Ramblin Hamlin

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Feb 28, 2021

February Wrap Up

February Wrap Up

I can't believe that February is coming to an end. It seemed to fly by!  I had a great reading month!!  So many great reads!  Its hard to pick a favorite!   Here is

Feb 26, 2021

The Jigsaw Man Review

The Jigsaw Man Review

Title: The Jigsaw Man Author: Nadine Matheson Style: Thriller Rating: 4/5 Thank you NetGalley and Harlequin Trade Publishing for the advanced readers copy in exchange for my honest review. The Jigsaw hits

Feb 23, 2021

Concrete Rose Review

Concrete Rose Review

Title: Concrete Rose Author: Angie Thomas Style: Young Adult, Realistic fiction Rating: 5/5 "What can I tell you?  Roses can bloom in the hardest conditions" Angie does it again!  Gosh I just

Feb 21, 2021

The Black Flamingo Review

The Black Flamingo Review

Title: The Black Flamingo Author: Dean Atta Style: Coming of Age, Poetry Rating: 4/5 “The Black Flamingo looks in the mirror of the salt lake’s surface and doesn’t understand why

Feb 13, 2021

The Wedding Date Review

The Wedding Date Review

Title: The Wedding Date Author: Jasmine Guillory Style: Contemporary Fiction, Romance Rating: 3/5 Alexa meets Drew on an elevator in hotel when the power goes out and they are stuck.  He is

Feb 13, 2021

Heart Bones Review

Heart Bones Review

Title: Heart Bones Author: Colleen Hoover Style: Contemporary Fiction, Romance Rating: 5/5 “Hearts don’t have bones. They can’t actually break.” Beyah comes from a place of neglect and poverty.  After

Feb 13, 2021

Black Buck Review

Black Buck Review

Title: Black Buck Author: Mateo Askaripour Style: Contemporary Fiction Rating: 4/5 “An opportunity means change. An opportunity means action. But most of all, an opportunity means the chance of failure. And it's

Feb 13, 2021

The Mothers Review

The Mothers Review

Title: The Mothers Author: Britt Bennett Style: Contemporary Rating: 4/5 When Nadia is 17 she loses her mothers to suicide and she begins to date the Pastors son Luke.  After she becomes

Feb 8, 2021

The Book of Lost Names Review

The Book of Lost Names Review

Title: The Book of Lost Names Author: Kristin Harmel Style: Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 “But we aren’t defined by the names we carry or the religion we practice, or the nation

Feb 5, 2021

This Close to Okay Review

This Close to Okay Review

Title: This Close to Okay Author: Leesa Cross-Smith Style: Contemporary Fiction Rating: 4/5 Tallie Clark is therapist and recently divorced.  She is on her way home when she noticed a man on

Feb 5, 2021

Perfect On Paper Review

Perfect On Paper Review

Title: Perfect on Paper Author: Sophie Gonzales Style: Young Adult Romance,  Contemporary, Queer Rating: 4/5 Thank you NetGalley and Wednesday Books for the advanced readers copy in exchange for an honest review.

Feb 3, 2021

The Push Review

The Push Review

Title: The Push Author: Ashley Audrain Style: Psychological Thriller Rating: 3/5 I have spent the last few days trying to decide how I feel about this book.  I really enjoyed the writing