Adult Fiction book review

Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

Possibly my favorite Sally Thorne novel yet! A historical romantic comedy set in a fictional, alternate universe of the novel Frankenstein that reimagines the sheltered younger sister of Victor Frankenstein, Angelika, and her attempts to create the perfect man with which to fall in love. Despite every Frankenstein for generations finding their true love and… Continue reading Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

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Bru and Bacchus by Mark Aikins

If you are looking for a very well written science fiction story that will hook you from the beginning with its atmospheric space setting and intriguing cast of characters, look no further than Bru and Bacchus by Mark Aikins. About the Book Bru and Bacchus by Mark Aikins Book One of the Spiral Gap Files… Continue reading Bru and Bacchus by Mark Aikins

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Hottie on Her Shelf by Christi Barth

A bookish romance set in a small seaside town in Maine? Yes, please! Add in the fact that the main character is the town librarian, and you have a winner in my book. See what I did there? As a librarian myself, I could really identify with Hallie's character, whether it be the misconceptions about… Continue reading Hottie on Her Shelf by Christi Barth

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The Littlest Library by Poppy Alexander

Publishing 7/19/22 by Avon BooksThis is a charming tale of a small village in England that flourishes after a new resident named Jess moves into a crumbling old cottage with a red telephone box out front. Jess, a librarian, who has recently lost her grandmother (who happened to also be her roommate, sole family member,… Continue reading The Littlest Library by Poppy Alexander

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The Letter Carrier by L.C. Lewis

About The Letter Carrier Publication date: July 20, 2022 ISBN: 9781733823616 Paperback 322 pages Synopsis: When the German march across Europe reaches France, young Michelle Naget and her family join the throngs fleeing for safety. But their flight ends in capture by the Nazis, with one member of the family taken, while the rest of… Continue reading The Letter Carrier by L.C. Lewis

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The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

Though I didn't love this one as much as Sager's earliest novels, The House Across the Lake was certainly entertaining and it kept me intrigued until the final pages. The narrator, Casey Fletcher, is very much an alcoholic, which becomes readily apparent from the get-go...so right away readers have to determine whether they can really… Continue reading The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

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The It Girl by Ruth Ware

My new favorite from @ruthwarewriter comes out July 12th and you don't want to miss this one! ⁠⁠This suspenseful twisty tale takes place at Oxford University's historic campus. Steeped in tradition and full of dark stairways and corners, it is the perfect atmospheric locale for a murder mystery. The story unfolds in multiple points-of-view as… Continue reading The It Girl by Ruth Ware

Children's Book Review · Children's Picture Book · Picture Book

Beezley by Kathy Smart

Librarian Laura's Review of Beezley Beezley is a sweet children's story filled with loveable animal characters of many types. Along with an entertaining, well-written story, and realistic illustrations on each page, Beezley provides an uplifting message to readers that its okay to look different and to be unique. Beezley, a bumblebee, is feeling down on… Continue reading Beezley by Kathy Smart

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The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews

The Homewreckers is Mary Kay Andrews's 30th novel. I would classify it as Southern Chick Lit / Romantic Suspense. The romance is all closed door and there is some harsh language used at times, but overall it's a pretty clean beach read. A beach house restoration project for a reality tv show turns into a… Continue reading The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews

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Ten Trends to Seduce Your Bestfriend by Penny Reid

When Penny Reid writes something...anything...I am eagerly and excitedly waiting to devour it whole. Her newest release is over 500 pages long, and I still devoured it in a few short days. Prior to reading Ten Trends to Seduce your Bestfriend, my top book boyfriend of the Penny-verse was one Cletus Byron Winston. However, the… Continue reading Ten Trends to Seduce Your Bestfriend by Penny Reid