Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens: Review of a unique story. Just …beautiful and poignant

Synopsis For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for […]

Heartwrenching but so beautiful! Long Live the Beautiful Hearts by Emma Scott. 6 stars.

Synopsis Never again would I allow my heart to become the plaything of someone else. Never again would I let a man (or men) come between me and my goals. Never again would I love without feeling the fullness of that love in return. Not until I knew it was real. And if that took […]

The Silver Cord by Anonymous: review of a book that gave me that much needed closure.

Synopsis The Silver Cord, a companion novel to The Silver Cage, travels back in time to tell the story of Caleb Bright and Jamie Foust. The ill-fated lovers meet as young boys and form a powerful, inseparable bond, which shapes their teenage years and forever alters their adulthoods. This haunting, tragic romance brings Caleb’s past […]

Bring Down the Stars by Emma Scott. Why I love but hated Emma while reading this heartbreaking story.

Synopsis I fell for Connor Drake. I didn’t want to; I fought against it, but I fell in love with him anyway. With his words. With his poetry. With him. The gentleness and beauty of his soul that speaks directly to mine. He writes as if he can feel my heart, hear its cadence and […]

I Have Lost my Way by Gayle Forman…when I cried on the Eurostar and my daughter just pretended I was NOT her mom!

Synopsis A powerful display of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay. Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from home to find the boy that he loves, and Nathaniel is arriving in New […]

I’ll Meet you There by Heather Demetrios: 6 stars …because I can!

Synopsis If Skylar Evans were a typical Creek View girl, her future would involve a double-wide trailer, a baby on her hip, and the graveyard shift at Taco Bell. But after graduation, the only thing separating Skylar from art school is three months of summer…until Skylar’s mother loses her job, and Skylar realizes her dreams […]