Take no heed of her… She reads a lot of books. – Jasper Forde, The Eyre Affair: A Thursday Next Novel Continue reading Take no heed…
Available April 29: Half Moon Harbor (The Bachelors of Blueberry Cove) ***3.5/5 stars It’s time to step away from real life … and drop into Blueberry Cove, where you’ll meet two people starting their American dream. Recommended readers: If you dream of starting a life in a cozy coastal town If you like Debbie Macomber Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW … Continue reading Review: Half Moon Harbor by Donna Kauffman
On sale May, 2014, Secrets of Seduction (Legendary Lovers) ***** 3.5/5 stars Secrets of Seduction had the makings of a great romance and was an enjoyable read. My main concern: I wish it was longer; I wanted a few of the plot lines to play out more. A recommended read for any romance lover! Here’s my rankings: 3.75/5 stars for hero/character 3.0/5 stars for plot 3.5/5 stars for overall … Continue reading Romance review: Secrets of Seduction
Available now: Fool Me Twice ****4.5/5 stars Mystery, romance, splendid characters: Meredith Duran delivered with Fool Me Twice, and I’m ready to be fooled thrice! Recommended readers: If you love a strong, independent heroine If you love mystery tied into your romance Here’s my Rankings: 4.25/5 for characters 4.5/5 for plot 4.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: From the moment I glanced at the cover all the way to page … Continue reading Romance Review: Twice a Fool
Hiding. Lying. Rule-breaking. We do it all to enjoy a book! Here’s a start to our ‘You might be a book addict’ list: You want your family to disappear …. for the rest of the day/weekend/month. You sit on the toilet longer than needed to get some alone time with your book. You’re still in bed and PJs at 1 p.m. You put the kids to … Continue reading You might be a book addict if
For sale now: Beautiful Ruins: A Novel ****4/5 stars On a remote stretch of Italian coastline in 1962, a beautiful dreamer and a beautiful actress meet by accident, and become the center of a story weaving around an interconnected series of characters looking for a path to redemption– both toward and away from what they might deserve. Recommended readers: If you like a little bit of real … Continue reading Fiction Review: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
On sale now, Gods in Alabama *****4/5 stars Gods in Alabama grabs you from the beginning with a great hook, quirky characters, and a few surprises along the way. It’s just plain good fun, but then it delves deeper into truth, race, and redemption. Here’s my rankings: 4/5 stars for character 4/5 stars for plot 4/5 stars for overall Recommended readers: For readers of Southern Lit… … Continue reading Fiction Review: Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson
“…I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them — with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself.” -Eudora Welty, One Writer’s Beginnings Continue reading Love books?
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On sale April 28, 2014, $.99 *****4/5 stars Just a Kiss grabbed me from the beginning with its Cinderella-style plot. Well-written but short, this novella captivates with amazing characters. I want to see more from this author! Here’s my rankings: 4.0/5 stars for hero/character 4.0/5 stars for plot 4.0/5 stars for overall Recommended readers: all romance lovers, especially historical regency. readers who love a come-back, a character who … Continue reading Romance review: Just a Kiss