Author Archives: shellbelle82

Review: If You Leave Me

If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim My rating: 3 of 5 stars When I received this ARC of If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim, I expected an account of life during and after the Korean War … Continue reading

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Review: Mr. & Mrs. American Pie

Mr. & Mrs. American Pie by Juliet McDaniel My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you to NetGalley for giving me the opportunity to read and review this hilarious, big-hearted novel. It is 1969 and Maxine has made a picture … Continue reading

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Review: The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living

The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars I love a good foodie novel and Louise Miller’s The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living is the sort of foodie novel that warms … Continue reading

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Review: The Book of Polly

The Book of Polly by Kathy Hepinstall My rating: 4 of 5 stars Kathy Hepinstall’s The Book of Polly is a story of mothers and daughters, the secrets we keep, and how our past affects our lives. What makes this … Continue reading

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Review: Midnight in Austenland

Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale My rating: 3 of 5 stars The original Austenland novel was a light, fun romance – my fantasy put down to paper. With Midnight in Austenland, Hale attempted to add a bit more weight … Continue reading

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