Adult Fiction book review

Blackberry & Wild Rose by Sonia Velton

Originally published in Library Journal, May 2019. Velton's intriguing historical fiction spotlights both the successes and hardships of Huguenot silk weavers in 18th century England. Young and alone, Sara Kemp, arrives in Spitalfields, London. She is soon swept away to the Wig and Feathers tavern by a forceful brothel proprietress, thus beginning a dangerous, dismal… Continue reading Blackberry & Wild Rose by Sonia Velton

Adult Fiction book review

One Day in December by Josie Silver

I was in the mood for a Christmas-y romance and this one totally hit the spot! Debut novel, One Day in December, by British author, Josie Silver, is the December book choice of celebrity & avid book lover, Reese Witherspoon's, Book Club called Hello Sunshine. I love a good forbidden romance, especially one as quirky as… Continue reading One Day in December by Josie Silver

Adult Fiction book review

Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand

Winter in Paradise will be released on October 9, 2018. The start to her new Winter series, Winter in Paradise is a not a Holiday novel (like the Winter Street series), but it takes place in January, hence the "Winter" series. Most of the novel takes place on the island of St. John in the Virgin… Continue reading Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand

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Wrong in All the Right Ways by Tiffany Brownlee

Title: Wrong in All the Right Ways Author: Tiffany Brownlee Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Henry Holt BYR/Macmillan Pub. Date: July 17, 2018 Summary/Blurb: An attraction between foster siblings sets fire to forbidden love in this contemporary reimagining of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights. Emma’s life has always gone according to her very careful plans.… Continue reading Wrong in All the Right Ways by Tiffany Brownlee

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Blood and Ink by Stephen Davies

First appeared in School Library Journal, July 2017. Though both raised in the Fulani tribe, teens Ali and Kadi are like oil and water when their paths cross in the midst of political turmoil in their home of Timbuktu, Mali. Religiously strict Ali belongs to the Defenders of Faith, a branch of Al Queda. His current… Continue reading Blood and Ink by Stephen Davies

Adult Fiction book review

The Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff

Emma, a young Jewish woman living in Poland during WWII, is forced to assume a new identity as a Polish girl named Anna. A newlywed, Emma's husband Jacob is in the Jewish resistance group and he is forced to go into hiding just a short time after they are married.  Emma and her parents are… Continue reading The Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff

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The Summer Before Forever By Melissa Chambers

I am excited to be participating in the YA Reads Blog Tour for The Summer Before Forever by Melissa Chambers. Below is all the information about the book, followed by my review and a giveaway! About the Book The Summer Before Forever by Melissa Chambers Published by Entangled Teen (YA Contemporary genre) To be released August… Continue reading The Summer Before Forever By Melissa Chambers