Adult Fiction book review

Key Change by Heidi Hutchinson

Key Change, the third book in the Common Threads series set in Chicago, is one of my new favorite Smartypants Romance books. It can be read as a standalone, but readers who have already enjoyed the first two books in the series will be delighted when the main character goes to the yarn shop, Mad… Continue reading Key Change by Heidi Hutchinson

Adult Fiction book review

Blind Date by Monica Murphy

Coming October 19th, 2021: Blind Date begins with a swoon-worthy meet-cute at a Christmas tree farm. Sign me up! If you like the grumpy sunshine trope in a romance novel, you'll like this one, but it's sort of a reversal from the norm, because in this story, Amelia is a bit of a grumpy heroine… Continue reading Blind Date by Monica Murphy

Adult Fiction book review

Forrest for the Trees by Kilby Blades

Librarian Laura's Review Sierra Betts is a Park Ranger in the beautiful Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Being a female Park Ranger in a profession mostly of males proves difficult enough, but Sierra also has to deal with the added detail of being a Black female Park Ranger. Though she values her boss, Olivia, and… Continue reading Forrest for the Trees by Kilby Blades

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The Secret of Snow by Viola Shipman

Publishing October 26th by Graydon House Books The Secret of Snow by Viola Shipman is a wonderful holiday novel set in the winter time in beautiful, picturesque Traverse City, Michigan. Despite its bountiful snowfall and gorgeous winter landscape, however, Traverse City brings up painful memories for Sonny Dunes. Fifty year old Sonny winds up back… Continue reading The Secret of Snow by Viola Shipman

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No Ordinary Christmas by Belle Calhoune

🦞🎄 No Ordinary Christmas 🎄🦞⁠ Yes, I know it's still September. I care not. I love the holidays. I will read holiday romance books whenever I want to read holiday romance books. As I often have to tell my children, "I'm 38, and I do what I want." 🤗⁠⁠No Ordinary Christmas by @bellecalhoune has officially… Continue reading No Ordinary Christmas by Belle Calhoune

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For Love Or Honey by Staci Hart

Iris "Jo" Blum is the youngest of the Blum sisters. She lives with her mom, Dottie, and 2 older sisters, Poppy and Daisy, on the family farm in the small town of Lindenbach, Texas, where for many generations they have kept bees, and other farm animals. Loyal Staci Hart readers will delight in the fact… Continue reading For Love Or Honey by Staci Hart

Adult Fiction book review

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

The Love Hypothesis by @alihazelwood is romcom gold & an instant new favorite for this besotted romance reader. Strong female main character, grumpy/gorgeous professor, women in science, diverse characters, university campus setting, fake dating & hilarious banter combine for a most memorable story.⁠⁠If this debut book doesn't give you all the feelings and make you… Continue reading The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

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Over the Falls by Rebecca Hodge

Over the Falls published on September 7, 2021 by Crooked Lane Books. About the Book It's early June in the mountains of Eastern Tennessee, and the idyllic beauty of the landscape belies the darkness that lurks beneath the surface. Bryn Collins has been living in isolation for fourteen years after her fiance, Sawyer, jilted her… Continue reading Over the Falls by Rebecca Hodge

Adult Fiction book review

The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews

Publishing September 28, 2021 through St. Martins Press If you are looking for something to put you in the spirit of Christmas, this is the story for you! Small town setting with very clean, closed-door romance. Ivy Perkins, a newly divorced gal from Atlanta moves to a small town in the middle of nowhere North… Continue reading The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews

Adult Fiction book review

The Lines Between Us by Amy Lynn Green

Published August 31, 2021 by Bethany House Fiction The Lines Between Us is a gorgeous piece of historical fiction, set during WWII, and taking place in the forests of Oregon state. The Morrissey family is in charge of keeping COs (conscientious objectors) busy working as smokejumpers, protecting the Oregon forest from wildfires. Earl Morrissey is… Continue reading The Lines Between Us by Amy Lynn Green