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Book Review: The Reminders by Val Emmich

How does a book earn a 3-star rating? For me, it’s a book I enjoyed reading but one that doesn’t make me FEEL and is not one I rush to read again. Val Emmich’s The Reminders fits the criteria here for a 3-star read. Continue reading “Book Review: The Reminders by Val Emmich”

Book Review: Just a Normal Tuesday by Kim Turrisi

What begins as a normal Tuesday becomes a day that sixteen-year-old Kai will remember for the rest of her life. All it takes is a suicide note from her older sister, Jen. Through her pain, Kai searches for reasons why Jen would do this. Kai is heartbroken and furious, and soon she’s in a vicious downward spiral. Continue reading “Book Review: Just a Normal Tuesday by Kim Turrisi”

Book Review: The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

I hate writing a bad review for a book because I don’t enjoy bashing an author’s baby. I enjoyed Miranda’s previous book and looked forward to reading The Perfect Stranger, but it just wasn’t for me. Continue reading “Book Review: The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda”

Book Review: One Good Thing by Wendy Wax

In a battle to regain control of their TV show, Do Over, Maddie, Avery, Nikki and Kyra find themselves trying to hold tight to their friendship and personal relationships.   Continue reading “Book Review: One Good Thing by Wendy Wax”

Review + Blog Tour + Giveaway: Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen

The twists and turns are not gone without a trace in this novel from Mary Torjussen. They are around every corner. Continue reading “Review + Blog Tour + Giveaway: Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen”

Book Review: One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline

Intriguing from the first page! Things are not always what they seem and Scottoline captures that in One Perfect Lie. Continue reading “Book Review: One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline”

Book Review: I See You by Clare Mackintosh

It all starts with a classified ad. Zoe Walker sees her own face staring back at her from an ad that also includes a phone number and a website called Other women begin appearing in the same ad, a different one every day, and Zoe realizes they’ve become the victims of increasingly violent crimes. Continue reading “Book Review: I See You by Clare Mackintosh”

Book Review: Somebody’s Baby by Donna Alward

As promised, I’m bringing you a review of the 3rd book in Donna Alward’s Darling, VT series. Somebody’s Baby is my favorite book in the series so far and is Rory and Oaklee’s story. We met them briefly in the previous two books, but now it’s their turn to find love. Continue reading “Book Review: Somebody’s Baby by Donna Alward”

Book Review: Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser

Jessica Strawser’s debut novel, Almost Missed You, knocks it out of the park. Continue reading “Book Review: Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser”

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