Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren

Susanne’s Review: THIS IS WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT! The Kind of Love You Desperately Want to BELIEVE In.   Best Friends.  The Love of Each Other’s Lives. The moment Macy Sorensen runs into her first love Elliot, every moment of their relationship flashes before her eyes and all of those old feelings come rushing back.  ItContinue reading “Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren”

Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Susanne’s Review: Actions and Reactions. Secrets and Lies. Mothers and Daughters. Husbands and Wives. Isabelle Goodrow is a prim and proper woman. To her, appearances are everything.  As a mother, she is quite reserved. Her daughter Amy longs for something more. When Amy finds it, she becomes, shall we say, unfettered. Amy, entangled with someoneContinue reading “Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout”

City of Windows by Robert Pobi

Susanne’s Review: Dr. Lucas Page thought his days working for the FBI were over. Then his former partner is murdered in broad daylight, killed by a near impossible sniper shot. Now the FBI needs Dr. Page’s help pinpointing where it came from. Dr. Page, now a University Professor, left the FBI a decade ago afterContinue reading “City of Windows by Robert Pobi”

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

Kaceey’s Review: Twin sisters are supposed to be as close as, well…two peas in a pod! Right!? At least that’s the way it worked out for twins Fern and Rose. With Rose taking on the responsibility of looking after Fern. She has sensory issues that have consumed her life. And a past that Rose isn’tContinue reading “The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth”

Susanne’s Goodreads Best-of-List for 2020

In this most difficult year, for me, there has been one constant. Books, which, leads to book reviews and of course, all of you whom I’ve met on Goodreads over the last few years. For your friendship, support, and general encouragement, I thank you.    What I know is this: Having each other is immeasurable, forContinue reading “Susanne’s Goodreads Best-of-List for 2020”

The Twelve Dates of Christmas by Jenny Bayliss

Susanne’s Review: A Seriously Cute, albeit predictable romance that helped get me in the Holiday Spirit! As a single woman in her mid-30’s Kate has been unlucky in love.  After being pushed by Laura, one of her best friends, Kate decides to embark on “The Twelve Dates of Christmas.”  After signing up, Kate is thenContinue reading “The Twelve Dates of Christmas by Jenny Bayliss”

The Burning Girls by C. J. Tudor @cjtudor @randomhouse #mystery #bookreview

Susanne’s Review: Bewitching, Spooky, and Suspenseful! Jack Brooks is the new Vicar in Chapel Croft.  She and her daughter Flo are new in town. Unfortunately for them, Chapel Croft has a history, and the community itself isn’t exactly welcoming.  What is the town known for, you ask?  Exorcisms; Burning Girls; Martyrs; Missing Girls; and Murder.  Continue reading “The Burning Girls by C. J. Tudor @cjtudor @randomhouse #mystery #bookreview”

Squeeze Me by Carl Hiaasen

Kaceey’s Review: Carl Hiaasen delivers a clever, humorous novel that’s going to leave you shaking your head saying “Oh no, tell me he didn’t just go there!?” Oh yes friends, he did! And lucky you were along for the ride! When Kiki Fitzsimmons disappears from a charity ball at the country club in S. Florida, the searchContinue reading “Squeeze Me by Carl Hiaasen”

Here Is the Beehive by Sarah Crossan

Susanne’s Review: What is it like to be “The Other Woman?”   Personally, I would not know.   In “Here Is the Beehive” however, we get a glimpse, and pretty, it is not.   Nor is it anything like I’d imagined. On display here we have Ana.  An Estate Attorney who is married to Paul, with whom sheContinue reading “Here Is the Beehive by Sarah Crossan”

Take It Back by Kia Abdullah

Susanne’s Review: A Highly Emotional Story that Packs one Hell of a Punch. There are two sides to every story. The difficulty is determining wherein lies the truth. In London, a young teenage girl accuses four teenage boys of rape. The victim is Jodie Wolfe, a girl with facial deformities. The accused are four MuslimContinue reading “Take It Back by Kia Abdullah”