The Dream Daughter – Review

"Her courage was stunning to me. If I'd learned anything in the last day, though, it was that the love of a mother could make a hero out of an everyday woman." Caroline Sears just lost her husband to the Vietnam War when she finds out she's pregnant. But her grief is only the beginning. [...]

I Liked My Life

"People think of ghosts as haunting, but it's the other way around. You all haunt me. My life is now a delicious dessert just out of reach." Maddy was a devoted mother, a perfect housewife. She handled the day to day life of her husband and daughter with laughter and grace. No one would have [...]

Red Clocks – Review

"Two years ago the United States Congress ratified the Personhood Amendment, which gives the constitutional right to life, liberty, and property to a fertilized egg at the moment of conception." Red Clocks introduces us to a chilling future. Unlike most dystopians, though, this future is closer to modern day. As you read, you become aware [...]

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, [...]

Woman Last Seen In Her Thirties – Review

"I spent the first few weeks after Adam's bombshell waiting for him to wake from this nightmare he had dreamed up for us both and realize the only compassionate, logical thing to do was to come back." There are a million things Maggie Harris worries about on a given day. Identity theft. Falling air conditioners. [...]

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 [...]

Gridley Girls – Review

"Once upon a time there was a diary." Gridley Girls is a debut novel that reads part memoir, part fiction. The story is based on true events. Even though we get a look at a few aspects of the truth, we don't know all of the truth versus the fiction. And because it's based on [...]

Perfectly Undone – Review

"Dad always told me, "People should never forget where they come from," as if it's possible to erase it from memory. Maybe if I could forget my past, I'd finally get a hold on my future." Dr. Dylan Michels has it all. A fantastic job doing what she loves, the chance to further her career [...]

After Midnight – Review

"Alix knew she was in trouble." We open with that line, immediately pulling us into a story full of scandal and intrigue. Alix, blackmailed into impersonating her twin sister Lily, begins her misadventure by thinking Lily's husband Nicholas to be an oblivious fool. Lily has assured her he pays no attention to her and will [...]

Today Will Be Different – Review

"Because the other way wasn't working. The waking up just to get the day over with until it was time for bed. The grinding it out was a disgrace, an affront to the honor and long shot of being alive at all." Today Will Be Different is exactly the book I needed to read! The [...]