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: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

Book Title and Author: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson Publication Date and Publisher: December 31, 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 400 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 26, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: “Millions will welcome this joyous event as a flash … More Book Review: The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

Book Review: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #13)

Book Title and Author: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones Series: Charley Davidson #13 Publication Date and Publisher: January 15, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 11, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Charley Davidson, Grim Reaper extraordinaire, is pissed. She’s … More Book Review: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #13)

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 4.25 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 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: A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

Book Title and Author: A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne Publication Date and Publisher: November 13, 2018 by Hogarth Press/Crown Publishing Genre: Literary Fiction, Contemporary Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: November 4, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Maurice Swift is handsome, charming, and hungry for success. The one … More Book Review: A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

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: 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 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: 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 Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

Book Title and Author: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher Publication Date and Publisher: October 2, 2018 by Berkley Books Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: September 15, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 3.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: London, 1938. The effervescent “It girl” of London society since her father was named the … More Book Review: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

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: Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

Book Title and Author: Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter Publication Date and Publisher: August 21, 2018 by William Morrow Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Pages: 480 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: June 23, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4.5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis:  What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone … More Book Review: Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

Book Review: Another Woman’s Husband by Gill Paul

Book Title and Author: Another Woman’s Husband by Gill Paul Publication Date and Publisher: August 21, 2018 by William Morrow Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 480 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: July 28, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads    5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: As the world mourns the loss of Diana, Princess of Wales, one young woman … More Book Review: Another Woman’s Husband by Gill Paul

Book Review: The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick

Book Title and Author: The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick Publication Date and Publisher: August 21, 2018 by Graydon House Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Contemporary Pages:  384 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: July 22, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 4 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: “My name is Mary Seymour and I am the daughter of one queen … More Book Review: The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick

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: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Book Title and Author: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena Publication Date and Publisher: August 07, 2018 by Pamela Dorman Books Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 304 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: July 14, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: A weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge is supposed to be the perfect … More Book Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Book Review: Good Luck With That by Kristan Higgins

Book Title and Author: Good Luck With That by Kristan Higgins Publication Date and Publisher: August 07, 2018 by Berkley Books Genre: Women’s Fiction Pages: 480 pages Buy on Amazon.com Date Read: July 10, 2018 (e-arc) Goodreads 5 Stars Goodreads Synopsis: Emerson, Georgia, and Marley have been best friends ever since they met at a … More Book Review: Good Luck With That by Kristan Higgins

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: 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