'Gaze detection, it's called -- our ability to sense when someone is observing us.' -The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen will blow your mind.  Get ready to be blindsided more than once, this is a tale with twists galore.  Hendri...

February 6, 2018

After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American

woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity--and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution...

Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is...

January 24, 2018


'I'm too broken to be broken anymore.' -Gwen, Killman Creek

Rachel Caine's Stillhouse Lake Series is on fire.  I know we are only two books into this incredible series, but I could not love it more.  You might remember a few months back when I shared my gushing review...

January 18, 2018

'The reality of who someone is online and the reality of who that person is in real life are often two different things.' - Izzy, The Social Affair

Britney King's The Social Affair is so realistic it's frightening.  This is likely my favorite Britney King novel to date....

December 15, 2017

I was asked to put together a list of my most memorable reads for this year by Kate Olson, also known as The Loud Library Lady.  She has put together several various book lists of 2017 of her own, but she chose to showcase a variety of memorable reads by asking several...

December 14, 2017

Exquisite by Sarah Stovell is dark, obsessive fiction.  What I most enjoyed about this book was the realistic current that flowed throughout.  The story unveiled by our main characters, Bo Luxton and Alice Dark, was entirely believable.  I think that might be the eleme...

December 6, 2017

“We’re all such good people.  Until we’re not.  Until something pushes us over the edge.” - Unreliable Narrator, Lie To Me

Lie To Me by J.T. Ellison is a fast-paced page turner that will keep your head spinning until the end.  I was absolutely hooked on this book f...

December 6, 2017

Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown is a tension filled mystery that will keep you guessing through to the very end.  This is a well-paced, slow burn type of read.  As you read about the disappearance and life of Billie Flanagan you slowly gather the pieces of who Bill...

November 17, 2017

I reached out to Touchstone and practically begged for them to send me a copy of White Bodies for review based on rave reviews from some of my favorite book bloggers.  I received this free copy in exchange for an honest review- all opinions are my own. 

White Bodies by ...

November 15, 2017

Thank you to the author, Peggy Lampman for providing me with this free review copy in exchange for an honest review - all opinions are my own.

The Welcome Home Diner by Peggy Lampman is about heart and it’s about fortitude.  Typically, when I read a Woman’s Fiction nove...

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