Book review: The Vicious Circle by Katherine St John

Summary: Sveta is a beautiful former model engaged to marry her wealthy fiancé, Charles. Much to her surprise, she is contacted from a lawyer about an inheritance from her uncle who had lived in Mexico. Much to Sveta’s surprise, she must travel to Mexico to complete this transaction with the lawyer who is coincidentally her …

Book Review: Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

Summary: A family reunion of the Darker family the weekend of Halloween for Nana's 80th birthday couldn't end well could it? Daisy joins her family for a weekend on a small island to celebrate their Nana's 80th birthday. The Darker family is the epitome of a dysfunctional family. Flashbacks to Daisy's childhood are folded into …

Book review: The Silent Woman by Minka Kent

Summary: Jade and Wells are newlyweds living in strange circumstances. Wells has a former wife, Sylvie, living in the guest house who had an accident and cannot speak. One day when Jade must go into the guest house after being told not to enter, Sylvie gives her a note that says “Run.” Alternating chapters from …

Book review: Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six by Lisa Unger

Summary: Locked room thriller?? I’m in!! Three couples, a mix of family and friends de, head to a luxury cabin in the woods. The couples have many secrets along with the creepy staff of the cabin. Nobody associated with this trip is who they seem, and these secrets become deadly. Twists and turns galore bring …

Book review: The Nursery by Sue Watson

Summary: Emily and Sophia are living a quiet life living as mother and daughter in a small English town. Emily is trying to live a low profile life working in a perfume store while her teenage daughter attends high school until Sophia starts getting some mysterious cyber messages. This opens up the spiral of many …

Book review: The Family Game by Catherine Steadman

The Family Game by Catherine Steadman 📚📚 Summary: Harriet is a best-selling novelist carrying the baby of her wealthy fiancé Edward. Even though he is estranged from his family for reasons unknown to Harriet, he is set to inherit the family’s fortune. Eventually Edward reconnects with his family and Harriet is introduced to this quite …

Book review: The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth

Summary: Gabe and Pippa finally find a dream home overlooking a beautiful cliff in a coastal town. Unfortunately this cliff has become a place where people choose to jump and escape everything to end their life. Gabe has developed an ability to actually talk people off the ledge. Until one evening when Gabe actually knows …

Book Review: The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner

Summary: The Summer Place takes place during the pandemic in New England where most of Jennifer Weiner's books take place. Sarah's stepdaughter, Ruby, has gotten engaged after a relationship has unfolded during the pandemic. Ruby and her new fiancé, Gabe, plan the wedding to be held in just three short months at her grandmother's house …

Best books of 2022

After reading over 22,000 pages, I narrowed down a list of my favorites! I had to split up two different categories. One is for thrillers and one for “chick lit”/romance books. These are in no particular order at all!

Book review: Every Summer After by Carley Fortune

Summary: Persephone Fraser spent six summers lakefront living the best teen lake life anyone could imagine! She had two teen brothers as neighbors that she spent morning till night having fun with. These fun friendships eventually turned into a relationship with one of the brothers. Sam and Persephone were in love and never thought anything …

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