Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour – Book Review

Title: Yerba Buena (eARC) Author: Nina LaCour Genre: Adult contemporary literary fiction Blurb from Goodreads When Sara Foster runs away from home at sixteen, she leaves behind not only the losses that have shattered her world but the girl she once was, capable of trust and intimacy. Years later, in Los Angeles, she is a … Continue reading Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour – Book Review

Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach – Book Review

Title: Not Here to be Liked (eARC) Author: Michelle Quach Genre: Contemporary YA, High School Feminism Blurb from Goodreads Falling in love wasn't part of the plan. Eliza Quan fully expects to be voted the next editor in chief of her school paper. She works hard, she respects the facts, and she has the most … Continue reading Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach – Book Review

Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

Title: Always in December (eARC) Author: Emily Stone Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Every December, Josie posts a letter to the parents she lost one Christmas night, many years ago. She always writes the same three words: Missing you, always. When Josie accidentally collides with a stranger at the postbox, she is unaware that Max … Continue reading Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

Title: The Lucky Escape (eARC) Author: Laura Jane Williams Genre: Contemporary Light Fiction Blurb from Goodreads ONE CANCELLED WEDDING When the day finally comes for Annie to marry Alexander, the last thing she expects is to be left standing at the altar. She was so sure he was Mr Right. Now, she has no idea … Continue reading The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane – Book Review

Title: Mad About You (eARC) Author: Mhairi McFarlane Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Two reluctant housemates.Two broken promises.One crazy plan… Harriet Hatley may be one of the most in-demand wedding photographers in Leeds, but she hates the idea of marriage. Cal Clarke is used to the world falling in line with his plans – apart … Continue reading Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane – Book Review

The Love Note by Kate G. Smith – Book Review

Title: The Love Note (eARC) Author: Kate G. Smith Genre: Contemporary romance Blurb from Goodreads A wedding dress. A love letter. A secret that will change everything... When Maggie Burnett discovers her mother's beautiful wedding dress just days after she passes away, she wonders why she'd been told it was missing... Pinned to the waistband … Continue reading The Love Note by Kate G. Smith – Book Review

Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu – Book Review

Book Title: Here Again Now (eARC copy) Author: Okechukwu Nzelu Genre: Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Character Driven Blurb from Goodreads From award-winning author Okechukwu Nzelu comes a spellbinding literary novel that asks, how do you move forward when the past keeps pulling you back? Achike Okoro feels like his life is coming together at last. … Continue reading Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu – Book Review

The Wedding Crasher by Abigail Mann – Book Review

Title: The Wedding Crasher (eARC) Author: Abigail Mann Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Poppy is packing her bags to spend two blissful weeks alone on an island. It’s time away from the ex-husband who hasn’t quite moved out yet, and reminders of the marriage they rushed into young, before she’ll kick back on a girls’ … Continue reading The Wedding Crasher by Abigail Mann – Book Review

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