Book Review: The Last Goodbye by Fiona Lucas

Nearly three years ago Anna’s life was shattered when her husband Spencer was killed in a tragic accident. Anna has spent every day since then wrapped in the numb embrace of her grief. On New Years Eve while in the depths of despair, Anna dials Spencer’s phone number, desperate to hear his voice on his […]

Book Review: The Project by Courtney Summers

Courtney Summers has done it again. She is undeniably the queen of raw, gritty, dark contemporary YA. In The Project, Summers introduces us to sisters Bea and Lo Denham. After a car accident claimed their parents and left Lo hospitalized, Bea was drawn into the comforting embrace of The Unity Project. At the head of The […]

Book Review: We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

Set in the small towns of Cape Haven, CA and Copper Falls, MT, We Begin at the End is a haunting and somber tale of just how far-reaching secrets of the past are and the destruction they can cause to the lives of the innocent. Duchess Day Radley is a 13-year-old self-described outlaw, doing her […]

Book Review: Lore by Alexandra Bracken

I initially had the opportunity to read a 6 chapter excerpt of Lore (coming 01/25/2021) and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the full book! Thankfully, the wonderful folks at Hyperion Publishing gave me a full copy to review, so I’m amending my initial review (which can be found here) and updating it […]

Book Review: Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

Marissa Meyers fans rejoice! A new book has been released. But if you’re expecting something similar to The Lunar Chronicles or Renegades, this is NOT that book. Instant Karma is a contemporary YA about Prudence Barnett, a rather tightly wound high achiever. As the book opens, Prudence has been paired with Quint Erickson for a […]

Book Review: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

The Wife Upstairs, by Rachel Hawkins, is one of those intense thrillers where you think you’ve got it all figures out only to realize the storyline is so much more twisted than you imagined. Jane is new to the Birmingham, Alabama area and is scraping by to make a living. She’s rooming with an ultra-creepy […]

Book Review: Ever After by Eden French

Ashe Pembroke is a modern-day Cinderella with an evil stepmother, a horrid stepsister, and a Prince Charming waiting on the horizon…make that two Prince Charmings! Rich, reformed party boy Sebastian Bradford is drop-dead sexy. He’s the son of a ruthless tycoon with one goal in mind, marry off his son to someone and ensure another […]

Book Review: Little Threats by Emily Schultz

Fifteen years ago privileged twins Carter and Kennedy Wynn, along with their friend Haley, embraced everything that defined the grunge era: partying, boys, and drugs. But after one acid-fueled night, Haley was dead and Kennedy had no memory of what happened, only that she woke up by her dead friend. Now, Kennedy is getting out […]

Book Review: Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

      Little Secrets starts out strong. It’s a nightmare that no parent wants to imagine: you let go of your child for just a few seconds in a crowded market…and he’s gone!      Sixteen months later, Marin Machado is still living in the void of that moment when she let go of Sebastian to take […]

Book Review: How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond Fleischman

Set in 1941, against the harsh backdrop of a remote Alaskan community, How Quickly She Disappears is the story of Elisabeth, a wife and mother living a very quiet life in the far northern reaches of Alaska. Elisabeth is at a point in her life where she is isolated, geographically and emotionally, from her husband, […]