Book Review of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Since I’m a little late to the Little Fires party, I wondered what I could possibly say about this book that hasn’t already been said. Yet, I still felt compelled to give my opinion anyway. For those who are unfamiliar… Read more

Review of Dying in the Wool by Frances Brody

Kate Shackelton loves solving mysteries and since the war ended she’s managed to solve several missing soldier cases for friends and acquaintances. When former fellow VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) nurse Tabitha Braithwaite asks Kate to locate her missing father so… Read more

Review of Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne

Boy, did I have a difficult time with this book. I tried, but I just couldn’t finish. I got about 1/3 of the way thru and finally gave up. I didn’t like any of the book’s characters enough to care… Read more

Review of A Fine Imitation by Amber Brock

Vera Longacre Bellington spends most of her days mindlessly mingling with the other socialites in her grand NYC apartment building, the Angelus. After all, when you’re as rich and powerful as Vera and her husband Arthur are, what else is… Read more

Review of Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Vinegar Girl is a retelling of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. In this version, we meet Kate Battista, who is in her late twenties, never married and taking care of her unappreciative widowed father and teenage sister. She’s discouraged… Read more

Review of Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

Lars Thorvald is a simple man. He’s overweight, balding and not exactly a lady’s man. When he meets and falls in love with Cynthia Hargreaves he’s shocked to find the feelings are mutual. They begin a relationship, get married and… Read more

Review of Finding Fraser by K C Dyer

Emma Sheridan is on the cusp of her 30th birthday and she’s decided to do something daring. After selling everything she owns, she books a flight to Scotland in search of her very own Jamie Fraser – heroic hunk and… Read more

Review of Blueprints by Barbara Delinsky

Caroline and Jamie are a mother/daughter home improvement duo who work together on the popular local television show, Gut It! The show is sponsored by the successful home construction company, MacAfee Homes, which is operated by Jamie’s father, and Caroline’s ex-husband, Roy MacAfee…. Read more

Review of The Godforsaken Daughter by Christina McKenna

Ruby Clare is thirty-three, unmarried and still lives at home on the family farm with her bitter, abusive mother. Since Ruby’s beloved father died suddenly, Ruby’s day consists of knitting tea cozies, and waiting hand and foot on Martha Clare…. Read more

Review of Open Season by Linda Howard

Open Season by Linda Howard is a funny, romantic mystery about a librarian who, on her thirty-fourth birthday, decided that her life needed a drastic change. She was no longer content living a sheltered and lonely existence. Daisy Minor knew… Read more