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”

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”

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab

Susanne’s Review: Oh, Addie Larue, How I Adore You! Making a deal with the devil (aka “The Darkness”) seems impossible and yet that is exactly what Adeline Larue does.   The year is 1714.  The place is France.  From the moment the deal is struck, Adeline Larue’s life is changed forever.   For Addie. Never again, willContinue reading “The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab”

South of the Deuce by James L. Thane

Susanne’s Review: Chilling and Thrilling!  A Brutal Murder of a young woman.  Her body, found in a Park.  A Purse found on her, with a driver’s license from a woman who was murdered in the same exact location forty years prior. Days later, another woman’s body is found in the same location, with another connectionContinue reading “South of the Deuce by James L. Thane”