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BOOK REVIEW: The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey by Serena Burdick

Rating Title: The Stolen Book of Evelyn AubreyAuthor: Serena BurdickPublication: November 1, 2022Publisher: Park RowGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 336 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What if you could write a new ending for yourself? England, 1898. When Evelyn first married the famous novelist William Aubrey, she …

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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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BOOK REVIEW: Bridge of Souls by Victoria Schwab

Rating Title: Bridge of SoulsAuthor: V.E. SchwabPublication: September 6, 2022Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.Genre: YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 336 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Where there are ghosts, Cassidy Blake follows … unless it’s the other way around? Cass thinks she might have this ghost-hunting thing down. After all, she …

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BOOK REVIEW: Introducing Agatha Raisin by M.C. Beaton

Rating Title: Introducing Agatha RaisinAuthor: M.C. BeatonPublication: September 3, 2008Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: MysteryPages: 416 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Quiche of DeathPutting all her eggs in one basket, Agatha Raisin gives up her successful PR firm, sells her London flat, and samples a taste …

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BOOK REVIEW: No Accident by Laura Bates

Rating Title: No AccidentAuthor: Laura BatesPublication: December 6, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA FictionPages: 237 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website Synopsis: (From Goodreads) After a plane crash sees a group of seven teens washed up on a desert island, their first thought is survival. But a terrible secret from …

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BOOK REVIEW: Christmas by the Book by Anne Marie Ryan

Rating Title: Christmas by the BookAuthor: Anne Marie RyanPublication: October 12, 2021Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s SonGenre: HolidayPages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Nora and her husband, Simon, have run the beautiful oak-beamed book shop in their small British village for thirty years. But times are tough and …

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BOOK REVIEW: Matchmaker by Sonia Stanizzo

Rating Title: MatchmakerAuthor: Sonia StanizzoPublication: November 28, 2022Publisher: JRL PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) ChloeHappy birthday to me! Chloe can’t believe she’s a 30-year-old virgin! She’s more than ready to lose that title, but she won’t settle for just anyone.  After bumping into her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by Heather Webber

Rating Title: Midnight at the Blackbird CafeAuthor: Heather WebberPublication: July 16, 2019Publisher: Forge BooksGenre: Magical Realism, Women’s Fiction, FantasyPages: 329 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town of Wicklow. It is here that Anna Kate has …

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BOOK REVIEW: Don’t Let In The Cold by Keely Parrack

Rating Title: Don’t Let In The ColdAuthor: Keely ParrackPublication: September 6, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen, YA Fiction, SuspensePages: 316 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After a solar flare leaves Lottie and new stepsister Jade without power or cell service in a ski cabin, they are …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Rating Title: The Love HypothesisAuthor: Ali HazelwoodPublication: September 14, 2021Publisher: Penguin Publishing GroupGenre: RomancePages: 400 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn’t believe in lasting romantic relationships–but her best friend does, and that’s what got her into this situation. …

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