Night Owls by Jenn Bennett – Book Review

Title: Night Owls Alternative Title: The Anatomical Shape of a Heart Author: Jenn Bennett Genre/Themes: Young Adult, Romance, Family Dynamics Blurb from Goodreads Beatrix Adams knows exactly how she’s spending the summer before her senior year. Determined to follow in Da Vinci’s footsteps, she’s ready to tackle the one thing that will give her an … Continue reading Night Owls by Jenn Bennett – Book Review

Summer at the Little Wedding Shop by Jane Linfoot – Book Review

Title: Summer at the Little Wedding Shop: Bunting and Bouquets Series: The Little Wedding Shop by the Sea #3 Author: Jane Linfoot Genre/Themes: Light Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Blurb from Goodreads When the owner of Brides by the Sea, Cornwall’s cutest little wedding shop, offers Lily a job as their new wedding stylist, her first thought … Continue reading Summer at the Little Wedding Shop by Jane Linfoot – Book Review

The Little Wedding Shop by the Sea by Jane Linfoot – Book Review

Title: The Little Wedding Shop by the Sea: Cupcakes and Confetti Series: The Little Wedding Shop by the Sea #1 Author: Jane Linfoot Genre/Themes: Light Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Blurb from Goodreads Brides by the Sea, the cutest little wedding shop in all of Cornwall, has it all, including cake baker Poppy who lives upstairs. But … Continue reading The Little Wedding Shop by the Sea by Jane Linfoot – Book Review

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

Title: The Sun is Also a Star Author: Nicola Yoon Genre/Themes: Contemporary YA Romance, Family, Falling in Love, Immigration Blurb from Goodreads Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on … Continue reading The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry – Book Review

Title: You and Me on Vacation (review copy) Alternative Title: People We Meet on Vacation Author: Emily Henry Genre/Themes: Romantic Comedy, Contemporary, Light Fiction, Friends to Lovers Blurb from Goodreads TWO FRIENDS TEN SUMMER TRIPS THEIR LAST CHANCE TO FALL IN LOVE 12 SUMMERS AGO: Poppy and Alex meet. They hate each other, and are … Continue reading You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry – Book Review

Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett – Book Review

Title: Starry Eyes Author: Jenn Bennett Genre/Themes: Contemporary YA, Easy Read, Cute Romance, Family Dynamics, Teen Relationships Blurb from Goodreads Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best-friends-turned-worst-enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern-day version of the Montagues and Capulets. But when … Continue reading Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett – Book Review

Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

Title: Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World (eARC) Series: Aristotle and Dante #2 Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Genre/Themes: YA Coming of Age, Historical Fiction (1980s set), LGBTQ+, First Love, HIV and AIDS, Homophobia, Racism, Grief Blurb from Goodreads In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys in … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

Title: Always in December (review copy) Author: Emily Stone Genre: Adult Contemporary, Romantic drama, Seasonal 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, … Continue reading Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

Title: The Lucky Escape (review copy) Author: Laura Jane Williams Genre/Themes: Contemporary Light Fiction, Romantic dramedy, Left at the Altar 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 … Continue reading The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

Title: You’ve Reached Sam (eARC) Author: Dustin Thao Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Blurb from Goodreads Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Heartbroken, Julie skips his funeral, throws … Continue reading You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

The Love Note by Kate G. Smith – Book Review

Title: The Love Note (review copy) Author: Kate G. Smith Genre/Themes: Contemporary romance, light fiction 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 … Continue reading The Love Note by Kate G. Smith – 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