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BOOK REVIEW: A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

Title: A Whole New WorldAuthor: Liz BraswellPublication: September 1, 2015Publisher: Disney PressGenre: Teens & YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 279 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? Aladdin is a Street Rat. Like most, he’s just trying to survive another day in impoverished Agrabah. Jasmine is a princess, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Too Much Like You by Tylor Paige

Title: Too Much Like YouAuthor: Tylor PaigePublication: February 5, 2021Publisher: Self-PublishedGenre: RomancePages: 362 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) Jimmy: Three months. That’s it. Do the stupid legacy tour with my bastard brother and pick up the check at the finish line. That’s not so hard when you think about it in it’s simplest …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Warsaw Orphan by Kelly Rimmer

Title: The Warsaw OrphanAuthor: Kelly Rimmer Publication: June 1, 2021Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Historical FictionPages: 349 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In the spring of 1942, young Elzbieta Rabinek is aware of the swiftly growing discord just beyond the courtyard of her comfortable Warsaw home. She has no fondness for the Germans who …

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BOOK REVIEW: Beartown by Frederik Backman

Title: BeartownAuthor: Frederik BackmanPublication: April 25, 2017Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: FictionPages: 434 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago …

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BOOK REVIEW: 14 Ways to Die by Vincent Ralph

Title: 14 Ways to DieAuthor: Vincent RalphPublication: June 1, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens & Ya Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 349 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Ten years ago, Jess’s mother was murdered by the Magpie Man.She was the first of his victims but not the last.Now Jess is the star of a YouTube …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

Title: The Lost Girls of ParisAuthor: Pam JenoffPublication: January 29, 2019Publisher: Park RowGenre: Historical FictionPages: 385 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) 1946, Manhattan Grace Healey is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an …

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BOOK REVIEW: Talk Bookish To Me by Kate Bromley

Title: Talk Bookish To MeAuthor: Kate BromleyPublication: May 25, 2021Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Kara Sullivan’s life is full of love—albeit fictional. As a bestselling romance novelist and influential bookstagrammer, she’s fine with getting her happily-ever-after fix between the covers of a book. But right now? …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Summer Seekers by Sarah Morgan

Title: The Summer SeekersAuthor: Sarah MorganPublication: May 18, 2021Publisher: HQNGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Kathleen is eighty years old. After she has a run-in with an intruder, her daughter wants her to move in to a residential home. But she’s not having any of it. What she craves—what …

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