Fiction / Holiday Reads / Leah / Romance / Women's Fiction

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe by Melissa de la Cruz

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe is a gender swapped, contemporary retelling of Pride and Prejudice, which takes place during the holidays. Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, brilliant and a successful business woman. Since moving away from her hometown of Pemberley, Ohio, Darcy hasn’t looked back. However, when her mom falls ill with cancer, she comes … Continue reading

Fiction / Holiday Reads / Leah / Romance / Women's Fiction

Holiday Spice by Samantha Chase

Holiday Spice is the sixth book in The Shaughnessy Brothers Series, which is a contemporary romance series. This book revolves around the youngest Shaughnessy sibling, Darcy. Being the youngest sibiling and the  Benjamin (Ben) Tanner enjoys his work and solitude as a carpenter in Washington. However, when Darcy Shaughnessy shows up to help Ben with … Continue reading

Karen / Mainstream Fiction / Mystery / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

I can truthfully say I have read my favorite book of 2017, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. This novel (by the way, first novel by the author) has it all! It is clever, charming, disturbing, funny, and full of mystery throughout. The quick overview – this book is about two 10-year-old girls in 1976, … Continue reading

Book Club Books / BookLite / Fiction / Horror / Leah / Suspense/Thriller

‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

‘Salem’s Lot is like any small town, everyone knows everyone’s business and you don’t have to lock your doors when you leave your house. However, an evil had rolled into ‘Salem’s Lot, but only a few are able to truly see it (HINT it’s vampires). Soon, people in the town start mysteriously dying and falling … Continue reading

Award Winning / John / Young Adult

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon finally thinks he’s found true love, or at least true like. Unfortunately, he’s met this someone, who goes by the name Blue, online. Simon is gay but not out to anyone, not even his family and friends, but he inadvertently ends up revealing his orientation to fellow high school student Martin. Martin reads one … Continue reading