The Summer House

The Summer House by James Patterson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I couldn’t put this one down. This military crime fiction was brutal and graphic. The stakes were high and the depths of some of the characters were low, and the good guys were met with barriers at every turn. Excellent story, excellent writing, […]

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Cowboy Christmas Redemption

Cowboy Christmas Redemption by Maisey Yates My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was excellent. Friends to lovers, Alpha Hero to the 10th degree (woo!), 🤠 cowboy, and the dead husband’s best friend. 🔥 🔥 🔥 Caleb was the best kind of Hero, rugged, sturdy, a little rough around the edges, and insistent on doing […]

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The Night Swim

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book has been one of my most anticipated reads of the summer. I was so happy to see it as a Book of the Month pick for August 2020, and simply giddy when I was provided a review copy of the audiobook […]

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One to Watch

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely loved this book. It was so fun and gave such an accurate portrayal of how women feel in certain situations when they don’t meet magazine beauty standards, even when you know it’s irrational. I loved the Bachelorette theme of this story […]

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The Day I Disappeared

The Day I Disappeared by Brandi Reeds My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was just what I needed to get me out of my reading slump this month. It was involved, it was twisty, it took me the long way around and turned all my assumptions on their heads. Once I started reading it, […]

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Dark August

Dark August by Katie Tallo My rating: 4 of 5 stars 3.5 starsI really liked this story. It was very detailed and well thought out and well-executed. I found myself very attached to many of the characters. Renata Corrigan, man, I’d loved to see more of her. Levi the dog? Stole my heart. Augusta was […]

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All the Devils Are Here

All the Devils Are Here by Louise Penny My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is my first foray into a Louise Penny book, but I could tell right away that these characters and the world they live in has a history. I didn’t feel lost, but definitely feel like I have some new opportunities […]

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#BookReview: The Shadows by Alex North

The Shadows by Alex North Genre: Horror SuspensePublisher:  Celadon BooksBook Release Date: July 7, 2020 Publisher’s Description: “This is absorbing, headlong reading, a play on classic horror with an inventiveness of its own… As with all the best illusions, you are left feeling not tricked, but full of wonder.”– The New York TimesThe haunting new thriller from Alex North, […]

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#BookReview: 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand Genre: Women’s FictionPublisher:  Little, Brown and CompanyBook Release Date: June 16, 2020My Review: ★★★★★ Publisher’s Description: A “captivating and bittersweet” novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of ’69: Their secret love affair has lasted for decades — but this could be the summer that changes everything (People). When Mallory Blessing’s son, Link, […]

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#BookReview: Oona Out of Order

Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore Genre: Women’s FictionPublisher:  Flatiron Books (Macmillan)Book Release Date: February 25, 2020My Review: ★★★★★ Publisher’s Description A remarkably inventive novel that explores what it means to live a life fully in the moment, even if those moments are out of order. It’s New Year’s Eve 1982, and Oona Lockhart has her whole life […]

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