Never Die Alone by Lisa Jackson

Available now: Never Die Alone (A Bentz/Montoya Novel) ***3/5 stars In classic Lisa Jackson style, Never Die Alone is an intense, somewhat gruesome, thriller. Recommended readers: Lisa Jackson and mystery-thriller fans If you like a thriller narrated in part from various perspectives (victim, killer, investigators, etc) Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall 0/5 steaminess REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: When twin sisters disappear on the … Continue reading Never Die Alone by Lisa Jackson

Review: Sara Gruen’s Riding Lessons

Available now: Sara Gruen’s Riding Lessons ***3/5 stars- Liked it With second chances, horses, and at least a couple of men to choose from, Riding Lessons is classic horsey chick lit. Recommended readers: Fans of that whole English equestrian thing Fans of Sara Gruen (though don’t expect Water for Elephants here) Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Riding Lessons is … Continue reading Review: Sara Gruen’s Riding Lessons

Available today: A Marriage of Opposites

Alice Hoffman’s A Marriage of Opposites is available today ****3.5/5 stars- Liked it to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush. A multi-generational family saga centering around the woman who gave birth to Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro. Recommended readers If you like Alice Hoffman and the family saga, this one is for you. Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 3.5/5 overal 2/5 steaminess … Continue reading Available today: A Marriage of Opposites

Available Now: The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

Available now: The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach by Jam Jenoff ***2.5/5 stars- it was ok Fleeing from Italy to New York at the dawn of World War II, a young Jewish emigrant falls in with– and for– an Irish Catholic family. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of WWII fiction and romance Here’s my Rankings: 2.5/5 for characters 2.5/5 for plot 2.5/5 overall Steaminess: 2 of 5  (see our … Continue reading Available Now: The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach