Book Review of Artificial Sweethearts by Julie Hammerle

cover116336-medium.pngArtificial Sweethearts by Julie Hammerle is a young adult novel that is scheduled to be released on July 10th, 2017 by Entangled Publishing, LLC… SYNOPSIS: It’s not chemistry between Tinka Foster and Sam Anderson that made them agree to fake date. With her parents trying to set her up with an annoying student golf coach, and intentionally single Sam’s family pressuring him to bring a date to his brother’s wedding, they could both use a drama-free summer. So it’s not his muscular arms and quick wit that makes Tinka suggest they tell everyone they’re both taken. Definitely not. And it’s not butterflies that makes a kiss for appearances during the lake party go on way too long—so long that Sam wishes it were real. Continue reading

Book Review of A Name Unknown: Shadows Over England, Book #1 by Roseanna M. White

32497002A Name Unknown: Shadows Over England, Book #1 by Roseanna M. White is a Christian, Historical Fiction, Romance Novel that was published on July 4th 2017 by Bethany House Publishing. SYNOPSIS: Edwardian Romance and History Gains a Twist of Suspense..Rosemary Gresham has no family beyond the band of former urchins that helped her survive as a girl in the mean streets of London. Grown now, they concentrate on stealing high-value items and have learned how to blend into upper-class society. But when Rosemary must determine whether a certain wealthy gentleman is loyal to Britain or to Germany, she is in for the challenge of a lifetime. How does one steal a family’s history, their very name? Continue reading

Book Review of Book of the Month July Selection – Final Girls by Riley Sager

32796253I chose Final Girls by Riley Sager for one of my Book of the Month’s July selections.  SYNOPSIS: Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie–scale massacre. In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to—a group of similar survivors known in the press as the Final Girls. Lisa, who lost nine sorority sisters to a college dropout’s knife; Sam, who went up against the Sack Man during her shift at the Nightlight Inn; and now Quincy, who ran bleeding through the woods to escape Pine Cottage and the man she refers to only as Him. The three girls are all attempting to put their nightmares behind them, and, with that, one another. Despite the media’s attempts, they never meet. Continue reading

Book Review of Phantom Heartstrings by Felicia Lynn

Love comes easy to some. It came easy to me. Loving him was never an issue. Appreciating him was as easy as breathing. Years of living a life of what others viewed as perfection gave me the security I thought was most valuable. My marriage to Drake is symbolic of what others fight for, yet living in the glass house of perfection is the biggest challenge of my life. Life isn’t always what it seems. People change. Everyone has demons they fight and fighting them in secret to avoid letting others down takes its toll. Love came easy, but maintaining it is a whole different game. I thought the happily ever after would be the end of the story. That wasn’t the case. There’s so much more. It’s only so long before the glass house of perfection is clouded with buried secrets. Continue reading

Home Field: Warriors of the Heart, Book #1 by Laurie Winter – Review

Home-FieldHome Field: Warriors of the Heart, Book #1 by Laurie Winter – Genre: Contemporary Romance – Release Date:  June 30, 2017 – SYSNOPSIS: One year after her husband is killed in action, Julie Ellis is back in her hometown and focused on raising her young son. Then Reagan Harrison bursts into her life—a cocky, charming linebacker who leaves her off balance. As a successful, professional athlete, Reagan believes he has it all. But after meeting Julie, he finds every excuse in the book to spend time with her. Despite his best efforts not to fall too hard, Reagan envisions a future with Julie, along with the little boy he’s come to love as his own. Continue reading

Book Review of Tied Up In You: All Laced Up, Book #2 by Erin Fletcher

35486927Tied Up In You: All Laced Up, Book #2 by Erin Fletcher will be released on July 20th, 2017 by Entangled Publishing, LLC. and is a young adult novel. SYNOPSIS: Everyone says hotshot goalie Luke Jackson is God’s gift to girls, but the only girl he wants is his best friend, Malina Hall. He’s always known how brilliant she is, but now that he’s “accidentally” kissed her, he can’t stop thinking about her…or wanting to kiss her again. Problem is, things have been a little…awkward since the kiss. Because she likes him, too? Hopefully, but even if she did, their futures—and the ridiculous schedules that come with them—are in the way. And now one of his teammates is showing interest, and the guy has more in common with Malina than Jackson ever will. Continue reading