Genre: Contemporary Women

Book Review: Devil’s Cut (The Bourbon Kings) by J.R. Ward

Book Review: Devil’s Cut (The Bourbon Kings) by J.R. Ward

The final installment in J. R. Ward’s The Bourbon Kings series tied up all the loose ends, solved a murder mystery, and gave the characters the endings they deserved. The novel was an engrossing read that I found difficult to put down, despite me wanting it to never end. J. R. Ward captivated me with the Dallas like shenanigans […]

Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Posted December 7, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Last month my book club decided to read a thriller for November, and Pamela Samuels Young’s Anybody’s Daughter was picked to be the book of the month. I had never read anything by this author before, but was intrigued to learn she’s a lawyer in Los Angeles. Anybody’s Daughter is a tough story to read as it’s about sex trafficking […]

Book Review: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

Book Review: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

I Almost Forgot About You is the latest novel by best-selling author Terry McMillan. The story takes place in Oakland, California, and centers around Ophthalmologist Dr. Georgia Young. Georgia is in her early 50’s when she decides she wants to make some major life changes. Despite being a successful doctor with a thriving practice, grown children, […]

Book Review: Hawke (A Cold Fury Hockey Novel) by Sawyer Bennett

Book Review: Hawke (A Cold Fury Hockey Novel) by Sawyer Bennett

If you’ve been following my reviews, you probably noticed that Sawyer Bennett’s Cold Fury Hockey series is one of my favorite romance series. Hawke, the latest book in the series follows defenseman Hawke Therrien as he gets a second chance at love with his childhood sweetheart, Vale Campbell. These two have a wild past that had them spiraling out […]

Book Review: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Book Review: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Lisa Lutz’s The Passenger is a twisty, suspenseful, crime story told from the protagonist’s point of view. Tanya Dubois is running from the police. Accused of murdering her husband, instead of explaining what happened Tanya took off because she’s not what she seems. Tanya has a secret. Uncovering Tanya’s secret was pretty fun, as the mystery unfolded […]

Book Review: Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Book Review: Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Holly Sheldon’s Try Not to Breathe is the first book I’ve read for the 2016 Reading England challenge, as this mystery, suspense story takes place largely in Kent. The story centers around journalist Alex Dale’s quest to solve the cold case of coma patient Amy Stevenson. When Amy was fifteen, she was abducted, strangled, beaten, and left […]

Book Review: Full Measures (Flight & Glory) by Rebecca Yarros

Book Review: Full Measures (Flight & Glory) by Rebecca Yarros

“Just let me love you, December, because I can’t stop anyways. I’ve been at your mercy since I was eighteen.” Ember Howard has a difficult time when she learners her father was KIA in Afghanistan. Trying to help hold her family together, she learns to find herself again, and gets the chance at romance with […]

Book Review: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Book Review: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

The Shining Girls is a time-traveling thriller about a serial killer hunted by “the one who got away.” Harper Curtis stumbles upon the biggest prize when he discovers a building that allows him to travel through time. The only catch? He must kill a series of girls who “shine” when he sees them. The only thing […]