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BOOK REVIEW: Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff

Rating Title: Code Name SapphireAuthor: Pam JenoffPublication: February 7, 2023Publisher: Park RowGenre: Historical FictionPages: 369 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) 1942. Hannah Martel has narrowly escaped Nazi Germany after her fiancé was killed in a pogrom. When her ship bound for America is turned away at …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Rating Title: The Paris ApartmentAuthor: Lucy FoleyPublication: February 22, 2022Publisher: William MorrowGenre: Mystery, Thriller, SuspensePages: 384 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didn’t sound thrilled …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Rating Title: A Man Called OveAuthor: Fredrik BackmanPublication: May 5, 2015Publisher: Washington Square PressGenre: FictionPages: 337. Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. …

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BOOK REVIEW: The New Couple by Alison James

Title: The New CoupleAuthor: Alison JamesPublication: September 27, 2022Publisher: BookoutureGenre: Mystery, Domestic Thriller, SuspensePages: 296 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The perfect marriage. The perfect house. The perfect secret… As I step through the cherry-red door of my new home, I know I should feel like the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Killer Story by Matt Witten

Title: Killer StoryAuthor: Matt WittenPublication: January 17, 2023Publisher: Oceanview PublishingGenre: ThrillerPages: 370 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) How far will she go to catch the killer—and make her podcast a hit? Talented and idealistic young reporter Petra Kovach is on the brink of being laid …

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BOOK REVIEW: They’re Watching You by Chelsea Ichaso

Rating Title: They’re Watching YouAuthor: Chelsea IchasoPublication: January 3, 2023Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, ThrillerPages: 384 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When a secret society has you in their sights, it can lead to power, privilege… or death. It’s been two weeks since Polly …

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BOOK REVIEW: In the Shadow of a Queen by Heather B. Moore

Rating Title: In the Shadow of a QueenAuthor: Heather B. MoorePublication: October 3, 2022Publisher: Shadow Mountain PublishingGenre: Historical FictionPages: 384 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Princess Louise’s life is upended after her father’s untimely death. Captive to the queen’s overwhelming mourning, Louise is forbidden to …

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BOOK REVIEW: Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica

Rating Title: Just the Nicest CoupleAuthor: Mary KubicaPublication: January 10, 2023Publisher: Park RowGenre: ThrillerPages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Two couples, two close friends, one missing husband… Jake Hayes is missing. This much is certain. At first, his wife, Nina, thinks he is blowing …

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BOOK REVIEW: Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Rating Title: Alex, ApproximatelyAuthor: Jenn BennettPublication: April 3, 2018Publisher: Simon & Schuster BooksGenre: YA Fiction, TeenPages: 416 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Classic movie buff Bailey “Mink” Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online by “Alex.” Two coasts …

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