I’ve read all of Nicholas Sparks’ older books, and have thoroughly enjoyed them—some I downright loved. I can’t seem to get into his most recent work. The Choice is one of his most recent books I didn’t enjoy. The storyline seems to drag on and the characters are unremarkable. Travis is flawless and one-dimensional, Gabby comes across equally as unexceptional, and together they didn’t appeal … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
I read Great Expectations, a classic by Charles Dickens, as required reading in junior high school, and it quickly became a favorite book of mine. I’ve recently reread it again, and it remains my favorite book ever. There’s so much to unpack in this book. From an exciting cast of characters—most of them a bit weird and creepy—to its wonderful plot twists that surprises and … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
Barbara Taylor Bradford’s The Women in His Life was a wonderful and entertaining read. Bradford’s ability to write about multiple personalities over lifetimes, which is what she does in The Women in His Life, is admirable. The plot is not overly dramatic, but that’s only because in this book she focuses on developing personalities and Maximilian West’s relationships with the special women in his life. … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
Nightshade is the third installment from Nora Robert’s five book Night Tales Collection. I’m a Nora Roberts junkie, but I’m not in love with this series. That, however, shouldn’t stop you from picking up these books. You know life’s all about different strokes for different folks. In this romance, mystery, Roberts’ pairs PI Colt Nightshade with Lieutenant Althea Grayson and they work well together. He’s … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
The romance industry is big. If you’ve done your research, you know that romance is the second most popular genre, capturing just over fifty percent of the market. But do you know the type of reader that comprises that percentage? The general perception is that the vast majority of romance readers are women. That is true, but did you know that sixteen percent or romance … Continue reading Who Is the Romance Novel Reader?