Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall – Book Review

Book Title: Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake (eARC) Author: Alexis Hall Genre: Contemporary, Dramedy Blurb from Goodreads Following the recipe is the key to a successful bake. Rosaline Palmer has always lived by those rules—well, except for when she dropped out of college to raise her daughter, Amelie. Now, with a paycheck as useful as … Continue reading Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall – Book Review

Twelve Days to Save Christmas by Elizabeth Neep – Book Review

Book Title: Twelve Days to Save Christmas Author: Elizabeth Neep Genre: Christmas Fiction, Dramedy, Contemporary Fiction, Romance Blurb from Goodreads On the first day of Christmas, my true love… dumped me.Poppy loves Christmas and always goes all out to make this magical time of the year extra special for her boyfriend George. But George is … Continue reading Twelve Days to Save Christmas by Elizabeth Neep – Book Review

The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna – Book Review

Book Title: The Memory of Love Author: Aminatta Forna Genre: Literary Fiction, War, Cultural - Sierra Leone (Western Africa), Shortlisted for Women’s Prize for Fiction 2011 Blurb from Goodreads Adrian Lockheart is a psychologist escaping his life in England. Arriving in Freetown in the wake of civil war, he struggles with the intensity of the … Continue reading The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna – Book Review

We Are All Made of Stars by Rowan Coleman – Book Review

Book Title: We Are All Made of Stars Author: Rowan Coleman Genre: Contemporary Fiction Blurb from Goodreads What if you had just one chance, one letter you could leave behind for the person you love? What would you write? Stella Carey has good reason to only work nights at the hospice where she is a … Continue reading We Are All Made of Stars by Rowan Coleman – Book Review

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

Book Title: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Author: Aimee Bender Genre: Magical Realism, Coming of Age Blurb from Goodreads On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein, a girl at the periphery of schoolyard games and her distracted parents’ attention, bites into her mother’s homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a … Continue reading The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman – Book Review

Book Title: The Light Between Oceans Author: M.L. Stedman Genre: Historical fiction, Romance, Emotional Drama Blurb from Goodreads Australia, 1926. After four harrowing years fighting on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns home to take a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day's journey from the coast. To this isolated … Continue reading The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman – Book Review

The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman – Book Review

Book Title: The Memory Book Alternative Title: The Day We Met Author: Rowan Coleman Genre: General Fiction, Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads The name of your first-born. The face of your lover. Your age. Your address... What would happen if your memory of these began to fade? Is it possible to rebuild your life? Raise a … Continue reading The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman – Book Review

The Mother Code by Carole Stivers – Book Review

Book Title: The Mother Code Author: Carole Stivers Genre: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic/Dystopian Blurb from Goodreads It’s 2049, and the survival of the human race is at risk. The earth’s inhabitants must turn to their last resort, a plan to place genetically engineered children inside the cocoons of large-scale robots—to be incubated, birthed, and raised … Continue reading The Mother Code by Carole Stivers – Book Review

The Rehearsals by Annette Christie – Book Review

Book Title: The Rehearsals (Review Copy) Author: Annette Christie Genre: General fiction, romance, drama, contemporary with a paranormal twist Blurb from Goodreads The wedding is tomorrow. If they can only get through today... Long-time couple Megan Givens and Tom Prescott are preparing for what should be the happiest weekend of their lives. But their plans … Continue reading The Rehearsals by Annette Christie – Book Review

Eight Perfect Hours by Lia Louis – Book Review

Book Title: Eight Perfect Hours (Review Copy) Author: Lia Louis Genre: General fiction, romance, emotional drama Blurb from Goodreads What if you fell in love... ... and then he disappeared? When Noelle and Sam's lives collide one snowy evening, they spend eight perfect hours stuck side by side believing that they'll never see each other … Continue reading Eight Perfect Hours by Lia Louis – Book Review

Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – eARC Book Review

Book Title: Certain Dark Things Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Genre: Horror, Noir, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Thriller Blurb from Goodreads From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a pulse-pounding neo-noir that reimagines vampire lore. Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is just … Continue reading Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – eARC Book Review

The Dog by Kerstin Ekman, translated by Linda Schenk and Rochelle Wright – Mini Book Review

Book Title: The Dog Author: Kerstin Ekman Genre/Category: Literary Novella, Translated Fiction Blurb from Goodreads In the heart of the tranquil countryside, a young puppy leaves his home to eagerly follow his mother and master. But away from the safe haven of the farm, the puppy soon becomes lost and is left to struggle for … Continue reading The Dog by Kerstin Ekman, translated by Linda Schenk and Rochelle Wright – Mini Book Review