Book review: Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda

Summary: Hollow’s Edge is a perfect neighborhood on a lake with a beautiful community pool where most of the residents are employed by the local college. After the deaths of Fiona and Brandon Truett, the police quickly name a suspect, Ruby Fletcher, who is then found guilty of the double murder. A year and a …

Book review: Hostage by Clare Mackintosh

Summary: Mina is flying as a flight attendant on an inaugural nonstop flight from London to Sydney. Once this twenty hour flight begins, Mina receives an anonymous letter from a passenger which forces her to make the most horrific decision: choose your daughter or hundreds of people on the flight. My Thoughts: Similar to No …

Book review: Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica

Summary: Eleven years ago, a young mother in a suburban neighborhood named Shelby goes missing. Shortly after Shelby disappears, Meredith and her daughter, Delilah, disappear. The community is shocked when Delilah turns up after escaping her kidnappers. Delilah’s brother, Leo, feels like something is off. He doesn’t remember her at all. Is he just jealous …

Book review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Summary: It is 1983, and the Riva siblings are planning their annual end-of-summer party. Sex, dugs, celebrities, and loud music are what the partygoers expect for this summer bash. Nina is a beautiful former competitive surfer who became a supermodel. She holds this party at her house she shared with her pro tennis player husband …

Short story review: The Sixth Wedding: A 28 Summers Story (28 Summers #1.5) by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: It is 2023 and the group of friends returns back to Mallory’s cottage in Nantucket for Labor Day weekend. It is a bittersweet reunion without Mallory. Readers get to see what the future holds without Mallory for the characters from 28 Summers. My Thoughts: I love when Elin Hilderbrand allows us to revisit characters’ …

Book review: Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner

Summary: Jennifer Weiner is arguably considered one of the queens of chick-lit books. Big Summer delivers with another novel that delivers drama, friendships, mystery, and murder. Daphne ended a toxic friendship to Drue Cavenaugh who comes from a wealthy family in NYC where they attended school together. After an unforgivable event, Daplne cut Drue off …

Book review: Too Good To Be True by Carola Lovering

Summary: With alternating points of view between Skye and Heather, both women give accounts of their marriage to the same man. Burke Michaels seems to be a lying and cheating man married to two different women at the same time without either knowing………but what seems to be true really is not the truth. Skye is …

Book review: Every Last Secret by AR Torre

Summary: Cat and William Winthorpe live in a gorgeous home, and they seem to have the idyllic marriage. Both are gorgeous and envied by many. When Matthew and Neena Ryder move into a fixer upper next door, the couples began to spend more and more time together, especially because Neena and William are working together! …

Book review: The Stalker by Sarah Alderson

Summary: Laura and Liam are finally able to take their honeymoon after tragedy strikes right after their wedding, and it had to be postponed. The newlyweds head to a remote island off the coast of Scotland. At first, this seems as if it will be a quiet and romantic trip. After some exploring around the …

Book review: The Stalker by Sarah Alderson

Summary: Laura and Liam are finally able to take their honeymoon after tragedy strikes right after their wedding, and it had to be postponed. The newlyweds head to a remote island off the coast of Scotland. At first, this seems as if it will be a quiet and romantic trip. After some exploring around the …