Review: The Other Woman by Sandie Jones!

So, apparently hosting a Thanksgiving for 14 people is more than I previously anticipated. Apologies readers for missing my Food Friday post but I've got a new recipe scheduled for this Friday so keep an eye out! Especially since everyone will be particularly hungry right after Thanksgiving! In the mean time, I'll be reviewing The Other Woman by Sandie Jones!

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Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager!

Jules Larsen does not have an enviable life. In fact, her life is decidedly a raging dumpster fire. She's lost her job and she's lost her boyfriend - and all in one day. She's got no family to lean on, no money in the bank and no prospects on the horizon that might help pull her out of the hole she's found herself in. Living on her best friends couch with a bleak outlook on the future Jules seems to have hit rock bottom. But that's the thing about "rock bottom" isn't it? Once you're there, there's no where to go but up.

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Review: Run Away by Harlan Coben!

Hello, Hi, Welcome to the ongoing saga that is "Christina is totally full of lies"! I know I said I'd have this up 86 million years ago but my life is a giant busy mess! However, my husband and I are moving from Texas to New Mexico on September 1st and we couldn't be more excited! We're incredibly busy [read: stressed] but it's also a really exciting time since we've been dreaming about the mountains for, well, forever. Anyway, I'm back from our weekend trip to Colorado and off again this weekend so I want to fit in a couple of my majorly back logged reviews this week so I thought I'd start with my favorite. Without further ado, here's my review for Run Away by Harlan Coben!

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Review: The Suspect by Fiona Barton!

It's my favorite day of the week again!! There's something absolutely intoxicating for me about Sunday's - I feel productive and relaxed at the same time. It's the easiest day for me to really focus on myself and my self-care routine to put me in the right head space for another week. I don't know what everyone else's weekend has been like but mine was fairly busy until today. It's been 36 degrees in Dallas but that's not stopped me from spending the morning and afternoon outside! I've got my portable heater, a new book, cozy blankets, and socks and have been posted up in the front yard enjoying the sun.

We're coming to the end of the restriction portion of January's Whole30 (I'll do a post of my thoughts on it at the end) and will be starting a slow, nutritionist augmented re-introduction period but that also means doing Recipe and a Read posts will become a lot easier! I've just started The Bear and the Nightingale and I've already got some Russian recipes I'm really excited to bring ya'll soon! However, today isn't about that - today I'm bringing you a review for The Suspect by Fiona Barton! I read this with the Traveling Sister's group and it's a fun one with lots of discussion opportunities!

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Review: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite!

On to today's topic: a review for My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite! This novel has taken the reading community by storm, and I keep seeing it pop up everywhere. I actually finished this before the surgery but I've been slacking on catching up on reviews. However, this is my last backlogged review! As I've mentioned multiple times, I'm really working on getting some recipes with my reads up and I hope to have at least one within the next week - so stay tuned!

I finished this quite a bit ago, so I'm going to do my best to remember everything I thought about this book. This is at it's heart a story about two sisters, Korede and Ayoola. Korede is pragmatic, level headed and sensible. Her sister Ayoola, is none of these things. Ayoola is rash, beautiful, vibrant, the favored child and deeply irresponsible. Oh, also - did I mention she's a sociopath? Yeah, well that too. This story takes place in Braithwaite's birthplace of Nigera and follows these two sisters through a series of situations Ayoola thrusts them into.

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Review: Watching You by Lisa Jewell!

Happy Thursday readers! I am up extra early this morning trying to dig myself out of the work whole this transplant surgery has gotten me into! My hope was to get this review up yesterday (publication day) but my father-in-law was released from the hospital and we moved to out of our Airbnb and into… Continue reading Review: Watching You by Lisa Jewell!

Review: Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell!

Hola, Bonjour, Hello my party people!! A few updates on a personal front first: my husbands liver donation surgery has gone really well overall. We had a slight delay as his father's surgical team wanted to be extra careful so they executed the transplant on Thursday, December 13th. My husband's portion overall took about 9… Continue reading Review: Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell!

Review: Senile Squad by Chris LeGrow!

Happy hump-day readers! I'm really working on getting at least two reviews + recipes up before the surgery, but it's less than two weeks away and they're quite a bit more time consuming. However, I shall press on with regular old reviews for now! Today I'm bringing you a review for Senile Squad: Adventures of the… Continue reading Review: Senile Squad by Chris LeGrow!

[Belated] Sneak Peak Sunday: Watching You by Lisa Jewell!

Two Posts. One Day. YAS!! I have to fit in all the blogging before the 11th because who knows how my life is going to shake out during the end of the year into the start of 2019. Sneak Peak Sunday is a meme created by the wonderful Traveling Sisters and Brenda and I are… Continue reading [Belated] Sneak Peak Sunday: Watching You by Lisa Jewell!