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BOOK REVIEW: A Dress of Violet Taffeta by Tessa Arlen

Rating Title: A Dress of Violet TaffetaAuthor: Tessa ArlenPublication: July 5, 2022Publisher: BerkleyGenre: Historical Fiction, Biographical FictionPages: 348 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A sumptuous novel based on the fascinating true story of Belle Epoque icon Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon, a woman determined to shatter …

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BOOK REVIEW: In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Rating Title: In a Dark, Dark WoodAuthor: Ruth WarePublication: August 4, 2015Publisher: GalleryGenre: ThrillerPages: 375 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In a dark, dark woodNora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back. There was …

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BOOK REVIEW: Rule Breaker by Sonia Stanizzo

Rating Title: Rule BreakerAuthor: Sonia StanizzoPublication: July 26, 2022Publisher: JRL PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 287 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) She’s setting all the rules. He’s refusing to follow them…  Rule 1: No DrinkingRule 2: No WomenRule 3: No PartiesRule 4: No Scandals Aiden Doyle plans to break …

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BOOK REVIEW: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Rating Title: Lock Every DoorAuthor: Riley SagerPublication: July 2, 2019Publisher: DuttonGenre: ThrillerPages: 381 Audiobook Length: 10 hours, 26 minutes Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous …

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BOOK REVIEW: Out of Her Depth by Lizzy Barber

Rating Title: Out of Her DepthAuthor: Lizzy BarberPublication: July 12, 2022Publisher: MIRAGenre: Domestic ThrillerPages: 381 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In the lush green hills beyond Florence sits the Villa Medici—a graceful pensione surrounded by manicured gardens. Rachel, a college student from an unfashionable London suburb, can’t …

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BOOK REVIEW: Her Darkest Secret by Jessica R. Patch

Rating Title: Her Darkest SecretAuthor: Jessica R. PatchPublication: June 28, 2022Publisher: Love Inspired TradeGenre: Mystery Suspense, Christian SuspensePages: 349 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The sight of a goose feather at a murder scene modeled after a children’s poem is enough to make FBI special …

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BOOK REVIEW: Here for the Drama by Kate Bromley

Rating Title: Here for the DramaAuthor: Kate BromleyPublication: June 21, 2022Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Women’s Fiction, RomancePages: 333 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It wouldn’t be the theater without a few theatrics… Becoming a famous playwright is all Winnie ever dreamed about. For now, though, she’ll …

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BOOK REVIEW: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Rating Title: Into Thin AirAuthor: Jon KrakauerPublication: November 12, 1998Publisher: AnchorGenre: Non-Fiction, TravelPages: 368 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, 1996, he hadn’t slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Year to the Day by Robin Benway

Rating Title: A Year to the DayAuthor: Robin BenwayPublication: June 21, 2022Publisher: Harper Teen Genre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 342 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It’s been a year—a year of missing Nina. A year of milestones—holidays, birthdays, everything without her. Leo feels like she should remember …

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