Tag: Adult


Review: When You Were Mine by Elizabeth Noble

Review: When You Were Mine by Elizabeth Noble
24 February, 2017 / 2 Comments

When You Were Mine by Elizabeth Noble My Copy: Paperback, 331 pages Publication Date: March 1, 2011 Publisher: Touchstone Source: Purchased IS A SECOND CHANCE AT HAPPINESS WORTH RISKING EVERYTHING? EVEN A BEST FRIEND? Susannah has been living with Doug for eight years, acting as stepmother to his three unappreciative children and wondering why she doesn’t mind much when he sometimes sleeps in his study. She’s known her best friend Amelia since they were teenagers. Amelia never minces words, and Susannah doesn’t like hearing what Amelia has to say about her noncommittal relationship. At her brother’s wedding, Susannah runs into Rob—her first love, the […]


Review: All Fall Down by Julie Coulter Bellon

Review: All Fall Down by Julie Coulter Bellon
17 February, 2017 / 1 Comment

All Fall Down (Hostage Negotiation Team #1) by Julie Coulter Bellon My Copy: ePub eBook, 180 pages Publication Date: September 16, 2011 Publisher: Self-published Source: Gift Hostage negotiator Claire Michaels’ never thought she’d be involved in an international crisis. Can she overcome her scars of the past to stop a new al-Qaeda threat? Navy SEAL Rafe Kelly is on leave to recover from a knee injury he suffered during his tour in Afghanistan and he doesn’t expect to be fighting terrorists on his home turf. When he’s taken hostage, he knows he has to fight or die. My Review This book starts off with […]


Review: How to Party with an Infant by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Review: How to Party with an Infant by Kaui Hart Hemmings
24 October, 2016 / 0 Comments

How to Party with an Infant by Kaui Hart Hemmings My Copy: ARC eBook, 195 pages Publication Date: August 9, 2016 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source: Edelweiss When Mele Bart told her boyfriend Bobby she was pregnant with his child, he stunned her with an announcement of his own: he was engaged to someone else. Fast forward two years, Mele’s daughter is a toddler, and Bobby and his fiancée want Ellie to be the flower girl at their wedding. Mele, who also has agreed to attend the nuptials, knows she can’t continue obsessing about Bobby and his cheese making, Napa-residing, fiancée. She needs something […]


Blog Tour Review: Beautiful Boy by Leddy Harper

Blog Tour Review: Beautiful Boy by Leddy Harper
9 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

Beautiful Boy by Leddy Harper My Copy: ARC eBook, 275 pages Publication Date: April 28, 2016 Publisher: Self-published Source: Inkslinger PR One introverted girl. One extroverted guy. One assignment. One afternoon. Then everything changed… “You destroyed me.” Novah wanted nothing more than to walk away, never see him again. She was determined to pick up the pieces of her tarnished reputation and move on. Her torture became her muse, earning her well-deserved notoriety for capturing beauty with her lens. She had come full circle. She had it all…until he returned. Nolan found himself surrounded by the grim facets of life, no longer the prominent […]


Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
4 April, 2016 / 0 Comments

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter My Copy: ARC eBook, 370 pages Publication Date: September 29, 2015 Publisher: William Morrow Source: Publisher via Edelweiss #1 internationally bestselling author Karin Slaughter returns with a sophisticated and chilling psychological thriller of dangerous secrets, cold vengeance, and unexpected absolution, in which two estranged sisters must come together to find truth about two harrowing tragedies, twenty years apart, that devastate their lives. Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia’s teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the […]


Review: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Review: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
28 March, 2016 / 0 Comments

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R.R. Martin My Copy: Kobo eBook Publication Date: August, 1996 Publisher: Bantam Source: Purchased Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will, not what he must … and a dead enemy is a thing of beauty. The old gods have no power in the south, […]


Review: Midwives by Chris Bohjalian

Review: Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
21 March, 2016 / 0 Comments

Midwives by Chris Bohjalian My Copy: Paperback, 384 pages Publication Date: November, 1998 Publisher: Vintage Source: Borrowed The time is 1981, and Sibyl Danforth has been a dedicated midwife in the rural community of Reddington, Vermont, for fifteen years. But one treacherous winter night, in a house isolated by icy roads and failed telephone lines, Sibyl takes desperate measures to save a baby’s life. She performs an emergency Caesarean section on its mother, who appears to have died in labor. But what if—as Sibyl’s assistant later charges—the patient wasn’t already dead, and it was Sibyl who inadvertently killed her? As recounted by Sibyl’s precocious […]


Review: Night Owl by M. Pierce

Review: Night Owl by M. Pierce
31 August, 2015 / 0 Comments

Night Owl (Night Owl #1) by M. Pierce My Copy: eBook, 233 pages Publication Date: September, 2013 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Purchased At twenty-eight, Matt Sky has the perfect life. He has a beautiful girlfriend, a massive inheritance, and four national bestsellers — all penned under his airtight alias, M. Pierce. At twenty-seven, Hannah Catalano is a train wreck. Her boyfriend is a deadbeat and her job is abysmal. Matt and Hannah meet online as writing partners. Their relationship is safe, anonymous, and innocent… Until Matt sees a picture of Hannah. Hannah’s picture sparks an attraction Matt is powerless to ignore. When […]


Audiobook Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Audiobook Review: The Martian by Andy Weir
24 August, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Martian by Andy Weir My Copy: Audiobook Publication Date: March, 2013 Publisher: Podium Publishing Source: Purchased Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive – and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won’t have […]


Review: Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Review: Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
11 May, 2015 / 0 Comments

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll My Copy: ARC eBook, 286 pages Publication Date: May 12, 2015 (Tomorrow!) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source: Publisher via NetGalley HER PERFECT LIFE IS A PERFECT LIE. As a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani FaNelli endured a shocking, public humiliation that left her desperate to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to living the perfect life she’s worked so hard to achieve. But Ani has a secret. There’s something else buried in her past that still haunts her, something private and painful […]