Book Review: Keep You Close by Karen Cleveland @karecleve @randomhouse #stephlvsbooks #bookreview #keepyouclose

Book Title and Author: Keep You Close by Karen Cleveland Publication Date and Publisher: May 28, 2019 by Ballantine Books Genre: Political Thriller, Mystery, Fiction Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: April 4, 2019 (publisher copy) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: An FBI official’s sense of right and wrong is blurred when her … More Book Review: Keep You Close by Karen Cleveland @karecleve @randomhouse #stephlvsbooks #bookreview #keepyouclose

Book Review: The Island by Ragnar Jónasson @ragnarjo @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #stephlvsbooks #TheIsland #crimefiction #bookreview

Book Title and Author: The Island by Ragnar Jónasson Series: Hidden Iceland #2 Publication Date and Publisher: May 21, 2019 by Minotaur Books Genre: Fiction, Nordic Noir, Mystery Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: May 15, 2019 (paper copy from the publisher) 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Elliðaey is an isolated island off the … More Book Review: The Island by Ragnar Jónasson @ragnarjo @MinotaurBooks @StMartinsPress #stephlvsbooks #TheIsland #crimefiction #bookreview

Book Review: Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin @MelanieBen @DelacortePress @randomhouse #stephlvsbooks #MistressoftheRitz #historicalfiction #bookreview

Book Title and Author: Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin Publication Date and Publisher: May 21, 2019 by Delacorte Press Genre: Historical Fiction, WWII Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: May 14, 2019 (galley from the publisher) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary … More Book Review: Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin @MelanieBen @DelacortePress @randomhouse #stephlvsbooks #MistressoftheRitz #historicalfiction #bookreview

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: 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

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

Mini Book Reviews: Ain’t She a Peach by Molly Harper, When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri, Lady Be Good by Amber Brock, and Before and Again by Barbara Delinsky

I wanted to take advantage of my mini book reviews again before I head off for my vacation and blog hiatus that starts later this week-through July 2nd although I do plan to post my WWW Wednesday posts while on vacation to keep track of my #20booksofsummer and Pop Sugar Challenge reads while at the … More Mini Book Reviews: Ain’t She a Peach by Molly Harper, When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri, Lady Be Good by Amber Brock, and Before and Again by Barbara Delinsky

Book Review: The Summer Children by Dot Hutchinson

Book Title and Author: The Summer Children by Dot Hutchison Series: The Collector #3 Publication Date and Publisher: May 22, 2018 by Thomas & Mercer Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Series, Mystery Pages: 300 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: May 04, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: This FBI agent has come to expect almost … More Book Review: The Summer Children by Dot Hutchinson

Book Review: Charmed Bones by Carolyn Haines

Book Title and Author: Charmed Bones by Carolyn Haines Series: Sarah Booth Delaney #18 Publication date and Publisher: May 15, 2018 by Minotaur Books Genre: Fiction, Cozy Mystery, Paranormal-ghosts Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: April 03, 2018 Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Private detective Sarah Booth Delaney doesn’t quite know what to … More Book Review: Charmed Bones by Carolyn Haines

Book Review: Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Book Title and Author: Tangerine by Christine Mangan Publication Date and Publisher: March 27, 2018 by Ecco Genre: Fiction, Suspense, Historical Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: March 10, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was … More Book Review: Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Book Review: The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth

Book Title and Author: The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth Publication Date and Publisher: March 6, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Family Drama Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: February 13, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The small suburb of Pleasant Court lives up to its name. … More Book Review: The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth

Book Review: Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney

Book Title and Author: Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney Publication Date and Publisher: October 8, 2017 by Creativia Genre: Mystery,  Fiction, Family Drama Pages: 278 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: January 11, 2018 (Kindle) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The wealthy Glass family lost its patriarch, Benjamin Glass, sooner than expected. Benjamin’s widow, Olivia, and her 5 sons … More Book Review: Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney

Book Review: The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances

Book Title and Author: The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances Publication Date and Publisher: January 30, 2018 by Kensington Books Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Adult, Domestic Drama Pages: 432 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: January 24, 2018 (e-Arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: A chilling domestic thriller, The Girlfriend brilliantly renders the relationships between a fiercely … More Book Review: The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances

Book Review: The Last Mrs. Parrish

Book Title and Author: The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine Publication date and Publisher: October 17, 2017 by HarperCollins Genre: Fiction Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 20, 2017 (e-ARC) Goodreads   4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  A mesmerizing debut psychological thriller full of delicious twists about a coolly manipulative woman who worms … More Book Review: The Last Mrs. Parrish

Book Review: Winter Solstice (Winter #4) by Elin Hilderbrand

Book Title and Author: Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand Series: Winter Street #4 Publication Date and Publisher: October 3, 2017 by Little, Brown and Company Genre: Fiction, Holiday, Women’s Fiction Pages: 262 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 25, 2017 (ARC-Netgalley) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  Raise one last glass with the Quinn Family at the Winter Street Inn.  It’s … More Book Review: Winter Solstice (Winter #4) by Elin Hilderbrand

Book Review: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Book Title and Author: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Publication date and Publisher: January 9, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Suspense, Thriller, Fiction Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 26, 2016 (ARC-Netgalley) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths … More Book Review: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Book Review: Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart

Book Title and Author: Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart Publication Date and Publisher: November 21, 2017 by Atria Books Genre: Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Family Drama Pages: 368 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 16, 2017 (ARC-Edelweiss) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  “If you liked Big Little Lies, you’ll want to crack open this new … More Book Review: Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart