Tag Archives: Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: Shutter by Melissa Larsen

Title: ShutterAuthor: Melissa LarsenPublication: June 15, 2021Publisher: BerkleyGenre: ThrillerPages: 362 (Audiobook – 9 hours, 47 minutes) SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In the wake of her father’s death, Betty Roux doesn’t allow herself to mourn. Instead, she pushes away her mother, breaks up with her boyfriend, and leaves everything behind to move …

Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: The Girl in the Headlines by Hannah Jayne

Title: The Girl in the HeadlinesAuthor: Hannah JaynePublication: July 6, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Andrea McNulty goes to sleep on her eighteenth birthday with a near-perfect life: she’s a high school field hockey star, a doted-upon big sister, the beloved daughter of two happy …

Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Title: The Book Woman of Troublesome CreekAuthor: Kim Michele RichardsonPublication: May 7, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks LandmarkGenre: FictionPages: 322 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is.  Thanks to Roosevelt’s Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome’s got its very own  traveling librarian, …

Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: The Secrets of Us by Lucinda Berry

Title: The Secrets of UsAuthor: Lucinda BerryPublication: June 1, 2021Publisher: Thomas & MercerGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 271 (Audiobook: 8 hours, 45 minutes) SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Foster sisters Krystal and Nichole have always been there for each other, so when Nichole is committed to a psychiatric hospital after trying to kill her husband, …

Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: Risk Taker by Sonia Stanizzo

Title: Risk TakerAuthor: Sonia StanizzoPublication: July 16, 2021Publisher: Jrl PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 296 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) He’s everything she’s turned her back on.And she’s everything he didn’t know he wanted… On a night she’d rather forget, aspiring makeup artist, Holly Ainsworth meets actor Ethan Doyle.  Holly wants to keep her distance …

Read More »

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, …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »