Available today: The Other Daughter

The Other Daughter: A Novel by Lauren Willig will be available July 21st ***3/5 stars- liked it When nursery governess Rachel Woodley learns that her father is an English Lord who abandoned her mother, she sets out on a dangerous course of redefinition and revenge, with the help of a dashing friend-of-a-friend who may have motives of his own. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of between-the-wars historical … Continue reading Available today: The Other Daughter

Jojo Moyes Review: The Last Letter From Your Lover

Available now: The Last Letter From Your Lover ***3.5/5 stars- liked to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush. Jojo Moyes proves once again that she is the master of the devastating love affair. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of romantic historical fiction, if you’re a fan of Jojo Moyes and the dual/parallel storyline, and if you bemoan the lost art of … Continue reading Jojo Moyes Review: The Last Letter From Your Lover

Review: Hemingway’s Girl

Available now: Hemingway’s Girl by Erika Robuck ****3.5/5 stars- liked to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush. The author of The House of Hawthorne tackles Key West-era Papa Hemingway and his fictional maid. Recommended readers: For book clubs For lovers (and haters) of Hemingway For fans of romantic historical fiction Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 characters 3.5/5 plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Next stop on … Continue reading Review: Hemingway’s Girl

Ever After by Jude Deveraux

Available June 23: Ever After: A Nantucket Brides Novel (Nantucket Brides Trilogy) ****4/5 stars– loved it! In true Jude Deveraux style, you’ll stay up all night enjoying the third book in the Nantucket Brides Triology. Recommended readers: If you love Jude Deveraux, Nora Roberts For those looking for the perfect summer/beach read And for those looking for a fun, fast all-nighter type of read Here’s my … Continue reading Ever After by Jude Deveraux

Fiction Review: Under a Dark Summer Sky

Available June 9: Under a Dark Summer Sky ****4.5/5 stars- Loved it and probably stayed up all night reading and developing real feelings for fictional people. An epic tale of post-WWI struggles in a segregated world is magnified when a disastrous hurricane strikes. A must-read this summer, Under A Dark Summer Sky will appeal to all readers. Recommended readers: Book Clubs If you liked The Help … Continue reading Fiction Review: Under a Dark Summer Sky

Available Today: The Lake Season

The Lake Season: A Novel is available June 2nd ***3.5/5 stars- liked it to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush What do you do when your love life looks like it might fall apart?  Go home again for your sister’s wedding, of course. Recommended readers: If you like a little suspense in your chick lit, if you identify with a complicated relationship between sisters, … Continue reading Available Today: The Lake Season

Fiction Review: Mean Streak by Sandra Brown

Available August 19: Mean Streak ****4/5 stars There’s no stopping point in Sandra Brown’s latest mystery-suspense – so be ready for an all-nighter. Recommended readers: If you like books you just can’t put down If you like a good modern-day mystery-suspense If you’re a fan of Sandra Brown Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 5/5 for plot 4/5 overall Steaminess: 3 of 5  (see our scale here) … Continue reading Fiction Review: Mean Streak by Sandra Brown

Jane Austen’s First Love

Available August 5: Jane Austen’s First Love ****4/5 stars Dare I say it?! It’s as if Miss Austen is writing it herself and giving us a glimpse of what she’ll soon write in her classics – Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility. Recommended readers: If you love all things Jane Austen… If you ever wondered what inspired Jane Austen’s writing. Did we mention Jane … Continue reading Jane Austen’s First Love

Fiction Review: Secrets of the Lighthouse by Santa Montefiore

Available August 5: Secrets of the Lighthouse: A Novel *****5/5 stars The epitome of a summer read, Secrets of the Lighthouse is a mystery romance with a true depth that makes you breath with the characters. Santa Montefiore is brilliant! Recommended readers: If you like a little suspense with your romance… if you have ever dreamed of escaping the your long lost relatives in Ireland… … Continue reading Fiction Review: Secrets of the Lighthouse by Santa Montefiore

Fiction Review: The Marriage Pact by Linda Lael Miller

Available now: The Marriage Pact (Hqn) ****4/5 stars The best-selling Linda Lael Miller proves again why you can’t go wrong with her modern-day romance The Marriage Pact. Recommended readers: If you like a modern romance with a small town, Western flair… If you ever had a crush on your older brother’s friend(s)… Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: … Continue reading Fiction Review: The Marriage Pact by Linda Lael Miller