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: Shattered Midnight by Dhonielle Clayton

Title: Shattered MidnightAuthor: Dhonielle ClaytonPublication: January 18, 2022Publisher: Disney-HyperionGenre: Fantasy, YA FictionPages: 304 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Zora Broussard has arrived in New Orleans with not much more than a bag of clothes, a beautiful voice, and a pair of enchanted red shoes. Running from a tragic accident caused by her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

Title: Cloud Cuckoo LandAuthor: Anthony DoerrPublication: September 28, 2021Publisher: Scribner (Simon & Schuster)Genre: Historical Fiction & FantasyPages: 637 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Thirteen-year-old Anna, an orphan, lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople in a house of women who make their living embroidering the robes of priests. Restless, insatiably curious, Anna …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

Title: The Two Lives of Lydia BirdAuthor: Josie SilverPublication: March 3, 2020Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 450 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They’d been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday, Freddie …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Bookseller’s Secret by Michelle Gable

Title: The Bookseller’s SecretAuthor: Michelle GablePublication: August 17, 2021Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Biographical Fiction, Historical FictionPages: 309 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In 1942, London, Nancy Mitford is worried about more than air raids and German spies. Still recovering from a devastating loss, the once sparkling Bright Young Thing is estranged from her …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden

Title: The Winter of the WitchAuthor: Katherine ArdenPublication: January 8, 2019Publisher: Del ReyGenre: FantasyPages: 402 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Now Moscow has been struck by disaster. Its people are searching for answers—and for someone to blame. Vasya finds herself alone, beset on all sides. The Grand Prince is in a rage, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Radar Girls by Sara Ackerman

Title: Radar GirlsAuthor: Sara AckermanPublication: July 27, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: Historical FictionPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Daisy Wilder prefers the company of horses to people, bare feet and salt water to high heels and society parties. Then, in the dizzying aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Daisy enlists in a …

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BOOK REVIEW: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Title: One Day in DecemberAuthor: Josie SilverPublication: October 16, 2018Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: RomancePages: 394 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Two people. Ten chances. One unforgettable love story. Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Shadow and BoneAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublication: June 5, 2012Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.Genre: YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 369 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodsreads) Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human …

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