Review of “The No-Show” by Beth O’Leary

Review: 3.5-star review Summary: This book follows three women (Siobhan, Miranda, and Jane). They do not know each other but have someone in common0- Joseph. They all three get stood up by the same man on Valentine’s Day. Each relationship with Joseph is different: Siobhan is a casual fling that turns into feelings; Miranda is […]

Review of “Death on the Nile” by Agatha Christie

Review:  I usually do not review “Classics” Summary: Hercule Poirot series #17: Can be read as a standalone. Death: Linnet Ridgeway (heiress) Detective: Hercule Poirot Setting: Cruise on the Nile Suspects: husband, husband ex-fiancé, etc. My Thoughts: All of Agatha Christie books seem like the board game clue. A person gets murdered and all the […]

Review of “By The Book” by Jasmine Guillory (Book #2 in the Meant To Be series)

Rating: 3.5 to a 4 star rating Summary:  A modern re-telling of Beauty and the Beast. Part two of the “Meant to Be” series. Each book in the series is written by a different author and a new fairy tale. They are both stand-alone books. This book is about Isabelle who works at a publishing […]

Review of “The Golden Couple” by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Rating: 4 stars Summary: A therapist, Avery, has her license taken away. She now practices as a consultant. She takes on the case of Marissa and Matthew. Marissa cheated on her spouse and would like Avery’s help to help her marriage. As Avery goes through her 10-step processes for her therapy, she starts to uncover […]

Review of “The Unsinkable Greta James” by Jennifer E. Smith

Rating: 4.5 star review Summary: A famous musician, Greta, mother passes away. She is grieving in her own way. Greta and her father really have not bonded. He has always questioned her life choices. Greta and her mother were always close. Her mother always supported her musician lifestyle. Greta’s father and mother were supposed to […]

Review of “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Sophie Cousens

Overall:  4 stars Summary: Laura goes to Jersey for work. She is going to investigate her parents’ love story in the exact locations where they met, proposed, etc. Her believing that every love story has a great meet-cute story starts off this novel. On her trip, she picks up the wrong bag at the airport. […]

Review of “The House Across The Lake” by Riley Sager

Overall:  4.5 stars Summary: An actress’ husband drowns in the lake beside her cabin. She falls into drinking and decides to get out of the spotlight and stay at the cabin. She notices a rich couple and begins watching them from across the lake. After rescuing the neighbor in the lake, they start to become […]

Review of “Something Wilder” by Christina Lauren

Overall:  5  star review Summary: Lily’s father was a famous treasure hunter. She now makes a living from her deceased father’s old journals by taking people on a fake treasure hunt. But Lily dreams of a life buying her family ranch. At one point, she lived there with her ex-boyfriend. Those were her happiest memories. […]

Review of “The Holiday Switch” by Tif Marcelo

Overall:  3 star review Summary: Lila is in high school and works for an inn. Her hours are reduced because the owner’s nephew will be working at the inn for Christmas. They immediately do not like one another. They accidently switch phones and discover that both are keeping secrets from their families. As they talk, […]

Review of “Nick and Noel’s Christmas Playlist” by Codi Hall

3 more reviews before I am all caught up!!!!!! Then I promise my reviews will get better! 🙂 Overall:  3.5 star review Summary: Nick just returned from the military to his hometown. He goes to see his girlfriend only to find out she is with someone else. Noel is his best friend and long-time family […]

Review of “As Good As Dead” by Holly Jackson (Book 3 in the series)

Overall:  4 star review Summary: Pip is heading off to college. Her true crime podcast is very popular, but also leads to people who hate her too. One of her “fans” is sending her ominous messages that frighten Pip. She is bound and determined to find whoever is doing this to her. My thoughts: You […]

Review of “Rock Paper Scissors” by Alice Feeney

Overall: 3.5/5 star review!   Summary:   Adam and Amelia win a weekend away to Scotland. Their marriage is failing and this trip may rekindle something. Adam has face blindness which adds to the tension some times. Adam is a screenwriter too. He works long hours and never has time to work on their marriage. […]