Adult Fiction book review

The Companion by Katie Alender

The Companion is written for a YA audience, but it is certainly enjoyable to adults as well. We learn in the very beginning that Margot is lucky. Lucky to be alive. Her parents and two sisters died in a tragic car accident and Margot was the only survivor. Now, 3 months later, she is recovered… Continue reading The Companion by Katie Alender

Adult Fiction book review

The Cabin by Jasinda Wilder

One year, 365 days—and then one knock at my door changes everything. The Cabin, an all-new beautifully written, emotion filled romance from Wall Street Journal bestselling author Jasinda Wilder is available now! One year ago, I buried my husband.  One year ago, I held his hand and said goodbye.  Now I spend most of my… Continue reading The Cabin by Jasinda Wilder

Adult Fiction book review

Christmas Reunion in Paris by Liz Fielding

About the Book Parisian reunionWith the one that got away! Celebrity chef James Harrington never expected to find himself face-to-face with Chloe, his first love, again… Especially, with her working as a chambermaid at his luxury hotel! Their chemistry’s as strong as ever, but she’s hiding a secret. Can James convince Chloe that their love… Continue reading Christmas Reunion in Paris by Liz Fielding

Adult Fiction book review

The Bribe by Willa Nash

The Bribe is the first book in the new Calamity Montana series by Willa Nash. Fun fact: Willa Nash is also the amazing romance author, Devney Perry. I can't wait for the next book in this series, as I have immediately fallen in love with the town of Calamity, Montana and the characters in this… Continue reading The Bribe by Willa Nash

YA book review · Young Adult

Breathless by Jennifer Niven

I've been a Jennifer Niven fan since reading All the Bright Places. If you haven't read that one yet, please read it! But don't watch the Netflix film first...trust me, the book is better. ALWAYS. Anyhow, I've read all of her other books, and this new one is now my favorite! I listened to it… Continue reading Breathless by Jennifer Niven

YA book review · Young Adult

What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin

Review originally appeared in School Library Journal, June 2020. Gr. 9 & Up: Seventeen year old Alexa (Lex), known as Poppy by her pimp, Mitch, is forced into sex trafficking and drug use, living in a motel with other young victims. After a police bust, she recovers at Sparrow Brook where she enjoys the horses… Continue reading What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin

Adult Fiction book review

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

This is my first Backman book, and I will definitely be picking up some of his other titles to read. He has very unique writing style. Anxious People is the story of an (almost) bank robbery. The story of a hostage situation. The story of a rabbit. The story of an apartment. The story of… Continue reading Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Adult Fiction book review

Playing With Fire by L.J. Shen Blog Tour

"A flawless story of redemption and salvation, Playing With Fire will consume you entirely." - Amali Rose, USA Today Bestselling Author Playing With Fire, an all-new heartbreaking and intensely beautiful small town standalone romance from USA Today bestselling author L.J. Shen is available now! A broken boy on the path to destruction. A scarred girl… Continue reading Playing With Fire by L.J. Shen Blog Tour

Adult Fiction book review

Pigeon-Blood Red by Ed Duncan

Librarian Laura's Review of Pigeon Blood Red by Ed Duncan If you like fast-paced, urban crime noir stories, then his well-written series starter set in Chicago by Ed Duncan is perfect for you! Duncan blends diverse characters and multiple narratives seamlessly to create a hard to put down thriller. The story follows underworld enforcer (hitman)… Continue reading Pigeon-Blood Red by Ed Duncan

Adult Fiction book review

Love at First Fight by Carrie Aarons

Librarian Laura's Review of Love at First Fight Spending the summer at a luxury beach house in the Hamptons with a bunch of friends? Sounds perfect, right? Well, that's what overworked and underpaid inner-city schoolteacher Molly Archer thought too. Until Justin,the boyfriend she rented the house with and was planning to be with for a… Continue reading Love at First Fight by Carrie Aarons