Tag Archives: Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: Shattered Midnight by Dhonielle Clayton

Title: Shattered MidnightAuthor: Dhonielle ClaytonPublication: January 18, 2022Publisher: Disney-HyperionGenre: Fantasy, YA FictionPages: 304 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Zora Broussard has arrived in New Orleans with not much more than a bag of clothes, a beautiful voice, and a pair of enchanted red shoes. Running from a tragic accident caused by her …

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BOOK REVIEW: When Sparks Fly by Helena Hunting

Title: When Sparks FlyAuthor: Helena HuntingPublication: September 21, 2021Publisher: St. Martin’s GriffinGenre: RomancePages: 317 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Running the Spark House, a hotel/event space that has been in her family for years, has been Avery Spark’s lifelong dream. After years of working hard and making personal sacrifices, Avery and her …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Necklace by Matt Witten

Title: The NecklaceAuthor: Matt WittenPublication: September 7, 2021Publisher: Oceanview PublishingGenre: ThrillerPages: 259 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The clock ticks down in a heart-pounding crusade for justice. Susan Lentigo’s daughter was murdered twenty years ago—and now, at long last, this small-town waitress sets out on a road trip all the way from …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Bookseller’s Secret by Michelle Gable

Title: The Bookseller’s SecretAuthor: Michelle GablePublication: August 17, 2021Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Biographical Fiction, Historical FictionPages: 309 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In 1942, London, Nancy Mitford is worried about more than air raids and German spies. Still recovering from a devastating loss, the once sparkling Bright Young Thing is estranged from her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Where I Left Her by Amber Garza

Title: Where I Left HerAuthor: Amber GarzaPublication: August 24, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: ThrillerPages: 248 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Whitney had some misgivings when she dropped her increasingly moody teenage daughter, Amelia, off at Lauren’s house. She’d never met the parents, and usually she’d go in, but Amelia clearly wasn’t going to let …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Title: The Woman In Cabin 10Author: Ruth WarePublication: July 19, 2016Publisher: Gallery/Scout PressGenre: Mystery, ThrillerPages: 305 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden

Title: The Winter of the WitchAuthor: Katherine ArdenPublication: January 8, 2019Publisher: Del ReyGenre: FantasyPages: 402 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Now Moscow has been struck by disaster. Its people are searching for answers—and for someone to blame. Vasya finds herself alone, beset on all sides. The Grand Prince is in a rage, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Radar Girls by Sara Ackerman

Title: Radar GirlsAuthor: Sara AckermanPublication: July 27, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: Historical FictionPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Daisy Wilder prefers the company of horses to people, bare feet and salt water to high heels and society parties. Then, in the dizzying aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Daisy enlists in a …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Night We Burned by S.F. Kosa

Title: The Night We BurnedAuthor: S.F. KosaPublication: August 10, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks LandmarkGenre: ThrillerPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A new psychological thriller from suspense powerhouse S.F. Kosa featuring a decades-old secret, a mysterious cult fire, and a woman looking to outrun the ashes of her past…until they come roaring back once …

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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 …

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