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Book of the Month February 2022 Review + Coupon

Brandi D.
ByBrandi D.Mar 23, 2022 | 2 comments

Book of the Month
3.9 overall rating
39 Ratings | 15 Reviews

Book of the Month is a monthly book subscription box. Each month, five curators pick out their favorite new hardcover books, and you can choose which one you want to receive on the first of the month for $14.99/month. You can also add up to two additional books for only $9.99 each. (This box was named one of the best subscriptions for avid readers in the 2022 Subscription Box Awards.)

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First Impressions

I have been a fan of Sarah Pekkanen for a while, and so far I have enjoyed the books she has done with Greer Hendricks, too, so this month was kind of a no-brainer for me! While I love the months where the offerings are a bit outside my wheelhouse, I also get super excited when they offer something that I would definitely pick out if I were book shopping on my own, too!

Book Summary from Amazon:

Wealthy Washington suburbanites Marissa and Matthew Bishop seem to have it all―until Marissa is unfaithful. Beneath their veneer of perfection is a relationship riven by work and a lack of intimacy. She wants to repair things for the sake of their eight-year-old son and because she loves her husband. Enter Avery Chambers. Avery is a therapist who lost her professional license. Still, it doesn’t stop her from counseling those in crisis, though they have to adhere to her unorthodox methods. And the Bishops are desperate. When they glide through Avery’s door and Marissa reveals her infidelity, all three are set on a collision course. Because the biggest secrets in the room are still hidden, and it’s no longer simply a marriage that’s in danger.

My BOTM Pick for February

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen - Retail Value $28.99 (On sale for $23.99)


It's made clear from the very beginning that Avery, the therapist, has lost her license to practice, so the tone of skepticism and feeling of not knowing who to trust was set from the start. This certainly altered the way I began this book because I was constantly expecting a surprise from her, but as I got to know this character, my skepticism quickly shifted to the couple in the book who seemed to be hiding something. As new facts were revealed, the story changed paths and then continued to do so until I really had no idea where it was headed. There were so many odd bits and pieces it was hard to figure out exactly what was going on, but it was evident there was a connection of some sort. It was difficult to determine what role everyone plays, but ultimately, it seemed that the couple in the story was the target, as was Avery, but for very different reasons. In the end, it was no coincidence that they ended up working together and many people did not turn out to be who I thought they were. The result was a suspenseful read that surprised me and really held my interest!

If you picked this book this month, please let me know what you think of it!

Each month they send us a bookmark. This one is very fitting for me!

Value - Was This Box Worth It?

The Cost: $14.99 + free shipping

ACTIVE DEAL: Limited Time Only! Get your first book for $9.99 (reg. $16.99/month)
Value Breakdown:
This box costs $14.99, but the book I chose retails for $28.99, which is a discount of about $14.00.

Key Takeaways

This book was easy to read, interesting and suspenseful, plus this is something I would have had on my book list had it not been offered by BOTM. That's always a win to me!

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Brandi D.
Brandi D.

I am a homeschooling mother of four; 3 boys and 1 girl. My youngest was just born in January 2022 and my oldest is 7. I am a former educator and have taught both elementary art and Special Education.

I have been reviewing boxes for MSA since January 2018 and have reviewed everything from activity and clothing boxes for kids to clothing, beauty, and pampering boxes for women. I have also reviewed boxes focused on home goods and even some men's boxes with the help of my husband! 

I love to discover new brands and try new things!

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I just finished The Book of Cold Cases and it was excellent! Great mix of horror and crime. Def recommend it. Started The Paris Apartment today and so far so good! It has super short chapters which makes for a quick read!

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Brandi D.

I just ordered The Book of Cold Cases so I’m glad to hear that! Thanks, Jenn! 🙂

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