recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Age Group 18+

Review: Sinner

Review: Sinner

Sinner by Christopher Graves   So, I’ll preface this review by disclosing the fact that I’ve read a lot of thrillers. I’ve also read some horror. And I’ve read some twisted psychological novels that left me feeling dirty and shaking my head like … “what […]

Review: Lying In Wait

Review: Lying In Wait

Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent   Deliciously demented. Cleverly cruel. Satisfying and sadistic. These things may not make up the most ideal everyday scenario – but for me, they make the best types of thrillers. You know, those books that you simply have to […]

Review: Something In The Water

Review: Something In The Water

Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman   Let’s talk bookclubs. In the past few years, they have become all the rage in a multitude of communities. Whether it’s an excuse to get out of the house once a month and leave the kids and […]

Review: My Awfully Wedded Husband

Review: My Awfully Wedded Husband

My Awfully Wedded Husband by Minerva Stewart   Of all the ties that work to bind humanity together, the threads that weave sisterhood are among the most complex and beautiful. The tapestry that can be drawn amongst the bonds between women carry with them a […]

Review: All We Ever Wanted

Review: All We Ever Wanted

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin     I had a love affair with Emily Giffin’s books a while back. Maybe ten years ago or so, I curled up and read Something Borrowed and immediately followed it up with Something Blue – all in […]

Review: Jar of Hearts

Review: Jar of Hearts

Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier   Georgina Shaw was sixteen years old when her best friend disappeared. Her name was Angela Wong and she was the prettiest and most popular girl in school. Captain of the cheerleaders. Ruler of the Cool Kid’s table in […]

Review: Furyborn

Review: Furyborn

Furyborn by Claire Legrand As a girl who has spent her life growing up surrounded by royalty and within the comfortable confines of the castle, Rielle Dardenne is no stranger to privilege and prestige. With best friends like the Crown Prince and his beloved cousin, […]

Review: Better in the Morning

Review: Better in the Morning

Better in the Morning by Fern Ronay   When Veronica’s own personal Mr. Big took her out that night, she was sure it was THE night. She just knew her handsome boyfriend John was going to drop his hunk of an Italian body down onto […]

Review: The Favorite Sister

Review: The Favorite Sister

The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll   Do you read what you’re told to read, or do you have your own mind and purpose? Before I start a new book, I have to look at reviews. I just cannot help myself. My husband is the […]

Review: Love and Other Words

Review: Love and Other Words

Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren   Macy met him in a closet. Standing precariously on the cusp of an adolescence that was already feeling strained and uncomfortable, Macy Sorenson didn’t want to be where she was at that particular moment in time. The […]