The Address by Fiona Davis

The Address by Fiona Davis (Dutton - August 1, 2017) Thank you to the publisher for providing me with a review copy of this title - all opinions are my own. Set in one of the most famous buildings in New York City in two different time periods one hundred years apart, THE ADDRESS is … Continue reading The Address by Fiona Davis

Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julie Lawson Timmer

Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julie Lawson Timmer (Lake Union Publishing - August 1, 2017) Thank you so much to the book’s publicist for providing me with a copy of this book for review purposes – all opinions are my own. MRS. SAINT is a quirky and 100% heartwarming story that I just fell … Continue reading Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julie Lawson Timmer

Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby

Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby (Doubleday - August 1, 2017) Thank you to Doubleday for providing me with a finished copy of this book for review - all opinions are my own. PIECES OF HAPPINESS is a gorgeous novel of a fresh start for a group of Norwegian women in their late 60s as … Continue reading Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby

Shadow of the Lions by Christopher Swann

Shadow of the Lions by Christopher Swann (Algonquin - August 1, 2017) Thank you to Algonquin for the advance copy of this title for review - all opinions are my own. SHADOW OF THE LIONS is a breath of fresh air in the suspense genre - it is supremely intelligent and definitely lives up to … Continue reading Shadow of the Lions by Christopher Swann

Blog Tour: Till the Dust Settles by Pat Young

I'm so excited to be a part of the blog tour for this new title from Bloodhound Books! I absolutely love helping shine a light on smaller publishers!Till the Dust Settles by Pat Young(Bloodhound Books ~ July 27, 2017)This title is available on the Amazon Kindle store for 99 cents and is a part of … Continue reading Blog Tour: Till the Dust Settles by Pat Young

Swing Sideways by Nanci Turner Steveson

Swing Sideways by Nanci Turner Steveson (Harper Collins ~ May 3, 2016) My 11 YO daughter handed me this book after finishing it and said, "Mom, this is my absolute favorite book ever. You need to read it, but then I need it back so I can read it again right away." She fell in … Continue reading Swing Sideways by Nanci Turner Steveson

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Refugee by Alan Gratz (Scholastic - July 25, 2017) Thank you to Scholastic and Edelweiss for the digital galley of this title - all opinions are my own. REFUGEE is hands-down the most important upper middle grade book of the year. It is the MUST READ read aloud title for every single middle school teacher … Continue reading Refugee by Alan Gratz

Adult Review: The Goddesses by Swan Huntley

Thanks to Doubleday Books for providing me with a finished copy of this book for review purposes - all opinions are my own. The Goddesses by Swan Huntley (Doubleday Books - July 25, 2017) I couldn't put this book down - I classify it as one of those "train wreck" stories that you are upset … Continue reading Adult Review: The Goddesses by Swan Huntley

Beautiful Bodies by Kimberly Rae Miller

Beautiful Bodies by Kimberly Rae Miller (Little A ~ July 25, 2017) Thanks to the publisher for providing me with a finished copy of this book for review - all opinions are my own. Heartbreaking and intensely relatable with scientific research interwoven between stories of Miller's personal journey, BEAUTIFUL BODIES is required reading. No one … Continue reading Beautiful Bodies by Kimberly Rae Miller

Adult Review: Cicada Summer by Maureen Leurck

Cicada Summer by Maureen Leurck (Kensington Books - July 25, 2017) One of my favorite reads of summer 2017, CICADA SUMMER brings my home state of Wisconsin to life in this vibrant and beautiful story. Alex is an incredibly strong female character and her fixer-upper passion is an absolute joy to read about as you … Continue reading Adult Review: Cicada Summer by Maureen Leurck