Ramblin Hamlin

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Sep 24, 2021

Rock Paper Scissors Review

Rock Paper Scissors Review

Title: Rock Paper Scissors Author:  Alice Feeney Style: Thriller Rating: 4/5 Synopsis: Amelia and Adam's marriage is struggling, so when they win a free weekend away to Scotland they decide it's just

Sep 24, 2021

Razorblade Tears Review

Razorblade Tears Review

Title: Razorblade Tears Author:  S.A. Cosby Style: Mystery, LBGTQ, Action Rating: 5/5 “Folks like to talk about revenge like it’s a righteous thing but it’s just hate in a

Sep 23, 2021

These Toxic Things Review

These Toxic Things Review

Title: These Toxic Things Author:  Rachel Howzell Hall Style: Mystery, Thriller Rating: 4/5 Synopsis: Mickie Lambert creates digital scrapbooks and has a client, Nadia, who wants her to curate some old items

Sep 17, 2021

Fresh Review

Fresh Review

Title: Fresh Author:  Margot Wood Style: Coming of Age, Young Adult Rating: 5/5 “What can I say? I'm a girl with a healthy footnote fetish.” Synopsis in Two Sentences: Elliot attends college

Sep 14, 2021

Her Perfect Life Review

Her Perfect Life Review

Title: Her Perfect Life Author: Hank Phillippi Ryan Style: Mystery Rating: 3/5 Synopsis in Two Sentences: Lily Atwood is a television reporter who has been getting tips from an anonymous source.  When

Sep 12, 2021

At Least I'm Not the Frog

At Least I'm Not the Frog

Title: At Least I'm Not the Frog Author: Charlie Gray Style: Memoir Rating: 5/5 "It was a moment of profound grief. Anyone who hasn’t struggled with addiction may have a hard

Sep 6, 2021

The Martian

The Martian

Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Style: Science Fiction Rating: 5/5 “If a hiker gets lost in the mountains, people will coordinate a search. If a train crashes, people will line up

Sep 3, 2021

A Woman is No Man Review

A Woman is No Man Review

Title: A Woman is No Man Author: Etaf Rum Style: Contemporary, Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 “I was born without a voice, one cold, overcast day in Brooklyn, New York. No one ever

Aug 31, 2021

Things We Lost to the Water

Things We Lost to the Water

Title: Things We Lost to the Water Author: Eric Nyguyen Style: Contemporary Rating: 4/5 This is a beautiful story about a family fleeing Vietnam and coming to the United States for a

Aug 31, 2021

Big Summer

Big Summer

Title: Big Summer Author: Jennifer Weiner Style: Romance, Mystery Rating: 5/5 This book has been on my bookshelf awhile and I decided I just had to read it during the summer.  I

Aug 31, 2021

The Summoning Review

The Summoning Review

Title: The Summoning Author: J.P. Smith Style: Thriller Rating: 4/5 Synopsis in Three Sentences: An actress named Kit is trying to make ends meet and becomes a medium to help bring

Aug 31, 2021

August Wrap Up

August Wrap Up

Another great month for me. I read a total of 16 books.  My favorite read this month was probably Local Woman Missing. But honestly, I had so many great reads this month! See