The Once and Future Witches, Alix E. Harrow

The Once and Future Witches is built on and around nursery rhymes, which are anything but. The year is 1893, and as The Eastwood sisters come together again after a long separation, they find the strength they didn’t have growing up. Suffragettes with a twist, how perfect! I feel like some reviewers are over reviewing… Continue reading The Once and Future Witches, Alix E. Harrow

How Not to Date a Rock Star: Megan Walker and Janci Patterson

Maya meets Kevin at one of his shows, and there's an instant attraction. But Kevin is a rockstar and Maya, well, she's not into dating rock stars, or doing long distance. She suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and that involves a lot of resting. The one thing not resting? Her heart on the daily phone… Continue reading How Not to Date a Rock Star: Megan Walker and Janci Patterson

The Orphan Collector, Ellen Marie Wiseman

The parallels between the 1918 Flu Pandemic and what we’re going through now are astounding, and you know this book was written a few years ago before our current pandemic. The story is told in alternating viewpoints from Pia, who loses her entire family and ends up in the foster system. She loses her mother,… Continue reading The Orphan Collector, Ellen Marie Wiseman

The Lost Girls of Devon, Barbara O’Neal

“Lost girls. I’d found them everywhere, all over the world, all longing for hope, for love, for an answer to their hungers in a world that did not honor them.” When she was seven, Zoe’s mother Poppy dropped her off at her grandmother’s house and never came back. While they wrote letters and talked on… Continue reading The Lost Girls of Devon, Barbara O’Neal