Pretty Words Book Blog and Book Reviews

Book Blog and Book Reviews

The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta 5 Stars…Because an honest and gentle plot is sadly underrated. This story was a humbling journey, but not just one. It was several little emotional journeys all leading to the same outcome: me in tears. Not exactly sad tears. Although they weren’t tears from being overcome by happiness, either. …

Continue reading

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 4.5 Stars Another fast-paced psychological thriller that kept me glued to its pages! If you’re a fan of Gillian Flynn’s twisted, artful, and suspenseful storytelling, I’d recommend checking out The Girl on the Train. Have you ever gazed through the window on a train and wondered what …

Continue reading

In the Fields by Willow Aster *3.5 Stars* Okay, so maybe this wasn’t an overall love-fest for me, but I started out loving, and I ended up loving, so that’s something, right? Because the beginning of this book was blow-my-mind beautiful, and the ending turned out to be just as touching. But somewhere in the …

Continue reading

Where One Goes by B.N. Toler *4 Stars!* This isn’t just another romance novel. Where One Goes is an exceptionally beautiful love story that builds a unique world through the elements of love, loss, and healing. Yes, the heroine communicates with the dead — souls who have yet to cross-over due to “unfinished business”– but this …

Continue reading