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 Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Rating Title: The Paris ApartmentAuthor: Lucy FoleyPublication: February 22, 2022Publisher: William MorrowGenre: Mystery, Thriller, SuspensePages: 384 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didn’t sound thrilled …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Rating Title: A Man Called OveAuthor: Fredrik BackmanPublication: May 5, 2015Publisher: Washington Square PressGenre: FictionPages: 337. Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. …

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BOOK REVIEW: In the Shadow of a Queen by Heather B. Moore

Rating Title: In the Shadow of a QueenAuthor: Heather B. MoorePublication: October 3, 2022Publisher: Shadow Mountain PublishingGenre: Historical FictionPages: 384 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Princess Louise’s life is upended after her father’s untimely death. Captive to the queen’s overwhelming mourning, Louise is forbidden to …

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BOOK REVIEW: Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Rating Title: Alex, ApproximatelyAuthor: Jenn BennettPublication: April 3, 2018Publisher: Simon & Schuster BooksGenre: YA Fiction, TeenPages: 416 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Classic movie buff Bailey “Mink” Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online by “Alex.” Two coasts …

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BOOK REVIEW: Bridge of Souls by Victoria Schwab

Rating Title: Bridge of SoulsAuthor: V.E. SchwabPublication: September 6, 2022Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.Genre: YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 336 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Where there are ghosts, Cassidy Blake follows … unless it’s the other way around? Cass thinks she might have this ghost-hunting thing down. After all, she …

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BOOK REVIEW: Introducing Agatha Raisin by M.C. Beaton

Rating Title: Introducing Agatha RaisinAuthor: M.C. BeatonPublication: September 3, 2008Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: MysteryPages: 416 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Quiche of DeathPutting all her eggs in one basket, Agatha Raisin gives up her successful PR firm, sells her London flat, and samples a taste …

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BOOK REVIEW: Matchmaker by Sonia Stanizzo

Rating Title: MatchmakerAuthor: Sonia StanizzoPublication: November 28, 2022Publisher: JRL PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) ChloeHappy birthday to me! Chloe can’t believe she’s a 30-year-old virgin! She’s more than ready to lose that title, but she won’t settle for just anyone.  After bumping into her …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Rating Title: The Love HypothesisAuthor: Ali HazelwoodPublication: September 14, 2021Publisher: Penguin Publishing GroupGenre: RomancePages: 400 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn’t believe in lasting romantic relationships–but her best friend does, and that’s what got her into this situation. …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Court of Thrones and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Rating Title: A Court of Thrones and RosesAuthor: Sarah J. MaasPublication: May 5, 2015Publisher: Bloomsbury PublishingGenre: Romance, FantasyPages: 423 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a terrifying creature arrives to demand retribution. Dragged to a treacherous …

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