Adult Fiction book review

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

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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

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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

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Emily’s House by Amy Belding Brown

Review originally published in Library Journal, June 2021. In 1869, Margaret Maher, 27, begins temporary maid service for the wealthy Dickinson family at stately yellow Homestead in Amherst, Massachusetts, with hopes to join her brothers in California. Mr. Edward Dickinson, the Squire, both a lawyer and college treasurer, deems Margaret essential, offering higher pay but… Continue reading Emily’s House by Amy Belding Brown

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The Name Curse by Brooke Burroughs

The Name Curse by Brooke Burroughs is set to be published by Montlake on August 31, 2021. Bernie, named after her great-aunt Bernice, is sort of a workaholic. After her family, friends, and even her boss encourage her to take some much needed vacation, she finds herself accepting a hiking adventure trip to Alaska, compliments… Continue reading The Name Curse by Brooke Burroughs

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For the Love of Friends by Sara Goodman Confino

For the Love of Friends, publishes August 1st with Lake Union Publishing. This is a cute story with a lot of humor surrounding weddings and a girl who is always a bridesmaid and never a bride. Lily is one of the last in her friend group to be single and she's 32, which as far… Continue reading For the Love of Friends by Sara Goodman Confino

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Love Next Door by Helena Hunting

Librarian Laura's Review of Love Next Door Love Next Door is the first book in the new Lakeside series by Helena Hunting. The story takes place in lake side suburb of Chicago called Pearl Lake. If you've read any of the All In series by Helena, you'll be glad to hear about the Bowman's and… Continue reading Love Next Door by Helena Hunting

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Totally Folked by Penny Reid

Librarian Laura's Review of Totally Folked Totally Folked is the first book in the new Good Folk series by Penny Reid, publishing July 20th 2021. It can be read as a standalone, but can also be enjoyed even more when read as a companion novel to Penny's Winston Brothers series, all of which are set… Continue reading Totally Folked by Penny Reid

Adult Fiction book review

For You, Grandma

Grandma and I, October 1999 Note: This post is not about a book. It is, however, about a woman who loved literature and the written word just as much, if not more than, myself. I hope you enjoy a glimpse into one of God's most precious gifts for my life: my Grandma. If I only… Continue reading For You, Grandma

Adult Fiction book review

Falling by TJ Newman

Falling by TJ Newman Pub Date: July 6, 2021 Wow! This is an expertly plotted nail-biting thriller that I read cover to cover in one day. The author was a flight attendant so the descriptions of everything inside the plane and cockpit is authentic and accurate. Falling is a debut novel and highly impressive one,… Continue reading Falling by TJ Newman