Tag Archives: Novel

BOOK REVIEW: Even If We Break by by Marieke Nijkamp

Title: Even If We BreakAuthor: Marieke NijkampPublication: September 15, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, LGBTQ FictionPages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) FIVE friends go to a cabin.FOUR of them are hiding secrets.THREE years of history bind them.TWO are doomed from the start.ONE person wants to end this.NO ONE IS SAFE. Are …

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BOOK REVIEW: Idiot by Laura Clery

Title: IdiotAuthor: Laura CleryPublication: September 24, 2019Publisher: Simon & SchusterGenre: BiographyPages: 196 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Laura Clery makes a living by sharing inappropriate comedy sketches with millions of strangers on the Internet. She writes songs about her anatomy, talks trash about her one-eyed rescue pug, and sexually harasses her husband, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Secret Crush Seduction by Jaycie Lee

Title: Secret Crush SeductionAuthor: Jaycie LeePublication: September 1, 2020Publisher: HarlequinGenre: Asian American LiteraturePages: 183 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) She’s done waiting for what she really wants…“If I don’t have you after that kiss,I’ll burn to dust from the inside out…”Aspiring fashion designer Adelaide Song wants to prove she’s more than just a pampered …

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The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals by Becky Mandelbaum

Title: The Bright Side Sanctuary for AnimalsAuthor: Becky MandelbaumPublication: August 4, 2020Publisher: Simon & SchusterGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 333 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals is in trouble. It’s late 2016 when Ariel discovers that her mother Mona’s animal sanctuary in Western Kansas has not only been the …

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BOOK REVIEW: When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

Title: When We Left CubaAuthor: Chanel CleetonPublication: April 9, 2019Publisher: BerkleyGenre: Historical FictionPages: 364 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Beautiful. Daring. Deadly.  The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez–her family, her people, her country. Recruited by the CIA to infiltrate Fidel Castro’s inner circle and pulled into the dangerous …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Girls Weekend by Jody Gehrman

Title: The Girls WeekendAuthor: Jody GehrmanPublication: August 11, 2020Publisher: Crooked Lane BooksGenre: Mystery, SuspensePages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Their reunion just became a crime scene . . . June Moody, a thirty-something English professor, just wants to get away from her recent breakup and reunite with girlfriends over summer break. …

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BOOK REVIEW: She’s Faking It by Kristin Rockaway

Title: She’s Faking ItAuthor: Kristin RockawayPublication: June 30, 2020Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Women’s Fiction/RomancePages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) You can’t put a filter on reality. Bree Bozeman isn’t exactly pursuing the life of her dreams. Then again, she isn’t too sure what those dreams are. After dropping out of college, she’s …

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BOOK REVIEW: Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

Title: Little SecretsAuthor: Jennifer HillierPublication: April 21, 2020Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: Psychological ThrillerPages: 338 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Marin had the perfect life. Married to her college sweetheart, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company. They’re admired in their community and are a loving family. …

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BOOK REVIEW: The God Who Answers Us by Tina Downer

Title: The God Who Answers UsAuthor: Tina DownerPublication: April 29, 2020Publisher: Self-PublishedGenre: ReligionPages: 92 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) Does God hear me, does He answer prayers? Does He care? The God Who Answers Us shares personal life experiences and unexpected answers to prayers. You will be empowered to trust God, claim …

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