Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer

Title: Truths I Never Told YouAuthor: Kelly RimmerPublication: April 14, 2020Publisher: Graydon House; HarlequinGenre: MysteryPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) REVIEW: **A copy of this book was provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.** Usually when I read a mystery novel I am expecting suspense and …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Summer Set by Aimee Agresti

Title: The Summer SetAuthor: Aimee AgrestiPublication: May 12, 2020Publisher: Graydon House; HarlequinGenre: RomancePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The real drama happens backstage in this juicy novel about an idyllic summer theater where hot stars, has-beens and hopefuls chase roles—and each other. Charlie Savoy was once Hollywood’s hottest A-lister. Now, ten …

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AUDIO BOOK REVIEW: Love Is Not Enough by Mark Manson

Title: Love Is Not EnoughAuthor: Mark MansonPublication: March 26, 2020Publisher: Audible OriginalGenre: Self-helpLength: 7 hours 33 minutes SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) Best-selling author Mark Manson brings his signature no-nonsense wisdom back to the subject he started his career covering: relationships. Being with your partner may feel like rainbows and unicorns, but …

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BOOK REVIEW: The One Who Got Away by L.A. Detwiler

Title: The One Who Got AwayAuthor: L.A. DetwilerPublication: February 19, 2020Publisher: HarperCollinsGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 313 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Adeline Evans has recently moved into a home for the elderly. A safe space, where she can be cared for. When she begins to receive cryptic and threatening notes, she is certain that …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Title: The Bride TestAuthor: Helen HoangPublication: May 7, 2019Publisher: Berkley (Penguin)Genre: RomancePages: 315 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s …

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BOOK REVIEW: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Title: Next Year in HavanaAuthor: Chanel CleetonPublication: February 6, 2018Publisher: BerkleyGenre: Historical FictionPages: 394 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The daughter …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Orphan by Stacey Halls

Title: The Lost OrphanAuthor: Stacey HallsPublication: April 7, 2020Publisher:  MIRA; Harper CollinsGenre: Historical Fiction, RomancePages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A mother’s love knows no bounds… London, 1754. Six years after leaving her newborn, Clara, at London’s Foundling Hospital, young Bess Bright returns to reclaim the illegitimate daughter she has never …

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BOOK REVIEW: Breathe by Stacey R. Campbell

Title: BreatheAuthor: Stacey R. CampbellPublication: February 14, 2020Publisher:  Amazon ServicesGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 208 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) COUNTDOWN TO A ROYAL WEDDING Some people say a wedding is the perfect place to find romance. That is certainly not the case when your sister is the queen of a small …

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BOOK REVIEW: Confessions About Colton by Olivia Harvard

Title: Confessions About ColtonAuthor: Olivia HarvardPublication: March 3, 2020Publisher:  Wattpad BooksGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 360 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Seven letters, seven confessions, seven clues. Colton Crest was the Golden Boy of Hampton High. However, during May, he mysteriously disappeared and returned like nothing ever happened. Something went wrong during …

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BOOK REVIEW: Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Title: Monday’s Not ComingAuthor: Tiffany D. JacksonPublication: May 22, 2018Publisher:  Katherine Tegen BookGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first …

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