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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Book Review: “Geekerella” by Ashley Poston

“Geekerella” by Ashley Poston (2017) Genre: YA, Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Retelling Page Length: 320 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic science-fiction series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? […]

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Blog Tour: “Where Do I Go?” by Beverly Magid – Review & Giveaway!

Where Do I Go? by Beverly Magid Publication Date: October 9, 2017 BeWrite Press Paperback & eBook; 138 Pages Genre: Fiction/Historical/Jewish     READ THE FIRST CHAPTER. It’s 1908 and Leah and her boys have immigrated to New York’s Lower East Side to live with her brothers after surviving a pogrom in their Russian village. […]

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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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Book Review: “Juniper Leaves: The Otherworldly Tale of a Lonesome Magical Girl” by Jaz Joyner

“Juniper Leaves: The Otherworldly Tale of a Lonesome Magical Girl” by Jaz Joyner (2017) Genre: Fantasy, Fiction Page Length: 250 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis:  Kinky-haired blerd Juniper Bray used to believe in magic, until she lost her best friend: her grandmother. Now this 15-year-old shy girl is going on her dad’s research trip to a […]

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Book Review: “Into The Bright Unknown” (Gold Seer Trilogy #3) by Rae Carson

“Into The Bright Unknown” (Gold Seer #3) by Rae Carson (2017) Genre: YA, Fiction, Historical, Fantasy Page Length: 343 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Leah Westfall, her fiancé Jefferson, and her friends have become rich in the California Territory, thanks to Lee’s magical ability to sense precious gold. But their fortune has made them a target, […]

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Book Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

“The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas (2017) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, YA Page Length: 444 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her […]

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Book Review: “Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe” by Melissa de la Cruz

“Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe” by Melissa de la Cruz (2017) Genre: Holiday, Fiction, Retelling, Romance, Comtemporary Page Length: 225 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball stars and is never without her three cellphones—one for work, one for play, and one to throw […]

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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: “Wild Mountain” by Nancy Hayes Kilgore

Wild Mountain by Nancy Hayes Kilgore (2017) Genre: Contemporary, Fiction Page Length: 332 pages (ARC paperback edition) Synopsis: Vermonter Mona Duval loves the covered bridge beside her store. She loves local history and the rugged, rural nature of her home state. But when an ice storm collapses the bridge, she is bereft. Frank MacFarland, a seasonal resident […]

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