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Book Review: Sanctuary by Beverly and David Lewis

I’ve enjoyed numerous Beverly Lewis books, but this one in collaboration with her husband, David, missed the mark with this reader. Continue reading “Book Review: Sanctuary by Beverly and David Lewis”

Book Review: Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart

This story started out well, grabbing my interest immediately, but went downhill from there. ☹ Continue reading “Book Review: Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart”

Book Review: The Things We Knew by Catherine West

After their mother’s death twelve years ago, the Carlisle family unraveled. One by one, all but one of the four siblings left their Nantucket home and never returned. All seem to blame their father for their mother’s death, but nobody will talk about that tragic day. Their father’s failing health and financial concerns finally bring the Carlisle siblings back home. Continue reading “Book Review: The Things We Knew by Catherine West”

Eve Dallas and Harry Potter: Why I Love Them

I’m assuming I’m one of the few people out there who hasn’t read every book of the In Death series by J.D. Robb or the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. If there are still a few of you out there that haven’t given either of these series a chance, keep reading. I’ll tell you my story and try to convince you it’s time to give these books a try. Continue reading “Eve Dallas and Harry Potter: Why I Love Them”

Book Review: Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land

Ali Land’s Good Me Bad Me seemed to pop up everywhere I turned, so I was excited to win a copy from the publisher. I couldn’t wait to see if it was going to be as good as everyone said, but it didn’t live up to the hype, in my opinion. Continue reading “Book Review: Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land”

Book Review: Half Past by Victoria Helen Stone

While my preferred genre is romance to read, I do branch out occasionally and read a wide variety of genres and lately I’ve been reading a ton of suspense. So I figured what would be better than a suspense written by a romance writer? Under the name Victoria Dahl she writes funny romances that I generally love. She decided to branch out and didn’t want to have readers get confused when they got something darker so chose a different pen name for these. Continue reading “Book Review: Half Past by Victoria Helen Stone”

Book Review: The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain’s latest, The Stolen Marriage, didn’t grab me with both hands at first. Once it did – what a story it turned out to be! Continue reading “Book Review: The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain”

Book Review: Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton

Just before dawn, a man murders a young woman. At the same time, a hot-air balloon crashes out of the sky. There’s just one survivor of the crash and she’s seen the killer’s face, but he’s also seen hers. Can’t you hear the Law & Order “dun dun” sound effect? Continue reading “Book Review: Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton”

Book Review: The Other Girl by Erica Spindler

The title of the latest from Erica Spindler is perfect! Read The Other Girl so you too can understand its meaning as the story brings it all together. Continue reading “Book Review: The Other Girl by Erica Spindler”

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