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The Heiress Gets a Duke by Harper St. George

The Heiress Gets a Duke by Harper St. George

Admittedly, historical romance has been a hit-or-miss genre for me. I love contemporary romances, but for whatever reason, historical romances don’t always suck me in. That wasn’t a problem though with The Heiress Gets a Duke by Harper St. George, the first in a new series of Gilded Age romances featuring feisty heroines and the […]

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Snakes in Space by Kathryn Dennis: Blog Tour Review & Giveaway

Snakes in Space by Kathryn Dennis: Blog Tour Review & Giveaway

Today’s picture book review is part of the official blog tour for this series. Be sure to keep reading for your chance to win a copy of the book. Anyone who’s been following along on my Instagram since my twins were born last spring has probably figured out that I have a particular fondness for […]

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Novel Novice turns 11!

Novel Novice turns 11!

This little ol’ book blog is ELEVEN YEARS OLD today! And as a sure sign of how nuts my life is right now, I didn’t draft this post weeks in advance. No, it is almost 9pm on Tuesday, January 12th, and I’m slapping this last-minute post together for the sake of posterity & because at […]

Posted January 12, 2021 by Sara | Novel Novice in Anniversary / 0 Comments
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Favorite Books of 2020

Favorite Books of 2020

This was a weird year for reading, for a variety of reasons. I’ll start by saying that I read significantly less this year than I did in 2019 — but I still read a lot more than I expected to, given the birth of my twins in early May. 2020 brought me motherhood (times two), […]

Posted December 17, 2020 by Sara | Novel Novice in Best of lists / 1 Comment
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Mouse’s Night Before Christmas by Tracey Corderoy & illus. by Sarah Massini

Mouse’s Night Before Christmas by Tracey Corderoy & illus. by Sarah Massini

In a sweet tribute to the original, Mouse’s Night Before Christmas by Tracey Cordery & illustrated by Sarah Massini is a lovely story about Christmas magic. The book follows Mouse (who was just one creature stirring) on a busy Christmas Eve, as he helps Santa deliver presents — and maybe, just maybe, has his own […]

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