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Book Review: Plain English by Rachel Spangler

‘Plain English’ is book three in the ‘Full English’ series. I loved all of the installments and highly recommend reading from the beginning if you haven’t already. Claire has moved from Amberwick to London so that she can paint and sell her artwork in the

Lesbian Fiction Best of 2020

2020 has been a weird year. The Pandemic negatively impacted my reading and reviewing with a general lack of concentration. I just couldn’t get into the books I was reading for awhile. Once I did, I found I was more critical than usual. So apologies

Book Review: The Big Tow by Ann McMan

‘Nick’ is an attorney who gets laid off. She falls into to doing repo work with some interesting characters. She meets a cute teacher at the office and they get ordered to repossess a series of increasingly bizarre vehicles. This book was just OK for

Book Review: Spindrift by Anna Burke

This is, and will be, the best book released this year. I don’t want to set too high of expectations for all of you, but I can’t help it. I truly enjoyed this book better than most I’ve read. It has gone directly into my

Book Review: The Feasting Virgin by Georgia Kolias

This book has been a tough one for me to review. It is extremely well written. It felt like I was reading a timeless classic with a unique central character that was experiencing an epic journey of discovery. But this story did not make me

Book Review: Other Girls by Avery Brooks

When your bully comes calling. Sam is a single mother in New Orleans. A marketing professional just trying to get by. Her simple life is thrown into turmoil when her high school bully, Ashley, comes back to town unexpectedly. I really enjoyed this book. There

Book Review: Compass Rose by Anna Burke

An exciting pirate story set in the future. What was not to like about this? If you are looking for robust storytelling and world building, then this is the book for you. Extra points for lots of strong women characters. This story is about a