“. . . glimpses of insight and understanding . . . ”
It is hopeful that Belfast Girls is a prelude to greater things to come.
“Loretta Chase has created a character so clever, so devious, and so artful that she deceives herself right out of her own story. . . .
“Reading In the Bag is like taking a bite of fluffy pink cotton candy . . . Stash it in a beach bag for a quick, weightless summer read.”
“Breaking Beautiful is a well-written, fast-paced debut novel capturing teenage emotions while dealing with the delicate subject of abuse.”
“Joanne Kennedy has written another western winner.”
“This sequel does not disappoint. Until I Die is exciting . . .”
“The closed Amish community is shown in all their glory—from buggies that remind us that perhaps the journey is as important as the destination to a wedding with 400 chickens to cook.”
“. . . real life is not fiction.
“In the end the real question is: What would happen if we were to throw away caution and good sense and choose instead to enjoy a moment—albeit a delectable one—in time?
“Modernizing the character’s attributes works fine and is all in good fun; however, they merely skim the surface of Ms. Austen’s engrossing creations.
“The Discovery is a masterful bit of storytelling.
“The premise is an intriguing one—a cop and a robber, on the run together. . . . The action never slows, which is both a plus and a minus.
“Redwood Bend is the latest edition to the Virgin River Series and has Ms.
“. . . it would be easy for a writer as talented as Julie Anne Long to set up her story and then cruise through to the inevitable happy-ever-after ending.
“Olivia is one of the strongest heroines of the year—and readers are sure to delight in her story. . . . the Princess and the Pea aspect is lightly handled.
“The Demon Lover is a perfect book for reading in a big comfy chair with a roaring fire nearby, a soft, fuzzy blanket wrapped about your legs.
“While The House at Tyneford clearly lacks the inventiveness, quality, and literary heft of Jane Eyre, it is unmistakably an homage to Bronte’s novel.”
“Each author tells the tale of a separate character, each in her own unique voice, somehow seamlessly meshing the four together and thus allowing the story to flow and blossom.
“In the end, it is the Wendy Chen’s enthusiasm that will carry readers through to the end of Liar’s Guide to True Love, . . .
“It’s possible that Ms.
“. . . intriguing. Imbued with mystery, romance, high-stakes action, and paranormal adventure . . .”
“The author has penned a Christmas tale that will brighten the lives of all who read it.”
“Surely in the past three decades we have moved beyond merely the inclusion of Speedos and horny waiters and The Pines in order for something to be considered ‘gay fiction.’ . . .