Book Review: The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda @KairaRouda @harperbooks #TheFavoriteDaughter #stephlvsbooks #bookreview

Book Title and Author: The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda Publication Date and Publisher: May 21, 2019 by Graydon House Genre: Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Fiction Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: May 3, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads: The perfect home. The perfect family. The perfect lie. Jane Harris lives in a … More Book Review: The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda @KairaRouda @harperbooks #TheFavoriteDaughter #stephlvsbooks #bookreview

Book Review: Game of Bones by Carolyn Haines @DeltaGalCarolyn @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #stephlvsbooks #GameofBones #bookreview

Book Title and Author: Game of Bones by Carolyn Haines Series: Sarah Booth Delaney #20 Publication Date and Publisher: May 14, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Fiction, Cozy Mystery Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: April 27 , 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The next charming mystery from Carolyn Haines featuring … More Book Review: Game of Bones by Carolyn Haines @DeltaGalCarolyn @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #stephlvsbooks #GameofBones #bookreview

Book Review: Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly @mserinkelly @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #StoneMothers #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly Publication Date and Publisher: April 23, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Fiction Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: March 11, 2019 (paper copy from the publisher) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: You can’t keep the secret. You can’t tell the truth. You can’t … More Book Review: Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly @mserinkelly @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #StoneMothers #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth @SallyHepworth @StMartinsPress #TheMotherinLaw #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth Publication Date and Publisher: April 23, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Mystery, Domestic Drama, Suspense Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: January 6, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Someone once told me that you have two families in your life – … More Book Review: The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth @SallyHepworth @StMartinsPress #TheMotherinLaw #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: Lovely Little Things by Maureen Joyce Connolly @MConnollyAuthor @Sourcebooks #LovelyLittleThings #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Lovely Little Things by Maureen Joyce Connolly Publication Date and Publisher: April 2, 2019 by Sourcebooks Landmark Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Suspense Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: February 24, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: A mother’s chance decision leads to a twist of fate that is every … More Book Review: Lovely Little Things by Maureen Joyce Connolly @MConnollyAuthor @Sourcebooks #LovelyLittleThings #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: The Editor by Steven Rowley @mrstevenrowley @PutnamBooks #TheEditor #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: The Editor by Steven Rowley Publication Date and Publisher: April 2, 2019 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Genre: Contemporary, Historical Fiction Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: March 8, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York … More Book Review: The Editor by Steven Rowley @mrstevenrowley @PutnamBooks #TheEditor #stephlvsbooks

Back to Back Book Reviews~Slightly South of Simple and The Secret to Southern Charm by Kristy Woodson Harvey @kristywharvey @GalleryBooks #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Slightly South of Simple by Kristy Woodson Harvey Series: Peachtree Bluff #1 Publication Date and Publisher: April 25, 2017 by Gallery Books Genre: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: February 8, 2019 (paperback) 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Caroline Murphy swore she’d never set foot back in … More Back to Back Book Reviews~Slightly South of Simple and The Secret to Southern Charm by Kristy Woodson Harvey @kristywharvey @GalleryBooks #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty @CJ_Daugherty @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #ABeautifulCorpse #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty Series: Harper McClain #2 Publication Date and Publisher: March 12, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Fiction, Mystery Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: February 7, 2019 (papercopy from the publisher) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: For a woman, being killed by someone who … More Book Review: A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty @CJ_Daugherty @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #ABeautifulCorpse #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks @HeidiPerksBooks @GalleryBooks #HerOneMistake #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks Publication Date and Publisher: January 8, 2019 by Gallery Books Genre: Thriller, Suspense Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: January 31, 2019 (hardback-from publisher) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  What should have been a fun-filled, carefree day takes a tragic turn for the … More Book Review: Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks @HeidiPerksBooks @GalleryBooks #HerOneMistake #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray @BerkleyPub

Book Title and Author: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray Publication Date and Publisher: February 19, 2019 by Berkley Publishing Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: January 19, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this … More Book Review: The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray @BerkleyPub

Book Review: The Winter Sister by Megan Collins

Book Title and Author: The Winter Sister by Megan Collins Publication Date and Publisher: February 5, 2019 by Atria Books Genre: Mystery, Domestic Suspense, Fiction Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 16, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Sixteen years ago, Sylvie’s sister Persephone never came home. Out too late with … More Book Review: The Winter Sister by Megan Collins

Book Review: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Book Title and Author: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman Publication Date and Publisher: January 22, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 17, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking … More Book Review: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Book Review: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

Book Title and Author: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald Publication Date and Publisher: February 5, 2019 by Gallery Books Genre: Domestic Suspense, Mystery Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 7, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  A search for the truth. A lifetime of lies. In the small hours … More Book Review: The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

Book Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Book Title and Author: One Day in December by Josie Silver Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Crown Publishing Genre: Women’s Fiction, Romance, Holiday-Christmas Pages: 416 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 30, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis: A love story about what happens after you meet, or rather, don’t meet the … More Book Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Book Review: Past Tense by Lee Child

Book Title and Author: Past Tense by Lee Child Series: Jack Reacher # 23 Publication Date and Publisher: November 5, 2018 by Delacorte Press Genre: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Pages: pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 28, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis: Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. … More Book Review: Past Tense by Lee Child

Book Review: A Gift of Bones by Carolyn Haines

Book Title and Author: A Gift of Bones by Carolyn Haines Series: Sarah Booth Delaney #19 Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Minotaur Books Genre: Cozy Mystery, Holiday-Christmas Pages: 272 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 14, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Christmas comes to Zinnia, Mississippi—Sarah Booth Delaney must solve … More Book Review: A Gift of Bones by Carolyn Haines

Book Review: The Darkness by Ragnar Jónasson

Book Title and Author: The Darkness by Ragnar Jónasson Series: Hidden Iceland #1 Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Minotaur Books  Genre: Crime Fiction, Nordic Noir, Thriller Pages: 336 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 11, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars   Synopsis:  The body of a young Russian woman washes up on … More Book Review: The Darkness by Ragnar Jónasson

Back to Back Book Reviews of Two of My Most Anticipated 2018 Reads~Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough and When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Both Cross Her Heart and When the Lights Go Out were two of my most anticipated reads of the year. They were also books on my Twenty Books of Summer 2018 Challenge Reading List; I did manage to read both before the Sept 3rd end of the challenge date, but as some of you know, … More Back to Back Book Reviews of Two of My Most Anticipated 2018 Reads~Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough and When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Book Review: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston

Book Title and Author: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston Series: The Little Shop of Found Things #1 Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press  Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Time Travel Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 5, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Xanthe … More Book Review: The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston