If the Shoe Fits features a fashion-conscious, plus-size woman who calls out the industry for its lack of options for plus size women and is determined to find happiness and success.
No one creates that long slow burn as tension mounts until it’s full-blown, full-out terror like Erin A. Craig. And I love it!
A Good Day for Chardonnay by Darynda Jones is the second book in her Sunshine Vicram series. Darynda Jones is a genius at balancing laugh so hard it hurts humor with characters that you instantly fall in love with and cry over their personal tragedies with them.
alf Sick of Shadows is a fantastic reimagining of the King Arthur story that focuses on three of the women – Elaine, Guinevere, and Morgana. These are strong, imperfect, powerful women – not the seductresses or prizes of the source material.
While We Were Dating is book 6 in Jasmine Guillory’s The Wedding Date series. Reading this contemporary romance is like being cuddled in a cashmere robe while eating something decadent and chocolatey. It’s soft, warm, and comforting while also feeling indulgent.
A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers is a warm snuggle of a book, a lovely cup of tea, sipped while wrapped in a pashmina.
Ruby Red Herring, the first book in a new series by Tracy Gardner, is a fast-paced thriller in a cozy wrapper.
Deadly Delights, the second book in the A Bookish Baker Mystery by Laura Jensen Walker, is a solid entry. Mystery writer, cancer survivor, and dog mom Teddie St. John enters her small town’s baking contest. Only to have the head judge turn up dead – bludgeoned with Teddie’s heirloom rolling pin.
The Chosen and the Beautiful is Nghi Vo’s debut novel. This retelling of The Great Gatsby dazzles with its luxuriously louche writing.