My Book Reviews

Below you will find a list of the books I have read and reviewed. Please write any comments, questions or thoughts you have on the comment sections of each post!

The Best is Yet to Come – Book Review

By: Katy Collins Izzy is a new mother who feels lost and alone. Arthur is an 85-year-old man who is alone after losing his wife. These two characters shape The Best is Yet to Come in a heartwarming, light-hearted and emotional novel. This book includes many serious topics such as suicide, postpartum depression, grief and […]

Under the Overpass – Book Review

By: Michael Yankosky This short novel takes a deep dive into America’s homeless communities.  The author, Michael Yankosky, accounts his time living among the homeless in America, accompanied by his friend Sam. They decide to embark on this journey to learn more about how they can help the homeless.   To better understand people in need, […]

Daring Greatly – Book Review

By: Brene Brown “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” A good friend of mine recommended I read one of Brene Brown’s books, and after doing some research, I quickly found myself wondering how […]

Dominicana – Book Review

Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020 By: Angie Cruz “How many women get to choose who to marry and can truly dictate their own life? As God is my witness, my daughter will have choices.” My summary of the book: Dominicana is a story about a 15-year-old Dominican girl, Ana Cancion, who is […]

Matchmaking for Beginners – Book Review

By: Maddie Dawson Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson is a fun spin on the traditional romance novel. It includes magic, witchery and elements of serendipity. Dawson creates interesting characters that provide enjoyable additions to the story’s main plot.  One of the main characters, Aunt Blix, feels she has a special gift that helps her […]

Float Plan- Book Review

By: Trish Doller Float Plan by Trish Doller was a deeper story than I originally anticipated.  The main character, Anna, loses her fiancé, Ben, to suicide.  It was shocking to read and heartbreaking for both Anna and Ben.  Due to this topic’s seriousness, Doller includes a warning at the beginning of her book letting her […]

A Spanish Love Deception – Book Review

By Elena Armas A Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas is your typical enemies turn lovers romance novel. It was also very funny; therefore, I would categorize it as a rom-com as well.  The main characters, Catalina and Aaron, are both engineers who work at the same company in New York City.  They do not […]

A Promised Land – Book Review

By: Barack Obama A Promised Land is part 1 of Barack Obama’s autobiography. I chose to read his book to learn more about him and how he worked to become the president of the United States. “The truth is, I’ve never been a big believer in destiny. I worry that it encourages resignation in the […]

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