Book Review: “An Extraordinary Union” (Loyal League #1) by Alyssa Cole

An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League) by Alyssa Cole (2017) Genre: Fiction, Historical, Romance Page Length: 263 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South—to spy for the Union […]

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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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Book Review: “When We Collided” by Emery Lord

“When We Collided” by Emery Lord (2016) Genre: YA, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 352 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis:  Jonah never thought a girl like Vivi would come along. Vivi didn’t know Jonah would light up her world. Neither of them expected a summer like this…a summer that would rewrite their futures. In an unflinching story […]

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Book Review: “Daughters of Jared” by H.B. Moore

“Daughters of Jared” by H.B Moore (2012) Genre: Historical, Romance, Fiction Page Length: 224 pages (electronic edition) Synopsis: From the Book of Ether comes a haunting story of two royal sisters. The elder sister, Ash, will do anything to bring her father, King Jared II, back to the throne. The younger sister, Naiva, only wants to save […]

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Release Day Blitz: “The Memory Painter” by Gwendolyn Womack

The Memory Painter: A Novel of Love and Reincarnation by Gwendolyn Womack Publication Date: July 5, 2016 Picador USA Paperback; 336 Pages ISBN: 978-1250095770 Genre: Historical Fiction/Time Travel/Mystery/Romance Finalist for the 2016 RWA Prism Awards for Best First Book & Best Time Travel/ Steampunk category.     Two lovers who have travelled across time. A […]

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Book Review: “Rebel of The Sands” (Rebel of the Sands #1) by Alwyn Hamilton

“Rebel of The Sands” (Rebel of the Sands #1) by Alwyn Hamilton (2016) Genre: YA, Fiction, Fantasy, Romance Page Length: 314 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: She’s more gunpowder than girl—and the fate of the desert lies in her hands. Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mystical beasts still roam the wild and barren wastes, […]

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Book Review: “For The Record” by Charlotte Huang

“For The Record” by Charlotte Huang (2015) Genre: YA, Contemporary, Fiction, Romance Page Length: 307 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Chelsea thought she knew what being a rock star was like . . . until she became one. After losing a TV talent show, she slid back into small-town anonymity. But one phone call changed everything   Now […]

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Book Spotlight: “The Yearbook” by Carol Masciola

The Yearbook by Carol Masciola Publisher: Merit Press Release Date: October 2015 Genre: Historical Fiction, Time Travel, Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Synopsis: Misfit teen Lola Lundy has every right to her anger and her misery. She’s failing in school, living in a group home, and social workers keep watching her like hawks, waiting for her to […]

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Book Review: “The Story of Beautiful Girl” by Rachel Simon

“The Story of Beautiful Girl” by Rachel Simon (2011) Genre: Historical Fiction, Adult, Romance Page Length: 346 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: It is 1968. Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability, and Homan, an African American deaf man, are locked away in an institution, the School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, and have […]

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Book Review: “P.S. I Still Love You” (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2) by Jenny Han

“P.S. I Still Love You” (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2) by Jenny Han (2015) Genre: YA, Romance, Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 352 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. […]

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