Genre: Contemporary

United States of Books – Black Hills by Dan Simmons

United States of Books – Black Hills by Dan Simmons

    The week takes us to South Dakota with Black Hills by Dan Simmons (audio book narrated by  Erik Davies and Michael McConnohie) Entertainment Weekly says – Black Hills breathes life into the tale of a Sioux warrior believed General Custer’s ghost entered him at Little Big Horn. Black Hills was […]

Posted December 19, 2016 by Laura in Reviews, United States of Books / 1 Comment

Vacancy and The Edge of Juniper

Vacancy and The Edge of Juniper

 A Tracy Ewens book is a book I know that I will enjoy. I have read all but the first in her A Love Story series and each one gets better. Vacancy is no different. I think I am particularly found of this one as it took me out of […]

Posted December 16, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

The Singles Game and We Are All Made of Stars

The Singles Game and We Are All Made of Stars

 I have all five of Lauren Weisberger’s previous books, so when I heard about The Singles Game, I knew I must read it. She has a way of making characters come alive and you can feel what they feel and see what they see and I couldn’t wait to experience […]

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

United States of Books – Jim the Boy by Tony Earley

United States of Books – Jim the Boy by Tony Earley

    This week takes us to North Carolina. Entertainment Weekly says – “A boy named Jim come of age during the depression in a secluded North Carolina hamlet where the state’s history looms large and maps of the Confederacy still hang in his classroom.”  Jim the Boy by Tony Earley […]

Posted December 12, 2016 by Laura in Reviews, United States of Books / 0 Comments

Falling – Jane Green

Falling – Jane Green

 I’m going to start this review by clearly stating that I heart Jane Green. Her book Jemima J is one of my all time favorites and I own almost all of her books. I was super excited when I heard about Falling as it was her returning to romance. Emma […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

The Girls in the Garden – Lisa Jewell

The Girls in the Garden – Lisa Jewell

The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewel is an interesting look at what happens when trust is given openly and what happens when a community no longer feels that trust. Peoples’ pasts and motives are dissected and everyone many not be who they seem. In a neighborhood that backs onto […]

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

Meet Me Here – Bryan Bliss

Meet Me Here – Bryan Bliss

Meet Me Here by Bryan Bliss had some amazing moments and one giant tired trope. Set over the course of one crazy night, Thomas and his childhood best friend Mallory set out to see if they can complete their younger selves’ bucket list before Thomas leaves for basic training. Thomas is supposed […]

Posted May 30, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

You Know Me Well – David Levithan, Nina LaCour

You Know Me Well – David Levithan, Nina LaCour

You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour is a touching story of first love, both found and lost. Mark and Kate have never been friends but on one crazy night at San Francisco Pride, they become an intrinsic part of the other’s life. Kate is running from the girl she has […]

Posted May 26, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments