on all the good and bad books I've read this year.  I look forward to seeing what my 2017 reading lists looks like. Favorite Books of the YEAR!! Top 21 Sound Recording!! If you're like me and have a 45 to 2 hr commute … Continue reading Reads 2016

The Lavender Garden

It is 1998 and Emilie who is in her 30's born to a father who lived through WWII who has many secrets. She never felt love from her mother, but has inherited her father's love for knowledge.  Emilie de la Martinières is also the last line in her family and does not have any other … Continue reading The Lavender Garden


The Mortal Instruments Books 1 and 2

TITLE: The mortal Instruments Book 1 & 2 AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare GENRE:  YA | Supernatural | Romance | Fiction RATING: 4/5 SETTING(S) :  New York City MAIN CHARACTERS: Clary Fray (Cassandra), Jocelyn Fray, Simon, Luke (Lucian Graymark), Isabelle Lightwood, Alec Lightwood, Jace (Jonathan Wayland Morgenstern), Max Lightwood, Magnus Bane, Valentine Morgenstern, Hodge, Dorothea (Witch), Raphael (Vampire), Maia … Continue reading The Mortal Instruments Books 1 and 2


Strange and Ever After

TITLE: Strange and Ever After (Book #3) AUTHOR: Susan Dennard GENRE:  YA | Science Fiction | Historic Fiction SUBJECT: Love vs Betrayal | Sacrifice | Revenge vs. Forgiveness RATING: 4/5 SETTING(S) :  Egypt  & Paris MAIN CHARACTERS:  Eleanor Fitt,  Jie, Joseph Boyer, Daniel Sheridan, Oliver (Ollie), Allison Wilcox and Marcus. BOOK SUMMARY:  In the conclusion to the trilogy … Continue reading Strange and Ever After



TITLE:  Scarlet  (The Lunar Chronicles #2) AUTHOR: Marissa Meyer GENRE:  YA | Science Fiction | Fantasy RATING: 5/5 SETTING(S) :  New Beijing in Eastern Commonwealth SUBJECT:  Courage | Seeking Truth | Love vs. Lies MAIN CHARACTERS:  Scarlet Benoit, Michelle Benoit (Grandmother), Wolf, Captain Carswell Thorne, Linh Cinder, Prince Kaito, Iko, Dr. Erland and Queen Levana of … Continue reading Scarlet