Posts Categorized: Reviews

May 01 2018
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YA Review for I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman

YA Review for I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman

I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman Published by Penguin Teen on April 1st 2018 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary Pages: 368 Format: Paperback Source: BookishFirst Buy on Amazon Goodreads

A brand-new, heart-wrenching novel from the bestselling author of If I Stay and I Was Here, Gayle Forman.
 
Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from home to find the boy that he loves, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City after a family tragedy leaves him isolated on the outskirts of Washington state. After the three of them collide in Central Park, they slowly reveal …

Apr 30 2018
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Review for Obscura by Joe Hart

Review for Obscura by Joe Hart

Obscura by Joe Hart Published by Thomas & Mercer on May 8th 2018 Genres: Adult, Psychological, Thriller, Mystery Pages: 348 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

She’s felt it before…the fear of losing control. And it’s happening again.

In the near future, an aggressive and terrifying new form of dementia is affecting victims of all ages. The cause is unknown, and the symptoms are disturbing. Dr. Gillian Ryan is on the cutting edge of research and desperately determined to find a cure. She’s already lost her husband to the disease, and now her young daughter is slowly succumbing as well. After losing her funding, she is …

Apr 27 2018
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Review for Trouble the Water by Jacqueline Friedland

Review for Trouble the Water by Jacqueline Friedland

Trouble the Water by Jacqueline Friedland Published by SparkPress on May 8th 2018 Genres: Adult, Romance Pages: 353 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Abigail Milton was born into the British middle class, but her family has landed in unthinkable debt. To ease their burdens, Abby’s parents send her to America to live off the charity of their old friend, Douglas Elling.
 
When she arrives in Charleston at the age of seventeen, Abigail discovers that the man her parents raved about is a disagreeable widower who wants little to do with her. To her relief, he relegates her care to a governess, leaving her to settle into his …

Apr 26 2018
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Review for The House Swap: A Novel by Rebecca Fleet

Review for The House Swap: A Novel by Rebecca Fleet

The House Swap: A Novel by Rebecca Fleet Published by Pamela Dorman Books on May 22nd 2018 Genres: Adult, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 320 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

A hypnotic domestic noir novel in which a house swap becomes the eerie backdrop to a crumbling marriage, a torrid affair, and the fatal consequences that unfold

Be careful who you let in . . .

When Caroline and Francis receive an offer to house swap–from their city flat to a townhouse in a leafy, upscale London suburb–they jump at the chance for a week away from home, their son, and the tensions that have pushed their marriage to …

Apr 24 2018
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Review for The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll

Review for The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll

The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll Published by Simon & Schuster on May 15th 2018 Genres: Adult, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 384 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

When five hyper-successful women agree to appear on a reality series set in New York City called Goal Diggers, the producers never expect the season will end in murder…

Brett’s the fan favorite. Tattooed and only twenty-seven, the meteoric success of her spin studio—and her recent engagement to her girlfriend—has made her the object of jealousy and vitriol from her cast mates.

Kelly, Brett’s older sister and business partner, is the most recent recruit, dismissed as a hanger-on by veteran cast. …

Apr 23 2018
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Review for The Things We Need to Say by Rachel Burton

Review for The Things We Need to Say by Rachel Burton

The Things We Need to Say by Rachel Burton by Rachel Burton Published by Harlequin Books on May 11th 2018 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Women’s Fiction Format: Kindle Source: Personal Library Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Sometimes the things we never say are the most important.
 
Fran loves Will with all her heart. They had a whirlwind romance, a perfect marriage and a wonderful life. Until everything changed. Now Fran needs to find her way again and teaching a yoga retreat in Spain offers her just that. Leaving behind a broken marriage she has some very important decisions to make.
 
Will needs his wife, he needs her to open up …

Apr 20 2018
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Review for The Family at Number 13 by S.D. Monaghan

Review for The Family at Number 13 by S.D. Monaghan

The Family at Number 13 by S.D. Monaghan Published by Bookouture on April 27th 2018 Genres: Adult, Psychological, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 310 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

The most perfect lives can hide the darkest secrets… Mary has everything. Beautiful and rich, she lives on an exclusive street in the heart of the city, in a house with gorgeous views and an immaculately maintained garden. Her life looks perfect.

But behind closed doors the truth is very different. Her husband Andrew barely speaks to her, spending his days down in the basement alone. Her teenage nephew is full of rage, lashing out …