Category: Reviews

Clean Break – Abby Vegas

Clean Break – Abby Vegas

Clean Break by Abby Vegas was a read I did not expect. I was thinking it would be a straightforward girl meets bad boy story, but instead it was a nuanced tale of a young woman struggling through heartbreak and depression who meets a man that is much more than he seems. […]

Posted June 30, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

Issues, Oh So Many Issues

Issues, Oh So Many Issues

An Idiot In Love by David Jester is touted as a funny romp through the life of a loser in love. While the main character was a loser, I did not find it very funny. Kieran is one of those guys where nothing seems to work out for. His dating […]

Posted June 30, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

Mean Girls and Dreamy Boys

Mean Girls and Dreamy Boys

Winning by Lara Deloza wraps some of my favorite things into one delicious read. Mean girls, sneaky dealings and snark all combine to make one great package. Alexandra Miles is the girl everyone wants to be; pretty, popular and seemingly the perfect package. But behind that gorgeous smile is a calculating […]

Posted June 29, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

Video Killed the Radio Star

Video Killed the Radio Star

 Party of One by Dave Holmes is just the type of memoir I love. Full of real emotion and heart, I was able to really connect with the author. I think that also remembering the Wanna Be a VJ contest and seeing Dave on MTV during my formative years helped me […]

Posted June 28, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

Faces On the Milk Carton

Faces On the Milk Carton

Never Missing Never Found by Amanda Panitch had a twist I never saw coming. I literally yelled “What!!” when I hit it, startling my poor hubs. Scarlett is attempting to fit into the world after being kidnapped as a young girl, then escaping years later. When she gets the perfect […]

Posted June 28, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

My Life Only Appears Perfect…

My Life Only Appears Perfect…

In Twenty Years by Allison Winn Scotch is a good lesson in appearance isn’t everything. Five friends return to their college home twenty years after graduating at the wishes of their late friend Bea. Told over a 4th of July weekend, the story focuses on the individuals and how each […]

Posted June 26, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 3 Comments

First Comes Love – Emily Giffin

First Comes Love – Emily Giffin

I was super excited when I heard about First Comes Love by Emily Giffin. I have all seven of her earlier books and could not wait to read this one. Then I heard she was going to be signing at BEA and I made it my mission to get a print copy to […]

Posted June 23, 2016 by Laura in BEA16 Books, Reviews / 3 Comments

Reviews! Get Your Reviews Here!

Reviews! Get Your Reviews Here!

   The Life of the World to Come by Dan Cluchey surprised me. It was not at all what I expected in the best of ways. I wasn’t sure what I was getting into other than a sad young lawyer who works death row cases breaks up with his girlfriend. […]

Posted June 21, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments