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: You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart

Book Title and Author: You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018, by Atria Books Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Domestic Thriller Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read:October 19, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars   Goodreads Synopsis: Jessica Chamberlain, newly separated and living with her two sons in a small … More Book Review: You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart

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 Craftsman by Sharon Bolton

Book Title and Author: The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton Publication Date and Publisher: October 16, 2018 by Minotaur Books Genre: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Pages: 432 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: October 12, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Florence Lovelady’s career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Grassbrook of a series of … More Book Review: The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton

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

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

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 Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Book Title and Author: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain Publication Date and Publisher: October 02, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Time Travel Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: August 29, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby … More Book Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Book Title and Author: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Publication Date and Publisher: September 18, 2018, by Sourcebooks Landmark Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 432 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: August 12, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: The Rules of Blackheath Evelyn Hardcastle will be murdered at 11:00 p.m.  … More Book Review: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Book Review: Life on the Leash by Victoria Schade

Book Title and Author: Life on the Leash by Victoria Schade Publication Date and Publisher: September 18, 2018 by Gallery Books Genre: Contemporary, Women’s Fiction, Romance Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: August 25, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  Must Love Dogs meets My Not So Perfect Life in this enchanting and hilarious romance about … More Book Review: Life on the Leash by Victoria Schade

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: Feared by Lisa Scottoline

Book Title and Author: Feared by Lisa Scottoline Series: Rosato & DiNunzio #6 Publication Date and Publisher: August 14, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Legal Thriller Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: July 18, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: When three men announce that they are suing the … More Book Review: Feared by Lisa Scottoline

Book Review: The Other Woman by Sandie Jones

Book Title and Author: The Other Woman by Sandie Jones Publication Date and Publisher: August 21, 2018 by Minotaur Books  Genre: Fiction, Domestic Drama Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: July 25, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Emily thinks Adam’s perfect; the man she thought she’d never meet. But lurking in … More Book Review: The Other Woman by Sandie Jones

Book Review: She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell

Book Title and Author: She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell Publication Date and Publisher: July 31, 2018 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 352 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 24, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: When twin sisters Rose and Bel Enright enroll in The Odell … More Book Review: She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell

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: All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover

Book Title and Author: All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover Publication Date and Publisher: July 17, 2018 by Atria Books Genre: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Pages: 320 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 20 , 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  Colleen Hoover delivers a tour de force novel about a troubled marriage and … More Book Review: All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover