Our Little Secret – Review

"The police want to know if I'm in love with him, and they ask it like it's the simplest explanation rather than the most complicated." First love is intoxicating. Exhilarating. It's passionate, consuming, all-encompassing. We never forget our first loves. But what happens they won't forget you? Angela was friends with HP before she loved [...]

March Wrap Up

What is it they say about March? In like a lion, out like a lamb? Well, that certainly was the case in Las Vegas anyway. Cold weather and winds gave way to warmer weather and Spring, or the ten minutes we get here in the desert, appears to finally be here. 42/125 - Goodreads Challenge [...]

The Neighbors – Review

"I wanted her to move past the accident. Not forget -- you can't forget something like that -- but I wanted her to forgive herself." Twenty years has passed since the car crash that changed Abby's life happened. Twenty years since Nate pulled a young girl from near a burning car. Just in time to [...]

The Midnights – Review

"Even as time passed, as my fingertips hardened into calluses, as I slipped into those awkward early teenage years, my father's studio remained the sole place where I felt the most extraordinary, and most alive." Susannah Hayes wants to follow in her musician father's footsteps more than anything. She writes song lyrics in her spare [...]

Things To Do When It’s Raining – Review

"Some things are better kept secret. And some things are not: life's most difficult task is to know which is which." Things To Do When It's Raining is a novel full of all the deep feelings. Prepare yourself for a novel full of tragedy and heartbreaking beauty. Marissa Stapley takes you into the reality of [...]

She Regrets Nothing – Review

"Liberty had always been plagued by the sense that her immense privilege meant that she owed some substantial debt. But what exactly she owed, and to whom, was never clear." She Regrets Nothing is a coming of age tale set in the world of mass privilege and wealth. The story centers on the Lawrence family, [...]

The Great Alone – Review

** This review (and the book) will contain possible triggers regarding domestic abuse and violence ** "It's like his back is broken, Mama had said, and you don't stop loving a person when they're hurt. You get stronger so they can lean on you. He needs me. Us." So we meet the Allbright family. Ernt [...]

Match Made in Manhattan – Review

"The more often you go on dates, the more you start to feel like you're dating yourself." Match Made in Manhattan follows Alison on her fast paced introduction to the technology of modern dating. Through her profile on Match.com, we are introduced to various men via dating profiles, text threads, email chains and of course, [...]

Everless – Review

"'Time is for burning, girl.' It's a familiar expression in the village - why hoard time when every day is dully brutal, the same as the one before and the one that will come after? To hear it from a man who's never known hunger or cold makes my fingers twitch toward a fist." Welcome [...]

Learning To Fall – Review

"As if conjuring my dream, the earth shook." The opening line of Learning To Fall reads as an omen. The earth shook and then Brynn's world shook, leaving her to desperately try to hold on to everything she has ever known and loved. Learning To Fall is a stunning debut novel that sweeps you into [...]