Book Review: The Year I Left by Christine Brae

Carin Frost doesn’t understand what’s happening to her. A confident businesswoman, wife, and mother, she begins to resent everything about her life. Nothing makes sense. Nothing makes her feel. Maybe it’s the recent loss of her mother in a tragic accident. Or maybe she’s just losing her mind. Enter Matias Torres. As their new business partnership thrives, so does their friendship – and his interest in her. Carin is determined to keep her distance, until …

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Book Review: Witches Get Stitches by Dakota Cassidy

When last we met, good people, the biggest wish I’ve ever made came to fruition. It didn’t happen without some help – okay, a lot of help. Either way, let’s just say the deed was done. My outrageously handsome, smart, sometimes persnickety (read mostly persnickety) Spy Guy, Winterbottom, is finally here on earth with me, recuperating from his afterlife jaunt.And I couldn’t be happier… Sure, he can be a difficult patient. He’s forever bellowing my …

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Book Review: Protect the Prince by Jennifer Estep

Title:  Protect the Prince Author:  Jennifer Estep Release Date:  July 2, 2019 Publisher:  Harper Voyager Source:  Edelweiss Everleigh Blair might be the new gladiator queen of Bellona, but her problems are far from over. First, Evie has to deal with a court full of arrogant, demanding nobles, all of whom want to get their greedy hands on her crown. As if that wasn’t bad enough, an assassin tries to kill Evie in her own throne …

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Book Review: Lost by Natasha Preston

*post may contain affiliate links  Title:  The Lost Author:  Natasha Preston Release Date:  April 2, 2019 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source:  NetGalley In Piper’s hometown, teenagers keep disappearing, and everyone assumes they’re just a bunch of runaways. But when yet another person disappears, Piper and her best friend Hazel suspect something more sinister is going on. So they decide to investigate, determined to learn the truth. Their search for answers leads them to the source of …

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Book Review: Buzz Books YA Spring/Summer 2019

Title:  Buzz Books YA Spring/Summer 2019 Author:  Publishers Lunch Release Date:  January 16, 2019 Publisher:  Publishers Lunch Source:  NetGalley Our tenth Buzz Books: Young Adult gives readers the special excitement of being among the first to sample the best in forthcoming young adult novels months ahead of their actual publication. (Goodreads)  *post may contain affiliate links (disclosure) My Review: BUZZ BOOKS are one of my favorite ways to discover new authors and titles that I …

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Book Review: No Exit by Taylor Adams

Title:  No Exit Author:  Taylor Adams Release Date:  January 15, 2019 Publisher:  William Morrow Source:  Review copy provided by the publisher On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado.  With the roads impassable, she’s forced to wait out the storm at a remote highway rest stop. Inside are some vending machines, a coffee maker, and four complete strangers. …

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Book Review: Marty’s Horrible, Terrible, Very Bad Day by Dakota Cassidy

Title:  Marty’s Horrible, Terrible, Very Bad Day Author:  Dakota Cassidy Release Date:  February 28, 2019 Source:  Review Copy received from the author For Roxanne McNally, being a grim reaper has never been easy. Now she hates her job more than usual, because she’s been charged with reaping the soul of a legend – werewolf Marty Andrews Flaherty.  Marty, together with her equally iconic friends Nina and Wanda, are Rocky’s idols. To say she’s an OOPs …

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Book Review: After I’ve Gone by Linda Green

Title:  After I’ve Gone Author:  Linda Green Release Date:  July 27, 2017 Publisher:  Quercus Source:  Amazon Vine On a wet Monday in January, Jess Mount receives the devastating news that she hasn’t got long left to live. She doesn’t hear it from a doctor, though. She discovers it when her Facebook timeline skips forward eighteen months and friends and family start posting tributes to her, following her death in a terrible and mysterious accident. At …

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Book Review: Buzz Books 2018 Spring/Summer

Title:  Buzz Books 2018 Spring/Summer Release Date:  January 8, 2018 Publisher:  Publisher’s Lunch Source:  netGalley Our biannual Buzz Books captures all the excitement of the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute and takes it much further. Start off a year of new reading discoveries with substantial excerpts from 40 talked about Buzz Books due to be published in the months ahead. (Goodreads) My Review: Buzz Books are one of my favorite ways to discover new books! …

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Book Review: Hawkweed Legacy by Irena Brignull

Title:  Hawkweed Legacy Author:  Irena Brignull Release Date:  August 15, 2017 Publisher:  Weinstein Books Source:  review copy provided by Wunderkind PR Poppy is discovering a purpose for her powers in Africa, but she is haunted by a vision of her own death. Taken in by a boy and his great-grandmother, a healer, they vow to keep her safe-even if that ultimately means holding her captive. But Poppy never stops longing for Leo and, when she …

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Book Review: They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera

Title:  They Both Die At The End Author:  Adam Silvera Release Date:  September 5, 2017 Publisher:  HarperTeen Source:  Edelweiss On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today.  Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End Day.  The good news: There’s an app for that. It’s …

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Book Review Buzz Books 2017 Spring/Summer

Title:  Buzz Books 2017 Spring/Summer Release Date:  January 13, 2017 Publisher:  Publishers Lunch Source:  netGalley The tenth edition of Buzz Books captures the excitement of Winter Institute and takes it much further: start off a year of new reading discoveries excerpts from 40 talked about Buzz Books due to be published in the months ahead. (Goodreads) Buzz Books are one of my favorite ways to discover new-to-me authors that I might not have been exposed …

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