Beartown and Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

Susanne’s Reviews: Beartown Fredrik Backman: You’ve left me drained, almost completely bereft of words. This is a novel, unlike any of your others, yet it’s so full of heart and emotion that we the readers know emphatically that it is yours. And after the last words have sunk into my soul, I can emphatically say,Continue reading “Beartown and Us Against You by Fredrik Backman”

In Case You Missed It by Lindsey Kelk

Susanne’s Review: Oh So Funny, Sweet and Romantic, “In Case You Missed It” Hits All the Right Notes. After failing to make it big in DC, Ros hightails it back home to London and her parent’s house. Little does she know that they’ve renovated the shed in their backyard just for her. How sweet it’sContinue reading “In Case You Missed It by Lindsey Kelk”

The Cactus by Sarah Haywood

Susanne’s Review: What does it take to find your true self?  Life-Changing Events. Susan is a 45 (forty-five) year-old woman who is prickly as a pear or rather as prickly as cactus if I’m going to get technical. Friendly isn’t exactly her forte. Set in her ways, Susan prefers routine and likes to be alone.Continue reading “The Cactus by Sarah Haywood”

Imperfect Women by Araminta Hall

Kaceey’s Review: We can’t all be perfect…alas we are indeed Imperfect Women. Women are under so much pressure. To be the perfect mother, the perfect wife and have a perfectly successful career. With all these expectations one may lose themselves along the way. This is another book that presents itself as a thriller but with profoundContinue reading “Imperfect Women by Araminta Hall”

Writers and Lovers by Lily King

Susanne’s Review: Just call it Love, Pure and Simple. “Writers and Lovers” by Lily King is the story of Casey Peabody, a 31-year-old woman who knows pain and defeat and knows it well.  A waitress and a struggling writer, Casey recently lost her mother and is $73,000 in debt due to exorbitant college loans thatContinue reading “Writers and Lovers by Lily King”

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Susanne’s Review: Atmospheric, Dark, Eerie, Fantastical and Mystical. When Alex Stern arrives at Yale University in New Haven, CT, her past is just one of the many things she simply cannot escape. The Grays are the other. Alex is quite special you see and that is why she is recruited. Alex has a very uniqueContinue reading “Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo”

Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan

Susanne’s Review: Absolutely Unreal. Affecting, Enthralling, Tragic, Traumatic. In a quiet picturesque community on Long Island, new residents from Brooklyn move in. As soon as they arrive, it’s immediately clear to the current residents of ‘Maple Street’ that the Wilde’s simply don’t fit in. Gertie is a former Pageant Queen and her husband Arlo, isContinue reading “Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan”

The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher

Kaceey’s Review: Well, I certainly wasn’t expecting that! Juno is a former therapist, married with a family. Then she lost it all. Down on her luck, she finds the perfect solution by moving in with Winnie and her family.    Juno doesn’t take up much room and does her best to be as unobtrusive as possible.Continue reading “The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher”

Lie, Lie Again by Stacy Wise

Kaceey’s Review: What a pleasant surprise! I just loved it! A domestic drama about three women who are friends and neighbors. Together they navigate through life’s’ never-ending obstacles in pursuit of what else…happiness and success of course. Maybe even with a bit of love tossed in. Embry: Still in her early twenties. A Mother ofContinue reading “Lie, Lie Again by Stacy Wise”

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields

Kaceey’s Review: Anyone familiar with my taste in books knows I prefer my thrillers a bit on the darker side. Careful what you wish for…this is one over-the-top, wicked read! “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of man? The Shadow knows.” The shadow man has an agenda. He’s on the prowl for theContinue reading “The Shadow Man by Helen Fields”