Bringing Down The Duke Review

“Perhaps this is not a question of staying out of trouble, Your Grace. Perhaps this is about deciding on which side of history you want to be.” – Evie Dunmore Synopsis England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female studentsContinue reading “Bringing Down The Duke Review”

Josh and Hazel’s Guide To Not Dating Review

“I learned a very important thing that day: my mom would never try to change for a man, and I wouldn’t either.” – Christina Lauren Synopsis Hazel Camille Bradford knows she’s a lot to take—and frankly, most men aren’t up to the challenge. If her army of pets and thrill for the absurd don’t sendContinue reading “Josh and Hazel’s Guide To Not Dating Review”

You Were There Too Review

“Maybe all that matters is that love is a circle. Infinite. External. Present, even when the person you want to be there most is absent.” – Colleen Oakley Synopsis Mia Graydon’s life looks picket-fence perfect; she has the house, her loving husband, and dreams of starting a family. But she has other dreams too—unexplained, recurringContinue reading “You Were There Too Review”

Salty, Bitter, Sweet Review

Synopsis Aspiring chef Isa’s family life has fallen apart after the death of her Cuban abuela and the divorce of her parents. She moves in with her dad and her new stepmom, Margo, in Lyon, France, where Isa feels like an outsider in her father’s new life. Isa balances her time between avoiding the awkward,Continue reading “Salty, Bitter, Sweet Review”

Make or Break At the Lighthouse B&B Review

“A wise man once said that, when you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start straight away.” – Portia MacIntosh Synopsis: Thirty-one-year-old matchmaker Lola James had it all – until she broke her leg at a wedding and discovered that her so-called ‘bestContinue reading “Make or Break At the Lighthouse B&B Review”

You’d Be Mine Review

“Just because your family is gone doesn’t mean that you are. Your identity is tied to who they made you into, not who they were. The way I see it, you can honor them by becoming the best possible version of who you are meant to be, or you can wither away to nothing withContinue reading “You’d Be Mine Review”

Topics Of Conversation Review

“There is, below the surface of every conversation in which intimacies are shared, and erotic current.” – Miranda Popkey Synopsis Miranda Popkey’s first novel is about desire, disgust, motherhood, loneliness, art, pain, feminism, anger, envy, guilt–written in language that sizzles with intelligence and eroticism. The novel is composed almost exclusively of conversations between women–the storiesContinue reading “Topics Of Conversation Review”

First Came Us Review

Happy Pub Day!!! “Make sure you don’t take anything for granted because, isn’t that what it’s all about?” – Rachel Cullen Synopsis Jack and Ellie Miller have been happily married for eighteen years and lead a perfectly ordinary life with their three children in an idyllic Connecticut town. Jack is an economics professor at YaleContinue reading “First Came Us Review”

Firecracker Review

“You are not responsible for other people’s actions.” – Kelly Jamison Synopsis: Arden Lennox’s charmed life may be in pieces, but she’d sooner get her hoohaw bleached than move back in with her parents. She’s no longer the prom-queen princess married to the football star. She’s a broke, penniless widow, and it’s time she stoodContinue reading “Firecracker Review”

The Shack Review

“Relationships are never about power, and one way to avoid the will to power is to choose to limit oneself- to serve.” – William P Young Synopsis: Mackenzie Allen Philips’ youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shackContinue reading “The Shack Review”