recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

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Recommendation: Say No To Joe?

Recommendation: Say No To Joe?

Say No To Joe? by Lori Foster ” ‘Yes, Joe.” Then she smiled. “Saying yes to Joe Winston — it has to be one of the smartest things I’ve ever done.’ “ About ten years ago I was living in a small town that was […]

Recommendation: The Nanny Diaries

Recommendation: The Nanny Diaries

The Nanny Diaries by Nicola Kraus & Emma McLaughlin “ ‘And he doesn’t care what you’re wearing or what you’ve brought him. He just wants you there. Wanting him. And time is running out. He won’t love you unconditionally that much longer. And soon he […]

Recommendation: The Carrie Diaries

Recommendation: The Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell “ In life, there are only four kinds of girls: The girl who played with fire. The girl who opened Pandora’s Box. The girl who gave Adam the apple. And the girl whose best friend stole her boyfriend. ” […]

Recommendation: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Recommendation: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs “I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.” Happy Summer! We get lots of reading done in the hot […]

Recommendation: A Court Of Thorns And Roses

Recommendation: A Court Of Thorns And Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas ” Be glad of your human heart, Feyre. Pity those who don’t feel anything at all. ” Feyre knows nothing but survival. Since the financial collapse of her family’s fortune and livelihood, she has had […]

Review: Alice – The Wanderland Chronicles

Review: Alice – The Wanderland Chronicles

Alice : The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan ” ‘Rule number one: Always protect your queen.’ “ Alice Carroll is desperate. A plague has been sweeping her city for an incalculable amount of time and although she and her sister have been able to avoid […]

Recommendation: Along Came A Spider

Recommendation: Along Came A Spider

Along Came a Spider by James Patterson ” One of the techies handed me a report to sign as I left the Sanders house.  I signed it my usual way — with a †. Cross.  Tough guy from the tough part of town. Right. “ I […]

Review: Scoundrel In Disguise

Review: Scoundrel In Disguise

Scoundrel In Disguise by Shaela Kay “ Sarah waved her hand impatiently in the air. ‘There is no such thing. None of the men I have discouraged are truly in love with me, and I am not in love with any of them.’ Amused, Rex […]

Recommendation: Postmortem

Recommendation: Postmortem

Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell “ The dead have never bothered me. It’s the living that I fear. ” About six or seven years ago, I borrowed a bunch of books from a friend who had an impressive library. Most of the books that I borrowed, […]

Review: The Cellar

Review: The Cellar

The Cellar by Natasha Preston “ Four vases sat proudly on the side table behind the dining table and chairs; one held roses, one violets, one poppies. The fourth was empty. “ Natasha Preston began her writing career on an online platform called Wattpad – […]