Smile Beach Murder by Alicia Bessette Mystery Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book takes place on an island off of the Carolinas with a young adult named Callie. She just lost her job as a writer and has returned home with a heavy heart. As her mom died here by jumping off the lighthouse. When returning, there is another person who ends up jumping, and while it … Read more
Heartstopper #3 by Alice Oseman Graphic Novel LGBTQ+ Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The evolution of the relationship between Charlie and Nick and how they navigate being part of the LGBTQ+ community. This book has great illustrations and an amazing plot! For older teens and adults.
Playing the Palace by Paul Rudnick LGBTQ+ Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) If you like Romance and Royalty definitely read this book!! It was cute, funny, and definitely a bit emotional throughout the entire thing!! The prince from London and an American guy from NJ meet and start to fall in love… Maybe a bit cliché, but the drama they face from the queen and the world spices it up!! Will … Read more
It’s Not Summer Without You Summer I Turned Pretty, book #2 by Jenny Han Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Belly and her family always went to Cousins for the summer, however, this year it was different. Susannah had gotten sick again and Conrad might be out of the picture. Summer used to be something to look forward to, but now Belly was wishing summer would never come. While … Read more
Love, Lies, and Spies by Cindy Anstey Historical Fiction Mystery Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book was a good read because it is intelligently written, providing for a challenging, but entertaining read. I looked forward to reading it and loved the constant action and twists. For older teens.
Terms and Conditions Fine Print series, book #2 by Lauren Asher Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Iris works as an assistant for Declan, a future CEO of Dreamland. Declan needs a fake marriage with someone in order for him to get his inheritance from his recently passed grandfather. Iris comes up with an agreement to become Declan’s wife for the sake of his inheritance. Both come into the contractual marriage without … Read more
The Book of Life All Souls series, book #3 by Deborah Harkness Adventure Fantasy Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Following Diana and Matthew as they come back from the 16th century. They find that past mistakes haunt them and also trying to deal with incoming twins that might be part witch and part vampire. This book keeps you on your toes with different events happening. This book is truly the … Read more
The Crown The Selection, book #5 by Kiera Cass Fantasy Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Princess Eadlyn still believes she will not fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors selected. That is until she opens her heart up to a few of the contestants. Eadlyn now has a choice to make that once felt possible to entirely impossible. I disliked how long it took for Eadlyn to choose whom … Read more
The Heir The Selection, book #4 by Kiera Cass Fantasy Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Princess Eadlyn, daughter of King Maxon and Queen America, has come to her age of marrying. She must go through her own Selection like her father with the selected men of her country. Will she be able to find her true love like her father and mother did? I didn’t like how spoiled Eadlyn acted. For … Read more
Shadow of Night All Souls series, book #2 by Deborah Harkness Adventure Fantasy Historical Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Following Matthew and Diana on their journey into the 16th century, they discover old friends, unknown pasts, and a magical manuscript that can possibly tell secrets of witches, vampires, and demons that no one knows. This book was amazing! It created an environment that just sucks you into the book … Read more