Book Reviews 2011, 2012 and 2013




Reviews 2011
~A~
by Alison Pace
by Karen McQuestion
~B~
~C~
Chosen
by Chandra Hoffman
~D~
DEEP DOWN TRUE
by Juliette Fay
~E~
Escape
by Barbara Delinsky
EVERYTHING WE EVER WANTED
by Sara Shepard
EXPOSURE
by Therese Fowler
~F~
FAMILY PIECES
by Misa Rush
~G~
Georgia's Kitchen
by Jenny Nelson
Ghost on Black Mountain
by Ann Hite
~H~
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
by Danielle Steel
HERE, HOME, HOPE
by Kaira Rouda
HOLLYWOOD ENDING
by Lucie Simone
~I~
INCOGNITO
by Gregory Murphy
~J~
Just Friends With Benefits
by Meredith Schorr
~K~
~L~
LIFE’S A BEACH
by Claire Cook
LITTLE BLACK DRESS
by Susan McBride
LOOK AGAIN
by Lisa Scottoline
LOVE ON THE BIG SCREEN
by William J. Torgerson
~M~
MISSING PERSONS
by Clare Odonohue
~N~
~O~
~P~
PROPHECY THE FULFILMENT
by Deborah Jaeger
~Q~
~R~
~S~
SILVER GIRL
by Elin Hilderbrand
SOLOMAN’S OAK
by JoAnn Mapson
STARING IN THE MOVIE OF MY LIFE
by Laurel Osterkamp
~T~
THE AMERICAN HEIRESS
by Daisy Goodwin
THE BUNGALOW
by Sarah Jio
THE FIRST HUSBAND
by Laura Dave
THE LAST LETTER
by Kathleen Shoop
THE ORPHAN SISTER
by Gwendolen Gross
THE STORMCHASERS
by Jenna Blum
THE WHOLE PACKAGE
by Cynthia Ellingsen
THE VIOLETS OF MARCH
by Sarah Jio
TWENTIES GIRL
by Sophie Kinsella
~U~
~V~
~W~
What Happened to Good-bye
by Sarah Dessen
WITH A LITTLE LUCK
by Caprice Crane
WITH JUST ONE CLICK
by Amanda Strong
~X~
~Y~
~Z~
Reviews 2012


11/22/63 by Stephen King
~A~
A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka (kids book)
A Promise of Safekeeping by Lisa Dale
A State of Jane by Meredith Schorr
Alice Bliss by Laura Harrington
All The Difference by Kaira Rouda
All The Truth by Laura Brodie
~B~
Back to You by Priscilla Glenn
Because of You by Jessica Scott
Becoming Clementine by Jennifer Niven
Beyond Escape by Deborah K. Jensen
Bicoastal Babe by Cynthia Langston
Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio (reviewed by Laura)
Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio (reviewed by Charlotte)
Blood Orchids by Toby Neal
Bridge of Scarlet Leaves by Kristina McMorris
~C~
Chasing Pavements by Neha Yazmin
Chasing Rainbows by Kathleen Long
Cheer by Leslie Gordon
Click: An Online Love Story by Lisa Becker
Contrails by Robert Anderson
Coveted by Shawntelle Madison
Croissants and Jam by Lynda Renham
~E~
Enchanted by Starlight by Tina L Hook
End of Summer by Michael Potts
EvenFall by Liz Michalski
~F~
Fallen by Lauren Kate
Finding Mr. Flood by Ciara Geraghty
Finding Out by Sheryn MacMunn
Five Days of Fear by David Kovach
Fleeting Memory by Sherban Young
Free Gift with Purchase by Jackie Pilossoph
~G~
Game of Secrets by Dawn Tripp
Girl Unmoored by Jennifer Gooch Hummer
~H~
Hangers, Shoeboxes, and Love by Zizi Sadie
Haole Wood by Dee Dee Tarsio
Happily Ever Madder: Misadventures of a Mad Fat Girl by Stephanie McAfee
How Lucky You Are by Kristyn Kusek Lewis
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss (kids book)
~I~
I Am Lucky Bird by Fleur Philips (reviewed by Charlotte)
I Am Lucky Bird by Fleur Philips (reviewed by Laura)
I Couldn't Love You More by Jillian Medoff
It's A Man's World by Polly Courtney
~J~
Jackpot! by Jackie Pilossoph
Julia's Child by Sarah Pinneo
~K~
Kat Fight by Dina Silver
~L~
Letter From a Stranger by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Little Sacrifices by Jamie Scott
Love Killers by Jackie Collins
~M~
Man in the Blue Moon by Michael Morris
Meryl Streep Movie Club by Mia March
Monarch Beach by Anita Hughes
~O~
Ocean Beach by Wendy Wax
Outside the Lines by Amy Hatvany
~P~
Perfect Bait by Michael Fowlkies
Pig by SBR Martin
Princess of Park Avenue by Daniella Brodsky
~Q~
~S~
Salvation City by Sigrid Nunez
Saffron September by Aliya Anjum
Sand Dollar a story of undying love by Sebastian Cole
Sea Change by Karen White
Second Chance Grill by Christine Nolfi
She Came From Away by D. Edward Bradley
So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
Sorority Sisters by Claudia Welch
Strawberry Wine by Lee Adams
Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews
Sweetness by Lindsay Paige
~T~
The Burning Star by Jessie Lane
The Care and Special Handling of Roses with Thorns by Margaret Dilloway
The Charmed by Christine Wenrick
The Color of Grace by Linda Kage
The Earl’s Outrageous Lover by Elizabeth Lennox
The Eighth Wonder by Kimberly Young
The Family Affair by Leon H. Gildin
The Good Woman by Jane Porter
The Headmaster's Wager by Vincent Lam
The Lost Daughter by Lucy Ferris
The Mermaid Collector by Erika Marks
The Paternity Test by Michael Lowenthal
The River Witch by Kimberly Brock
The Sweet Life #6 by Francine Pascal
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Michele Gorman
The Underside of Joy by Sere Prince Halverson
The Unfailing Light by Robin Bridges
The Wild Princess by Mary Hart Perry
These Girls by Sarah Pekkanen
Thought I Knew You by Kate Moretti
Tide’s Ebb by Alexandra Brenton
Twelve Months by Steven Manchester
~U~
Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer
~V~
~W~
Wallflower in Bloom by Claire Cook
What the Heart Remembers by Debra Ginsberg
Where We Belong by Emily Giffin
Whole Latte Life by Joanne Demaio
~X~
~Y~
Yankee Doodle Dixie by Lisa Patton
You Tell Your Dog First by Alison Pace
~Z~
Zombie Candy by Fredrick Lee Brooke

Reviews 2013

2:32 a.m. by Emily Ford
 ~A~
A Brother's Honor by Brenda Jackson
A Girl Like You by Maria Geraci
A HUNDRED SUMMERS by Beatriz Williams
A Knight on Horseback by Ellen L. Ekstrom
A Place for Us by Liza Gyllenhaal
A Shade of Vampire by Bella Forrest
About Last Night by Adele Park
Afterwife by Polly Williams
Alberta Clipper by Sheena Lambert
All My Restless Life to Live by Dee DeTarsio
Always There by Carol Ann Albright
And Then I found You by Patti Callahan Henry
Anything for You by Jessica Scott
Arabelle's Shadow by Fleur Gaskin
A Secondhand Murder by Lesley Diehl

~B~
Beautiful Disaster by Laura Spinella
Beautifully Broken by Sherry Soule
Becoming Mrs Walsh by Jessica Gordon
Between Faith and Fear by J.A. Dennam
Bella Summer Takes a Chance by Michele Gorman
Big Bad Bite by Jessie Lane
Big Daddy's Rules by Steve Schirripa
Binary Law by M.H. Grace
Blogger Girl by Meredith Schorr
Blood Echo by Melissa Simonson
Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans by Joanne DeMaio
Burning Embers by Hannah Fielding

~C~
Call Me Zelda by Erika Robuck
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
Cascade by Maryann O'Hara
Christmas Carol by Michele Gorman
Construct a Couple by Talli Roland
Crumble by Fleur Philips

~D~
Dangerous Embrace by Dana Mason
Dear Adam by Ava Zavora
Deepest Doors by Paul Winter
Double Click by Lisa Becker
Down and Out in Bugtussle by Stephanie McAfee
Dreams of the Cursed by Alli Jean

~E~
Emma's Secret by Steena Holmes

~F~
Falling by Linn B. Halton
Falling in Love by Stephen Bradlee
Fame by Tilly Bagshawe
Fender Bender Blues by Niecey Roy
Fiance by Friday by Catherine Bybee
Fighting Redemption by Kate McCarthy
Firefly Hollow by T.L. Haddix
For the Love of Jazz by Elke Feuer
FOREVER INTERRUPTED by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Freud's Mistress by Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman

~G~
Game. Set. Match by Jennifer Iacopelli
Getting Rowdy by Lori Foster
Georgetown Academy Season 1 by Jessica Koosed Etting
Gods of Mischief by George Rowe
Good Intentions by Kathryn R. Biel
Grishma by Kelly Anne Blount
Gull Harbor by Kathryn Knight

~H~
Have No Shame by Melissa Foster
He's Gone by Deb Caletti
How I Exiled My Inner Bitch by Miv Evans
~I~
I Know You're There by Susan Allison Dean
I'll Be Home for Christmas by Jessica Scott
I'll Be Seeing You by Loretta Nyhan and Suzanne Hayes
Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt
~J~
Just What Kind of Mother Are You? by Paula Daly
~K~
Kissing My Old Life Au Revoir by Eliza Watson

~L~
Leaving Haven by Kathleen McCleary
Legacy of a Dreamer by Allie Jean
Lighthouse Bay by Kimberley Freeman
Looking for LaLa by Ellie Campbell
Love and Other Subjects by Kathleen Shoop
Love Exactly by Cassandra Giovanni
Love with a Chance of Drowning by Toree DeRoche
Lovers at Heart by Melissa Foster
Lying to Meet You by Anna Garner

~M~
Man of My Dreams by Laura Kitchell
Mandatory Release by Jess Riley
Market Street by Anita Hughes
Marriage Matters by Cynthia Ellingsen
Marry Me, Cowboy by Lilian Darcy
Meet Me at Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan
Morning Glory by Sarah Jio
My Butterfly by Laura Miller

~N~
Need by Stephanie Lawton
Never Alone by Linn B. Halton
Never Gone by Laurel Garver
Not Quite Enough by Catherine Bybee
Not Quite Mine by Catherine Bybee

~O~
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

~P~
Pastels and Jingle Bells by Christine S. Feldman
Perfect Timing by Laura Spinella
Pink Slips and Glass Slippers by J.P. Hansen
Pink Wellies and Flat Caps by Lynda Renham
Playing Tyler by T.L. Costa
Promise Me, Cowboy by CJ Carmichael

~Q~

~R~
Real Wifey's Hustle Hard by Meesha Mink
Redesigning Rose by Lydia Laceby
Remember Love by Riley Rhea
Riverstar by Tess Thompson
Rodeo Sweethearts by Lilian Darcy
Rose of Thorne by Mia Michelle

~S~
Sail Away with Me by Kate Deveaux
Sand Castle Bay by Sherryl Woods
Sea Glass Island by Sherryl Woods
Secret Manuevers by Jessie Lane
Secrets from the Past by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Seduction: A Novel of Suspense by M. J. Rose
Shattered Silence by Sherry Soule
Silver Lake by Kathryn Knight
Sister's In Bloom by Melissa Foster
Sister's In Love by Melissa Foster
Sister's In White by Melissa Foster
Skating on  Edge by Joelle Charbonnea
Sky by R.E. Palmer
Sky Song by Sharon Sant
Sniper Elite One Way Trip by Scott Ewen
Snowflakes and Coffee Cakes by Joanne DeMaio
Someone Else's Skye by Christine Wenrick
Something New by Janis Thomas
Speak of the Devil by Allison Leotta
Stargazing from Nowhere by Isabel Thomas and Marilyn Thomas
Suburban Days by Aaron U. Bolin
Sugar Babies by Mickey J. Corrigan
Summer Melody by Toddie Downs

~T~
Take Me Home by Daniela Sacerdoti
Tempt Me, Cowboy by Megan Crane
The Age of Desire by Jennie Fields
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapro
The Butterfly Storm by Kate Frost
The Charmed Fates by Christine Wenrick
The Clearing by Shalini Boland
The Collector by Victoria Scott
The Comfort of Lies by Randy Susan Meyers (Charlotte's review)
The Comfort of Lies by Randy Susan Meyers (Laura's review)
The Cost of Loving You by M.L. Pressman
The Darlings by Cristina Alger
The Deadliest Game by Hal Ross
The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley
The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom
The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
The Girl's Guide to Love and Supper Clubs by Dana Bate
The God's of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Cody
The Good Daughter by Jane Porter
The Good Wife by Jane Porter (Laura's review)
The Good Wife by Jane Porter (Charlotte's review)
The Grounded by Angela Correll
The Guest House by Erika Marks
The Guestbook by Andrea Hurst
The History of Us by Leah Stewart (Charlotte's review)
The History of Us by Leah Stewart (Laura's review)
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
The Hypnotist's Love Story by Liane Moriarity
To Iraq and Back by Jessica Scott
To Katie with Love by Erica Lucke Dean
The Kissing Booth by Beth Reekles (Guest reviewed by Alyssa Kay)
The Last Camellia by Sarah Jio
The Last Telegram by Liz Trenow
The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice
The Little Witch of Italy by Suzanne Palmieri
The Living Room by Bill Rolfe
The Long Way Home by Jessica Scott
The Longest Holiday by Paige Toon
The Love Wars by L. Allison Heller
The Mermaid of Brooklyn by Amy Shearn
The Next Time You See Me by Holly Goddard Jones
The One-Way Bridge by Cathie Pelletier
The Paradise Guest House by Ellen Sussman
The Perfume Collector  by KathleenTessaro
The Pieces We Keep by Kristina McMorris
The Power Trip by Jackie Collins
The Preservationist by Justin Kramon
The Repeat Year by Andrea Lochen
The Reluctant King by Rachel Higginson
The Returned by Jason Mott
The Rocking Chair by Steven Manchester
The Sandpiper by Susan Brace Lovell
The Silence of Bonaventure by Rita Leganski
The Song Remains the Same by Allison Winn Scotch
The Spirit Keeper: A Novel by K.B. Laugheed
THE STORYCATCHER by Ann Hite
The Time Between by Karen White
The Truth About Love and Lightning by Susan McBride
The Unraveling of Bebe Jones by Roje Augustin
The Valentine Present and Other Diabolical Liberties by Lynda Renham
The Very First Bite by Cynthia Langston
The Vintage Teacup Club by Vanessa Greene
The Widow Waltz by Sally Koslow
The Wishing Tree by Marybeth Whalen
The Witch of Little Italy by Suzanne Palmieri
The Witch's Daughter by Paula Brackston
The Whole Golden World by Kristina Riggle
Til Death Do Us Part by T. Michelle Nelson
To Katie with Love by Erica Lucke Dean
Truth and Humility by J.A. Dennam


~U~
~V~
~W~
Wanting You by Becca Siller
When She Was Gone by Gwendolen Gross
Where in the Om Am I? by Sara Divello
While We Were Watching Downton Abbey by Wendy Wax
Whole Latte Life by JoAnn DeMaio
Wind Chime Point by Sherryl Woods
Winter at Death's Hotel by Kenneth Cameron

~X~

~Y~
You Knew Me When by Emily Liebert
You'll Be Swell by Jim David
~Z~

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