Book Review: The Goddesses by Swan Huntley

Let’s talk about marriage, cancer, karma, and the sins of the past. All themes of Swan Huntley’s sophomore novel, The Goddesses. Nancy Murphy and her family have moved to Kona, Hawaii from San Diego for a fresh start. Following her husband’s affair with a blonde named Shelly, they’ve seized the opportunity to move them andContinue reading “Book Review: The Goddesses by Swan Huntley”

Audiobook Review: The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

So imagine that you’ve met the perfect guy. He’s considerate, he’s charming, he has a kid, he’s generally the whole package. There’s just one problem: he has a stalker, but you don’t actually mind that he has a stalker, because it makes your life more interesting. That’s the kind of thinking that frames Liane Moriarty’sContinue reading “Audiobook Review: The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty”

Friday 56 // Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin

This book meme is hosted by Freda at Freda’s Voice. Be sure to visit her blog if you would like to participate! The Rules  Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.) Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) Post it.Continue reading “Friday 56 // Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin”

Book Review: Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker

Let me introduce you to a new badass character you’re going to love! Cass Tanner from Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker is a deliciously complicated eighteen-year-old girl, who may be working her own angle.  Three years ago, Emma and Cassandra “Cass” Tanner went missing from a beach in the middle of the night.Continue reading “Book Review: Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker”

Book Review: We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley

We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley is the kind of book you read when you really want to argue with someone, but you don’t want to damage all of your personal relationships. Catherine West is forty-four years old,  and leads a pretty charmed life. She’s a member of the one percent with a $80,000Continue reading “Book Review: We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley”

Book Review: Good as Gone by Amy Gentry

Books that deal with identity are my weakness, and that is definitely the case with Good As Gone by Amy Gentry. Eight years ago, Jane witnessed her sister Julie being kidnapped at knifepoint while their parents slept downstairs. For those eight years, the family has lived with the guilt and pain caused by Julie’s absence,Continue reading “Book Review: Good as Gone by Amy Gentry”

Book Review: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Imagine going to a dinner party at the next door neighbor’s house, and coming home to find that your infant daughter has been stolen? Yes, it’s every parent’s worse nightmare, and that’s the nightmare that Anne and Marco Conti are living in The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena. This debut suspense novel details the investigationContinue reading “Book Review: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena”

Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book You Want to Read This Summer

Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world. This weeks theme is summer reading! One book I have had on my list forever that I’ve been really wanting to read, that I’ve just picked up is The Hypnotist’s Love Story byContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book You Want to Read This Summer”