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Ignite the Sun – Hanna Howard

★★★ Siria Nightingale has spent her entire life in darkness. And no, she wasn't locked up in a cold cellar. Her entire world is literally shrouded in darkness. Queen Iyzabel always told her people that the light is dangerous and has hidden her kingdom for protection...and while Siria can't quite put her finger on it...something felt off. Very off. On… Continue reading Ignite the Sun – Hanna Howard

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The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux – Samantha Verant

★★★★★ Sophie has carried a dream with her ever since she was first learning to cook with her French Grandma - to become a Michelin-starred chef. She has worked tirelessly for this dream - first by learning to cook during her summers in France with her grandmother, then attending the Culinary Institute of America and finally working in… Continue reading The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux – Samantha Verant

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The Magnolia Story – Chip & Joanna Gaines

★★★★ ½ Don’t quit, and don’t give up. The reward is just around the corner. There's something just so satisfying about watching Fixer Upper - the selection of the houses, the making of the plans and then seeing the end result. Ahh. Perfection. But what we see on TV isn't nearly the whole story. There was… Continue reading The Magnolia Story – Chip & Joanna Gaines

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Capital Gaines – Chip Gaines

★★★ ½ If there’s something stirring in you now, and you know what it is, do that. There’s no need to overthink it. Before the fame and fortune, there was Chip Gaines seeking out one thrilling entrepreneurial adventure after another. Whether it be a neighborhood laundromat or starting a landscaping business, he was ready for everything.… Continue reading Capital Gaines – Chip Gaines

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Children of Blood and Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

I won't let your ignorance silence my pain *cue me tearing my hair out* Okay, so I saw a lot (and I mean a LOT) of positive reviews for this one on Goodreads, so I absolutely could not wait to pick it up. The reviewers were raving, the cover was gorgeous, the blurb promised the… Continue reading Children of Blood and Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

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Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Dessert Book

★★★★ We wanted to be our own bosses and work exactly when, where, and how we wanted. Everyone knows Ben and Jerry - they are the masterminds behind the ice cream on every grocery's shelves. The truth about ice cream is that it is easy to make and there are no secrets. But. It wasn't always like… Continue reading Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Dessert Book

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Boyfriend Material – Alexis Hall

★★★★★ Luc O'Donnell, also known as the son of two incredibly famous rock stars, has hit the (yet another) speed bump of his life. His dad just picked up another show and his fame is on the rise (again)...and with that comes increased paparazzi for all those tangentially related...like poor Luc. Luc's latest scandal (though relatively… Continue reading Boyfriend Material – Alexis Hall

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The Queen’s Rising – Rebecca Ross

★ "There's a man on Maevana's throne where there should be a queen." I'm not a DNF-er, but by-gosh...sometimes I wish I was. It literally took me over a year to read this book. And it's honestly been so long since I have read the beginning that most of the book has faded from my memory (which… Continue reading The Queen’s Rising – Rebecca Ross