Adult Fiction book review

Stupid Love by Tara Wyatt

Stupid Love is the first book in The Prescotts series, featuring the Prescott brothers, a devilishly handsome group who are breaking hearts and turning heads all across New York City. This is a best friends to lovers romance with a lot of steam. I hope you love it as much as I did! Theo Prescott… Continue reading Stupid Love by Tara Wyatt

Adult Fiction book review

The Marriage Code by Brooke Burroughs

Librarian Laura's Review of The Marriage Code Emma Delaney is a software developer located in Seattle. She recently created Helix, a literacy acceleration software, and she is very proud of it. She is looking forward to seeing it through the next steps, as well as the next project she and her team will take on.… Continue reading The Marriage Code by Brooke Burroughs

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

Adult Fiction book review

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

YA book review · Young Adult

What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin

Review originally appeared in School Library Journal, June 2020. Gr. 9 & Up: Seventeen year old Alexa (Lex), known as Poppy by her pimp, Mitch, is forced into sex trafficking and drug use, living in a motel with other young victims. After a police bust, she recovers at Sparrow Brook where she enjoys the horses… Continue reading What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin

Adult Fiction book review

Love at First Fight by Carrie Aarons

Librarian Laura's Review of Love at First Fight Spending the summer at a luxury beach house in the Hamptons with a bunch of friends? Sounds perfect, right? Well, that's what overworked and underpaid inner-city schoolteacher Molly Archer thought too. Until Justin,the boyfriend she rented the house with and was planning to be with for a… Continue reading Love at First Fight by Carrie Aarons

Adult Fiction book review

The Wreckage of Us by Brittainy Cherry

About the Book I know I should stay away from Ian Parker. But when my drug-dealing stepdad kicks me out, I have nowhere to go. Squatting in an abandoned shed on Ian’s grandpa’s farm seems like as good a plan as any. Ian finds me there, of course, and he insists on me moving into… Continue reading The Wreckage of Us by Brittainy Cherry

YA book review · Young Adult

Dear Universe by Florence Gonsalves

Originally published in School Library Journal, March 2020. Gr 9 & Up: After being kicked out of public school for a violent outburst and sent to anger management, high school senior Chamomile Myles enrolls at Gill School, a place of uniforms and typical teenage anxiety. Cham struggles to balance her two-sided universe: school with worries about prom,… Continue reading Dear Universe by Florence Gonsalves

Adult Fiction book review

Into the Blue by Robin Huber

Okay, first...how about this amazing gorgeous cover!? If this book cover doesn't put you in the mood for a relaxing vacation by the ocean, I don't know what will! This book was so hard to put down! It started on a very suspenseful note and just keep getting better and better as the romance heated… Continue reading Into the Blue by Robin Huber

Adult Fiction book review

The Comeback by Ella Berman

An August Read with Jenna Book Club pick, The Comeback, debut novel by Ella Berman portrays a behind-the-scenes look at the not-so-glamourous side of growing up in the spotlight of Hollywood fame. This book tackles tough subjects of sexual assault, drug and alcohol abuse, and crumbling marital and familial relationships. The plot is rather timely… Continue reading The Comeback by Ella Berman