To Sir, With Love by Lauren Layne #LaurenLayne @GalleryBooks @NetGalley #romcom #womensfiction #blogger #bookreviewer

Susanne’s Review: Romance Galore:  If Only Fairy Tales Like this Existed! Gracie Cooper runs her family’s Champagne store in Midtown Manhattan.  After losing her father, Gracie took over the store, even though she originally had bigger dreams.  Now, her days are spent constantly trying to drum up more business and conversing with a guy onContinue reading “To Sir, With Love by Lauren Layne #LaurenLayne @GalleryBooks @NetGalley #romcom #womensfiction #blogger #bookreviewer”

The Nature of Fragile Thing by Susan Meissner @SusanMeissner @BerkleyPub #librarybook #audiobook #historicalfiction #fiction #blogger #bookreviewer

Susanne’s Review: Completely Captivating! Sophie is an Irish Immigrant, who after arriving in New York, answers an ad for a mail-order bride.  Arriving in San Francisco shortly thereafter, she immediately marries Martin Hocking, though she does not know him.  He is looking for a mate and most importantly a father to his 5-year-old daughter Kat. Continue reading “The Nature of Fragile Thing by Susan Meissner @SusanMeissner @BerkleyPub #librarybook #audiobook #historicalfiction #fiction #blogger #bookreviewer”

The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives by Kristin Miller @RandomHouse @NetGalley #mystery #suspense #bookblogger #bookreviewer

Kaceey’s Review: Money does not always buy you happiness! Just ask the women who live within the walls of Presidio Terrace a gated and most elite community in San Francisco. Brooke – newly married to her husband who is about 20 years her senior. She is a novelist though nobody takes her too seriously.  SheContinue reading “The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives by Kristin Miller @RandomHouse @NetGalley #mystery #suspense #bookblogger #bookreviewer”

Friends and Strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan @jcourtsull #fiction #literaryfiction #bookreview #bookreviewer

Susanne’s Review: Female Friendships can be complicated.  Especially as we get older.   The dynamics of class, friendship, marriage, motherhood, power, and privilege, are explored to absolute perfection in “Friends and Strangers” by J. Courtney Sullivan.  Elizabeth is a married mother, who struggles with her new life in Upstate New York.  Having recently moved from Brooklyn,Continue reading “Friends and Strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan @jcourtsull #fiction #literaryfiction #bookreview #bookreviewer”

The End of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird @ChristinaRoseSB @putnambooks @netgalley #fiction #characterdrivenplot #dystopiannovel #bookreview #bookblogger

Susanne’s Review: Wholly and Completely Brilliant.   Yes, I read a book about a Pandemic in a Pandemic.  Some would say that’s in poor taste, and yet, I couldn’t resist. I am not one to shy away from difficult topics and frankly, “The End of Men” is brilliantly written, brilliantly plotted, and gave me a lotContinue reading “The End of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird @ChristinaRoseSB @putnambooks @netgalley #fiction #characterdrivenplot #dystopiannovel #bookreview #bookblogger”

Shiver by Allie Reynolds @AuthorAllieR @PutnamBooks #fiction #suspense #bookreview #blogger

Susanne’s Review: A Locked Room Mystery at a Ski Chalet in the French Alps?   Does this sound like Déjà vu or is it just me?  Baaawaaahh! In “Shiver” five former friends reunite under suspicious circumstances.  It’s been 10 years since Saskia disappeared and someone wants answers.  Immediately upon arrival, things go awry.  From cell phonesContinue reading “Shiver by Allie Reynolds @AuthorAllieR @PutnamBooks #fiction #suspense #bookreview #blogger”

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix @grady_hendrix @BerkleyPub #fiction #thriller #bookreview #bookblogger

Kaceey’s Review: Are you a fan of the old slasher movies? Did you find yourself screaming at the teenagers not to go into the basement? The movies where there would be one line girl who survived the massacre by killing the deranged monster. She is what’s referred to as a Final Girl. This is theirContinue reading “The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix @grady_hendrix @BerkleyPub #fiction #thriller #bookreview #bookblogger”

The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent @DentLizzy @PutnamBooks #romance #womensfiction #romcom

Susanne’s Review: Impersonating your best friend and pretending to be a World-Class Sommelier at a Scottish Hotel?  Sounds easy enough, right?  Baawwahh! Birdy Finch’s life is kind of a disaster, thus when an opportunity arises for her to go to Scotland in her best friend Heather’s place and pretend to be a Sommelier for theContinue reading “The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent @DentLizzy @PutnamBooks #romance #womensfiction #romcom”

Hang the Moon by Alexandria Bellefleur @ambellefleur @avonbooks #romcom #fiction #bookreviewer #blogger

Susanne’s Review: A Sweet Rom-Com! Brendon Lowell has always been a romantic, ever since he was a little kid. It’s why, as an adult, he created a dating app to help people find love.  A few months ago, he even helped bring his sister Darcy and her girlfriend, Elle together.  Unfortunately for Brendon however, he’sContinue reading “Hang the Moon by Alexandria Bellefleur @ambellefleur @avonbooks #romcom #fiction #bookreviewer #blogger”

And It Will Be a Beautiful Life by Craig Lancaster @AuthorLancaster #fiction

Susanne’s Review: Max Wendt works in Pipeline Transportation on the PIG using Pipeline Inspection Gauges to inspect and perform maintenance on pipelines. This work often takes him away from home and away from his wife and his daughter Alexandria, for days on end. As his marriage is failing, and his daughter is all grown up,Continue reading “And It Will Be a Beautiful Life by Craig Lancaster @AuthorLancaster #fiction”