This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

Susanne’s Review: THIS!  Is Everything a Rom-Com Should Be and More! “This Time Next Year” by Sophie Cousens delivers all the feels and is clever, smart, sassy, and sexy to boot.  It simply doesn’t get better than this! Born on New Year’s Day in 1990, Minnie Cooper has always felt unlucky.  Why?  Another child (QuinnContinue reading “This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens”

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”

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 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”

The Survivors by Jane Harper

Susanne’s Review: Eerie, Atmospheric, and Taut. Out at Sea, “The Survivors” can be seen off the caves; three life-size statues, standing guard facing the Mary Minerva which sank over a century ago. In the newest novel by Jane Harper, the past and the preside collide for Kieran Elliott upon returning home to Evelyn Bay, Tasmania,Continue reading “The Survivors by Jane Harper”

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”

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”

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”