Adult Fiction book review

Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Originally published in Library Journal, October 2019. Morris's sophomore novel, follows a brave young Czech woman from Auschwitz-Birkenau to the gulag at Vorkuta, a Siberian prison labor camp. When the Soviets liberate Birkenau, they sentence 18 year old Cilka Klein to 15 years hard labor for prostitution and espionage, though she was repeatedly raped by… Continue reading Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Adult Fiction book review

Old Fashioned by Kandi Steiner

  Old Fashioned is #4 in the Becker Brothers series by the amazing Kandi Steiner. If you like slow-burn, Southern romance, then you'll love this series by Kandi Steiner. You could read them in any order, but reading them in order just makes for a more pleasurable reading experience. The order is: 1. On the… Continue reading Old Fashioned by Kandi Steiner

Adult Fiction book review

Beef Cake by Jiffy Kate

Beef Cake is a full-length contemporary romance, can be read as a standalone, and is book #4 in the Donner Bakery series, Green Valley World, Penny Reid Book Universe. About the Book If opposites do actually attract, then Gunnar Erickson and Frankie Reeves take the cake. Frankie Reeves is complicated, even though she won’t admit… Continue reading Beef Cake by Jiffy Kate

Adult Fiction book review

The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren

The Honey-Don't List by Christina Lauren will be published on March 24, 2020. Christina Lauren has done it again - made me laugh and cry within the pages of the same book. This romantic comedy is very timely, as it follows a famous husband-wife team who remodel and redesign houses for a TV show -… Continue reading The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren

Adult Fiction book review

The Boy From the Woods by Harlan Coben

Every time I read a Harlan Coben novel, it surpasses the previous one and becomes my new favorite. The Boy From the Woods was no different. Harlan is amazing at hooking the reader very early and then delivering nonstop thrills until the final pages turn. And then the whiplash of surprise at the very end… Continue reading The Boy From the Woods by Harlan Coben

Adult Fiction book review

A Rescued Heart by Natalie Replogle

About the Book A Rescued Heart is Book 1 in the Come to My Rescue romance series. Death comes in many forms...her death was a love squelched by rejection... Kindergarten teacher Ava Williams' life is forever changed when her groom never shows up for the wedding, leaving her heartbroken. The rejection cuts deep and she… Continue reading A Rescued Heart by Natalie Replogle

YA book review · Young Adult

Have a Little Faith in Me by Sonia Hartl

Originally published in School Library Journal, September 2019. Gr. 9 & up: Francine "CeCe" Wells plans to spend three weeks in the summer before her senior year of high school at Camp Three SixTeen, a Christian camp for teens. As a nonChristian, CeCe is spending her parents budgeted funds to try to win back Ethan,… Continue reading Have a Little Faith in Me by Sonia Hartl