Publisher: HarperCollins

The Decent Proposal – Kemper Donovan

The Decent Proposal – Kemper Donovan

The Decent Proposal was just that, a decent read. There was nothing blatantly wrong with it, but it did not have the hook I was looking for to really draw me in. Richard and Elizabeth are strangers who meet for the first time in a lawyers office. There, they are […]

Posted March 23, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 3 Comments

Under the Influence – Joyce Maynard

Under the Influence – Joyce Maynard

I have, of course, heard of Joyce Maynard before, but have never read a book she has written. When I saw Under the Influence, I was excited to finally get a chance to read one of her books. And I am glad I did. At the heart of the tale […]

Posted February 16, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

Girl in the Dark – Marion Pauw

Girl in the Dark – Marion Pauw

I always enjoy when a book gives a shout out to one of my favorite treats (hagelslag), but sadly, the great beginning to Girl in the Dark fizzled out by the end. Sharp, stressed out single mother lawyer Iris, uncovers a deep family secret. She discovers that she has a brother, […]

Posted February 4, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

Thicker Than Water – Kelly Fiore

Thicker Than Water – Kelly Fiore

Thicker Than Water is sharp and smart. Teen drug use and overdose stories can be very preachy or overly emotional and this was not. This was a very good balance of emotion, fact, family dysfunction and drama. Well paced and with a very well built world, Thicker Than Water also had a very […]

Posted December 21, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

Everything She Forgot – Lisa Ballantyne

Everything She Forgot – Lisa Ballantyne

4.25 Stars ♦ Everything She Forgot is one of those novels that sucks you right in and doesn’t let go until you have read the last word. Each chapter winds through the past and present with a a host of different characters narrating. This mash-up of time and tone helps to […]

Posted September 20, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments