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Book Reviews by Kaceey & Susanne

Over here at Books are a Girl’s Best Friend, we’re Booked and Busy, spending our time reading and reviewing advanced reader copies of books and advanced listening copies of audiobooks. Time is also spent reading our own books and library books because, in case it’s not obvious, reading is our favorite pastime!

Latest Reviews

Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout @LizStrout @randomhouse #fiction #literaryfiction #bookreviewer #bookblogger

Susanne’s Review: Have you ever felt deeply connected to an author, as if the two of you were simpatico? That is how I feel about my “relationship” (lol) with Elizabeth Strout – I feel as though we are connected, and as though when reading her books, she is speaking directly to me. (As if thatContinue reading “Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout @LizStrout @randomhouse #fiction #literaryfiction #bookreviewer #bookblogger”

Here’s to Us by Elin Hilderbrand @elinhilderbrand #womensfiction #contemporaryfiction #libraryloan #audiobook #bookblogger

Susanne’s Review: The moral of this story: Families are complicated, messy, and sometimes, wholly dysfunctional. In abundance are love, friendship, and resentment. When the family of Deacon Thorpe goes to Nantucket to celebrate his life, problems arise.  After all, the present and former wives of the man gather together for the first time in theContinue reading “Here’s to Us by Elin Hilderbrand @elinhilderbrand #womensfiction #contemporaryfiction #libraryloan #audiobook #bookblogger”

The Damage by Caitlin Wahrer @CaitlinWahrer @doubledayca @NetGalley #fiction #suspense #thriller #bookreviewers #bookbloggers

Susanne’s Review: A Close-Knit Family.  A Violent Assault.  The Aftermath. Though they are brothers, Tony has been like a father to Nick.  Seventeen years apart, Tony has taken care of Nick for most of his life, having basically raised him with his wife, Julia.  The night Nick is assaulted by another man in a hotelContinue reading “The Damage by Caitlin Wahrer @CaitlinWahrer @doubledayca @NetGalley #fiction #suspense #thriller #bookreviewers #bookbloggers”