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The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 3d ago

Harsh Reality with a Sweet Dream

The White City by Karolina Ramqvist Karin is having a hard time this frigid winter. To begin with, her deadbeat, criminal boyfriend left her with their newborn baby girl Dream. Add to this t...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 1w ago

Ice and Cracks

Beartown by Fredrik BackmanExcept for hockey, there's almost nothing left in Beartown, and it is only going to get worse, unless something changes. That something could be coming this year, ...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 3W ago

Sins and Secrets of the Ancient Epicure

Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King Apicius was a rich Roman merchant and famous gourmand who reached the height of his fame during the first century of the Common Era. His dream was to become g...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 1M ago

The Eves of Winter Stories

A Snow Garden & Other Stories by Rachel JoyceIn this collection, Rachel Joyce connects seven stories spanning from just before Christmas Eve through New Year's Eve. Joyce not only arranges t...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 1M ago

Guest Post: Co-Authors Anne Rothman-Hicks and Kenneth Hicks.

Weave a Murderous Web is a mystery novel by Anne Rothman-Hicks and Kenneth Hicks. In this guest post, they talk about their lives and their books.We both have a thing about New York City. An...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 1M ago

A Life in Steps

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney On the evening of December 31, 1984, Lillian Boxfish set out for her traditional New Year's Eve dinner at her favorite Italian restaurant. Des...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 1M ago

Truth and Politics

The Death of an Owl by Paul Torday According to the forward (written by the late Torday's son Piers), this book is "about a man who couldn't help but tell the truth, and how that played out ...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 1M ago

Mobile Stories

Eveningland by Michael Knight In this book, Michael Knight brings us a collection of short stories to give us the flavor of the people and the location of Mobile Alabama. Short summaries of ...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 2M ago

Guest Post: Carolyn Arnold - Writing Serial-Killer Fiction.

As a lover of the TV shows like "Criminal Minds," you'd think that I would be more of a crime fiction reader; but actually, I hardly ever read this genre. So when I received this offer to pu...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews · 2M ago

Counting on Family

Sisters One, Two, Three by Nancy Star Ginger's 13th year was as unlucky as the number. Many years after that tragic summer, it seems no one has been able to fix anything broken back then. Fu...