Book reviews are my favorite part of book blogging! I love sharing my thoughts on books, both new and old. Whether it’s historical fiction, witchy reads, literary fiction, or magical realism, chances are you’ll find a book to add to your reading list in the book reviews below!
Dive into the thrilling story of a deadly female sniper in Kate Quinn’s The Diamond Eye. This riveting WWII novel takes you to the heart of the battlefield through the eyes of a fearless female soldier. It’s fast-paced, action-packed, must-read historical fiction. Click to read a full review of this unforgettable tale.
Dive deep into an enthralling tale of determination and resilience with Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel, Carrie Soto is Back, a compelling blend of women’s fiction and powerful drama. Retired tennis superstar Carrie stages a massive comeback, stirring emotions and making waves in the sporting world. This gripping novel has is an especially captivating audiobook, immersing listeners in every serve, setback and triumph of Soto’s emotional journey.
Delve into an era of sun-kissed landscapes and maverick female wave riders in California Golden, a new women’s fiction novel from Melanie Benjamin. Dip your toes in the 1960s Southern California surf culture, experience a powerful family drama about an unbreakable bond between sisters. This riveting tale is as much a love letter to the 1960s, as it is an exploration of familial ties in an era steeped in rebellion and exploration of female roles.
Immerse yourself in an emotionally gripping historical adventure as you delve into this WWII novel. Experience the chilling wintery setting, as two brave sisters and their trusted nurse navigate through the horrors of the Holocaust, attempting to escape the clutches of the Nazis. A mesmerizing narrative that perfectly captures the essence of human resilience.
Embark on a poignant journey through the pages of Talking at Night. This new literary fiction book delves into the raw layers of first love tangled with loss, trauma, and grief. Recommended for readers who enjoy complicated relationships, soulmate romances, and highly emotional reads.
If you love food + Paris + historical fiction, don’t miss A Bakery in Paris, the latest novel from Aimie K Runyan!
Any WWII fiction lover needs to read this remarkable story of love, loss, and hope. The Secret Book of Flora Lea is likely to be on my list of top books for 2023! Find out why in this review!
If you’re a fan of Southern historical fiction like Where the Crawdads Sing, then The Last Carolina Girl should be your next read!
Set in the backdrop of World War II, The Little Wartime Library is a charming historical fiction novel about life in London during the war. I dare you not to fall in love with this cast of characters!