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”

Exit by Belinda Bauer

Kaceey’s Review: A book about a group known as Exiteers. Of course, your first logical question is, what exactly is an Exiteer? Glad you asked! A group of volunteers that passively assist someone who suffers from a terminal illness to leave this life. No laws broken. Well…until now! Most important rule: Exiteers must not take anContinue reading “Exit by Belinda Bauer”

The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam

Susanne’s Review: When it comes to Business, it’s not always a Pleasure – even if you’re working with Loved Ones. Asha and Cyrus went to the same High School.  At the time, Asha had had a huge crush on him little did she know that years later, they’d meet again, fall in love and startContinue reading “The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam”

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”