Love and Other Words

Cori’s Pick: Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren Back in early August I reviewed Christina Lauren’s The Unhoneymooners.  It was the perfect beach read with lots of much needed laughs.  So naturally, I picked up a few of her other titles including this one and fell in love with Christina Lauren all over again! …

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Jane’s Pick: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-GarciaI love gothic everything, so this title made me pick it up immediately – and, wow, the book did not disappoint. The book builds slowly at first, but, please, keep on reading – as you will be rewarded with a dark and twisty tale that will have you on…

One of Us Is Lying

Cori’s Pick: One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus I came across this title as it was being compared to The Breakfast Club movie of 1985.  I’m a product of the ’80s so, SOLD!  (also, I just noticed that The Breakfast Club is rated R….it’s been a minute since I last watched it but…

Dominicana

Cori’s Pick: Dominicana by Angie Cruz Dominicana is the third novel by Angie Cruz and was shortlisted for the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction.  By the end, you’ll easily see how this beautiful but heartbreaking work has earned the prestigious award. Set in 1960s Dominican Republic, Ana Canción’s fierce mother has a plan to get…

A Happy Catastrophe

Sara’s Pick: A Happy Catastrophe by Maggie Dawson Severely burned in a fire while trying to save her, Patrick continues to deal with the death of his former fiancée. Still self-conscious about his severely burned face and hands, he is resistant to Marnie’s desire to have a child, believing he’s too awful to look at. Then a…

Matchmaking for Beginners

Sara’s Pick: Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson Two weeks into her marriage and Marnie discovers it’s a big mistake. Which is what her soon-to-be-ex, Noah, told her on their wedding day.  Then his feisty, matchmaking great aunt Blix passes away, leaving Marnie her brownstone building in New York with the stipulation that she lives…

The Unhoneymooners

Cori’s Pick:  The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren I’m at a weird point in the year where I just keep telling myself everything is fine.  We’re all okay.  It’s fine.  I must not be totally convinced though because I’ve read about 5 cheesy romance books back-to-back, which is not ‘normal’ for me but hey, right on…

One Day in December

  Sara’s Pick: One Day in December by Josie Silver Two strangers make a connection – one on a bus, the other on the sidewalk. Laurie’s not one to believe in love at first sight, but feels as though this unknown man is the one for her and spends the next year along with her…

You Were There Too

  Sara’s Pick: You Were There Too by Colleen Oakley Artist Mia and her doctor husband Harrison have moved to a small town in Pennsylvania to start a family and escape some of the pressures of living in a big city. But Mia has her third miscarriage and Harrison isn’t so sure he wants to…

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Rebecca’s Pick: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins If you’ve read the Hunger Games then you’re familiar with Coriolanus Snow. If you haven’t and this is your first foray into the Hunger Games books, then you’ll get to know the boy that eventually becomes the malicious President of Panem. Coriolanus Snow lives…