No Hiding in Boise by Kim Hooper @KimHooperWrites @Dreamscapeaudio @NetGalley #fiction #mystery #characterdrivenfiction

Kaceey’s Review: One of my favorite audios of the year!🤩  A mass shooting at a popular, local bar in Boise. That’s right, Idaho! Where violent crime isn’t supposed to be and has never been front and center. And without warning… there it was.  Cleverly told from multiple perspectives. Giving you a front-row seat, experiencing theContinue reading “No Hiding in Boise by Kim Hooper @KimHooperWrites @Dreamscapeaudio @NetGalley #fiction #mystery #characterdrivenfiction”

The Stolen Hours by Allen Eskens @aeskens @mulhollandbooks @netgalley #fiction #mystery #characterdrivennovel #bookreviewers #bookbloggers

Kaceey’s Review: Looks like Lila’s past just caught up to her! So…Is she ready to face it?  Lila has a new job with the prosecutor’s office. Her boss would like nothing more than to see her fall flat on her face and watch her new career go down in flames. He wants her gone! AndContinue reading “The Stolen Hours by Allen Eskens @aeskens @mulhollandbooks @netgalley #fiction #mystery #characterdrivennovel #bookreviewers #bookbloggers”

Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby @blacklionking73 @Flatironbooks #blacktopwasteland #fiction #crimedrama #libraryloan #bookreviewer #bookblogger

Susanne’s Review: A Slow Burning Character Driven Suspenseful Crime Drama that will have you holding onto the seat of your pants! What can I say about Blacktop Wasteland that hasn’t already been said?!  The writing here is stellar and the characterizations are brilliant.   Beauregard (Bug) Montage is a character with heart.  A family man whoContinue reading “Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby @blacklionking73 @Flatironbooks #blacktopwasteland #fiction #crimedrama #libraryloan #bookreviewer #bookblogger”

The Book of Magic (Practical Magic, #2) by Alice Hoffman @ahoffmanwriter @simonschuster @netgalley @edelweiss_squad #fiction #literaryfiction #magicalrealism #bookreview

Susanne’s Review: Alice Hoffman, you have surpassed my wildest expectations!   With The Book of Magic, the fourth book in the magic series, Ms. Hoffman has accomplished what I consider to be an impossible feat.  Writing a final installment, that is, in my opinion, better than all prior books in the series.   I adored The RulesContinue reading “The Book of Magic (Practical Magic, #2) by Alice Hoffman @ahoffmanwriter @simonschuster @netgalley @edelweiss_squad #fiction #literaryfiction #magicalrealism #bookreview”

Cherish by Tracey Garvis Graves @tgarvisgraves #fiction #romance #audiobooks #bookreview

Susanne’s Review: Swoon-Worthy Detective Daniel Rush from “Covet” gets his own story and it’s a doozy!  At the tail end of “Covet,” Detective Daniel Rush was shot and readers are left wondering what happened to him.  To say that gave me heart palpitations is an understatement!  (He was after all the best part of thatContinue reading “Cherish by Tracey Garvis Graves @tgarvisgraves #fiction #romance #audiobooks #bookreview”

Heart-Shaped Hack by Tracey Garvis Graves @tgarvisgraves #womensfiction #romance #characterdrivenplot #bookblogger #bookreviewer

Susanne’s Review: Pitter Patter, goes my Heart! Can I just RAVE about how much I LOVED “Heart-Shaped Hack” and the characters of Kate and Ian?! Ian is totally Swoon Worthy and his love and affection for Kate is completely endearing.   In case it’s not obvious, this book had me immediately! Witty Banter, Romance, and aContinue reading “Heart-Shaped Hack by Tracey Garvis Graves @tgarvisgraves #womensfiction #romance #characterdrivenplot #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”

Find You First by Linwood Barclay @linwood_barclay @WmMorrowBooks #mystery #suspense #bookblogger #bookreviewer

Susanne’s Review: My First Linwood Barclay! WHAT Took Me SO Long?!   The Good News?! It was a Complete Success! When single millionaire Miles Cookson finds out that he has a fatal disease, he sets out to make things right. Years prior, when he was a young man, he donated his sperm and could potentially haveContinue reading “Find You First by Linwood Barclay @linwood_barclay @WmMorrowBooks #mystery #suspense #bookblogger #bookreviewer”

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”