The Perfect Fraud by Ellen LaCorte – Review

The Perfect FraudThe Perfect Fraud by Ellen LaCorte

IS IT EVER TOO LATE TO SEE THE TRUTH?

Motherhood is tough. But then, so is daughterhood. When we first meet Claire, she’s living in Sedona, Arizona with her boyfriend Cal and ducking calls from her mother. Her mom is a world-class psychic on the East Coast and Claire doesn’t want her to discover the truth. Claire works in the family business and calls herself a psychic, but she doesn’t really have “the gift” and hasn’t for a long time. She’s a fraud.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the country, Rena, a young mother, has family issues of her own. She’s divorced and her four-year-old daughter, Stephanie, suffers from mysterious, seemingly incurable stomach problems. No matter how many specialists Rena drags her to, no matter how many mommy-blog posts she makes about her child’s health issues, trying to get help and support from her online community, Stephanie only gets sicker. Continue reading

Losing the Field: The Field Party #4 by Abbi Glines – Review

Losing the Field (The Field Party, #4)Losing the Field: The Field Party #4 by Abbi Glines – Published August 21st, 2018 by Simon Pulse

Losing his dream, his ultimate plan, and his future- Nash Lee never expected to be facing a life without football. One wrong move and it had all changed. Going back to school for his senior year no longer appealed to him. He’d rather not leave his house. Walking back into Lawton High School, seeing pity in everyone’s eyes was just another reality in his nightmare. Continue reading

Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry by Richard Kirshenbaum – Review

RougeRouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry
by Richard Kirshenbaum 

Like Swans of Fifth Avenue and Truman Capote’s Answered Prayers, Richard Kirshenbaum’s Rouge gives readers a rare front-row seat into the world of high society and business through the rivalry of two beauty industry icons (think Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden), by the master marketer and chronicler of the over-moneyed.

Rouge is a sexy, glamorous journey into the rivalry of the pioneers of powder, mascara, and rouge. Continue reading

Once Upon a Bad Boy: Sometimes in Love #3 by Melonie Johnson – Review

Once Upon a Bad Boy (Sometimes in Love, #3)Once Upon a Bad Boy: Sometimes in Love #3
by Melonie Johnson 

NEVER SAY NEVER – Sadie Gold is ready to take her career to the next level with the role of a lifetime. Finally, she can shake her reputation as a pretty face with more wealth and connections than talent. But Sadie is not prepared for the wild turn her own life is about to take. The man in charge of training Sadie for her most demanding role yet is none other than her first real boyfriend—the one who took her heart and ran away. Continue reading

The Haunted by Danielle Vega – Review

The HauntedThe Haunted by Danielle Vega

From Danielle Vega, YA’s answer to Stephen King, comes a new paranormal novel about dark family secrets, deep-seated vengeance, and the horrifying truth that evil often lurks in the unlikeliest of places.

Hendricks Becker-O’Malley is new in town, and she’s bringing baggage with her. With a dark and wild past, Hendricks doesn’t think the small town her parents moved her to has much to offer her in terms of excitement. She plans on laying low, but when she’s suddenly welcomed into the popular crowd at school, things don’t go as expected. Continue reading

The Coffee Connection by Paulanne Simmons – Review

The Coffee ConnectionThe Coffee Connection by Paulanne Simmons

Months after 9/11, New Yorkers are still on edge when there’s a break-in at The Coffee Connection, a Brooklyn Heights café with a diverse clientele. Is this a random crime or was it committed by someone closer to the café? Suspects include Jack Healy, the shady real estate tycoon who owns the place; David Goldman, the Israeli who manages it during the day; Habib el-Kader, the Moroccan who manages at night; and Jerry McGovern, Healy’s not-very-bright nephew who takes over on weekends. Continue reading

 The Broken Canvas: Good Woman Gone Bad by Tai Barnett – Review

The Broken Canvas: Good Woman Gone BadThe Broken Canvas: Good Woman Gone Bad by Tai Barnett

Natasha Bishop has come a long way from painting pictures of landscapes in her Caribbean homeland to being a successful Hollywood Screenwriter. Fame and popularity, however, do not fit the mold of the life that Natasha yearns for and though she finds solace and sincerity with her swooning younger boyfriend Andrew Kingston, she finds herself hopelessly drawn to Brody Banister, the ruggedly handsome playboy Scottish actor who starts igniting new feelings of raw passion for the Screenwriter. Continue reading