Adult Fiction book review

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Review originally published in Library Journal, July 2020. The determined daughter of Jewish bakery owners in Atlantic City, Florence Adler, 20, starts the summer of 1934 swimming, as she trains for an upcoming trip to France to swim the English Channel. When the siren of the sea's life is cut short in tragedy, Esther and Joseph… Continue reading Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

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Noel, Alabama by Susan Sands

Who is ready for all the holiday reads? I know I am! Here's a perfect start to kickoff the holiday reading season! Noel, Alabama is the story of Bailey Boone who returns home to Ministry, Alabama after spending 12 years on her career in Los Angeles. Being back in Ministry forces Bailey to confront many… Continue reading Noel, Alabama by Susan Sands

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Little Lies by Helena Hunting

Lavender Waters and Kodiak Bowman grew up together and used to be close friends. Their fathers worked and played for the same NHL hockey team, and their mothers are also close friends. Kodiak is a few years older than Lavender and her twin brother River, and he's always been best friends with Lavender's older brother… Continue reading Little Lies by Helena Hunting

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The Roommate by Rosie Danan

For a romance novel, The Roommate by Rosie Danan has it all - steamy romance, forced proximity angst between characters (shared bathroom, anyone?), friendship, hilarious moments & heartfelt love. Clara doesn't intend to fall in love with anyone (well, maybe Everett), but especially not the roommate that ends up staying in the house where she… Continue reading The Roommate by Rosie Danan

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Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

First off, gaze upon this glorious cover. If this cover doesn’t scream gothic horror, I don’t know what will! Mexican Gothic is set in 1950’s Mexico. Glamorous debutante Noemi Taoboda is sent by her father to the Mexican countryside to check on her recently married cousin, Catalina, after receiving a troublesome letter from her. Noemi… Continue reading Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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