Category Archives: Woman’s fiction

REVIEW – Better in the Morning by Fern Ronay

Though I had trouble getting into the story, once I was invested I was pleasantly surprised at how much I was enjoying it. ¬†Veronica started off a bit whiny to me but as the story progressed and she was pushed to her emotional limits, she grew into a really great character. We open with Veronica…
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Review – Mothers, Fathers & Lovers

Reviewed by Laura 3/5 This book had one of the best openings I have read in a long time, setting very high expectations, unfortunately, the rest of the book did not live up to them. In this book we follow Sarah, who's boyfriend is Hollywood's hot new up and coming actor, the press are all…
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Review – Up and In by Deborah Disney

Reviewed by Laura 4/5 Maria and Joe are your average couple, living a comfortable but not lavish lifestyle with their two daughters. That is until they decide to send their oldest daughter Kate to an exclusive private school, Riverton. From then on it becomes a case of trying to fit in with the proverbial 'keeping…
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REVIEW – Beneath The Surface by Heidi Perks

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 Seventeen year old Abi comes home from school one day and discovers her mother and two year old sisters are missing. They've apparently left without her and Abi, has no idea why.Fourteen years later, she still doesn't understand it. Over the course of the novel, through letters Abi writes to her…
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Review – A Story of Like by Courtney Clark

Reviewed by Heather 3.5 /5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00ZANGR3G" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51s3KvS2-NL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="114"] Life has been crazy for me right now, so I couldn't take any more heaviness and really needed a light hearted read. "A Story of Like" really filled that need. I enjoyed the characters and the story…
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REVIEW – Letters to my Sisters Shrink by Heather Balog

Reviewed by Laura 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00IK00FYI" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/517LPsdno6L._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="100"]This book is so gripping I read it all in one sitting. It is dark, twisted and at times disturbing while delving into some very difficult issues. It is well written with the story being told in two parts,…
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REVIEW – Guessing at Normal by Gail Ward Olmsted

Reviewed by Laura 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="1620157985" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51cPAtr3s1L._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="104"] We have all had day dreams of becoming rich or famous and how glamorous a life we could lead. This day dream becomes a reality for Jill, when she meets the up and coming rocker James Sheridan while…
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REVIEW – Letters to Myself by Sheryl Lee

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B0101A1520" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/515YuWNNzZL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="100"]I enjoyed this book a lot. Cassie is a middle aged woman who has a husband with a history of mental illness or chemical imbalance. It's never really clear what the issue is, although Cassie alludes to ADHD several…
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REVIEW – Dear Internet It’s Me Avery by Jennifer Ammoscato

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00XNP1PLC" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41wcrqNtZmL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="107"] I. Loved. This. Book. It made me giggle so hard I literally leaked a little from my spastic bladder. The author's style was fresh and her dialogue so engaging, that I flew through the pages. I adored the…
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REVIEW – The Trouble with Dying by Maggie le Page

Reviewed by Laura 5/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00QTAAGFY" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51i6yUeCIvL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="107"] Faith wakes up floating on the hospital ceiling, looking down on her lifeless body hooked to an array of machinery in intensive care. With no memory and only a dead grandmother for company, Faith has to work out…
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