Blog Tour: Our Last Days In Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton

About OUR LAST DAYS IN BARCELONA by Chanel Cleeton

When Isabel Perez travels to Barcelona to save her sister Beatriz, she discovers a shocking family secret in New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton’s new novel.

Barcelona, 1964. Exiled from Cuba after the revolution, Isabel Perez has learned to guard her heart and protect her family at all costs. After Isabel’s sister Beatriz disappears in Barcelona, Isabel goes to Spain in search of her. Joining forces with an unlikely ally thrusts Isabel into her sister’s dangerous world of espionage, but it’s an unearthed piece of family history that transforms Isabel’s life.
 
Barcelona, 1936. Alicia Perez arrives in Barcelona after a difficult voyage from Cuba, her marriage in jeopardy and her young daughter Isabel in tow. Violence brews in Spain, the country on the brink of civil war, the rise of fascism threatening the world. When Cubans journey to Spain to join the International Brigades, Alicia’s past comes back to haunt her as she is unexpectedly reunited with the man who once held her heart.
 
Alicia and Isabel’s lives intertwine, and the past and present collide, as a mother and daughter are forced to choose between their family’s expectations and following their hearts.

My Thoughts

I have read and loved all of Chanel Cleeton’s Historical Fiction that she has released in the last couple of years and her newest release is no exception. One of my favorite things about her books is that they fuel my love of history and researching new events that I was not aware of. Even though I was a history major in college my primary focus was European mostly focused on England so her books have opened my eyes to other events I was not very knowledgeable on.

In this book we are following two timelines, the first is Isabel’s story set in Barcelona in 1964 where she is trying to find her missing sister, Beatriz. While looking for her sister Isabel meets Diego who is also looking for Beatriz and the two embark on a journey that makes Isabel question what she thought she knew about her entire life. The second story line takes us back to Barcelona in 1936 when Isabel’s mother Alicia was there visiting family and experiences the civil war that was going on in Barcelona at that time. I loved both stories and how they were woven together to show that both woman were in similar situations and how that both dealt with them. I love this family so much and I really hope we keep getting stories about them. Thank you Berkley for my #gifted copy for review!

Excerpt

As I sit on the flight from Palm Beach to Barcelona, wondering what possessed me to embark on this misguided adventure, it’s the look in Nicholas Preston’s eyes from our conversation a few days earlier that I remember most. There was no doubt that this was what he wanted, that he was worried about Beatriz as I was, but given their breakup and his desire to respect the boundaries they’d set, he was reluctant to involve himself, choosing instead to appeal to my romantic and sympathetic nature so I would do his bidding for him.

It’s a move Beatriz would make in a heartbeat, and it’s crystal clear how two people could be both utterly perfect for each other and impossibly doomed.

It’s been my experience that relationships are often about balance: one person tends to be the star, and the other is there to support them, to play those all-important background roles of advice and support. And sometimes, maybe, the roles shift a bit, although in my reality it has been almost entirely the man who is held in such a place of honor and esteem. Knowing my sister as I do, and her inevitable draw to the limelight whether intentional or otherwise, I can’t see her playing the role of the-woman-behind-the-man while Nicholas Preston ascends to political greatness. And I can’t imagine a man with such political ambitions and connections being happy throwing it all away for a life of relative obscurity.

If Beatriz is in Barcelona nursing a broken heart, the big sister in me wants to be there for her.

The flight is uneventful, the last hours passed staring out the window, questioning the decision to send me rather than Elisa as the family envoy, weighing the odds of Beatriz being happy to see me against the far more likely possibility that she’ll be less than enthused.

“I have a four-year-old,” Elisa pointed out when I suggested she would be more successful and welcomed by Beatriz. “How am I supposed to leave for Spain? Do you suggest I take Miguel with me?” She laughed at that, and given how energetic my nephew is, I can’t quite blame her for not wanting to bring him on an international flight to Europe by herself.

In the end, after much prevarication, and a fair dose of pleading with Thomas, who thought it both unseemly for his wife to travel by herself and has always harbored a strong dislike for Beatriz and her reputation, he reluctantly acquiesced, giving me a week away.

Armed with the return address on Beatriz’s letters to Elisa, a bit of money, my suitcase, and little else, I step off the plane when it lands at the airport in Barcelona and hire a taxi to take me to Beatriz’s home.

After a few initial minutes of conversation in Spanish, the driver leaves me to my own devices, and I stare out the window of the cab as he makes the twenty-minute journey, my gaze on the city.

I thought of dialing Beatriz’s number from the airport, warning her of my arrival before I showed up on her doorstep, but any attempts to call her before this trip have been met with silence, and I must admit I worried a bit that if Beatriz did answer the phone this time, she might tell me to turn back around and return to Palm Beach.

The farther we get from the airport, the more congested the city becomes, and I realize we’re near the center of Barcelona now.

Beatriz’s return address from her letter is a smart building on Las Ramblas with a beige stone facade and little balconies with red wrought iron railings. The taxi lets me off right before it.

It’s the sort of place I can imagine Beatriz living—elegant with a dash of whimsy. I can envision my sister leaning over the balcony railing, her dark hair billowing around her as she calls out good-naturedly to pedestrians, her laughter ringing down Las Ramblas. It is quintessentially Beatriz, both the privilege seeped in living in one of the city’s most desirable locales and the slight bohemian bent a city like Barcelona thrives on: art, music, and culture seemingly on every street corner.

It is a far cry from my life and the one our mother wanted for us in Palm Beach; no doubt, much of the allure for Beatriz was escaping to a place where there is anonymity in the crowded streets and bustling pace, where the need to see and be seen does not reign paramount.

But still, it raises the ever-important question that has been on my mind since Elisa first told me Beatriz had left:

Why?

Why Barcelona?

And given the environs where she’s chosen to live, who is funding this adventure?

A list of names of apartment residents is affixed near the building entry. I scan the directory until I settle on a “B. Perez.”

I set my suitcase down on the ground and lift my gloved hand, my heart pounding as I press the buzzer next to Beatriz’s name.

Excerpted from Our Last Days in Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton Copyright © 2022 by Chanel Cleeton. Excerpted by permission of Berkley. All rights reserved. 

About the Author

Originally from Florida, Chanel Cleeton grew up on stories of her family’s exodus from Cuba following the events of the Cuban Revolution. Her passion for politics and history continued during her years spent studying in England, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Richmond, The American International University in London, and a master’s degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Chanel also received her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Reading Round Up: May 11th – 20th

Hi Friends! I am feeling so proud of myself for having my round up go up in a timely fashion! I read 6 books and dnf’d 1 that I may go back to at a later date. Im not sure I can really pick a favorite for this round up but if I had to I would say Under The Southern Sky. I am currently reading a contemporary fiction, a fantasy, a sci-fi horror and a historical fiction so my next round up should be more diverse in genres.

Under The Southern Sky by Kristy Woodson Harvey – 4 Stars Kristy Woodson Harvey writes books that get me in the feels and Under The Southern Sky was no different! This story follows Amelia as she navigates her life in a new direction while also connecting with her childhood friend Parker. Parker is also still struggling with the death of his wife by Amelia offers a nice distraction and maybe a way that he can finally move on. Be warned though if you pick it up I cried numerous times. There are many trigger warnings with this one and if you have any with having babies or giving birth or cancer then I would look into those. Great book to read while on vacation or just lounging in your home.

Ever Summer After by Carley Fortune – 4 Stars My friend over on instagram recommended Every Summer After when I asked for people’s last five star read so I decided to give it a go. This book was also hitting me in the feels and I was reading it at the same time as Under The Southern Sky. This story is a second chance romance for childhood sweetheartsPersephone and Sam. It is told from the summers they spent together and in the present when Persephone must go back to the lake for Sam’s mothers funeral. I also want to say that there is one character in this book who I felt got kind of wronged and I would have loved to have more of their story. If you don’t mind an emotional book this one would make a great summer read.

The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare – 4 Stars This was a re-read and I enjoyed it just as much as the first time. We follow Emma who is a seamstress and The Duke of Ashbury as they get married for convenience and must learn how to navigate their new lives. Ashbury is such a grump and I was here for it the entire time! After being scarred on the face during the war he thinks he is not worthy of love but Emma sees through that and must get him to see it too. If you enjoy historicals or a grump than be sure to check this one out.

Adult Assembly Required by Abbi Waxman – 4 Stars This book was so fun and I didn’t even realize we get characters from previous books!! I always love when we get revisit favorite characters and see what they are up to, we get glimpses from characters in The Bookish Life of Nina Hill and The Garden of Small Beginnings. In this books we follow Laura who recently moved to LA for grad school and is trying to figure out if everyone has their life together or is just her failing. Along the way she meets Polly and Nina as well as Handsome Bob not to mention her new house mates who may all be living illegally in a rented house. I really enjoyed this one and Laura felt very relatable at times with trying to figure her life out! 

Something Wilder by Christina Lauren – 4 Stars. This book felt very different than other’s by Christina Lauren, at one point I gasped because I was so surprised it was in one of their books! That being said I had so much fun reading this book but did feel like the middle kind of dragged for a bit. This story follows Lily Wilder who’s father was a famous treasure hunter and was an expert on Butch Cassidy. Lily is working in Utah giving tourist trail rides when she runs into her old love and things go crazy after a few days on the trail. This is a second chance romance and while they are not my favorite I think this one worked pretty well. I also really enjoyed the treasure hunting aspect of the book. Great summer/vacation read!

A Lady For A Duke by Alexis Hall – 4 Stars Rounded up from a 3.5, overall I really enjoyed this book but it was a tad too long and very slow! This story follows Viola who is a lady’s maid to her sister in law after being severely wounded in the war and deciding to finally live her life as her true self. After getting word that her childhood best friend, The Duke of Gracewood is not doing well after returning from the war she and her sister in law decide to go and visit him. What follows is a beautiful and heartbreaking story of the love that Viola and Gracewood have for each other. The audio narration was excellent for this one! Thank you Librofm and Forever for my early copy for review!

Night Shift by Alex Finlay – DNF I just couldn’t get into this one so it is a DNF for now but I may try again another time. I did really enjoy the very short chapters!

Cover Reveal: Make A Wish by Helena Hunting

Release Date: January 24, 2023

St. Martin’s Press

Cover Design: Danielle Christopher (@dfio216)

Illustrated: Monique Aimee (@moniqueaimee)

With her signature charm and sense of humor, bestselling author Helena Hunting creates a novel about love, family, and second chances in Make a Wish

Ever have a defining life moment you wish you could do over? Harley Spark has one. The time she almost kissed the widowed father of the toddler she nannied for. It was so bad they moved across the state and she never saw them again. 

Fast forward seven years and she’s totally over it. At least she thinks she is. Until Gavin Rhodes and his adorable now nine-year-old daughter, Peyton, reappear at a princess-themed birthday party hosted by Spark House, Harley’s family’s event hotel. Despite trying to avoid the awkwardness of the situation, she can’t help but notice how unbearably sexy he looks in a tutu.  Add to that a spontaneous hives breakout, and it’s clear she’s not even remotely over the mortification of her egregious error all those years ago. 

Except Gavin seems oblivious to her inner turmoil. So much so that he suggests they get together for lunch. For Peyton’s sake, of course. It’s the perfect opportunity to heal old wounds. Or it could just reopen them. This is one of those times Harley wishes she could see the future…

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Spell The Month In Books – May

May is already more than half over and I am not quite ready for summer vacation and having to find things to occupy my kids all day but I am ready for the warm weather. I decided to do May’s books with ones that I am hoping to get to by the end of the month! Wish me luck!

M – The Moment I Met You by Debbie Johnson – A contemporary romance about a woman who experiences a tragedy while n vacation and what happens when she is confronted with it again years later.

A – Adult Assembly Required by Abbi Waxman – Woman’s fiction about a woman who moves to LA to try and start over.

Y – The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth – Thriller about a man who wants to get married but his currant wife is still alive.

Cover Reveal: Folk Around and Find Out by Penny Reid

Folk Around and Find out, a small town, contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Penny Reid is coming July 21st, and we have the amazing cover!

Pre-order your copy today!

Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3P7H5RL

Amazon Worldwide: https://mybook.to/folkaround

Apple Books: https://apple.co/39feVnq

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Google Play: https://bit.ly/39UKTWk

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Add Folk Around and Find Out to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/37B833f

Meet Penny Reid

Penny Reid is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of the Winston Brothers and Knitting in the City series. She used to spend her days writing federal grant proposals as a biomedical researcher, but now she writes kissing books. Penny is an obsessive knitter and manages the #OwnVoices-focused mentorship incubator / publishing imprint, Smartypants Romance. She lives in Seattle Washington with her husband, three kids, and dog named Hazel.

Connect with Penny 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PennyReidWriter/

Amazon: http://amzn.to/2lakzsD

Twitter: @ReidRomance

Mailing List: http://pennyreid.ninja/newsletter/

Website: http://www.pennyreid.ninja

WWW Wednesday – 5/18

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Sam on Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please, take some time to visit the other participants and see what others are reading. So, let’s get to it!

What are you currently reading?

  • A Rip Through Time by Kelly Armstrong – 12% in and I am not sure how much longer I will continue as I am not enjoying it.
  • Something Wilder by Christina Lauren – 40% in and loving it!
  • Night Shift by Alex Finlay – 12% in and again I am not sure how much more I will read
  • Tear Down The Throne by Jennifer Estep – about 17% into this one
  • A Lady For A Duke by Alexis Hall – 61% in, good but very slow


What did you recently finish reading?

I read a ton for this round up but one was an audio and 3 I started at the end of April!

  • Under The southern Sky by Kristy Woodson Harvey – 4 Stars
  • Every Summer after by Carley Fortune – 4 Stars
  • The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare – 4 Stars
  • Adult Assembly Required by Abbi Waxman – 4 Stars

What do you think you’ll read next?

  • The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth – Need to get to the ARC, came out in early April
  • Can’t Look Away by Carola Lovering – June ARC I would like to start
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed by Karelia Stetz-Waters – Buddy read I need to get to

What are you currently reading? Let me know in the comments below!

Top 5 Tuesday: May 17th 2022

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Shanah @the Bionic Bookworm and is now being hosted by Meeghan @Meeghan Reads. This week’s topic is Top 5 places to read.

  • My couch – my usual spot because it’s easy to get too.
  • My hammock – my favorite place during the warmer months.
  • My office reading chair – for when I went to sit with the hubby while he works.
  • My living room reading chair – my other go to becauseI have it set up perfectly with lighting and blankets.
  • My car – because I spend so much time in it waiting for my kids!

Really I will just read anywhere that is comfortable!

Where is your favorite place to read?

Reading Round Up: May 1st – 10th

Hi Friends! I am here with a huge round up for the first part of May, I read 10 books! One was an audio that I listened to for over a week and then two of the books I started at the end of April. My favorites are probably The Last Train To Key West and Everything For You while All Fired Up was my least favorite. What have you been reading in May so far? Any new favorites? Let me know in the comments below!

Maggie Moves On by – 4 Stars This was my first book by Lucy Score and now I can’t wait to go and read her backlist! This one follows Maggie who has a youtube channel were she buys fixer uppers and then documents the entire remodel. Maggie’s newest purchase is in Kinship Idaho and it is a historic crumbling mansion and a property this size needs a great landscaper and in enters constantly flirting Silas. I loved Silas and Maggie’s relationship from the beginning, Maggie knows she isn’t staying long term but Silas is going to do everything he can to convince her to stay. Along the way Maggie not only starts to open herself up to Silas but she also makes friends and tries to help out a boy who is basically abandoned by his family by giving him a job with her crew but also fixing up a room for him in the house so he has somewhere to sleep at night! By the time it’s time for her to leave she has made so many new connections and even started to rebuild one with her own sister. I loved all the relationships in this book, it gave me so many feels and I didn’t want it to end. I highly recommend checking this one out when it is released June 21st of this year! Thank you so much Forever for my gifted copy for review!!!

The Favor by – 3 Stars The tag line for this book reads Staying is dangerous. Leaving could be worse and I feel like this does a good job of setting up your expectations for this book. In The Favor we follow two different points of view, the first is Leah who no longer works and drinks all day and the second is McKenna who also finds herself currently unemployed but still trying to figure out what her new normal is. Leah and McKenna have never met but both recognize something in each other at a chance meeting that will change their lives forever. I can’t say a lot about this book because it is a fast read and anything I say could be spoiler. I really enjoyed this thriller, it was fast paced and I kept wanting to keep reading to see where everything went. I will say that if you read a lot of domestic thrillers than this plot is not a new one but the author’s writing style kept me very engaged and I can’t wait to see what they put out next. Thank you Minotaur and St. Martin’s Press for my gifted copy for review.

All Fired Up by Dylan Newton – 3 Stars I’m not sure where to start with this book. After loving Dylan’s debut novel; How Sweet It Is, I was so excited to read this one but it did not live up to the first one for me. We follow Zander who runs a pottery studio in upstate New York and Imani who is a a book publicist. The two spend a fun weekend together at a wedding but then Imani ghosts Zander who thought this might be something long term. When Imani comes back to town to help out her grandmother for the summer, Zander makes it his mission to see if their chemistry is real. Overall this book was just ok, I felt like the entire book was one big romance cliche and I knew what was going to happen next. I also don’t like the trope of one character thinking the other is a player because of rumors they heard and don’t listen when said person says they are not! This trope just really frustrates me. My favorite parts were Imani’s grandmother and seeing Kate and Drake together again! Im hoping this reading experience was just a me thing and will pick up the author’s next book because while the plot wasn’t for me I still really enjoyed her writing style. Thank you Forever for my gifted copy for review!

Starry-Eyed Love by Helena Hunting – 4 Stars This is the second book in the Spark House series where we follow three sisters who run a hotel and event center in Colorado. In Starry-Eyed Love we are following the second sister London who after a recent break up decides to stop dating for awhile but of course this plan goes out the window when she meets Jackson who is the CEO of the company they will now be working with. This book was a lot of fun like all of Helena Hunting’s books. There is comedy but mixed in some heavier topics that don’t make me feel too overwhelmed while reading. I really liked how Jackson got to know London by taking her on work outings while showing her it’s ok to have a life outside of her sisters. Also any book set in Colorado is usually fun for me as I love where I live and enjoy when other people love it here too. Overall I really enjoyed this book but the ending was very predictable to me and so I kind of lost my mojo while reading it. Still highly recommend it and if you have read her Shaking Up series a few of the couples from those books make cameos in this one! Thank you St. Martins Press and Social Butterfly PR for my gifted copy for review!

The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton – 5 Stars I’m pretty sure every time I pick up a new Chanel Cleeton I say that it is my favorite of hers. This time I can say pretty confidently that it is my favorite! I loved the setting and the characters of this one so much! We follow three different woman in the Florida Keys during the Labor Day weekend in 1935 which was when one of the worst hurricanes hit in the Atlantic. We have Mirta who is on her honeymoon and knows noting about her new husband Anthony. Elizabeth who is from New York City is down there looking for someone in the Army camps and then there is Helen who has lived there her entire life and wants nothing more than to get away. Also the first line in this is one of my favorites: I’ve Imagined my husbands death a thousand times. It’s so good!!! One of my favorite things about reading historical fiction is the fact that I learn something new from history and then go down rabbit holes to find out whatever I can and this one did not disappoint. I had never heard of this hurricane or the Bonus Army that was left over from WWI and were sent down to The Keys to help build the railway that connected the islands to Florida. Highly recommend any books by this author but this one is so good!

Book Lovers by Emily Henry – 4 Stars Rounded up to a 4, this one started out pretty strong for me but by the end I was left a little unsatisfied. We follow a book agent named Nora and an editor named Charlie, the two get off to rocky start but the two end up in the same small town over the summer and realize maybe they have more in common than they thought. One of my biggest complaints with this book was Nora’s need to control everything in her sister’s life to make sure se was happy. Her sister is almost 30 married and his2 children with a third on the way so Nora’s need to make her happy never made sense to me. Overall I really enjoyed this book and it might be my favorite by Emily Henry so far (need to do a re-read of Beach Read to make sure). If you are looking for a fun easy summer beach read than I would recommend checking this one out.

Our Last Days in Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton – 4 Stars I have a blog tour for this one closer to release date which is 5/24. However, I can let you know that I really enjoyed this on as I have Chanel Cleeton’s previous books following the women in the Perez family from Cuba. I highly recommend if you are looking for a historical fiction set in a different place and time. Thank you Berkley for my gifted copy for review!

Beauty and The Mustache by Penny Reid – Stars This was a re-read that I did for a buddy read and it is still one of my favorite books! I love the story of Ashley and Drew and I love getting to meet all the Winston Brothers for the first time! This book is on the sad side and I cried my eyes out even knowing what was going to happen. TW for cancer and death of loved one.

Everything For You by Chloe Liese – 5 Stars This book was one of my most anticipated books of the year because I just adore all of the books in The Bergman series. We are following the second youngest of seven siblings in this one, Oliver is a professional soccer player for the LA Galaxy and he starts to develop feelings for his co-captain Gavin. This book is very much sunshine grump but even the sunshine has some darkness to him and I loved it. Chloe even goes to showcase this with how they each dress! I also heard this was kind of inspired by Ted Lasso and I can totally see the inspiration for both characters, so if you love Roy Kent then you might just love Gavin like I did!!!!! This book also gave me Kulti vibes and I was here for that too! I also loved the fact that we got Bergman weddings and babies an I love seeing how past couples are continuing to grow in their relationships! I can not recommend this book or series enough! TW for mental health and on page panic attacks.

The Hacienda by Isabel Canas – 4 Stars This book is described as Rebecca meets Mexican Gothic and that is a pretty accurate description. For me it leans more on the Rebecca side in that we get a young wife moving to her new husbands Hacienda and there is a mystery of what happened to his first wife. The Hacienda is a sentient being and takes on the emotions of those who have lived there and something has made it turn malevolent. This book wasn’t as creepy feeling as Mexican Gothic was but I understand the comparison. I really enjoyed this story and I am sucker for a hunted house or sentient like house, highly recommend if you are looking for a historical paranormal fiction with just a hint of creepy.

Top 5 Tuesday: May 10th 2022

This should come at no surprise but I didn’t get this week’s Top 5 Tuesday up on Tuesday! So here we are again on a Friday with it, I hope you enjoy and don’t forget to tell me your beverage of choice while reading in the comments below!

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Shanah @the Bionic Bookworm and is now being hosted by Meeghan @Meeghan Reads. This week’s topic is Top 5 drinks for reading.

If you know me at all then there is only one real answer for this question and that is Pepsi! I am somewhat addicted to this as it is my favorite drink ever. I have recently cut back on it a lot and writing this post makes me want one!

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  • Pepsi
  • Pepsi
  • Pepsi
  • Pepsi
  • Wine
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Do you like to have a drink while reading?

WWW Wednesday – 5/11

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Sam on Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please, take some time to visit the other participants and see what others are reading. So, let’s get to it!

What are you currently reading?

  • A Rip Through Time by Kelly Armstrong – just started the Arc and only on chapter 2 or 3
  • The Children On The Hill by Jennifer McMahon – Also just started and only on chapter 1 or 2


What did you recently finish reading?

I read a ton for this round up but one was an audio and 3 I started at the end of April!

  • All Fired Up by Dylan Newton – Rounded up to 3 Stars
  • Starry-Eyed Love by Helena Hunting – 4 Stars
  • The Last Train To Key West by Chanel Cleeton – 5 Stars
  • Book Lovers by Emily Henry – 4 Stars
  • Our Last Days In Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton – 4 Stars
  • Beauty and The Mustache by Penny Reid – (Re-Read) 5 Stars
  • Everything For You by Chloe Liese – 5 Stars
  • The Hacienda by Isabel Canas – 4 Stars

What do you think you’ll read next?

  • The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth – Need to get to the ARC, came out in early April
  • Can’t Look Away by Carola Lovering – June ARC I would like to start
  • Every Summer After by Carley Fortune – Romance I was suggested by a friend

What are you currently reading? Let me know in the comments below!