Adult Fiction book review

Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Originally published in Library Journal, October 2019. Morris's sophomore novel, follows a brave young Czech woman from Auschwitz-Birkenau to the gulag at Vorkuta, a Siberian prison labor camp. When the Soviets liberate Birkenau, they sentence 18 year old Cilka Klein to 15 years hard labor for prostitution and espionage, though she was repeatedly raped by… Continue reading Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Adult Fiction book review

A Rescued Heart by Natalie Replogle

About the Book A Rescued Heart is Book 1 in the Come to My Rescue romance series. Death comes in many forms...her death was a love squelched by rejection... Kindergarten teacher Ava Williams' life is forever changed when her groom never shows up for the wedding, leaving her heartbroken. The rejection cuts deep and she… Continue reading A Rescued Heart by Natalie Replogle

YA book review · Young Adult

Have a Little Faith in Me by Sonia Hartl

Originally published in School Library Journal, September 2019. Gr. 9 & up: Francine "CeCe" Wells plans to spend three weeks in the summer before her senior year of high school at Camp Three SixTeen, a Christian camp for teens. As a nonChristian, CeCe is spending her parents budgeted funds to try to win back Ethan,… Continue reading Have a Little Faith in Me by Sonia Hartl

Adult Fiction book review

The Day He Went Away by Jennifer Millikin

THE DAY HE WENT AWAY by Jennifer Millikin has had a makeover and we are celebrating with a relaunch of the book!    Read it for FREE in Kindle Unlimited: https://amzn.to/37kVwLZ   Add it to your TBR Pile: http://bit.ly/2TgD9DJ Join Jennifer's Group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/jennifer   About the Book Life was roses. I was happy. I had my dream… Continue reading The Day He Went Away by Jennifer Millikin

Children's Book Review · Middle Grade Fiction

My Fate According to the Butterfly by Gail D. Villanueva

    My Fate According to the Butterfly is a wonderful debut, coming-of-age, middle grade fiction story that takes place in the Philippines. This is a beautiful portrayal of family, friendship, and forgiveness which tackles an important, tough subject - drug addiction, its affects on the abuser and their family, and the long recovery process.… Continue reading My Fate According to the Butterfly by Gail D. Villanueva

Adult Fiction book review

Unexpectedly Yours by Rebecca Shea

Librarian Laura's Review of Unexpectedly Yours I got some major Pretty Woman vibes from this book. Well, minus the whole hooker angle. Highly successful, stupid rich, ridiculously gorgeous man falls for beautiful woman who lives frugally with a fierce determination to handle any and all problems without the assistance of others. Neither Drew or Gracie… Continue reading Unexpectedly Yours by Rebecca Shea

Adult Fiction book review · New Adult

A Favor for a Favor by Helena Hunting

Librarian Laura's Review of A Favor for a Favor Book 2 in the All In series was just as good, if not better than, the first one (A Lie for a Lie). Readers will be happy to see Rook (RJ) and Lainey pop up quite a bit in this story, which is Rook's little sister,… Continue reading A Favor for a Favor by Helena Hunting