YA book review · Young Adult

Home Girl by Alex Wheatle

Originally published in School Library Journal, July 1, 2019. Gr 7 & Up: Fourteen-year-old Naomi Brisset, who is white, has been passed around the UK foster care system with no real sense of home. Since her mother died four years ago, Naomi, took care of her alcoholic father, assuming many parenting roles. As such, she… Continue reading Home Girl by Alex Wheatle

Adult Fiction book review

Manhattan by Kandi Steiner

Librarian Laura's Review of Manhattan Manhattan is #3 in the Becker Brother series by Kandi Steiner. If you like small-towns, Southern gentleman, friends-to-lovers romance, whiskey, and angst, this is definitely the series for you! Mikey Becker and Kylie Nelson have been best friends since they were eight. Mikey lost his father in a mysterious fire at… Continue reading Manhattan by Kandi Steiner

Adult Fiction book review

Kind of Cursed by Stephanie Fournet

Librarian Laura's Review This is a sweet new multicultural romantic comedy that will cause you to both laugh & swoon. I loved it! Twenty-four year old Millie Delacroix has her hands full. Five months ago, her parents were killed in a freak accident, leaving her in charge of her three siblings: teenage twins Harry and… Continue reading Kind of Cursed by Stephanie Fournet

Adult Fiction book review · New Adult

The Boyfriend Blog by K.L. Grayson

  About the Book Boyfriend (n.) 1) A frequent or regular male companion with whom one has a romantic or sexual relationship. 2) A myth. A legend. Impossible to find. According to her eighty-year-old neighbor, Lizzie Donovan is looking for Mr. Right in all the wrong places. Though it’s made great fodder for her blog, Lizzie… Continue reading The Boyfriend Blog by K.L. Grayson

Adult Fiction book review

Queen Anne’s Lace by Dawn Gardner

Gardner's debut, coming-of-age novel is set in the 1970s and she shed light on some very tough issues which teenagers face, including physical and sexual abuse, homelessness, and alcoholism. Fourteen-year-old Lacy has been hurt by and seen her mother hurt by her father too many times. In a quick act of bravery, she packs a… Continue reading Queen Anne’s Lace by Dawn Gardner

Adult Fiction book review

Regretting You by Colleen Hoover

Librarian Laura's Review Having read all of Colleen Hoover's books and knowing how amazing she is, I was overjoyed to see she had another book coming out this December. I had no idea that this book would surpass all her others for me, putting it at #1 in my CoHo lineup. If you don't read… Continue reading Regretting You by Colleen Hoover