Tag Archives: love

I Found You by Lisa Jewell

My Review: I couldn’t help but get caught up in the nail-biting suspense and the misleading plot twists as the talented author, Lisa Jewell kept me guessing until the end in her latest novel, I Found You. Present day Britain, … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction, mystery, suspense | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Available June 13, 2017 My review: Author Jillian Cantor truly knows how to draw a reader in…I could not put down this beautifully written book!  At the end of every chapter my heart was pounding in anticipation.  The Lost Letter … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Salt House: A Novel by Lisa Duffy

My Review: In The Salt House, author Lisa Duffy masterfully takes us deep into the layers of emotions of the Kelly family as they work through feelings of guilt, responsibility and pain following a tragic family loss.  After losing their baby, Hope … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me by Bill Hayes

As seen on Goodreads: Bill Hayes came to New York City in 2009 with a one-way ticket and only the vaguest idea of how he would get by. But, at forty-eight years old, having spent decades in San Francisco, he … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, memoirs, nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

As stated in Goodreads: In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser

As stated in Goodreads: Violet and Finn were “meant to be,” said everyone, always. They ended up together by the hands of fate aligning things just so. Three years into their marriage, they have a wonderful little boy, and as … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

YA Novels…For the Young AND Young at Heart

During the past 20 years, Young Adult fiction has been in the spotlight and greatly appreciated by kids and adults alike.  The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling was introduced in 1997, followed by The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer and The Hunger … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction, Youg Adult | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

As stated in Goodreads: Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner

  As stated in Goodreads: The discovery of long-buried secrets brings three generations of women together to Cape Cod for the summer homecoming of a lifetime. Marin Bishop has always played by the rules, and it’s paid off: on the … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment