recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Book Club

Review : My Favorite Half-Night Stand

Review : My Favorite Half-Night Stand

My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren Millie Morris likes to look at her life as a cup half-full. Preferably, half-full of the best coffee around. Nearly everything she needs is comfortably within her reach, and for those few things that are a little too […]

Review: Once Upon A Bad Boy

Review: Once Upon A Bad Boy

Once Upon a Bad Boy by Melonie Johnson   In a world drenched in fame and fortune, Sadie has learned the hard way that not all that glitters is … well, gold. Sadie Gold grew up with privilege, not that she had any choice of […]

Review: The Perfect Date

Review: The Perfect Date

The Perfect Date by Evelyn Lozada with Holly Lorincz   Angel Gomez is doing her best to make things work. Most of the time, she feels like a complete failure. Between making rent, keeping her growing son in shoes that fit, scraping together enough coins […]

Review: When We Left Cuba

Review: When We Left Cuba

When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton   “Tonight, I looked at myself in the mirror, and it occurred to me that perhaps adulthood has come not with a white gown and a view thrust upon me against my wishes, but rather in this moment, […]

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: Dreams of Falling

Review: Dreams of Falling

Dreams of Falling by Karen White   Nestled comfortably into the perfectly manicured grounds of the prestigious Carrowmore Estate is a legend of epic proportions. The country estate is home to a tree; a vessel especially made for wishing. The sacred oak is known for […]

Review: The Room on Rue Amélie

Review: The Room on Rue Amélie

The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel   An American in Paris. A Jewish girl coming of age. A brave English RAF pilot. In the beginnings of a war that promises horror brought to one’s doorstep, these three will have their lives intertwined with […]