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Elizabeth Cole

Stay-at-home mom to two children and one toddler. I love to read, travel (haven't done it in a while), and cook. Born and raised in Three Rivers, Michigan and currently, reside in Northern Michigan. Can't wait to start sharing my book thoughts/ reviews with you!!

BOOK REVIEW: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Title: The Night CircusAuthor: Erin MorgensternPublication: September 13, 2011Publisher: AnchorGenre: Historical FantasyPages: 401 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Title: The Lovely BonesAuthor: Alice SeboldPublication: July 3, 2002Publisher: Little Brown and CompanyGenre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, TeenPages: 372 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Lovely Bones is the story of a family devastated by a gruesome murder — a murder recounted by the teenage victim. Upsetting, you say? Remarkably, first-time novelist Alice Sebold …

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BOOK REVIEW: Fictional-ish by Natalina Reis

Title: Fictional-ishAuthor: Natalina ReisPublication: May 11, 2019Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: Romance, HumorPages: 220 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Livie Dunn, bookworm and aspiring bookstore owner, has been in love with her best friend ever since he dropped a bug down her shirt in primary school. She never stopped hoping that one day …

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BOOK REVIEW: Promising You, Promising Me by Tylor Paige

Title: Promising You, Promising MeAuthor: Tylor PaigePublication: May 7, 2019Publisher: Amazon Digital PublishingGenre: Romance, LGBTQPages: 371 SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads): Adrian is used to being on the go with the band. Traveling during the day, playing at night, and partying til morning. But now everyone’s getting older and starting to settle …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Trail to You by Lindsay Detwiler

Title: The Trail to YouAuthor: Lindsay DetwilerPublication: March 16, 2019Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 340 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) An independent blonde seeking a fresh start. Orphaned and unhappy, Ally Hunter makes a life-changing decision to move across the country to a small town that once felt like home. As she …

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BOOK REVIEW: Swamplandia! by by Karen Russell

Title: Swamplandia!Author: Karen RussellPublication: February 1, 2011Publisher: Random HouseGenre: HumorPages: 418 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline–think Buddenbrooks set in the Florida Everglades–and Swamplandia!, their island home and gator-wrestling theme park, is swiftly being encroached upon by a sophisticated competitor known as the “World of Darkness.”  Ava, …

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BOOK REVIEW: An Irish Flirtation: Emerald Isle Enchantment by Louisa Masters

Title: An Irish Flirtation: Emerald Isle EnchantmentAuthor: Louisa MastersPublication: October 19, 2018Publisher: Amazon Digital Services, LLCGenre: RomancePages: 83 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A high-society wedding planner, a hunky best man, and an enchanted elevator… who can resist An Irish Flirtation?  Jillian Baxter has worked hard to build her event planning business, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Title: Crazy Rich AsiansAuthor: Kevin KwanPublication: June 11, 2013Publisher: AnchorGenre: Asian FictionPages: 546 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

Title: The Truth About ForeverAuthor: Sarah DessenPublication: April 6, 2006Publisher: SpeakGenre: YA Fiction, TeenPages: 398 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Expect the unexpected. Macy’s got her whole summer carefully planned. But her plans didn’t include a job at Wish Catering. And they certainly didn’t include Wes. But Macy soon discovers that the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Educated by Tara Westover

Title: EducatedAuthor: Tara WestoverPublication: February 20, 2018Publisher: Random HouseGenre: Biographies, MemoirsPages: 512 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Tara Westover grew up preparing for the End of Days, watching for the sun to darken, for the moon to drip as if with blood. She spent her summers bottling peaches and her winters rotating …

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