Review: Death a Sketch by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Death a Sketch by Cheryl Hollon

Death a Sketch (Paint & Shine Mystery #3) by Cheryl Hollon My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In eastern Kentucky, Miranda Trent runs a unique tour company called Paint & Shine, but sometimes the peaceful mountains play host to murder . . . Miranda’s business—combining Appalachian adventure tours with art and a bit of moonshine—is the perfect place for an outdoor sporting goods company to hold an employee retreat. It’ll be a challenge, but the money they’re paying will definitely help with building her new distillery. Miranda has lots of teamwork-fostering […]

Posted July 27, 2022 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: The Phoenix Nest by Arizona Tape

Review: The Phoenix Nest by Arizona Tape

The Phoenix Nest (The Griffin Sanctuary #2) by Arizona Tape My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Fantasy Age Category: New Adult/ Adult Type of romance: FF Blurb: Now Charlotte is apprenticed with the Griffin Sanctuary’s vet, she discovers more about the other mythical creatures living at there and the dangers they pose to the public, the keepers, and each other. With the Sanctuary’s phoenix eggs about to hatch, the staff’s main goal is to stop the hatchlings from burning down their own enclosure. – The Phoenix Nest is book two in the modern fantasy Griffin Sanctuary series. It is packed […]

Posted July 25, 2022 by Lola in Contemporary, Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

Sunday Post #501

Sunday Post #501

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This wasn’t the smoothest week, some annoying issues occurred and we had a few really warm days which were tough to deal with. The start of this week was really warm and as houses here don’t have AC’s it’s hard to cool down. We kept the windows and […]

Posted July 24, 2022 by Lola in Sunday Post / 6 Comments

Lola’s Kitchen: Baked Gnocchi with Red Bell Pepper and Tomatoes Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen: Baked Gnocchi with Red Bell Pepper and Tomatoes Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen is a feature on Lola’s Reviews where I talk about all things related to food, cooking and baking. These usually are recipe posts or more discussion type posts about food. I love cooking and spend some time in the kitchen almost every day, so I wanted to give it a place on my blog as well. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. I love gnocchi, but for some reason rarerly eat it. I just never seem to find recipes that use it. Then I came across this recipe and knew I had […]

Posted July 22, 2022 by Lola in Lola's Kitchen / 3 Comments

Review: A Quiet Life in the Country by T.E. Kinsey

Review: A Quiet Life in the Country by T.E. Kinsey

A Quiet Life in the Country (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #1) by T.E. Kinsey and narrated by Elizabeth Knowelden My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: no romance so far Blurb: Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow with a secret past. Florence Armstrong, her maid and confidante, is an expert in martial arts. The year is 1908 and they’ve just moved from London to the country, hoping for a quiet life. But it is not long before Lady Hardcastle is forced out of her self-imposed retirement. There’s a dead body in the woods, […]

Posted July 20, 2022 by Lola in Historical, Mystery, Review / 0 Comments

Review: Golden Mage by Dorothy Dreyer

Review: Golden Mage by Dorothy Dreyer

Golden Mage (Empire of the Lotus #3) by Dorothy Dreyer My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Haunted by evil. Bound by prophecy. Driven by faith. Consumed by his doomed love for the empress Lakshmi, Kashmeru will stop at nothing to break the spell that has kept him locked in a hidden tomb. With the comet Akutake fast approaching, the clock is ticking for the elite mages to gather and fight Kashmeru’s shadow army and the mysterious and powerful dark mages. As Mayhara, Jae, and Shiro race to acquire the arcane daggers […]

Posted July 18, 2022 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

Sunday Post #500

Sunday Post #500

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This was a pretty decent week. On Monday my boyfriend and I visited a nearby city and had a nice lunch and browsed some stores. We had a nice day. The rest of the week went pretty okay, but there were a bunch of small things that needed […]

Posted July 17, 2022 by Lola in Sunday Post / 12 Comments