Category Archives: Reviews

The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel @gallerybooks #historicalfiction #review

Overview Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it’s an image of a book she hasn’t seen in sixty-five … Continue reading

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The Woman Before Wallis by Bryn Turnbull @harlequinbooks @brynturnbull #review #historicalfiction

Overview An irresistible historical debut, THE WOMAN BEFORE WALLIS (MIRA Trade Paperback; July 21, 2020) is set in the glamorous world of British and American royalty in the 1920s, based on the true story of the woman who owned Prince … Continue reading

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A Sweet Mess by Jayci Lee @stmartinspress @authorjaycilee #fiction #romance #review

Overview Korean-American author Jayci Lee delights with A Sweet Mess, a delicious and light-hearted romantic comedy that readers will devour and ask for more. Aubrey Choi loves living in her small town nestled in the foothills of California, running her … Continue reading

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What You Wish For by Katherine Center @stmartinspress @katherinecenter #fiction #review

Overview The story’s message, that people should choose joy even (and especially) in difficult and painful times, seems tailor-made for this moment. A timely, uplifting read about finding joy in the midst of tragedy, filled with quirky characters and comforting … Continue reading

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The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs @harpercollins @susanwiggs #review #fiction

Overview There is a book for everything . . .  Somewhere in the vast Library of the Universe, as Natalie thought of it, there was a book that embodied exactly the things she was worrying about. In the wake of … Continue reading

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No One Saw by Beverly Long @harlequinbooks #fiction #suspense #review

NO ONE SAW Author: Beverly Long ISBN: 9780778309659 Publication Date: June 30, 2020 Publisher: MIRA Books Book Summary: Detective team A.L. McKittridge and Rena Morgan are back on their beat after solving the brutal Baywood serial killings, but crime doesn’t … Continue reading

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My Audible Reads for June #audible #audiobooks #audiblebooks

I had a good month for audible books. Even though I only finished two, I enjoyed them both. Especially this first one! I am slowly working my way through Diane Chamberlain’s books. And I have yet to run across one … Continue reading

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Her Last Flight by Beatriz Williams @wmmorrowbooks @authorbeatriz #review #historicalfiction

Overview In 1947, photographer and war correspondent Janey Everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pioneer Sam Mallory, who joined the loyalist forces in the Spanish … Continue reading

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Lowcountry Boondoggle by Susan M. Boyer @henerypress @susanmboyer #review #fiction

Overview Private investigators Liz Talbot and Nate Andrews thought they’d put Darius Baker’s troubles to rest—then his recently discovered son ropes him into a hemp farm investment with his college buddies. When a beloved Charleston professor—and potential investor—is murdered, Liz … Continue reading

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Of Literature and Lattes by Katherine Reay @Katherine_Reay @ThomasNelson #bookreview #fiction @gosparkpoint

Overview Return to the cozy and delightful town of Winsome, where two people discover the grace of letting go and the joy found in unexpected change. After fleeing her hometown three years earlier, Alyssa Harrison never planned to return. Then … Continue reading

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