Book Review: The Weekend Away by Sarah Alderson

Summary: Orla and Kate have been best friends forever. Kate just went through a messy divorce, and Orla is struggling to find herself again after having a baby several months ago. The pair ventures off to a girls’ weekend in Lisbon to escape the realities in their personal lives. They rented a beautiful flat and …

Book review: Two Truths and a Lie by Meg Mitchell Moore

Summary: Sherri and her daughter moved to the beach town of Newburyport in Massachusetts to escape a dark secret from their past. Sherri meets the popular Mom Squad from her daughter’s new school and starts to be included in their activities, which is surprisingly different from their normal closed group mentality. Rebecca Coleman takes Sherri …

21 for 2021

One of my favorite authors and podcast hosts is Gretchen Rubin. Gretchen and her sister do these lists every year, and I've been inspired to complete one again! Read 60 books.Eat one fruit or vegetable with at least 2 meals a day.Organize garage.Organize hockey jerseys in laundry room.Minimize dairy again from my life!Make homemade pasta.Walk …

Book Review: One Day in December by Josie

Summary: One December day, Laurie stares out of the window and locks eyes with a man.......and then the bus drives away. Laurie looks everywhere she goes for the next year for the mystery man she thinks she could be in love with. Finally she does reunite with him but not the way she imagined. Her …

Book review: In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren

Summary: Mae returns to Park City, Utah as her family does every Christmas with her whole family and their family friends. This Christmas is different though because it will be the last Christmas before the cabin is sold. In addition to the sadness surrounding the house, Mae is also unhappy with her life and her …

Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

Summary: Leena and Eileen Cotten are both in need of change in their lives! Eileen is stuck in her small Yorkshire village seeing the same neighbors all the time. Leena is in need of an escape from London after working long hours. Leena and Eileen decide to switch places. Leena will live in her grandmother’s …

Book Review: Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks

Summary: Perfect book for readers that enjoyed Big Little Lies! The book starts immediately after a horrible fire in the spectacular office of Harry Woods. Similar to Big Little Lies, the book switches between time periods and features police interviews with characters. The point of view rotates between Laura, Janie, and Mia. Laura has just …

Book review: He Started It by Samantha Downing

Summary: Ready for a road trip?! Beth, Eddie, and Portia are forced upon a road trip at the request of their recently deceased grandfather. In his will, he requests that the siblings and their partners recreate the same road trip that he took with them when they were children. At the end of the trip, …

Book Review: The Sister in Law by Sue Watson

Summary: Pop open some bubbly for the wedding of Jamie and Ella! Clare is headed for a vacation to Italy with her husband, children, and in-laws. Clare has had a rough year, and she really could use a relaxing vacation. Clare's brother-in-law, Jamie, arrives unexpectedly with a new wife. Ella is gorgeous, young, and famous …

Book Review: The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

Summary: Rachel Krall’s true crime podcast has risen to stardom quickly. Many people who are seeking justice for loved ones contact her in hopes that she will investigate to find answers. When Rachel travels to Neopolis to cover a rape trial, someone is following her leaving notes. The person stalking her wants help with a …