Book Review: “Surprise Me” by Sophie Kinsella

“Surprise Me” by Sophie Kinsella (2018) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 448 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have all the trimmings of a happy life and marriage; they have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so seamlessly, they finish each other’s […]

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ARC Review: “Americanized – Rebel Without a Green Card” by Sara Saedi

“Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card” by Sara Saedi Publishing Date: February 6, 2018 Genre: Nonfiction, Autobiography, Memoir Page Length: 288 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis:  At thirteen, bright-eyed, straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents […]

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ARC Review: “My Last Love Story” by Falguni Kothari

“My Last Love Story” by Falguni Kothari Publishing Date: January 23, 2018 Genre: Romance, Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 304 pages (Netgalley copy) Synopsis: Simi Desai is thirty years old and her husband is dying of cancer. He has two last wishes in his final months: first, that she’ll have his baby so that a piece […]

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ARC Review: “Roomies” by Christina Lauren

“Roomies” by Christina Lauren Release Date: December 5th, 2017 Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 368 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Marriages of convenience are so…inconvenient. Rescued by Calvin McLoughlin from a would-be subway attacker, Holland Bakker pays the brilliant musician back by pulling some of her errand-girl strings and getting him an audition with a big-time […]

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Book Review: “Between You and Me” by Lynn Turner

Between You and Me by Lynn Turner (2017) Puchase Links: Amazon | B&N Nook Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 338 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Love at first sight strikes Seattle Scientist Finnegan Kane at the worst possible moment, paralyzing him as he’s pitching his cutting-edge idea to powerful New York venture capitalist Emanuela Monroe… Finn survived […]

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Book Review: “Lucky Boy” by Shanthi Sekaran

Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran (2017) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 480 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Solimar Castro Valdez is eighteen and dazed with optimism when she embarks on a perilous journey across the US/Mexican border. Weeks later she arrives on her cousin’s doorstep in Berkeley, CA, dazed by first love found then lost, and pregnant. […]

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Book Review: “You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain” by Phoebe Robinson

“You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain” by Phoebe Robinson (2016) Genre: Nonfiction, Humor, Essay, Memoir Page Length: 318 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson. Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, […]

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Book Review: “A Change of Heart” by Sonali Dev

“A Change of Heart” by Sonali Dev (2016) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 352 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Dr. Nikhil ‘Nic’ Joshi had it all—marriage, career, purpose. Until, while working for Doctors Without Borders in a Mumbai slum, his wife, Jen, discovered a black market organ transplant ring. Before she could expose the truth, […]

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ARC Review: “Radio Girls” by Sarah-Jane Stratford

“Radio Girls” by Sarah-Jane Stratford Genre: Fiction, Historical Release Date: April 14, 2016 Page Length: 384 pages (electronic review edition) Synopsis: The Great War is over, and change is in the air, in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio…and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside […]

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ARC Review: “Anna and the Swallow Man” by Gabriel Savit

“Anna and the Swallow Man” by Gabriel Savit Publication Date: January 26, 2016 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Historical Page Length: 230 pages (ARC copy) Synopsis: Kraków, 1939. A million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. This is no place to grow up. Anna Łania is just seven years old when the Germans take her father, a linguistics […]

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