Genre: Family & Relationships

This Side of Providence – Rachel M. Harper

This Side of Providence – Rachel M. Harper

Oh lord, how to start. This Side of Providence is one of those reads that transports you into the story, holds on tight and then throws you out at the end a changed reader. This is one of those rare books that can meld emotion into a world of turmoil. The path […]

Posted April 12, 2016 by Laura in ARC April, Reviews / 3 Comments

Keep Me Posted – Lisa Beazley

Keep Me Posted – Lisa Beazley

Keep Me Posted is a tale of unwanted viral fame wrapped into a story of two sisters dealing with issues. I have read a few unwanted internet fame stories in the last year (The Good Neighbor and Goddess of Suburbia) and the viral issue always seems to overshadow what could have been a great […]

Posted March 24, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

Save Me, Kurt Cobain – Jenny Manzer

Save Me, Kurt Cobain – Jenny Manzer

When Nevermind released in 1991 I was in 8th grade. I remember seeing the cover of the cassette tape with the swimming baby and being intrigued. The album opened my 13-year-old mind to new ideas and sounds. I remember the “cool” P.E. teacher letting us play the tape on Friday Free Days. […]

Posted March 6, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

The Restaurant Critic’s Wife – Elizabeth LaBan

The Restaurant Critic’s Wife – Elizabeth LaBan

The Restaurant Critic’s Wife was a smart mom lost in her marriage tale. Lila is a mother of two in a new city and staying at home with her kids for the first time. Her husband has his dream job as a restaurant critic and is super paranoid of anyone finding out […]

Posted December 23, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

The Broken Hearts Book Club – Lynsey James

The Broken Hearts Book Club – Lynsey James

The Broken Hearts Book Club is one of those cute reads that you can just sink into. I really enjoyed Lynsey James’ first book Just the Way You Are and she is going to be my Author Tuesday for December 8, 2015. So when I heard she had a newly released […]

Posted December 7, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 3 Comments

Through Infinity – Libby Austin

Through Infinity – Libby Austin

Through Infinity is another mother gets amnesia and forgets her husband and family tales. I thought I would instantly like the book when reading the author’s note she calls out that the book has cussing and is unapologetic about it. But sadly I did not love Through Infinity. I have […]

Posted November 29, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

Taste: A Love Story – Tracy Ewens

Taste: A Love Story – Tracy Ewens

♦ I love finding a new author to enjoy. I liked Tracy Ewen’s book Candidate: A Love Story as it was a romance that was different. So I was excited to read her third book in the series Taste. And I was pleased that it matched the tone and pace of Candidate. […]

Posted October 15, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

Finally My Favorite – Rue

Finally My Favorite – Rue

♦ I always hate it when the last book in a series doesn’t end the way I had been imagining.  Sadly I did not enjoy Finally My Favorite as much as I enjoyed the first two in the series. The first two, while tackling some series issues such as homophobia and PTSD […]

Posted September 27, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment