Adult Nonfiction

Unicorn Untamed by Lin Reynolds

About the Book Unicorn Untamed: Turning Sh*t to Sparkle, a journey of messy self-discovery from Lin Reynolds, is out now! We’ve all done things we’re not proud of. We all struggle with emotions we’re ashamed of. We all have darkness we try to hide. What if you could learn the tools to take the bad… Continue reading Unicorn Untamed by Lin Reynolds

YA book review · Young Adult

Opiate Jane by Jessica K. Baker

Originally published in School Library Journal, October, 2019. Gr 9 & up: In and out of foster homes and unable to trust anyone, Jane, 15, is thick-skinned and wise beyond her years. Not a typical teenager, Jane takes care of her 4 year old sister and heroin-addicted, single mother each time she relapses. After switching schools… Continue reading Opiate Jane by Jessica K. Baker

Adult Fiction book review

Been There Done That by Hope Ellis

Been There Done That, an all-new second-chance romantic standalone by debut author Hope Ellis, is coming March 31st! About the Book ZORA LEFFERSBEE’S once perfect life is no longer perfect. Her tenure at the University is in question, funding for her employees uncertain, and her faux-fiancé, Jackson James’s unpredictability is wearing on her last nerve.… Continue reading Been There Done That by Hope Ellis

Adult Fiction book review

Beefcakes by Katana Collins

  Beefcakes is a standalone second-chance romance that readers will gobble up in one sitting (much like Neil's signature cupcakes). It's got a little bit of everything - family drama, romance, humor, sibling relationships, reality TV baking shows, and small town charm. Elaina Dyker, also known as Lainey, is the town manager of Maple Grove,… Continue reading Beefcakes by Katana Collins

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