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 Dating Plan by Sara Desai @saradesaiwrites @BerkleyPub #romcom #fiction #bookblogger #bookreview

Kaceey’s Review: After a bit of a slow start, waiting for the characters to grab me, I was getting worried. I wasn’t feeling the chemistry…. then suddenly everything changed. And the heat was on!🔥 Daisy Patel is doing her best to avoid all her Aunties. They keep ambushing her everywhere she goes with eligible youngContinue reading “The Dating Plan by Sara Desai @saradesaiwrites @BerkleyPub #romcom #fiction #bookblogger #bookreview”

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”

The Invisible Husband of Frick Island by Colleen Oakley @OakleyColleen @BerkleyPub @NetGalley #blogblitz #blogger #bookreview #blogtour

Kaceey’s Review: Well if you are looking for a heartwarming read that will wrap itself around your heart… look no further. You have found it right here with this gem of a read. Piper Parrish grew up in a quaint community off Chesapeake Bay known as Frick island. No internet, no alcohol. A place whereContinue reading “The Invisible Husband of Frick Island by Colleen Oakley @OakleyColleen @BerkleyPub @NetGalley #blogblitz #blogger #bookreview #blogtour”

Double Feature: Meg and Jo and Beth and Amy by Virginia Kantra @VirginiaKantra @BerkleyPub @netgalley #contemporaryfiction #bookreview

Susanne’s Reviews: Meg & Jo My Feel Good Book of the Year! Growing up, “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott, was one of my favorite novels. I always imagined that I was Jo. Bookish, stubborn, smart, fiery Jo. Oh How I loved her! As soon as I heard about “Meg and Jo” the contemporary retellingContinue reading “Double Feature: Meg and Jo and Beth and Amy by Virginia Kantra @VirginiaKantra @BerkleyPub @netgalley #contemporaryfiction #bookreview”

Say No More by Karen Rose @karenrosebooks @berkleypub #bookreview #romanticsuspense

Susanne’s Review: You Can Run, But You Most Certainly Can’t Hide!  Mercy Callahan escaped a cult years ago. Unfortunately for her, the trauma remains. If only that was the worst of it. Now, Ephraim Burton, the leader of the cult is on the hunt, he wants Mercy back and he intends to get her byContinue reading “Say No More by Karen Rose @karenrosebooks @berkleypub #bookreview #romanticsuspense”

The Roommate by Rosie Danan @rosiedanan @berkleyromance #bookreview #bookblogger

Kaceey’s Review: ⚠️⚠️Excessive heat warning 🌡🌡 in effect for entire length of this book! ⚠️⚠️ Sometimes I pick up these rom-coms so innocently. Perhaps naïvely assuming they will be a fun, sweet read with a dash of romance to make me go…“awww”. And occasionally I come away with a hot🔥 and spicy number that knocks myContinue reading “The Roommate by Rosie Danan @rosiedanan @berkleyromance #bookreview #bookblogger”

The Push by Ashley Audrain

Susanne’s Review: What does it take to be a Good Mother? Don’t ask ME that question. For I am not one, nor did I have a typical one. Mine was a combination of two of the mothers detailed here in “The Push” and because of that, my view of this novel is admittedly, somewhat skewed. Even IContinue reading “The Push by Ashley Audrain”

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”