Book Review: Little Darlings by Melanie Golding @mk_golding @crookedlanebks #LittleDarlings #stephlvsbooks #bookreview

  Book Title and Author: Little Darlings by Melanie Golding Publication Date and Publisher: April 30, 2019 by Crooked Lane Books Genre: Psychological Thriller, Fiction, Horror Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: April 6, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: “Mother knows best” takes on a sinister new meaning in this unsettling … More Book Review: Little Darlings by Melanie Golding @mk_golding @crookedlanebks #LittleDarlings #stephlvsbooks #bookreview

Book Review: Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline @LisaScottoline @PutnamBooks #SomeoneKnows #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline Publication Date and Publisher: April 9, 2019 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Genre: Fiction, Suspense Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: March 16, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: From the New York Times-bestselling author comes a pulse-pounding domestic thriller about a group of … More Book Review: Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline @LisaScottoline @PutnamBooks #SomeoneKnows #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks @MariahFrederick @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #DeathofaNewAmerican #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks Series: Jane Prescott #2 Publication Date and Publisher: April 9, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: April 1, 2019 (paper copy from the publisher) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The atmospheric, compelling follow-up … More Book Review: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks @MariahFrederick @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #DeathofaNewAmerican #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper @mollyharperauth @GalleryBooks #GimmeSomeSugar #stephlvsbooks

Book Title and Author: Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper Series: Southern Eclectic #3 Publication Date and Publisher: April 2, 2019 by Gallery Books Genre: Contemporary, Women’s Fiction, Romance Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: February 3, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  Lucy Brewer would never have guessed that her best … More Book Review: Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper @mollyharperauth @GalleryBooks #GimmeSomeSugar #stephlvsbooks

Book Review: The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick

Book Title and Author: The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick Publication Date and Publisher: February 26, 2019 by Graydon House Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 22, 2018 (paper arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: London, 1765 Lady Isabella Gerard, a respectable member of Georgian society, … More Book Review: The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick

Book Review: More Than Words by Jill Santopolo

Book Title and Author: More Than Words by Jill Santopolo Publication Date and Publisher: February 5, 2019 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Genre: Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: January 2, 2019 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Nina Gregory has always been a good daughter, a good girlfriend. Raised by her father, owner … More Book Review: More Than Words by Jill Santopolo

Book Review: The Nowhere Child by Christian White

Book Title and Author: The Nowhere Child by Christian White Publication Date and Publisher: January 22, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Crime, Psychological Suspense Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: December 18, 2018 (paperback review copy) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Nowhere Child … More Book Review: The Nowhere Child by Christian White

Book Review: Half of What You Hear by Kristyn Kusek Lewis

Book Title and Author: Half of What You Hear by Kristyn Kusek Lewis Publication Date and Publisher: December 31, 2018 by Harper Genre: Women’s Fiction, Mystery, Domestic Drama Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 19, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  Greyhill, Virginia—refuge of old money, old mansions, and old-fashioned ideas … More Book Review: Half of What You Hear by Kristyn Kusek Lewis

Book Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Book Title and Author: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren Publication Date and Publisher: December 4, 2018 by Gallery Books Genre: Contemporary Romance Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 16, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Millie Morris has always been one of the guys. A UC Santa Barbara professor, … More Book Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

  Book Title and Author: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton Publication Date and Publisher: October 9, 2018 by Atria Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 496 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 8, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, … More Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Book Review: The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory

Book Title and Author: The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory Publication Date and Publisher: October 09, 2018 by Gallery Books Genre: Women’s Fiction, Chick-Lit, Romance Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 21, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Princess Theodora Isabella Victoria of Drieden of the Royal House Laurent is so over this … More Book Review: The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory

Book Review: Lies by T.M. Logan

Book Title and Author: Lies by T.M. Logan Publication Date and Publisher: September 11, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press  Genre: Psychological Thriller, Mystery, Fiction Pages: 432 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: August 15, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  What if you have the perfect life, the perfect wife and the perfect child—then, … More Book Review: Lies by T.M. Logan

Book Reviews for Sight by Jessie Greengrass AND The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

Both Sight by Jessie Greengrass and The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar were shortlisted for the prestigious Women’s Prize 2018, so I wanted to review them together. I felt both books deserved the nomination for very different reasons; however, neither book won and the award was given back in June to Home … More Book Reviews for Sight by Jessie Greengrass AND The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

Book Review: Our House by Louise Candlish

Book Title and Author: Our House by Louise Candlish Publication Date and Publisher: August 07, 2018 by Berkley Publishing Genre: Fiction, Domestic Thriller, Mystery Pages: 416 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: July 15, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: On a bright January morning in the London suburbs, a family moves into the … More Book Review: Our House by Louise Candlish

Book Review: Every Time You Go Away by Beth Harbison

Book Title and Author: Every Time You Go Away by Beth Harbison Publication Date and Publisher: July 24, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Women’s Fiction Pages: 336 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 27, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Willa has never fully recovered from the sudden death of her husband, … More Book Review: Every Time You Go Away by Beth Harbison

Book Review: Believe Me by J.P. Delaney

Book Title and Author: Believe Me by J.P. Delaney Publication Date and Publisher: July 24, 2018 by Ballantine Books Genre: Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Mystery Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 15, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: A struggling actor, a Brit in America without a green card, Claire needs … More Book Review: Believe Me by J.P. Delaney

Book Review: Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

Book Title and Author: Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott Publication Date and Publisher: July 17, 2018 by Little, Brown and Company Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 16, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Kit Owens harbored only modest ambitions for herself when the mysterious … More Book Review: Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

Book Review: Somebody’s Daughter by David Bell

Book Title and Author: Somebody’s Daughter by David Bell Publication Date and Publisher: July 10, 2018 by Berkley Publishing Genre: Fiction, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 432 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 14, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: When Michael Frazier’s ex-wife, Erica, shows up on his doorstep pleading for help, she drops … More Book Review: Somebody’s Daughter by David Bell

Book Review: The Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall

Book Title and Author: The Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall Publication Date and Publisher: July 10, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 17, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: In 1949, dutiful and ambitious Charlotte’s dream of a career … More Book Review: The Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall

Book Review: Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding

Book Title and Author: Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding Publication Date and Publisher: July 10, 2018 by Gallery Books Genre: Fiction, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 272 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 13, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Frances Metcalfe is struggling to stay afloat. A stay-at-home mom whose troubled son is … More Book Review: Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding