Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: Trouble in Disguise by Sonia Stanizzo

Title: Trouble in DisguiseAuthor: Sonia StanizzoPublication: July 22, 2019Publisher: Beachwalk Press, inc.Genre: RomancePages: 273 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads): The greatest risk is disguised in trouble. Jade Brennan is living with a family curse. If she falls in love, it will end in heartbreak. Because of this, she’s not taking any chances, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Love, Heather by Laurie Petrou

Title: Love, HeatherAuthor: Laurie PetrouPublication: October 8, 2019Publisher: Crooked Lane BooksGenre: Teens, YA Fiction SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What you see isn’t always what you get. Stevie never meant for things to go this far. When she and Dee–defiant, bold, indestructible Dee–started all this, there was a purpose to their acts …

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BOOK REVIEW: Oceans Away by Skye McNeil

Title: Oceans AwayAuthor: Skye McNeilPublication: July 13, 2019Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 360 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Adopted as an infant, Ireland Leighton grew up in the heart of the Midwest. After inheriting millions from her biological parents, she is determined to help others any way she can. The only string …

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BOOK REVIEW: Start Here by Trish Doller

Title: Start HereAuthor: Trish DollerPublication: August 13, 2019Publisher: Simon PulseGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Willa and Taylor were supposed to spend the summer after high school sailing from Ohio to Key West with their best friend, Finley. But Finley died before graduation, leaving them with a twenty-five-foot …

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BOOK REVIEW: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

Title: Ever AliceAuthor: H.J. RamsayPublication: August 1, 2019Publisher: Amazon Digital ServicesGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Folklore, Fiary TalesPages: 351 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Alice’s stories of Wonderland did more than raise a few eyebrows—it landed her in an asylum. Now at 15 years of age, she’s willing to do anything to leave, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Year They Fell by David Kreizman

Title: The Year They FellAuthor: David KreizmanPublication: July 30, 2019Publisher: Macmillian; ImprintGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 377 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When a horrible tragedy unites five very different high school seniors, they discover the worst moment of your life can help determine who you really are in the powerful YA novel, The …

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BOOK REVIEW: How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway

Title: How to Hack a HeartbreakAuthor: Kristin RockawayPublication: July 30, 2019Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Swipe right for love. Swipe left for disaster. By day, Mel Strickland is an underemployed helpdesk tech at a startup incubator, Hatch, where she helps entitled brogrammers—”Hatchlings”—who can’t even fix their …

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BOOK REVIEW: Stealing Home by Becky Wallace

Title: Stealing HomeAuthor: Becky WallacePublication: July 9, 2019Publisher: Page Street KidsGenre: YA Fiction, RomancePages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Fight for your dreams, even if it means breaking a few rules. Seventeen-year-old Ryan Russell has life perfectly planned. If she keeps up her hard work, one day she’ll take over the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Year One by Nora Roberts

Title: Year OneAuthor: Nora RobertsPublication: December 5, 2017Publisher: St. Martin’s PressGenre: FantasyPages: 419 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It began on New Year’s Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law …

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