Nonfiction Review: MacArthur’s Spies

Available now: MacArthur’s Spies by Peter Eisner ****4/5 stars Happy 4th of July from The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster who defied the Japanese in World War II Recommended readers: History Buffs World War II buffs Spy novel fans Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: What’s better than a World War II spy novel with a enigmatic woman at the center? … Continue reading Nonfiction Review: MacArthur’s Spies

Her Australian Cattle Baron

*** 3/5: Liked it, through and through A good escapist read, a story as dramatic as the Australian land it is set in. Recommended readers: If you like a strong, sexy man in your romance If you need a quick-reading, escapist read Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 2.5/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Royston Stirling has wealth, power and a gorgeous ranch in … Continue reading Her Australian Cattle Baron

Lord of Lies Amy Sands

Lord of Lies | Amy Sandas

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush A fun, adventurous historical romance from Amy Sandas. Recommended readers: If you like Historical Romance If you like a character with spunk Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: When Portia Chadwick’s sister is kidnapped, she finds the best spy for the job: Nightshade. Only there’s something intriguing … Continue reading Lord of Lies | Amy Sandas

Coming June 27th: The Confusion of Languages

Available June 27th: The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon ****5/5 stars- loved it and stayed up all night reading literary fiction An intimate look into the lives of two very different American women living abroad amid the Arab Spring, with shattering consequences. Recommended readers: If you like suspenseful literary fiction, if you are interested in the expat experience in the Middle East, and if … Continue reading Coming June 27th: The Confusion of Languages

Addicted to the Duke

*** 3/5: Liked it, through and through Addicted to the Duke is a bold and passionate adventure from England to the Mediterranean. Recommended readers: If you like historical romances and sailing the seas If you like some serious passion Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Who can resist a sailing Duke? Only Alexander Bracken, Duke of Bedford, has … Continue reading Addicted to the Duke

blue heaven black night heather graham

Blue Heaven, Black Night by Heather Graham

**** 4.5 stars: Loved it and probably stayed up all night reading and developing real feelings for fictional people. This Middle-Ages romantic drama will keep you up all night reading. Recommended readers: If you like Heather Graham If you want an action-packed historical read If you like Middle Age period fiction Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: The … Continue reading Blue Heaven, Black Night by Heather Graham

The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush A must-read for any Jane Eyre fan, Mr. Rochester gives us another perspective of the classic novel. Recommended readers: If you like women’s fiction and family drama If you want a slow and steady read that spans generations If you like Michelle Gable Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 5/5 overall REVIEW … Continue reading The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable

The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

**** 4/5: Loved it A brain-busting thriller, The Perfect Stranger is another intricate plot from Megan Miranda. Recommended readers: Fans of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, Paula Hawkin’s The Girl on the Train If you like psychological thrillers and Megan Miranda’s first All the Missing Girls If you want a brain-busting, page-turner Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Leah … Continue reading The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

Ilsa by Madeleine L’Engle

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush You would never guess this novel came from a renouned children’s author. It’s dark. And real. Recommended readers: If you loved The Wrinkle in Time and want to be surprised by the famous author’s other works If you like slow reading storytelling with too-real character Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot … Continue reading Ilsa by Madeleine L’Engle

Mr. Rochester by Sarah Shoemaker

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush A must-read for any Jane Eyre fan, Mr. Rochester gives us another perspective of the classic novel. Recommended readers: If you like Jane Eyre If you want a slow and steady historical read Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: A classic for the ages, Jane Eyre by … Continue reading Mr. Rochester by Sarah Shoemaker