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”

Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau

Susanne’s Review: Is it possible to come of age in a mere summer?  For fourteen-year-old Mary Jane, the answer is a resounding yes. The year is 1970, the place is Baltimore.   Mary Jane Dillard is a teenager whose life is filled with singing in her church choir, cooking with her mom every day, and listeningContinue reading “Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau”

When these Mountains Burn by David Joy

Susanne’s Review: Drugs run rampant in the mountains of North Carolina.  Such that addiction is the norm and times are troubled.   When Ray Mathis’s son, Ricky gets himself into yet another pickle, Ray does the only thing he can, he rescues his son, just like always.  Ricky, of course, is an addict, therefore a savior,Continue reading “When these Mountains Burn by David Joy”

The Switch by Beth O’Leary

Susanne’s Review: Cute as a Button! Can love be found at any age? Maybe! When Leena Cotton is forced to take a two month leave from her job, she has an idea. Her Grandmother Eileen Cotton lives in Hameligh-in-Harskdale and has always wanted to live in London, thus the two decide to switch lives, withContinue reading “The Switch by Beth O’Leary”