Adult Fiction book review

A Lie for a Lie by Helena Hunting

Librarian Laura's Review A Lie for a Lie is the first book in the new All In series by Helena Hunting. A remote cabin setting in Kodiak Island, Alaska. A sexy, alpha male hockey player on a solo fishing trip. An anxious, beautiful young woman working on her thesis.  Chicago based, professional hockey star and… Continue reading A Lie for a Lie by Helena Hunting

Adult Fiction book review · Christian fiction

The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers

The Masterpiece is contemporary Christian fiction at its best. Having read and loved Redeeming Love, one of Rivers's previous novels, I had an inkling that I would enjoy her newest work, fittingly titled The Masterpiece. Many times Christian fiction can become a little too squeaky clean, which distracts from an exciting or enticing story line and pace. Being… Continue reading The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers

YA book review · Young Adult

What Light by Jay Asher

What Light will be published on October 18, 2016 by Razorbill (a Penguin imprint). Though meant for the young adult audience, adults would really enjoy this story as well. With respect to many YA books, the language and romance are very tame. What Light was like a breath of fresh air, compared to some of the… Continue reading What Light by Jay Asher

Adult Fiction book review

Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Truly, Madly, Guilty will be released on July 26, 2016. This is a story of a simple backyard cookout between three families, neighbors and friends, - 6 adults, 3 children, and dog. What could possibly go wrong? From the very beginning of the story, it's clear to the reader that something very bad happened at… Continue reading Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Adult Fiction book review

Family Tree by Susan Wiggs

Family Tree will be published on August 9, 2016 by William Morrow. This is a perfect romantic story for Fall, set mostly in Vermont during maple sugar collection season. Finishing it on the first day of Spring made me long for Fall a bit. Anna Rush Harlow is living in Manhattan, enjoying married life and… Continue reading Family Tree by Susan Wiggs

Adult Fiction book review

After You by Jojo Moyes

After You is the much anticipated, highly necessary, second installment in the Me Before You series, featuring Louisa (Lou), a character readers, myself included, absolutely love. I say "second installment" rather than "final installment," because I'm hoping that Jojo writes many more stories featuring Louisa. For those of you wanting to read this book, I would… Continue reading After You by Jojo Moyes