Book Review: Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent


Rating: 4.5/5 Bookworms

Short and Sweet Summary: A community is shocked when an affluent author beats his wife until she is comatose and one question rises above the rest: why?

Genre: Suspense

My Review:

Apparently, I have been harboring bitterness, resentment, and frustration since my childhood. Now, there’s a surprise. What will the neighbors think? What will anybody think? I really couldn’t care less.

Told in multiple perspectives, this book starts with a bang and keeps people desperate for more. We first meet Oliver when he first hits his wife after she confronts him with something that he has been hiding for decades, what we don’t know. He guards his secrets closely and we don’t find out who he really is and what his secrets are until the very end.
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Book Review: Emma In The Night by Wendy Walker


Rating: 5/5 Bookworms

Short and Sweet Summary: Two sisters disappear, only one comes back and now the search is on. Gripping and tantalizing this book won’t let you out of its grip until the very end.

Genre: Thriller

My review:

We believe what we want to believe. We believe what we need to believe. Maybe there’s no difference between wanting and needing. I don’t know. What I do know is that the truth can evade us, hiding behind our blind spots, our preconceptions, our hungry hearts that long for quiet. Still, it is always there if we open our eyes and try to see it. If we really try to see.

Wow, you guys! I could not put down this book! It shouldn’t surprise me because Vilma, of Vilma Iris Blog, kept raving about it but it truly blew me away. Every page, every sentence, every word had me wanting more. I simply could not get enough of Wendy Walker’s writing. I was enraptured after the very first page and it continued all the way to the last period; I simply had to know what happened.
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Book Review: Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza


Rating:  4.5/5 Bookworms

Short and Sweet Summary: When Janey’s business partner, Beau, tells her that she’s out of a job until she loses thirty pounds, she’s willing to try anything and everything to lose it quickly.

Genre: Humor

My Review:

“I have friends who look at my Instagram and then say things to me like, ‘You have the most perfect life.’ I’m the first one to tell you that the way someone’s life looks on Insta is bullshit. Real life doesn’t come with filters.”

I was so excited when I saw that Book Sparks was doing a Pop-Up Blog Tour for FITNESS JUNKIE because I had been absolutely dying to read it! All of my friends had nothing but rave reviews for it and I couldn’t wait to dive in. I love that this book confronts all of the ridiculous health and fitness fads in a satirical way and you’ll find yourself laughing and nodding along to all of the craziness. This book is a conversation starter that will hopefully lead to change.
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Book Review: The Seven Husbands of a Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Rating: 5 Bookworms

One-Sentence Summary: Would you have the guts to go toe-to-toe with Hollywoods biggest icon? Monique is about to find out. (Okay so it’s more than one sentence, sue me.)

Genre: Women’s Fiction

My Review:

When you’re given an opportunity to change your life, be ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen. The world doesn’t give things, you take things.

Evelyn Hugo has managed to captured my heart. Unapologetically ambitious, Evelyn goes after what she wants. Originally born Evelyn Herrera, she had a rough start in life: her mother died of pneumonia when she was 11, her father was an abusive alcoholic, and she was repeatedly taken advantage of by boys who were much bigger and stronger than her, that is until she flipped the script on them.
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