Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel – Book Review

Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel has an expected publication date of September 5th, 2017 by Entangled Publishing and is a young adult sci-fi fantasy novel. Synopsis: A simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear, the morgues will soon be full. Angie Dovage can tell there’s more to Reece Fernandez than just the tall, brooding athlete who has her classmates swooning, but she can’t imagine his presence signals a tragedy that will devastate her small town. When something supernatural tries to attack her, Angie is thrown into a battle between good and evil she never saw coming. Right in the center of it is Reece—and he’s not human. Continue reading

Wish You Were Here: A Novel by Renée Carlino – Book Review

cover112530-mediumWish You Were Here A Novel by Renée Carlino has an expected publication date of August 15th 2017 by Atria Books and is a women’s fiction novel. You know when you’re looking at someone and you can’t help but smile at how oblivious they are to their own charm? That’s what was happening to me, and it was making me feel…happy. Euphoric. Something indescribable. It was like we already knew each other, like we had met in a previous life. Memories that didn’t exist began exploding in my mind like fireworks. Charlotte has spent her twenties adrift, searching for a spark to jump-start her life and give her a sense of purpose. She’s had as many jobs as she’s had bad relationships, and now she’s feeling especially lost in her less-than-glamorous gig at a pie-and-fry joint in Los Angeles, where the uniforms are bad and the tips are even worse. Continue reading

Book Review of It Was Always You by Georgie Capron

cover114597-medium.pngIt Was Always You by Georgie Capron was published on August 1st, 2017 by Aria, an imprint of Head of Zeus Publishing. Synopsis: Libby has been drifting through life for too long and, now in her early 30’s, it’s time to grow up. She decides to have one last summer of fun before buckling down, so she heads off to beautiful Positano in Italy. There, despite all her good intentions, she can’t help but fall a little in love with the very handsome, but rather naughty, Luca and, as the summer draws to a close, Libby has some big decisions to make. Should she head back home and face up to her responsibilities? Is Luca really the right man to start a family with, or has the perfect man been right in front of her eyes all this time? Continue reading

Book Review of Kiss My Boots: Coming Home, Book #2 by Harper Sloan

image001In this second of the sultry, Western-set Coming Home series from New York Times bestselling author Harper Sloan, Quinn Davis might finally have a shot at her own happily-ever-after—but will she let love in, or will she tell it to go ahead and kiss her boots? Quinn Davis prefers to live her life quietly. She’s the stereotypical tomboy with two overprotective big brothers who have always been there to protect her, especially from devilishly handsome cowboys with silver tongues. That is, until Tate Montgomery comes riding into town. Their first meeting, however, is far from something out of a fairy tale and only further convinces Quinn that men aren’t worth her time. Continue reading

Book Review of The Perfectly Imperfect Match: Suttonville Sentinels, Book #3 by Julie Hammerle

cover116337-mediumThe Perfectly Imperfect Match: Suttonville Sentinels, Book #3 by Julie Hammerle is scheduled to be released on July 10th, 2017 by Entangled Teen Publishing Group, LLC and is a young adult novel… SYNOPSIS: Pitcher Dylan Dennings has his future all mapped out: make the minors straight out of high school, work his way up the farm system, and get called up to the majors by the time he’s twenty-three. The Plan has been his sole focus for years, and if making his dreams come true means instituting a strict “no girls” policy, so be it. Lucy Foster, needlepoint ninja, big sister to an aspiring pitcher, and chicken advocate, likes a little mayhem. So what if she gets lost taking her brother to baseball camp…at her own high school? Continue reading

Book Review of Catching the Cowgirl: Cotton Creek, Book #3 by Jennie Marts

cover115697-medium.pngCatching the Cowgirl: Cotton Creek, Book #3 by Jennie Marts is a romance novel that will be released on July 3rd, 2017 by Entangled Publishing, LLC. – SYNOPSIS – California video game designer Adam Clark knows that, in his business, authenticity is the key. So, for their newest Western adventure game, he and his partners decide to try out Cowboy Camp. Only Adam’s friends never arrive, leaving him a bit—okay, a lot—preoccupied, trying to resist the gorgeous cowgirl who owns the ranch. Single mom Skye Hawkins is too busy trying to keep her family’s dude ranch out of the red to even think about romance. But she’s having trouble avoiding Adam. He’s smart, he’s sweet, he’s funny…and he’s hot! Maybe it’s the Continue reading

Book Review of The Golden House: A Novel by Salman Rushdie

cover112926-medium.pngThe Golden House: A Novel by Salman Rushdie is scheduled to be released September 5, 2017 by Random House Publishing Group and is an adult fiction novel. On the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of “the Gardens,” a cloistered community in New York’s Greenwich Village. The neighborhood is a bubble within a bubble, and the residents are immediately intrigued by the eccentric newcomer and his family. Along with his improbable name, untraceable accent, and unmistakable whiff of danger, Nero Golden has brought along his three adult sons: agoraphobic, alcoholic Petya, whose rambling soliloquies are the curse of a tortured mind; Apu, the flamboyant artist, sexually and spiritually omnivorous, famous on twenty blocks; and D, at twenty-two the baby of the family, harboring an explosive secret even from himself. There is no mother, no wife; at least not until Vasilisa, a sleek Russian expat, snags the Continue reading